If you are new to Oakville, you should acquaint yourself with the Oakville Beaver, the city’s main newspaper. The paper is published three days per week - Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday - and is widely read throughout the city. It carries a variety of news, mostly local, and is a great source of searching for homes, apartments, or condominiums available in the local area.
Oakville is a pretty popular draw among communities in Ontario. It’s located right on Lake Ontario, so you are able to take advantage of all the benefits of lakeside living. In the Oakville Beaver, you will find listings for available real estate that will allow you to become part of this beautiful community. The city has two harbors, Oakville Harbor and Bronte Harbor, where there is a great deal of space available if you have a boat or entertaining the idea of obtaining one. Boating and all the related water activities are very popular during the summer time. The scenic view of the lake and its gorgeous beaches offers a scenic view if you may be interested in lakefront property.
You will also find a number of job listings in the Oakville Beaver. Oakville has a pretty prosperous economy and, with its proximity to both Toronto and Hamilton, has a lot to offer in the form of employment opportunities. The city likes to encourage business and industry and now is the home to more than 200 different companies. These companies have their corporate headquarters in Oakville and cover everything from the automobile industry to pharmaceuticals. If you are looking for a new job, check the paper for its most recent listings.
If you are new to the area, the city of Oakville will draw you in with its down-home feel. It’s a city, yet it has the feel of any other small town throughout the province. Look at the Oakville Beaver and you will get the picture. The city holds events like the Oakville Downtown Jazz Festival, which draws thousands of people each year, as well as the annual Terry Fox Run, which is held each year as locals join together to raise money in honor of the Canadian hero who attempted to run across the country to raise money for cancer research. The event normally raises over $100,000 every year.
There are plenty of things to as a resident of Oakville and many of these events and activities can be found in the newspaper. You will find the latest events at the Oakville Center for the Performing Arts listed and promoted in the paper. The Oakville Symphony and the city’s ballet company perform there throughout the year. The center also brings in outside groups to perform. You can see anything from musicals to dance troupes to comedy shows.
Since Oakville is so close to Toronto and Hamilton,
you can find information about the events of those two cities in the newspaper as well. Sports fans can consult the paper for the latest Blue Jays’
scores and upcoming games. Football fans can check out the Tiger-Cats in
Hamilton. Oakville is known for its lush golf courses also. In West Oakville,
Glen Abbey Golf Course is the home of the annual Canadian Open.
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