2020 News Archive

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    Ritual and Oakville partner to support local businesses

    Monday, October 5, 2020

    Today, Mayor Rob Burton and the Town of Oakville announced a partnership with Toronto start-up Ritual to provide local businesses with an easy way to accept digital orders online and onsite.

    “The digital economy has been a growing part of the greater economy and during the pandemic has become more important than ever. This partnership with Ritual will help more local businesses successfully enhance their digital capabilities and I encourage businesses to sign up and try the service,” said Mayor Rob Burton.

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    Spark Power breaks ground at new head office

    Wednesday, September 30, 2020

    Spark Power broke ground at the site of its new head office in Oakville. The construction of this new office reaffirms Spark Power’s commitment to the community in which it was founded and desire to contribute to local job growth.

    As part of Spark Power’s commitment to the environment and sustainable operations, the new 40,000 square foot office space, set for completion in 2022, will be bullfrogpowered, feature rooftop solar, and an indoor living wall. It will also include a state-of-the-art training facility for field technicians onsite.

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    Oakville named one of Canada's Best Locations

    Tuesday, September 8, 2020

    Oakville is one of the best places to invest in Canada, according to Site Selection Magazine’s annual Canada’s Best Locations list.

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    Bronte Business Improvement Area

    Business Supports: Steps for Tenants

    Friday, May 1, 2020

    Federal and provincial COVID-19 financial aid programs have been released and are operational, although confusing. The Bronte Business Improvement Area (BIA) has compiled a list of 10 steps to help businesses remain viable until the economy can re-open. Property owners and tenants working together will be key to saving all businesses.

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    Bronte Business Improvement Area

    Business Supports: Steps for Property Owners

    Friday, May 1, 2020

    Federal and provincial COVID-19 financial aid programs have been released and are operational, although confusing for both property owners and tenants. The Bronte Business Improvement Area (BIA) has compiled a list of five steps to help property owners keep their businesses, and the business of their tenants, viable until the economy can re-open. Property owners and tenants working together will be key to saving all businesses.

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    Oakville Businesses Respond to the Call for PPEs

    Thursday, April 9, 2020

    Oakville businesses dedicate talent and resources to address the national crisis for personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline healthcare workers. 

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    Resources for Business

    Resources for Business: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    Tuesday, March 17, 2020

    The coronavirus pandemic is impacting business operations, and employers are seeking information to address new challenges and make informed decisions.