Burton's New Municipal Land Transfer Tax

Here is the List of Candidates who responded Yes or No to a New Municipal Land Transfer Tax. This will be good to look at AFTER the Election is concluded to see who keeps their word!


My Wife, Sandra, Her Influence.

Any Political Leader that claims his/her Spouse, Partner, Significant Other, has zero influence on how they do their job or how they carry on their ideology during their terms in office are lying through their teeth. My wife is no …

A USA Personal Perspective on Oakville

To the Town of Oakville,

My name is Alyssa Maris. I have been staying with my close friends, The Brennan Family, (Gordon, Sandra, Connor and Colin) for 11 days here in Oakville. I took a Greyhound bus to get here…


Field Mayor and Office Mayor

In the past eight years, I have actually only met Rob Burton, Once! (And that was only because my youngest son was a Finalist at our Annual Cogeco Stars Among Us Competition.) I have never seen Mr. Burton driving around …

Reactive VS. Proactive

Rob Burton is quoted as saying..."My Mother raised me to believe that you should wait until things actually happen before you conjecture about them." 

MY Mother raised ME to do things BEFORE something happens, in other words, be Proactive rather


Property Taxes and when will the raises stop?!

The Facts about (My) Property Taxes year to year from the day I owned my home...

These are my yearly taxes and the percentage change year to year, along with whom was in power at the time.

2002- $4088.35 (Mulvale)


Letter to The President of the Oakville Chamber of Commerce

Hello, (President) John Sawyer,
I am writing to you today to inform you of my concern for the Downtown Business Owners current plight of decreased sales along with many Merchants actually closing their stores along our beautiful lakefront core areas.


  • Underground (Buried) electrical utilities for all new Development projects including ICI sectors along with Residential. (No more worries about Ice Storm Black-outs.)
  • A Special day set aside for Oakville Woman Business Leaders/Entrepreneurs with a Dinner and Awards Show.
  • New Bus

Letter to The Editor, Merton Lands

Re: Mayor comments on Merton land issue

As a Twenty year Resident, Property Tax payer and avid supporter of all that is Oakville, I am very worried. It appears, to me at least, that extremism is alive and well when…


Let's Talk Development, A Balanced Perspective.

The past eight years have been a whirlwind of Anti-Growth and Anti-Development across Oakville and more specifically from Mayor Rob Burton, Councillor Allan Elgar, Councillor Roger Lapworth, and to a smaller degree from Councillor's Ralph Robinson, Tom Adams, and Max


Why do I want to be Mayor of Oakville?

I am 100% Non-Partisan, I do not, nor will not, support any Federal or Provincial (Government) Political Party, especially with Taxpayers Dollars.

I will make double sure that for the first two years in Office that there will be ZERO