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Oakville, Ontario - A Great Place To Raise A Family

Blog by Joette Fielding | December 13th, 2013

Oakville - Canada's most liveable townWith a goal to be the most ‘liveable’ town in Canada, Oakville works hard to create that indisputable atmosphere of well-being.  Boasting some of the finest real estate and illustrious businesses, it has a reputation of being a city of affluence.  But more importantly, Oakville is a ‘people place’.  It is the communities at large who orchestrate how the town functions in an ethical and friendly manner.

With a strong in sense of family, Oakville has emerged as one of the country’s safest places to live in.  Rated in Moneysense as one of the top 20 Best Places to live in Canada, it routinely rates high on all the score sheets in terms of education, parks, safety and location.

Committed to providing the highest quality education, the systems are superior and vast in its options; Public, Catholic, Private: and English or French-Immersion.  Oakville has a number of awarded pre-schools, elementary schools, high schools, independent schools and post-secondary institutions.  It is home to the honoured and distinct Appleby College and St. Mildred's-Lightbourn School. Continuing education programs are vast at Sheridan College and English-as-a-second-language courses are readily available.

Rich in culture, Oakville has innumerable facilities for families to attend.  The new Queen Elizabeth Park Community and Cultural Centre is a unique multi-purpose recreation, arts and culture facility. It is truly one of a kind in Canada.

Sports are as natural as breathing in Oakville, offering every sport imaginable, to every age group.  There are recreational and competitive league for most sports, including; hockey, lacrosse, tennis, sailing, speed skating, gymnastics, paddling and dance, to name just a few.

Oakville families revel in the 1,420 hectares of parkland, 150 kilometres of trails, and more than 200 parks, garden plots, playgrounds, skateboard parks, splash pads, sports fields, tennis courts, and 31 waterfront parks!  Not to mention the 2 magnificent harbours nestled in downtown and Bronte.

Downtown Oakville is the place where everyone meets to celebrate!  Seasonal events bring communities together. Shopping downtown is an experience.  It is both charming and chic, with art galleries and museums at arm’s length.  It’s a wonderful place to spend a day with the family with shops galore and the most eclectic selection of eateries anywhere!

Forever expanding and renovating, the demand for Oakville continues.  New developments in the north-end provide opportunities for additional wonderful schools, parklands and the state-of-the-art hospital, currently under construction.  Oakville continues to grow - as does the population!

Proud in its heritage, Oakville is a town of charity reaching far beyond its boundaries. It is based on community awareness and involvement.  Oakville is a town of integrity...and a proud place to call home and certainly one of the most ‘liveable’ towns in the Country.


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