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2022 Annual Holiday Sharing Guide released

Posted on Monday, November 14, 2022 08:11 AM

Local listing of food, gift and clothing drives lets people know how to give and get help

 

Now in its 12th year, the Holiday Sharing Guide for Oxford County is online and updated for 2022 at www.informationoxford.ca.

 The Holiday Sharing Guide offers a comprehensive listing of gift and clothing drives, hot meal and food programs, shelters, emergency help, and seasonal community events like the Santa Clause parades (including information on cancellations). The Guide is organized...

Remembrance Day ceremonies in Oxford County

Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 12:17 PM

Friday, November 11, 2022, is Remembrance Day, a day for Canadians to honour and remember the men and women who have served and sacrificed their lives for our country. Give pause at 11:00 a.m. on November 11 to remember those who served and are still serving Canada in times of war, military conflict, and peace.

If you wish to pay your respects in person, some of the larger Remembrance Day ceremonies in Oxford County include the following.
 

City of Woodstock

Friday, November 11, 2022 at 10:15...

Council this Week: Highlights from the November 9 County Council agenda - 20221109

Posted on Friday, November 04, 2022 03:22 PM

County Council meetings are broadcast live at www.oxfordcounty.ca/livestream. To download the full agenda or view past recordings of council meetings, visit www.oxfordcounty.ca/council.

 

Presentations to outgoing County Councillors

The November 9 County Council meeting includes a presentation to outgoing County Councillors for their service and contributions. Receiving acknowledgements are Councillors Sandra Talbot (29 years serving as a County Councillor), Don McKay (22 years), Stephen...

Set your clocks, check your stocks!

Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2022 11:31 AM

Don’t fall behind in an emergency, make sure to check your emergency supply kits when you are changing your clocks this weekend


When it’s time to change your clocks this weekend, use that extra hour of daylight to check your 72-hour emergency preparedness kit.

Oxford County’s Set Your Clocks, Check Your Stocks campaign is reminding people to refresh their emergency supplies now before a disaster occurs. It is important to be prepared as the coming months can bring unpredictable emergencies,...

Tourism Champion of the Year

Posted on Monday, October 31, 2022 03:58 PM

Tourism lead Meredith Maywood recognized by Tourism Industry Association of Ontario

Oxford County’s exceptional work in tourism was recognized last week at the Ontario Tourism Resiliency Awards in Huntsville, where Meredith Maywood, the County’s tourism lead, was recognized as the 2022 Tourism Champion of the Year.

The Tourism Champion award, bestowed through Tourism Industry Association of Ontario peer nominations, is awarded annually to an individual who embodies Ontario's tourism spirit....