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ISAN Oxford invites members of the public to “Every Child Matters” flag raising

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 02:57 PM

ISAN Oxford (Indigenous Solidarity & Awareness Network- Oxford) invites the public to the raising of the Every Child Matters flag at the Oxford County Administration Building on Monday.

The flag is being raised ahead of National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30 to recognize and honour those affected by the Indigenous residential school system and also the 60s Millennial Scoops, in which large numbers of Indigenous children were brought into the child welfare system in Canada.


Public meeting for new well supply in Tavistock to be held September 26

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 03:31 PM

New well supply will help ensure long-term security and supply of drinking water in the community

Oxford County is hosting a second public consultation event to present the engineering design concepts for a new well supply in the Village of Tavistock.

At the first Public Consultation Centre (PCC) in December 2022, a location on Hope Street West near Optimist Park was identified as the preferred site to develop a new well to ensure the long-term security and supply of drinking water in Tavistock.

Warden’s statement on the role of municipalities in increasing affordable housing

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 12:00 PM

September 19, 2023

Yesterday, Oxford County reached out to the office of The Honourable Paul Calandra, Ontario’s new Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to affirm Oxford’s intention to play a key role in addressing the need for affordable housing. We also shared our position on how we can best support this critical work.

Local councils are elected by their communities to serve, govern, guide and advocate. Municipal councils and staff know best how governance models, land use policy, and...

Flag notice: Oxford County Councils declares September as Big Brothers Big Sisters Month

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 10:19 AM

Oxford County Council officially declared September as Big Brothers Big Sisters month at the September 13 County Council meeting.

The Big Brothers Big Sisters flag is flying this week outside the Oxford County Administration Building.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Oxford County plays an integral role in creating and supporting caring, healthy and positive role models for young people in Oxford County; and for over 50 years have made it a priority to provide excellent mentors for young people,...

Have your say on “Housing for all”

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2023 03:01 PM

Oxford County seeking feedback on new 10-year housing and homelessness plan

Do you have thoughts on housing need in Oxford County?

Oxford County is looking for feedback on the new 10-Year Shelter Plan (“Housing for all”), its provincially mandated action plan for addressing housing and homelessness needs in the community.

Oxford’s 10-Year Shelter Plan will consider a number of challenges currently facing the County:

  • the impact of increasing population and cost of living;
  • the low availability of both...