Oakville is a place of rich culture; it's home to the Oakville Centre for the Performing Arts, the main venue for the Oakville Symphony Orchestra and Oakville Ballet Company.Summertime brings the Oakville Waterfront Festival, the Oakville Downtown Jazz Festival, and many visitors from surrounding areas to enjoy the beautiful scenery and cultural events.
Each person meets a member of the opposite sex for three minutes; at the end of each date they mark off on their matchcard "yes" or "no" as to whether they'd like to see that person again.
Then next date then begins until they've met all 25.
Mc Laughlin-Buick and Chevrolet merged in 1918 and created General Motors of Canada, putting Oshawa on the map and creating employment and further growth. The 2006 census states Oshawa's population as over 140,000, with a growth of 10.2% between 19.
Famous Oshawa alumni include Jerry Edmonton (from rock band Steppenwolf), Edmonton Oiler's player Kevin Mc Clelland, and figure skater Barbara Underhill.
Oshawa Ontario can be found 60 kilometres east of downtown Toronto along the shores of Lake Ontario and boasts the fourteenth largest metropolitan area in all of Canada.
Its name is derived from the Ojibwa word "aazhaway", whose meaning is, "crossing to the other side of a river or a lake" or "(a)cross".
By 1820 the Mississaugas had sold the remaining lands in the area to the Crown, and a man named William Chisolm would begin to develop the area.
Chisolm was the son of an Empire Loyalist who'd moved his family from Nova Scotia to Burlington Bay and whose main business was buying timber.
Hundreds of years ago, the land that became Oshawa started as a fur trade transfer point, when the Mississauga Indians transported animal pelts on their canoes at the Oshawa Harbour to various trading posts at the mouth of the Credit River.