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Membership dues make up nearly 100% of our income. They pay for all of our events and organizational costs. Without a sufficient number of paying members, we simply can’t provide you with the benefits you’ve become used to.

Please take a minute and pay your dues — just click on the button at the top right of this page.

It’s only $20/year per household - less than 6 cents a day. You get an awful lot for that!

And welcome to our website
. This is the place to come for constantly updated news, event information, contacts, history, and fun stuff about our West River area.

We hope you enjoy it and tell your neighbours about it.

If you have any questions, comments or suggestions about this website or about the WRRA, please contact us.

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Starting Thursday, January 5, you'll notice some changes when driving through downtown Oakville. Navy Street between Lakeshore and Rebecca/Randall has been permanently converted to a two-way street.

As well, the town's first pedestrian crossover will be added at Navy and Church.

Read more...


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Halton Region will be picking up Christmas trees in our area this year on Friday, January 13 and Friday, January 20.





Did you know that you can check whether the skating rinks are
open or closed right here on our website?

Just look for the RInk Status sign on the upper right side
of our home page.


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Breed: Domestic short hair
Sex: Male, neutered
Age: 6 years

Hello, my name is Sheldon! I'm a really nice boy - I love being brushed, getting pets, exploring new places and using the scratching post.

Sheldon is one of the longest-staying pets in the shelter. He's been there for almost 1,000 days waiting for his forever home. Please ask about adopting him today!

The Oakville Milton Humane Society is located at 445 Cornwall Road.
905 845-1551


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WRRA Board member Craig Schiller was the Official Photographer for the Santa Claus Parade again this year.

You can see the hundreds of pictures he took in our photo gallery here, or scrolling at the left side of this page.


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You may have noticed the flower barrels in our neighbourhood now have that holiday look. Our thanks to Barb Stewart and Dee McAulay for making our area so attractive.

Funds for this beautification come from the WRRA Board of Directors, and the Ladies Night Out and Picnic Bake Sale events.

Thanks again, Barb and Dee!


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Your WRRA has some new Board members and officers. You can read all about them here.


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The Town of Oakville continues to develop a that will help shape the future of Bronte Harbour and Oakville Harbour.  

Over the past few months we’ve consulted various key stakeholders and community groups including residents from throughout Oakville, residents’ associations, Business Improvement Associations (BIAs), environmental and heritage groups, boating clubs and associations as well as the Mayor and Councillors.Two community workshops were held in May and 701 respondents completed an informal online survey conducted during the summer.

For a closer look at our public engagement efforts, check out this public consultation infographic.

Read more...


Getting around town


Help us plan safe, accessible and efficient travel options in Oakville

We're looking for ways to ease traffic congestion and make walking, cycling, public transit and carpooling a better choice.

We want to hear about your travel preferences and your thoughts on ways we can make walking more inviting and enjoyable.

Take our Transportation Demand survey and Pedestrian Safety survey by December 9 and help shape the future of travel choices in Oakville.

Please see http://www.oakville.ca/residents/roads-sidewalks-traffic.html.


Harjeev Brar smallDid you know that Kerr Village and West River have a new Community Constable? His name is Harjeev Brar. Find out how to get in touch with him here.


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West River is lucky to have a number of lovely parks. Do you know how many there are, and where?

You can find out here.



Did you know that some of our neighbourhood's best shops and businesses
advertise right here on our website?

You can see them all by clicking here.

And please - support our local businesses!


If you're a little behind with stuff and
you could use a hand (and you're willing to pay for it, of course),
take a look at our updated Neighbour Helpers section.
It's in our main menu under "Community"..

Or you can just click here.


tendollar Little things like the flowers that the WRRA plants in the neighbourhood can bring a smile to a person. Can you volunteer just a few hours a year to help out?

If you can't spare the time, please support your Residents Association by paying your $10.00 annual membership. You can drop your dues off at any Street Captain's home. Locate your nearest Street Captain by clicking here.

Or simply and easily pay your dues online by clicking here.


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When the Rink is Open,
Regular Hours Are:
9am - 10pm
Maintenance takes place:
10pm - 11pm
Lights out at 11pm.

Join a flooding crew and help us with the rink maintenance by contacting us. The rink is maintained exclusively by the WRRA, if you would like to contribute towards this cost.

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