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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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Hot dog and soda

Will be held on
Sunday, June 25 beginning at 11:30 a.m.
Rain or Shine

Come join the fun at this event with a
Caribbean Flair! 

Free hamburgers, hot dogs and beverages.

St. Aidan's is at 318 Queen Mary Drive (corner of Stewart St.)


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The first of the Kerr Village Handmade & Vintage Markets will be held this
Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the corner parking lot of
Kerr St. and Westside Drive.

Two additional markets will be held on July 8 and August 12.

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As you may know, last week’s heavy rainfall caused the water levels to rise significantly in Lake Ontario causing flooding around our waterfront.
The town has restricted access to a number of lakeside parks and trails out of concern for public safety but we continue to see people visiting these areas, perhaps not fully understanding how potentially risky it is to be there. 

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06-17 Soca

SOCA (pronounced SO-kah)

Breed: American Bulldog cross
Sex: Female, spayed
Age: 6 years

I'm a very excitable and energetic girl searching for a home that can keep up with me.

I'm learning lots of new things here at the shelter and can't wait to go to training with my new family. I absolutely love my stuffy toys and will carry them around everywhere if I can.Even out on my walks!

If you're interested in adopting me, please call 905 845-1551 ext. 147 to set up a time to meet with me and my dog trainer!

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



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It was a fun night at Ladies Night Out held May 4
at Mo's restaurant in downtown Oakville . 

The evening was organized by WRRA Board member Debbie Soule.
By the time we got around to taking the picture below,
a few ladies had already left.

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Dog tick

In the past few years, the tick population in Southwestern Ontario has risen dramatically due to the widespread dispersal from migratory birds. White-tailed deer also play a very important role in the establishment of deer ticks as they are the source of the majority of blood meals for adult female ticks.

The Deer Tick (also known as the black-legged tick) is a growing concern as it can transmit Lyme Disease. Lyme Disease is a debilitating illness that infects blood cells in humans and dogs and can cause symptoms such as headache, fatigue, muscle and joint pain, and bleeding disorders.

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WRRA Spring 2017 newsletter p1Our Spring 2017 Newsletter has now been posted online.

To keep costs reasonable, the newsletter is duplicated in black and white for distribution to neighbourhood homes. But you can see it here in glorious colour, as it was produced!

You can find it here.


Ali Qamar - Kerr St clinic

There is a new doctor at the Kerr Street Medical Clinic. His name is Dr. Ali Qamar, and he says he is "very excited to start his practice in beautiful Kerr Village."

The emphasis of the clinic is on comprehensive family medicine, preventative care, chronic disease management and counselling. They will take the time to listen to your issues - no problem is too big or too small.

The Kerr Street Mecdical Clinic is located at 344 Kerr Street. Free parking is available behind the clinic.


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Maddy Beese is offering a dogwalking service to West River residents.

You can find her listing and other neighbour helpers here.


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


Twenty dollar bill 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 $20.00 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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