Oakville is a thriving community in the west side of the Great Toronto Area. Home to over 180,000 people, the suburban town located in the Halton Region and nestled just on the shores of Lake Ontario with Toronto on one side and Hamilton on the other, is a convenient location for anyone interested in living outside of busy downtown Toronto. It is just 30 minutes from downtown Toronto, and one hour from Niagara Falls and the United States.
Oakville is known for picturesque harbours, vibrant shopping districts, an active arts community and spectacular dining options. Residents also enjoy the lush green parklands available to them. There are 1,420 hectares of parkland and 150km of trails, over 200 parks to play and relax in, dog parks, playgrounds and more. Of course, there is also Lake Ontario, which offers vast shorelines and two natural harbours.
In Oakville you will find a strong connection to its rich heritage and the historical societies that preserve its interesting history. There are many exciting festivals for Oakville residents, including the Oakville Waterfront Festival and the Downtown Jazz Festival.