Oakville Memories: Old & New
Oakville Businesses & Industry
Ford  Motor Co. of Canada. Courtesy of the Town of Oakville
Ford Motor Co. of Canada. Courtesy of the Town of Oakville Details

Industry is often a cornerstone of any town's history. Stories of Oakville's changing economy are important pieces of history that should be passed down through the generations. On this page you will find stories of local businesses and industries from the early years, to more recent decades.



Memories of Early Days in Oakville (1970 on) By Georgina Ramsay

Oakville stories from Jack French (1910-1930) By Peter French

A glimpse into life in Oakville (1910-1960) as recalled by Walter Heeks By Vivian Markham

Ford Motor C. in Oakville (1950s) By Hartley Tosh

Farmerettes (1948-1951) By June Hitchcox

Making a Living in Oakville Then and Now (1900s) By William Davis

Born to be an Oakvillian (1925 on) By Karen Alton, The Oakville Beaver

Memories of Lofquist's Record Bar (1952-1974) By Karen Alton, The Oakville Beaver

History of our Healthcare (1800s) By May Isaac and Ernlie Carroll, Oakville Historical Society

Cecil Taylor's Strawberries By Bob Hughes

Scientist adds Order of Canada to lengthy list of accomplishments (2007) By David Lea, Oakville Beaver

Gray Coach Lines (1928 - on) By Bob Hughes

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