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Bronte Harbor fishing troubles return 
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OHDA members like fingerdock idea 
Text  Gord Kolle, OHDA members like fingerdock idea, "OHDA members like fingerdock idea," Daily Journal Record, 27 Feb 1986  Members of the Oakville Harbor Development Authority agreed with the jury's recommendation to install finger docks in Bronte Harbor. However, for this to be approved, it must be approved by the rest of the OHDA and the town council.
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Metro Marine gets town support 
Text  1 Feb 1984,   The Town of Oakville agrees to create an agreement between themselves and Metro Marine Limited for the operation of the new Marina in Bronte Harbor.
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Marina operator says mess will be cleaned up in spring 
TextImage  20 Jan 1988,   Evidence of Steve Ruddy's marine operation remains on the property where his business once ran. Despite the town's push to have the barge's moved, Ruddy claims that due to weather, there is nothing he can do until spring.
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Erosion threat to Bronte Harbor park in danger 
Text  Graham Hughes, Erosion threat to Bronte Harbor park in danger, "Erosion threat to Bronte Harbor park in danger," Daily Journal Record, 19 Mar 1973  Erosion poses an increasing problem to Bronte Harbor as the Bronte Beach park area slowly erodes. The silt buildup caused by such an erosion is a problem for boating.
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Oakville should sidestep leasing more harbor land 
Text  "Oakville should sidestep leasing more harbor land," Daily Journal Record, 19 Apr 1972  The Oakville Yacht Squadron approaches the town with a bid to lease more land on the harbor. This request has led to much debate.
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Council receptive to plans for Oakville harbors 
Text  "Council receptive to plans for Oakville harbors," Daily Journal Record, 2 May 1973  The plans aimed at beautifying Bronte Harbor and the Sixteen Mile Creek have received municipal government support.
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Old Oakville 
Text  P.W. Thompson, Old Oakville, "Old Oakville," Daily Journal Record, 10 Apr 1969  A fishing history of the Sixteen Mile Creek dating back to the 18th century.
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Harbor plan unveiled 
Text  "Harbor plan unveiled," Oakville Journal Record, 15 Sep 1965  "A long range plan of development for town-owned property at the west harbor of Sixteen Mile Creek has been unveiled by parks and recreations.
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Council blessing for Harbors Authority plan 
Text  Linda Jacobs, Council blessing for Harbors Authority plan, "Council blessing for Harbors Authority plan," Oakville Journal Record, 5 Mar 1974  The plan to revitalize Oakville and Bronte harbors proposed by the Oakville Harbors Development Authority has been passed by the town council.
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Oakville harbor area beginning to turn green with progress 
Text  Mark Smyka, Oakville harbor area beginning to turn green with progress, "Oakville harbor area beginning to turn green with progress," Oakville Journal Record, 6 May 1974  Progress is being made on the 10-year development plan proposed by the Oakville Harbors Development Authority.
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Town harbors plan unveiled 
Text  Linda Jacobs, Town harbors plan unveiled, "Town harbors plan unveiled," Oakville Journal (Oakville, ON), 13 Feb 1974  The town reveils their plan for a $4.3 million plan to develop the Twelve and Sixteen Mile Creeks and their harbors.
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Waterfront Study 'gathers dust' 
Text  Linda Jacobs, Waterfront Study 'gathers dust', "Waterfront Study 'gathers dust'," Oakville Journal (Oakville, ON), 30 Oct 1974  A Waterfront study of the Lake Ontario shoreline was conducted, but the report remains unused. No plans to progress with the reports recommendations have been developed.
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Town report endorses Waterfront Study plans 
Text  "Town report endorses Waterfront Study plans," Oakville Journal Record, 6 Jan 1975  The town council will discuss a report covering the Halton Wentworth Waterfront Study. The report covers the Waterfront, land development, and transportation facilities along the Twelve and Sixteen Mile Creeks.
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Council affirms policy on lakefront land 
Text  "Council affirms policy on lakefront land," Oakville Journal Record, 24 Oct 1975  The town's policy to acquire a 50-foot wide lakefront property from a local developer has been confirmed.
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Federal harbor grant 
Text  "Federal harbor grant," Oakville Journal Record, 4 Apr 1975  The federal government agrees to pay $180,000 for the work on Oakville harbor as long as the municipal government matches the amount.
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Grant clears war for harbor dredging project 
Text  David Whitaker, Grant clears war for harbor dredging project, "Grant clears war for harbor dredging project," Oakville Journal Record, 25 Aug 1976  Work can begin on dredging in the Oakville harbors after a federal government grant.
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Council okays $2.6 million harbor development scheme 
Text  Linda Jacobs, Council okays $2.6 million harbor development scheme, "Council okays $2.6 million harbor development scheme," Oakville Journal Record, 9 Mar 1977  A development plan to develop a beach, promenade and park lands at Oakville Harbor has been approved by the town council.
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Large harbor planned 
Text  Dan Melton, Large harbor planned, "Large harbor planned," Daily Journal Record, 1 Mar 1973  The town seeks financing for the largest Oakville harbor development plan seen in Oakville's history
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Recommend new dock facilities 
Text  "Recommend new dock facilities," Daily Journal Record, Aug 1973  "The Oakville harbor development subcommittee has recommended that the Harbors Authority build docking facilities on the east side of the Sixteen Mile Creek."
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