It’s time we talked about Oaklands

Community Needs Assesment coming up

›› Hazel Lyder

We at the Oaklands ­Community ­Association want to deepen our ­understanding of how we can contribute to making Oaklands a better place to live. Yes, we know lots of things are already working really well and we will definitely spend some time acknowledging the ‘good’ but let’s also think […]

By |April 6th, 2017|Buzz, Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Hey, lighten up a little

>> Hazel Lyder

Many of us have so much. So much that we feel somehow vaguely or overtly oppressed by it all: our stuff a burden that anchors us uncomfortably in a place, or in the past, something to trip over, to dust.

And now we find ourselves once again at the Season of Giving. How many […]

By |December 14th, 2016|News, Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Pumpkin Spice and Pilates – The many joys of October

>> Allieren Ward

October, what a beautiful time of the year. We get to swap our summer clothes out for cozy sweaters and scarves. The chaotic bliss of summer is behind us as we work some semblance of balance into our lives.

At Oaklands Community Centre, October is a bit different; it’s a very busy time for us. All […]

By |October 12th, 2016|Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments

Does Oaklands need a community garden?

>> Ben Clark

While boulevard gardens are a common thing in and around Oaklands, there is currently no community garden in the neighbourhood. A survey was done recently to ask residents if they support the Oaklands Community Association working toward building a community garden, and what type of garden they would like to see.

Gardens in parks […]

By |December 1st, 2015|Oaklands, Village Vibe|0 Comments