Downtown Oakville is 385 kilometers from Parliament Hill.
The Queen Elizabeth Way and Hwy. 403 run through the riding.
Bronte Creek Provincial Park is home to Virginia opossums, small brown bats, pileated woodpeckers, turkey vultures, bobolinks, long-eared owls, gray tree frogs, eastern milksnakes, and eastern red-backed salamanders.
About 33.5% of the riding’s population are immigrants, with some of the largest populations born in the United Kingdom, China, and India.
Mandarin, Italian, and Portugese are the most common non-official mother tongues in the riding.
Less than 1% of the riding’s population identify as Aboriginal.
Average individual income is $81,854.
Amazon has ranked Oakville as one of Canada’s most romantic cities, thanks to its harbourfront, trails, and restaurants.
A portion of Bronte Creek Provincial Park sits in the riding, and includes a full 18-hole disc golf course.
Fourteen Mile Creek Trail offers visitors several trails that connect to creeks and parks. The trails are relatively easy to hike, walk, cycle, and ski.
Oakville has served as a filming location for motion pictures such as The Santa Clause (1994) and Dream House (2011).
Glen Abbey Golf Course has hosted the most RBC Canadian Open golf tournaments.
Oakville’s Ford assembly plant employs about 4,600 and produces over 250,000 vehicles each year.
The average family income is $168,343, among Canada’s highest.
Oakville is home to numerous regional and national head offices, including Ford Canada, Tim Hortons, Mattamy Homes, and The Weather Network.
Oakville’s top private-sector employer is Ford Motor Company of Canada, with an employee count of 4,600.
Oakville is the home to the “Halton Eco Festival,” a free event that uses performances, talks, activities, and information booths to raise awareness about healthy living, biodiversity, sustainability, and climate change.
Oakville became known as Canada’s strawberry capital in the 1870s, when farmers turned to the crop to cope with falling global wheat prices and a harbour in disrepair.
Oakville was the first view of Canada for thousands of African-Americans who escaped slavery between 1820 and 1865.
The yacht Canada, crewed by the Royal Canadian Yacht Club, was built in Oakville and was the first Canada's Cup winner in 1896.