To help slow the spread of COVID-19 and support Public Health officials, the Town of Oakville has joined the Province of Ontario and Halton Region in declaring a State of Emergency. Facilities and parks remain closed. Only essential services are being delivered.
Councillor Beth Robertson was elected Town Councillor for Ward 1 in October 2018.
Councillor Robertson grew up on a farm in southwest Ontario that has been in the Harvey family since 1905. Those strong rural roots provided her core values as she ventured off to attend the University of Windsor (Hons. Bachelor of Human Kinetics) and Queen’s University (Bachelor of Education). She taught high school History, Law and Civics in Mississauga for fourteen years and enjoyed her last eighteen as Department Head of Canadian and World Studies at St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Oakville before retiring in 2017.
Councillor Robertson has been recognized for her professional and community participation with the Ministry of Citizenship, Culture and Recreation Ontario Community Coach of the Year Award; Humber College Greatest High School Teacher Award; McMaster ALS Clinic Amethyst Award; Ontario Ministry for Women’s Issues Leading Women Building Communities Leadership Award; and the YMCA of Oakville Peace Medallion. She remains committed to volunteering for ALS Canada and Acclaim Health and as a Board Member of Global Friends Foundation. Councillor Robertson is an active soccer player, dragon boater and sprint distance triathlete.
Councillor Robertson and her late husband, Tim, moved to southwest Oakville in 1988, raising their three children, Lindsay, Barry and Jeff.
Community Services Committee
2020 Budget Committee
Accessibility Advisory Committee