Is the Board of Education missing out on an opportunity to really harness the energy and creativity of the PARC?

Protesters PARC

By Pepper Parr February 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is almost as if the parents who want to keep their local schools open have […]

Resident wants the school closing process to be halted by the Minister of Education

Gary Scobie

By Staff February 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Gary Scobie Burlington resident Gary Scobie wants the school closing process now asking place in Burlington halted. […]

Is Islamophobia taking hold in this country? And will a motion bring it to an end?

By Ray Rivers February 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s Criminal Code prohibits hate propaganda of all kinds. The Canadian Human Rights Act forbids discrimination, […]

Intercounty baseball league puts new rules in place to cut down on brawling


By Staff February 24, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   After a couple of bench clearing events during the 2016 season the Intercounty Baseball League decided to […]

Public meeting dates on school closings and online survey time frames announced.

PRAC putting up their notes

By Pepper Parr February 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED With the Program Accommodation Review Committee (PARC) having gone through a long and very arduous process […]

The Spirit of Sport to be portrayed as public art at three community locations - help choose what should go where.

Hall # 1 Ribbon on building

By Staff February 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Spirit of Sport public art project is now at the point where the city wants to […]

Songs by the likes of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, Hoagy Carmichael, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen and Richard Rodgers on the playbill at Tansley United Church.

Warrack, Bailey + Romance Song

By Staff February 23th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Lowville Festival and Tansley United Church present Romancing the Song Three of Canada’s foremost entertainers are coming […]

Burlington Transit makes changes to the schedule - effective March 5th.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit has made the following changes to the schedule – effective March 5th. Route 1: weekend […]

The Herd is in the Barn at the Farm - translation: The baseball team will be playing on the field at the Nelson Stadium.

Herd T-shirt

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Get used to the name The Herd – Burlington’s Inter-County Baseball League entrant. They were the Twins […]

Hamilton Philharmonic members to perform at Central Library

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Burlington Public Library! Central Branch Hamilton Philharmonic Orchestra Composer-in-Residence, Abigail Richardson-Schulte will be giving an […]

Two Males Arrested: Drugs, Cash & Car Seized

Drug raid evidence

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   3 District Street Crime Unit concluded a three week investigation into a crack cocaine trafficker operating in […]

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to visit the city Friday - will be welcomed by the Town Crier.

Lt Gov Ontario

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s going to be the best photo op the Mayor is going to have this year – […]

Where is the structural change to make Burlington a truly inclusive city going to come from?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 22nd 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We recently published two articles that lead us to this third article. In January we published […]

Burlington Downtown Business Association goes on record – keep Central high school open.

Parking  MMW + Brian Dean with head of meter

By Brian Dean, Executive Director Burlington Downtown Business Association February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Downtown Business Association (BDBA) is a not-for-profit, incorporated […]

Muir wants the Board of Education to fess up and accept public responsibility for the decision to build Hayden high school and then revise boundaries to balance the population between the seven high schools.

Muir making a point

By Tom Muir February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   I had a good hour long conversation with Stuart Miller, Director of Education for the Halton […]

Our city and our unique cultural - could you describe it to a Tea!

Burlington Tea

By Staff February 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s public art program would like people to describe Burlington to a ‘tea’. Beginning, Feb. 25, 2017, […]

Citizen is having difficulty with some of the numbers the Board of Education is putting out on the cost of closing schools.

Protesters PARC

By Pepper Parr February 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The bureaucrats use the words “transparency” and “accountable” when they talk about the work they do. […]

Two Males Arrested for Theft & Fraud Against Elderly Victim

HRPS crest

By Staff February 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – Vulnerable Persons Unit have identified and arrested […]

Ontario Municipal Board hearing on the Adi Development Group proposal to build 26 storeys at the Martha - Lakeshore Road intersection to begin on Wednesday. It might be a very short hearing.

Adi - Saud and Tarif

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Wednesday morning at 10:00 am the person chairing the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing will call […]

High school closing review gets down to six options that the public can debate and provide opinion through an online survey.

Meed WArd at PARC

By Staff February 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Program Accommodation Review (PARC) committee has gotten to the point where they can put forward six […]

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