New dates for report delivery, delegation date and final school closing reports to the trustees who will make a decision on June 7

Unhappy parent

By Staff March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It isn’t over yet friends. The 14 members of the Program Accommodation Review Committee (PARC) decided last […]

Jane Michael explains why we have Catholic schools and why they will never locate themselves into the public school buildings.

St Anne Catholic elementary school

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   During the Program Accommodation Review (PAR) deliberations taking place at the Public School Board, and in […]

Rivers sees a different future for Hamilton - he is mum on Burlington.

super-crawl

By Ray Rivers March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   In a couple of weeks the City of Hamilton will be hosting its Big Picture event, […]

Board of education wants your input on the next budget - they make it quick and easy.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Spending as much as five minutes on what is normally the snooze of the season is […]

Burlington's MP - Karina Gould: She has been on a very steep learning curve during the past two years - and done rather well.

Gould Karina H&S

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette was able to get a short period of time with the Minister of Democratic […]

Job fair - April 5th at Convention centre.

Region holds Job Fair at Burlington Convention Centre

By Pepper Parr March 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Growing an economy is not easy. Almost every second word that comes out of the mouths […]

The number of people who completed the high school closing survey and the quality of the data has become a focus for the PAR participants.

PARC the Aldershot delegates

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Quantitative? Qualitative? How many people responded to the survey and was there balance in the responses. […]

PARC members are told that they are in a dirty fight and are being forced to oppose their colleagues and parents from other communities.

Sharn Picken confering with a parentr at a PARC

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The gloves are coming off! While the Board of Education is considering adding more time for […]

Shop lifters unaware of just how strong the police surveillance is at high traffic retail locations actually is.

Alias Ricky white

By Staff March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On January 14th 2017, two male suspects were seen at Costco in Burlington where they began to […]

Parents reviewing school closing options might get more time to do the job they want to do.

PARC Jan 27 - school reps

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a very productive meeting and the Program Accommodation Review heard comments that several thought […]

First look at the second survey data suggests that the 1611 people who responded don't want any of their schools closed.

PARC with options on the walls

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Capturing data that is valid, balanced and detailed enough to tell research analysts what people think […]

One weekend left to enjoy skiing at Glen Eden

GlenEden from top of hill

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Spring skiing can be really nice. It’s a chance to get an early start on your tan. […]

The school bus was stolen - it is yellow - you can't miss it.

school bues - many

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Between March 10th and March 20th 2017, unknown suspect(s) stole a 1999 International Model 3800 72 passenger […]

High end and very expensive bikes stolen from homes where the garage door was left open.

cipollini-rb1000ic

By Staff March 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bikes that go for $4000 and $5100 a pop have been stolen from garages in the city […]

Police to host an Open House that will focus on fraud and the damage it does.

Fraud prevention month logo

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are into the annual Fraud Prevention Month during which the Halton Regional Police Service Regional Fraud […]

Key data will not be available to the PARC until their final meeting.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   IPSOS Reid will not complete the analysis and formatting of the data on parent views related to […]

Brand names catch our eye - we tend to trust them. look twice before responding.

Identity 100x100

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If your household is anything like mine the Netflix subscription is key to whatever time there […]

PARC members getting the short end of the stick and then expected to deliberate wisely without data and faulty information.

Students doing survey

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The leading news story this past few months has been the work being done by the […]

Ten confirmed cases of rabies in raccoons in less than a year.

rabid-racoon

By Staff March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 10 confirmed cases of raccoon strain rabies found in three skunks and seven raccoons […]

The long arm of the law reached from Halton Region to Surrey British Columbia.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time that all you had to do was skip town and your problems with […]

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