The original option to close Central and Pearson got changed to a recommendation to close Pearson and Bateman. Best decision? - then why wasn't it the original option?

PARC anxious parent

By Pepper Parr April 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Few will differ with the Director of Education on the decision that lets Central high school […]

Vulnerable students at Bateman high school are going to need very special consideration if the school does close.

FIRE ist an 2nd place cooks

By Pepper Parr April 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Part 3 of a series on the recommendation to close two Burlington high schools. Rationale: Closing […]

Getting impaired drivers off our roads - make the right call - 911

Campaign 911 1

By Staff April 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite years of awareness campaigns illustrating why driving a vehicle when impaired by drugs or alcohol is […]

Closing Lester B. Pearson high school; rationale and implications.


By Pepper Parr April 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a series on the Board recommendation to close two high schools in Burlington Closing […]

Blow back against Meed Ward begins - are these people throwing in the towel?

Bateman - crowd scene with Bull

By Pepper Parr April 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The blow back begins. With a recommendation from the Director of Education on which schools Board […]

Identity thieves using Facebook to pull you in - be vigilant.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff April 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is an Identity Theft that attempt that is so obvious – but it will pull in […]

Part 1 of a series: Schools to be closed - Director's conclusions.

Miller with students Mar 7-17

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Stuart Miller, Halton District School Board Director of Education sent a 40 page report to the […]

Car jacking attempt in board daylight at Mapleview Mall - suspects nabbed and arrested.

At busy holiday shopping periods buses get trapped in Maple View Mall - killing schedules.  City is in talks with the Mall management.

By Staff April 21st, 2107 BURLINGTON, ON   It was still daylight. On April 17th at approximately 7:15 PM a female victim was walking to […]

Director of Education recommends that Bateman and Pearson be closed; trustees have final word June 7.


By Pepper Parr April 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The following is a portion of the report of the Director of Education to the Halton […]

Rivers thinks the government should complete his tax form.


By Ray Rivers April 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Since the time of Adam and Eve I had been doing my own taxes. But every […]

Downtown residents give their response to some critical questions about the kind of city we build.

Clicker being used

By Pepper Parr April 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The room was full. It was a rainy night but under 100 people showed up for […]

ACCOB sets out their purpose - will it make a difference? Sure will, as long as people are not indifferent to the arts.

ACCOB logo

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are now incorporated as a non profit; they are organized and they are selling memberships. […]

Join the bus the Niagara Region parents are taking to a rally against school closures at Queen's Park.

Queen's Park slight angle

By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington isn’t the only city with school closing issues. Parents in the Niagara Region have their concerns […]

Help to choose what gets shown during the Movies Under the Stars this summer.

Movie night

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is asking residents to vote online and help select the movies that will be featured […]

Conservation Halton issues watershed conditions notice - keep the kids away from the creeks.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that a low pressure system is currently moving across the Province and is expected […]

Muir on his timeline marathon to get information on why Hayden high school was built and more on why the School Board wants to close some high schools.

Muir making a point

By Tom Muir April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON This Friday, the Director of Education Stuart Miller will release a report setting out what he thinks […]

City invites residents to help plant 2,400 trees - kick off is on the same day as the Burlington Green Clean Up Green Up.

This is where the rubber hits the road for the BurlingtonGreen people.  Get your suplies, get registered and add to the CleanUp-GrenUp collection.

By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED A close to Classic example of the left hand not talking to the right hand. The city […]

Trustee Collard covers all the bases in her response to the question: What are the values she will bring to the school closing decision she makes?

Collard - direct into camera

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of months ago we asked the Halton District School Board trustees to rank the […]

New provincial offences Court House contractor named: Building scheduled to open in the Alton Village in 2019.

Court House - new

By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The company that will build the new courthouse where provincial offences will be heard has been announced. […]

Police will use education and enforcement strategies to reduce the speed of vehicles travelling on residential roads.

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police will continue to run two traffic initiatives across the City of Burlington throughout 2017. […]

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