Tickets for David Suzuki visit to Burlington in November go on sale Tuesday afternoon.

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By Staff September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki won’t get to Burlington until November – but if you want a ticket to the […]

Land use consultant comes up with an astonishing number on just how many high rise towers the city would need to reach the provincially imposed intensification levels.

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By Pepper Parr September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a four part series on the city’s Grow Bold initiative. When a developer takes […]

New principal at Gary Allan was named as an Outstanding leader who now manages a four campus school.

Andrea Taylor

By Pepper Parr September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The high school education I got – more than 60 years ago, is a lot different […]

Process of merging the Bateman student population into both M.M. Robinson and Nelson begins: architect appointed, Parent Council reps chosen.

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By Pepper Parr September 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Things are moving along on two different levels: Parents who harbour the hope that somehow the […]

Three Burlington schools to be adopted by bookstores - purpose is to grow the libraries in those schools.

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By Pepper Parr September 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that there are school libraries in Burlington that can only afford to purchase […]

David Suzuki to take part in November Youth Eco Summit for grades 7 to 12 students

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By Pepper Parr September 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The man is iconic and the event is epic. Perhaps just a little over the top […]

Region issues a heat warning for Saturday - looking at at least 31 degrees Celsius - City outdoor pools shown as closed on the city web site.

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By Staff September 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is truly amazing. The Region has issued a Heat Warning for all of Halton. As a […]

Intensification when it is up close and personal. New street undergoing a significant change. How much more to come?

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By Pepper Parr September 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor of Burlington has been, in his own unique way, telling the citizens of the […]

All 21 Ontario universities will have representatives at Assumption Catholic high school on Wednesday the 27th.

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By Staff September 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Representatives from Ontario’s 21 universities will be in Burlington at Assumption Catholic Secondary School on Wednesday, September […]

One more house in the Beachway reported to have been sold - Region argues all sales are between a willing buyer and a willing seller.

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By Staff September 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Another house is reported to have been sold in the Beachway, that section of Lakeshore Road that […]

Lavishly illustrated book launched at the RBG Rock Garden

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By Staff September 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor put it very well when he said the book tells the story of the Escarpment […]

Our two Members of Parliament serve as a tag team during Question Period.

Gould as a bandit

By Pepper Parr September 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They decided to work as a tag team in the House of Commons during Question Period […]

On the last day of summer Jasper AB got snow. What kind of a winter are we going to have?

Snow Jasper AB

By Staff September 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The last day of summer – and what did we get? A little on the sticky side […]

Burlington fire fighters place first overall, first in Limited Pit, third in Unlimited Pit and first in Rapid Pit auto extraction categories.

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By Staff September 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Maybe it is because Burlington has all kinds of high volume highways running through the city. Maybe […]

Hayden high school students recognized by Regional police for a video on crime prevention.

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By Staff September 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Students at Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School have received an award from the Halton Regional Police […]

Elementary students score very well on their mathematics, reading and writing tests. Board wants to add more oomph to the math side.

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By Pepper Parr September 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) results for the elementary students in Halton are the […]

Halton students are doing better than the provincial average in grade 9 math - but the marks at the applied level are nothing to brag about.

Student Writing 2002

By Pepper Parr September 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The data gathered province wide by the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) shows Halton District […]

Rivers explains just how becoming a political candidate works - at least in the Liberal Party. Messy, messy - and it didn't have to be. Could cost the Liberals the next election

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By Ray Rivers September 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Were they set up or just naive? To be a candidate for the Ontario Liberal Party […]

126 people charged with distracted driving between August 28 to September 8. That's when your kids were beginning to head back to school.

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By Staff September 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The numbers are embarrassing. This is not what decent people do. The Regional police release the top […]

District school board puts its meeting broadcasts on a Facebook page .

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By Staff September 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has gotten into the broadcasting business. Their public meetings are web cast […]

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