Trustees are not opposed to having a new HDSB administration centre built - but they don't agree on where it should be located.

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By Pepper Parr March 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Most of the trustees said last night that the Halton District School Board needed a new […]

Milton public school named after Viola Desmond, first black woman to appear on Canadian currency.

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By Pepper Parr March 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We were a different people then. Harder, harsher less tolerant of others and the differences between […]

Public school board trustees will be deciding on a recommendation to build a new administration building - $23 million +

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By Staff March 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The easiest way to get this story out is to report that after deciding to close two […]

Seniors will get to hear students doing a Band Extravaganza

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By Staff March 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Approximately 900 Halton District School Board Grade 7 and 8 music students representing 24 elementary schools, will […]

Teaching girls to become radiant during Spring Break; it worked!

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By Pepper Parr March 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Planning for Spring Break – what are the options for parents? Is it just part of […]

Another sneaky Identity theft scam using a well know financial brand name - PayPal

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By Staff March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a real sneaky one. The message tells you that you sent an amount of money […]

Making Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics the core of a new high school course offering begins.

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   STEM is an acronym that refers to Science Technology Engineering and Math. The Halton District School […]

Province gives municipalities funding to cope with legal, educational and public safety problems that will result from the sale of cannabis

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By Staff March 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On March 7, 2018 shortly before 11:00 pm, Halton Police officers responded to the area of Maple […]

Innovation high school program to be introduced in Aldershot for the September 2019 school year.


By Pepper Parr March 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a go! Superintendent of Education Terri Blackwell and her team got the vote she needed […]

School board trustees get an opportunity to make a far reaching decision on the kind of education that will be delivered.

Blackwell + Tuffen as a team

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something good that will come out of the Program Administrative Review (PAR) that resulted […]

Dennis Gibbons: From alter boy to world class hockey researcher covering seven Olympic hockey tournaments.

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By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When the 23rd Winter Olympic Games closing ceremonies were over Denis Gibbons was able to get […]

Gould expands on the details of the Canada Learning Bond - $2000 is available through an RESP.

By Staff February 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week a very pregnant Karina Gould stood before an audience and talked about the cost […]

Canada Learning Bond can put up to $2000 into an RESP - announced yesterday at The Centre.

Gould - very pregnant

By Staff February 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington MP Karina Gould – baby due early in March Burlington’s Member of Parliament and federal Cabinet […]

Kickass Canadian is featured speaker at a Conservation Authority Workshop on March

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By Staff February 16, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sharing Experiences is a biennial one day capacity-building workshop for individuals and community groups interested in creating […]

Civil, civic conversations. If you can’t do that – don’t waste your time writing.


By Pepper Parr February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the call for a Task Force on Bullying and Harassment that got us started […]

The last farm house in what was once Appleby Village was rich in history and the city's farming past.

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By Staff February 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When we published the story on the Taylor farm and the house on the property at Appleby […]

Ridge tells council there is going to be a workshop on the long awaited code of conduct for members of Council during a discussion on harassment and bullying in the city.

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By Pepper Parr February 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Ridge tells council there is going to be a workshop on the long awaited code of conduct […]

Comments on the cycling survey - are the right questions being asked?

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By Staff February 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Joe Gaetan is a Burlington resident who lives in a high rise on Maple Avenue. He cycles […]

Disruption - understand it before it disrupts your company.

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By Staff February 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Technology and disruption are among today’s hottest buzzwords. But how are technological developments going to affect your […]

City has begun to gather data that will be used to shape the Cycling Plan.

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By Staff February 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall is inviting the public to share their thoughts and ideas about what would improve cycling […]

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