Three Halton District School Board students earn perfect scores on an important test.

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By Pepper Parr August 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She, along with two of her peers, have given the Halton District School Board bragging rights. […]

Coordinator of Nursery/Toddler Ministry - for Port Nelson United Church.

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By Staff August 16, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are churches in Burlington that have not been able to renew the contract with their pastor. […]

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes found in Burlington, Oakville and Milton.

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By Staff August 8, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Three batches of trapped mosquitoes have tested positive for West Nile virus;two in Burlington and one in […]

Public school board appoints a trustee for Milton - he gets to take part in four board meetings.

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By Staff July 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At a special Board meeting on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, trustees of the Halton District School Board […]

If the formula put in place for Toronto were applied to Burlington we would have three members of council and a Mayor.

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who sincerely believe that the public is better served with smaller government the decision […]

Young people get to experience what fire fighting is all about.

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By Staff July 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department recognized 12 young people, aged 12 to 14, who successfully completed Camp Ignite, […]

ONE BURLINGTON FESTIVAL: Building Bridges Between Faiths - August at the Band shell noon to 4:00 pm

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By Staff July 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are times when the city slogan – Burlington is one of Canada’s best and most livable […]

An email from a bank is a really really red flag. Before responding to the email - give your bank a phone call.

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By Staff July 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The scammers never stop. One of the reasons they keep doing what they do (take your money […]

She won - the milkweed plants stay.

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By Pepper Parr July 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a short, to the point message. “We won! City will no longer be removing […]

Someone fingered Doreen Nicoll - they called the bylaw officer who didn't understand what role milkweed really played environmentally.

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By Doreen Nicoll July 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2004 I had the grass in my very tiny front yard removed and a very […]

Burlington supports Community Mindfulness - four sessions planned for the summer.

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By Pepper Parr July 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We did not write this. We pass it along to you for your edification from Community […]

Five day program at Mohawk for those who want to learn how to create YouTube content.

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By Staff June 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Facebook and YouTube is everywhere! They are in the news as a web site that was used […]

New Rose Garden at the RBG opens to the public this weekend.

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By Staff June 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The new Rose Garden in Hendrie Park, Royal Botanical Gardens (RBG) will officially open to the public […]

Indigenous people will be recognized at every council meeting - hopefully the public will remember poor old Joe Brant too.

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By Staff June 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At the start of Standing Committee and Council meetings the chair will read a Land Acknowledgement statement. […]

Police report that 37% of all tobacco now being sold is un-taxed and illegal

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By Staff June 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Anyone buying illegal tobacco products is funding organized crime. That’s the message Crime Stoppers of Halton is […]

Land Acknowledgement statement to be read at every city council meeting - Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation flag to be raised in civic square.

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By Pepper Parr June 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We basically took the land from the Indigenous people. Some treaties were signed – we didn’t […]

School boards in Halton are getting far less funding than comparable boards in the province - that shortfall is felt in the classrooms your children attend.

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By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An Infograph is a graph that conveys information in a more effective visual manner. The Halton […]

It took a vision, a persuasive argument and a team to make the Pauline Johnson 50th anniversary happen.

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By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What makes a community work? Things just don’t happen – they don’t just fall off the […]

Meed Ward has her Smart Car Coffee Confidential conversation with Burchill.

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By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that the province is beginning to get used to the Premier designate and the city […]

Trades students at The Centre completing the first of what they hope will be many Tiny Homes.

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By Staff June 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Centre for Skills Development and Training has partnered with the Oakville Trafalgar Rotary Club on a […]

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