District school board expects the school year to start September 8th - between now and then all options are on the table

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By Staff April 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Someone seems to have forgotten to do a reality check. The Halton District School Board today released […]

Cheesecake on the doorstep; an obstinate at times daughter, a husband missing sports but I can take a long bath

The sands on Beachway do shift.

By Nicki St George April 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care […]

Classes start again - lessons will be delivered electronically.

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By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The students will be back in school – no later than next week. Directors of Education […]

A mother’s journal of her first week of self-isolation with Leo, 8 and Bea, 6

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By Nicki St. George March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking […]

A pandemic appears to be something too many people in Burlington don't understand

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By Pepper Parr March 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following from a trusted source: I am told on good authority Spencer Smith […]

Now that you know you are going to have the kids at home for at least two weeks - maybe more - what do you do with them?

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By Pepper Parr March 20, 2020 – 6:06am BURLINGTON, ON   One of the people we turn to for advice and comment on the work […]

How is the virus affecting people? Who is really at risk and what they can do.

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By Staff March 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a number of very authoritative sources on just what the COVID-19 virus does to people. […]

Region answers Gazette questions - MoH said: 'We only have one shot at this' - stay home.

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By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2020 6:40 pm BURLINGTON, ON This is a very dynamic and fluid situation. Information does change. We are now adding […]

Fifth case of COVID19 in Halton revealed today

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region today confirmed the fifth case of COVID-19 […]

Freeman Station: Also closed for the duration of the CORVID19 pandemic

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ron Danielsen President, Friends of Freeman Station announced yesterday that : “In order to help contain the […]

To the information junkies – knock yourselves out!

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Aldershot resident Tom Muir found a web site that is a “goldmine” for the information junkies. Click […]

Public School Board asks parents to keep in touch

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a letter to parents and guardians of Halton District school board students, the Director of Education […]

Keeping calm and vigilant, and maintaining our humanity by looking out for each other, will get us through this

By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall announced Friday afternoon that all public indoor facilities were being closed. The purpose of this […]

Art Gallery joins the list of locations that will be closed to the public.

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By Staff March 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington has joined with other community organizations in an effort, led by the […]

Ireland House and Brant Museum to be closed for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, it has been decided that the Museums of Burlington will be […]

Coping with COVID19 - having a plan and working that plan: Law firm does it right

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the World Health Organization declared COVID-19 (the novel coronavirus) a pandemic there were different reactions from […]

Schools to be closed for two weeks after Spring break - Performing Arts Centre to remain open.

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By Staff March 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Minister of Education has issued a Ministerial Order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario […]

Community Climate Action Plan lumbers forward

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By Pepper Parr March 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens of the city got an opportunity to have their say on how Climate Change […]

Teaching assistants sign agreement with public school board

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By Staff March 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board announced on Friday that earlier in the week the Board of Trustees […]

Racoon babies being born earlier this year - the result of climate change?

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By Staff March 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A company involved in removing unwanted wildlife got a call for humane removal of 5 baby raccoons […]

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