Region announces flu shot clinic dates for Burlington

Caucasian woman washing her hands

By Staff October 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Region Health Department has started the influenza (flu) immunization clinics for the 2015-2016 flu season with […]

Public school board gets through an agenda that suited the baseball fans - published the policy that will set out review criteria for the new Director of Education.

HDSB sign with flag

By Walter Byj and Pepper Parr October 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   The October 21 st Halton District School Board meeting was quick indeed. It […]

How to manage parking and get people out of their cars - they have found a way in Aldershot

Aldershot library branch 540 Plains Road Cropped 1 July 10 2013

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON The photograph shown in an earlier version of this story was the wrong building. The photograph shown […]

Interactive reporting service to be down for maintenance - just during the evenings for a couple of days.

By Staff October 20th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON SeeClickFix service disruption – Oct. 20 to 22, 9 p.m. to 3 a.m. The SeeClickFix will experience service […]

Fire department given 500 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to hand out.

They work - but only if they have fresh batteries.

By Staff October 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Union Gas handed over 500 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to the Burlington Fire department at a […]

Public school board wants significant public input on the direction it takes with French immersion classes.

By Walter Byj October 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Let me begin with the following two paragraphs from a June article I wrote: “For some it […]

City is now in the healthier youth business - using $1.1 million of provincial money to get the under 12 set from behind screens


By Pepper Parr October 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Denise Beard is pumped. Denise Beard, Manager of xxx for the city heads up a provincially funded […]

Gallery 2 gets off to a fine start: Anne More and Cheryl Miles Goldring bring a new art destination to the city

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By Pepper Parr October 19th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON When Teresa Seaton opened her Stained Glass studio on Spring Garden Road a couple of years ago, […]

Election date - make it count.

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By Staff October 19th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There is just one per person and the price paid to make this available to you was measured […]

Highly rated child psychiatrist to speak to educators and parents about raising children in a wired world.


By Staff October 15th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Better late than never – I suppose. The Halton District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) announced that […]

Burlington to receive 700 tulips which will be planted at Dutch-Canadian Friendship Garden, Apeldoorn Park

Tulip garden

By Staff October, 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Councillor Blair Lancaster and grade 6 students from Trinity Christian School along with Retired Sgt. Jim Warford, 35 […]

Open House for the three year old set as they gear up for JK and the beginning of a thirteen year journey.

Kindergarten classroom trashed when punks break in. When caught, and they will eventually get caught, a Judge might find a tougher school for them

By Staff October 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board has created a program to ease children into the school system. Mohawk Public […]

Number of parents that are opting for French immersion in the public schools is creating management problems - a review with public consultation is to take place.


Walter Byj October 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Presiding as the newly installed Director of Education, Stuart Miller passed his initial test with flying colours. Although […]

Former Toronto David Miller to speak in Burlington - about how to take action.

By Pepper Parr October 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There is something about former Toronto mayors and the city of Burlington – we keep inviting them […]

The installation of free WiFi at Millcroft Park to begin next week.

October 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Beginning October 13, construction will begin in Millcroft Park to install free Cogeco Wi-Fi. The construction and installation of […]

Fire department team up with Robert Bateman high school culinary class in a cook off that focused on good food and kitchen safety.

FIRE ist an 2nd place cooks

By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Each year the Fire Department holds an Open House which Fire Chief Tony Bavota describes as a […]

Region sets up on line immunization reporting service.

flu-shot child

By Staff October 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional Health office is making it easier for parents to advise the health office that their children […]

Deaths due to accidents on highways during holidays often involve children: Operation Impact is going to work at reducing the number of accidents.

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By Staff October 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Some of the most horrific highway accidents take place on holiday weekends – that’s when families are in […]

Summer school enrollment increases in public secondary schools - grew by 15%

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By Walter Byj October 5th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Secondary summer school continues to grow in popularity. At a recent Halton District School Board (HDSB) meeting […]

Bylaw prohibits feeding of wild animals - including coyotes - does not go into effect for one year. City wants to educate people particularly around Fairchild Park.

By Staff October 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON At its meeting on Sept. 28, Burlington City Council approved a new bylaw prohibiting the feeding of wild […]