High school students do very well in mathematics and literacy tests; exceed the provincial average..

Students doing survey

By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We reported earlier today on how well the grade 3 and grade 6 students did on their […]

Some of the grade 3 and 6 marks are ahead of the provincial average but down slightly from the previous year.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The concern about student performances, the worry about disruption in the number of students in a classroom […]

Fire Prevention Week is more than a date on the calendar. It's an occasion to learn how to protect yourself and your family.

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By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Do you have one? Do you know how to use it – and is it up to […]

Counterfeit Oxycodone Pills Containing Fentanyl Circulating in the Greater Toronto Area - that includes Burlington.

HRPS Oxy photo

By Staff September 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Can you tell the difference between these pills? Neither can we. One of these is oxycodone, and […]

Bookstore chain teams up with schools to increase the number of books in school libraries.

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By Staff September 18, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s Tecumseh Public school is going to be part of the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation’s Adopt […]

Job Fair: Halton Region connects job seekers with local employers.

Region holds Job Fair at Burlington Convention Centre

By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region is hosting a job fair to help connect job seekers with more than 90 employers […]

Mayor moves into Town Crier mode - spreading the word on needed information.

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Staff September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Town Crier Dave Vollick Mayor Meed Ward just might be thinking about becoming the Town Crier or […]

Burlington Green staffing up - last minute notice of job opportunities.

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Green is staffing up. They are looking for three new dynamic team members: • Program Coordinator […]

Jim Young on alternatives to Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

Jim Young

By Jim Young September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council wants to eliminate LPAT (Local Planning Appeals Tribunals), formerly the OMB (Ontario Municipal […]

Public school board loves the idea of free transit on Burlington transit buses for their high school students.

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When Mayor Marianne Meed Ward left a city Standing Committee earlier this week she had a […]

Friends of Freeman station find they have friends at city hall as well - the city will pay to have rolling stock moved.

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By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This one has been a long time coming – and very richly deserved. The volunteers that […]

Rainbow street crossings on the way - maybe something really spectacular if Councillor Sharman has his way.

Kearns at Rainbow crossing

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With 1500 plus people attending a very inclusive event at the Art Gallery it was not […]

Nelson high school expansion finally gets the funding to proceed - opening September of 2020 is a stretch.

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By Staff September 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board can finally put the Nelson High School addition out to tender. Ward […]

Culture days

Sign Burlington Culture

By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s public art program has selected seven professional artists and artist teams that submitted […]

Cellphone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect this Year

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By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The question that comes to mind is – what took so long? Ontario’s Minister of Education […]

HDSB Director of Education is still a little short of cash but did get more than last year - he also got 800 more students.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr August 28, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The start of a new school year has parents busy getting their children ready, getting the […]

Pin ball machines will be operational at the Brant Museum on October 6th.

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By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Updated We now know when the first SPECIAL EXHIBITION will take place at the transformed Brant Museum. […]

Province will approve two new cannabis stores in Burlington: Mayor wants to nix one of them - too close to a high school.

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By Staff August 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has learned that it can expect two more potential cannabis retail stores; one at 1505 Guelph […]

Bylaw enforcement officers making us look like a dumb backward city.

Doreen article pic - Altheia's milkweed

By Doreen Nicol August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette became aware of this situation earlier today. You won’t know whether to laugh or cry. […]

An astonishing record of public service.

Gift of photo op

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is said to be worth 1,000 words – How about $84,000? Food and funds – […]

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