90.7 per cent of Halton District School Board students graduated within five years - exceeds provincial average of 86.5 %.

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By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board announces that the graduation rate of Halton students continues to exceed that […]

Bateman parents asking for the immediate suspension of a school board trustee and a city councillor.

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By Staff June 26. 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The following media release was received from the Save Bateman Committee four days after it was released on […]

High school parents failed to do what needed to be done - give the school board trustees crystal clear instructions - do not close any of the schools.

By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone is blaming the eleven trustees for the decision they made to close two of Burlington’s […]

Meed Ward admits she sent a message to a trustee while debate was taking place - says there is nothing wrong with doing so and that the message had to do with a procedural matter.

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By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON This article was revised. In the original version we said Marianne Meed Ward sent just the one […]

Burlington gets yet another national recognition - New Street in the spotlight this time.

By Staff June 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington just loves being on lists where the city is named the best of this or the […]

Movies under the Stars returns this summer on Thursday, July 6.

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By Staff June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Movies under the Stars returns on Thursday, July 6, featuring free outdoor movie screenings at 9 p.m. every […]

Bateman parents want an investigation into the coaching they believe city Councillor Meed Ward gave trustee Leah Reynolds during a crucial high school closing vote.

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By Pepper Parr June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The fat is in the fire. And it is going to severely burn a number of […]

Police Investigate Early Morning Armed Robbery at Burlington Shoppers Drug Mart

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By Staff June 22, 2017 BURLINGTON,ON   It was after 3 in the morning – two male suspects, one armed with a handgun the other […]

The identity thieves are always out there - like the weather - they never go away,


By Staff June 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are sort of like the weather – you can’t avoid them if you use the internet. […]

Some big ideas were trotted out at a mobility hub meeting last night.

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By Pepper Parr June 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A little over 70 people took in an overview of what the Planning department wanted to […]

An interesting bank scam - sounds professional - phony as a $3 bill.


By Staff June 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This scam sounded very professional – almost as if they knew what they were talking about. Your […]

New court house for the Region - to be located in Oakville.

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By Staff June 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This news will keep the lawyers in the region happy. The province announced the building of a […]

New Nelson pool will open Saturday July 15th

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By Staff June 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is good news – timely as well. The Nelson pool and splash pad are targeted to […]

Citizen agrees that they are being asked to do to much to quickly - wants the city to slow it down and get it right.

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By Stephen White June 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are far too many initiatives in play, and far too little time to fairly and […]

Thefts from parked cars up 187% over last year - these are preventable occurrences.

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By Staff June 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Thefts from Motor Vehicle Occurrences Significantly Up in Burlington. The Halton Regional Police Service report a significant […]

Burlington dental services clinic closed by Regional Health inspectors - allowed to re-open when required infection prevention and control standards were put in place.


By Staff June 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   An infection prevention and control inspection conducted by the Halton Region Health Department on June 9, 2017, […]

Has the Planning department got more on the plates of the average citizen than they can comfortably eat?

By Pepper Parr June 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A comment from an experienced staff member of a developer doing some work in the city […]

Toronto resident with an alternative medicine practice in Burlington charged with indecent sexual assault.

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By Staff June 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit investigated an incident of sexual assault […]

TechPlace opens on Wednesday: can it make a difference?

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By Pepper Parr June 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has taken awhile but it will be officially opened on Wednesday and it is a […]

Faithful Liberals gather this evening to renominate Eleanor McMahon as their candidate for the June 7th, 2018 provincial election

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By Pepper Parr June 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you a member in good standing with Burlington’s provincial Liberal Association you have a chance […]

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