A year from today you will cast ballots to decide who will lead Burlington city council, the School Boards and representatives on Regional Council.

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By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A year from today the people of Burlington will troop out to the polls to elect […]

Muir goes after the Board of Education for what he calls their ethical and moral failure.


By Tom Muir October 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The timing of that PAR in relation to the timing of the Hayden build was perfectly […]

Regional police now releasing the names of those charged with driving while under the influence.

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By Staff October 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police are now producing an Impaired Driving Offences Summary which they release to the […]

Pearson high school parent group looking forward to an open honest discussion with the Facilitator appointed to do the Administrative Review.

Steve Armstrong + Cheryl deLught - Pearson

By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Steve Armstrong Steve Armstrong, one of the leads on the request for an Administrative Review of […]

Well-known speaker and trainer, Mary Maciel Pearson will speak to parents about stress mental health issues, fatigue and feeling overwhelmed.

Mary Maciel Pearson

By Staff October 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Popular nutrition and lifestyle coach Mary Maciel Pearson will be speaking next week at a free parent […]

Ministry appoints a former head of the Ontario College of Teachers to lead the Administrative Review of the Board of Education decision to close two schools.

Margaret Wilson PAR Admin Review

By Pepper Parr October 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Today, the Ontario Ministry of Education announced the appointment of Margaret Wilson as facilitator of the […]

Burlington Foundation releases 2017 Vital Signs report and a partnership with the Royal Bank that will focus on young adults as they transition into the workforce.

By Staff October 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation shared the 2017 Vital Signs report last week. The document is issued every two […]

Pearson parent doesn't see the Program Accommodation Review Process as a done deal.

Cheryl De Lught H&S

By Cheryl DeLugt October 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The intrinsic nature behind the school closures in Burlington is clearer than most may think. For […]

Canadian Scouting has been co-ed since 1998 - Americans just announced they want to do the same thing.

Scouts Canada - Mikhayla Doroshuk and Terry Grant Chief Scout

By Staff October 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It used to be called the Boy Scouts association. Not anymore. The Boy Scouts of America (USA […]

Commercial vehicle inspections show small improvement over 2016 results.


By Staff October 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Policing the commercial traffic on our highways is vital. There was a time when we had wheels […]

Fire prevention week - Fire Chief wants your attention - takes the social media route to get it - prizes

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By Staff October 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department is recognizing Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 8 to 14, 2017 with a […]

Is there a link between the closing of two Burlington high schools and the plans for a new administrative office?

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By George Ward October 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Many residents in Burlington are still questioning why we are closing two schools in the growing […]

School Board wants to listen to people and organizations that might be interested in using some space.

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By Staff October 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Community organizations and members of the public are invited to a meeting on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 […]

Announcement of who the facilitator will be for the Administrative Review is somewhere between Queen's Park and Burlington.

PARC with options on the walls

By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is taking a bit longer than anyone expected but the Ministry of Education assures us […]

An amazing piece of film footage - watching the earth move.


By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   You’ve heard the phrase: “The earth moved” perhaps in a context you don’t want to expand […]

School board hot weather action plan should be activated when the humidex reaches or exceeds 35ºC

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By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been hot. Been that way for two days so far this week and we […]

REVISED| Aldershot high school may get a new purpose in life - public has been asked what they would like to see.

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By Pepper Parr September 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District Board of Education is always looking for opportunities to make the course offerings […]

Tickets for David Suzuki visit to Burlington in November go on sale Wednesday afternoon.

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By Staff September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki won’t get to Burlington until November – but if you want a ticket to the […]

New principal at Gary Allan was named as an Outstanding leader who now manages a four campus school.

Andrea Taylor

By Pepper Parr September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The high school education I got – more than 60 years ago, is a lot different […]

Process of merging the Bateman student population into both M.M. Robinson and Nelson begins: architect appointed, Parent Council reps chosen.

Bateman high school

By Pepper Parr September 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Things are moving along on two different levels: Parents who harbour the hope that somehow the […]