Public safety threat made realted to Hayden Recreational Centre and Hayden high school. Social media run amok.


By Staff June 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Monday June 4, 2018 and Tuesday June 5, 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service investigated two […]

Pauline Johnson Public School to open time capsules on Friday to celebrate a 50th anniversary and the Indigenous author the school was named after.

native beauty

By Pepper Parr June 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She was half white and was neglected as part of the indigenous culture that was beginning […]

Lester B. Pearson high school holds its final public goodbye.

LBP crest + 1st and last

By Pepper Parr June 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Revision: We have been advised that ward 4 trustee Richelle Papin was at the Saturday afternoon event […]

PRIDE - it has taken decades to get to this point - celebrate the achievement.

HRPS cruieser with rainbow stripes

By Staff June 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It took some time to get to the point where there is a PRIDE month. The bathhouse […]

Leah Reynolds decides to stick with the school board seat she can win - city council will have to wait.

MMW + Leah Reynolds

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Leah Reynolds looked at the number of people running for the city council seat in ward […]

Blackwell: We don’t know where we are going to land yet but we are making sure we get it right the first time.

M Benz event istem poster

By Pepper Parr May 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Terri Blackwell, a Superintendent with the Halton District School Board, gave a report last night on […]

Transparency and accountability could not be found during a Board of Education meeting.

Miller in a huddle with Grebenc

By Pepper Parr May 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Be it resolved that the Halton District School Board approve the resolutions from Private Session, May […]

Trustee: Why did the Ministry insist on utilizing public meetings during the an accommodation review when emotions are potentially high.


By Tracy Ehl Harris May 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON . In the spring of 2017, the Ministry of Education placed a moratorium on any new […]

MacRae: “I do what I do because of the students - the ongoing question for me is - Is this good for the students?

Rebecca MacRae

By Pepper Parr May 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Gazette covered the Halton Music showcase with over 600 students and their instruments in […]

Ireland House - one of the best museums in the Region - admission free on Friday.

Ireland House free

By Staff May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Friday is International Museum Day. Ireland House is going to be admission FREE for the day from […]

A transformed Brant Museum is taking shape.

Brant sign - old

By Staff May 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Concrete being poured for supporting columns They pour more concrete each day. The western wall of the […]

How do I become... The Centre for Skills Development and Training holding information sessions

Centre How do I graphic

By Staff May 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Centre for Skills Development and Training is in the business of training people for good jobs […]

Two teachers from the Halton District School Board awarded prestigious Teaching Excellence certificates.

By Staff May 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Two teachers from the Halton District School Board have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching […]

Burlington snatches its new CEO for the library system from Hamilton.

Lita LBarrie-CEO

By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Public Library Board Chair, Brian Kenny, announced today that Lita Barrie has been appointed to position […]

Food for Thought raises $67,000 at their celebration event.

Dollars Raised 2018

By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They hosted their 9th Annual Spring Breakfast Gala, in support of Halton Food for Thought Student Nutrition […]

Everything you need or want to know about the school your child attends - waiting for you on your cell phone with a Board of Education app.

HDSB app screen

By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced the launch of its mobile app that consolidates important information […]

There was nothing wrong with the decision the Public School Board made to rent Pearson high school to the Catholic Board. The problem was the way the public was informed.


By Pepper Parr May 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime in April of this year the Director of the Halon District School Board (HDSB) said […]

Why didn't the public school board trustees ensure that the Pearson high school parents know the full story behind the leasing of their school?

Miller while motion being read May 2-18

By Pepper Parr May 4, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is absolutely nothing wrong with leasing out a school that is empty and not being […]

Board of education announces that is has leased a school it is about to close.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff May 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A media release from the Halton District School Board: “At the May 2, 2018 meeting, trustees of […]

Summer job opportunities listed.

Damoff with Habitat students

By Staff May 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has a program that funds jobs for students during the summer. Employers apply for […]