It’s official: the new outdoor pool at Nelson Park will open this summer

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The new outdoor pool currently under construction at Nelson Park will open this summer. Work to replace […]

Ranked balloting is at least now the practice in one Ontario municipality: London takes the plunge.

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By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Changing the way we elect those who represent us from the current First Past the Post […]

Two men who were suspects - met with the police - they were completely cleared. They did noting wrong.

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By Staff May 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was no crime. Good to know. Last Saturday the Halton Regional Police requested assistance in identifying […]

Muir on getting school board closing information - exhausting. But he did eventually get it.

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By Tom Muir May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir, an Aldershot resident who does not have children in any schools, wanted to know […]

City announces a visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet and her husband Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven to Burlington in May

By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will never be the same. Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her […]

Creeks wil be at elevated levels for the next few days. Caution your children - stay away.

Nothjing iminent - but Conservation Halton advises that rain expected has the potential to flood the creeks.

By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Environment Canada has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Southern Ontario and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for […]

Scouts plant 400 trees at Halton Region Waste Management Site; erect a birdhouse as well.

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  By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Scouts from the Halton Region worked on Arbour Day planting trees at the Regional Waste Management […]

All natural grass sport fields are closed on May 1st

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed May 1. The report from city […]

Tammy Fox is appointed the newest Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre.

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Back to square 1. The Theatre Board of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has announced the appointment […]

The GO BOLD mobility team is rolling into Aldershot on Saturday May 13th.

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By Staff May 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Next stop on the Mobility Hub train is in Aldershot. Saturday May 13th: 10:30 to 12:30, East […]

Has a Lester B. Pearson high school alumni done work the Board of Education planners should have done and solved the well over capacity at Hayden and given Pearson the students it should not have lost?

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is amazing what comes to the surface when a problem is set out before the […]

Aldershot high school students learn CPR and how to use a defibrillator

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By Staff May 1, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an organization called the Advanced Coronary Treatment (ACT) Foundation that partners with high schools to […]

Muir: The overall Board performance in handling the PAR, tells me their own deeds indicate that they cannot be trusted.

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By Tom Muir April 30, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Tom Muir, an Aldershot resident who does not have children in school, continues his struggle with the […]

Suspicious activity in Burlington neighbourhood - have you seen either of these two men.

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By Staff April 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON At approximately 9:45am on April 20th 2017, a homeowner in the Lakeshore Road/Walkers Line area of Burlington reported […]

Police to close Burlington substation at end of April. Short notice.

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By Staff April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has decided to close its Burlington substation at the end of the […]

Bike Thieves target YMCA - can you help identify them?

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By Staff April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Can you help? Police are seeking assistance from the public to identify a male responsible for three […]

Reaction begins to set in: parent writes a 21 point letter on what she heard at the school board meeting.

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By Dianne Miller APRIL 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The reaction begins: parent Dianne Miller write about her experience at the meeting where Director of Education […]

New Medical Wellness Center opens - gala launch.

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By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a whole new product line. Media were invited to check out […]

Is poverty just one of those things that every society has and we just learn to live with? Don't say that to Leena Sharma Seth.

Poverty - Leena-Sharma Seth

By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There were about 60 – maybe 70 people gathered around 10 tables. They were a pretty […]

The Evolution of Journalism and The End of the Newspaper

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By Ray Rivers April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Like a growing number of people these days, I almost never read a newspaper anymore, though […]

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