PARC members are told that they are in a dirty fight and are being forced to oppose their colleagues and parents from other communities.

Sharn Picken confering with a parentr at a PARC

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The gloves are coming off! While the Board of Education is considering adding more time for […]

Shop lifters unaware of just how strong the police surveillance is at high traffic retail locations actually is.

Alias Ricky white

By Staff March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On January 14th 2017, two male suspects were seen at Costco in Burlington where they began to […]

Parents reviewing school closing options might get more time to do the job they want to do.

PARC Jan 27 - school reps

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a very productive meeting and the Program Accommodation Review heard comments that several thought […]

First look at the second survey data suggests that the 1611 people who responded don't want any of their schools closed.

PARC with options on the walls

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Capturing data that is valid, balanced and detailed enough to tell research analysts what people think […]

One weekend left to enjoy skiing at Glen Eden

GlenEden from top of hill

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Spring skiing can be really nice. It’s a chance to get an early start on your tan. […]

The school bus was stolen - it is yellow - you can't miss it.

school bues - many

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Between March 10th and March 20th 2017, unknown suspect(s) stole a 1999 International Model 3800 72 passenger […]

High end and very expensive bikes stolen from homes where the garage door was left open.


By Staff March 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bikes that go for $4000 and $5100 a pop have been stolen from garages in the city […]

Police to host an Open House that will focus on fraud and the damage it does.

Fraud prevention month logo

By Staff March 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are into the annual Fraud Prevention Month during which the Halton Regional Police Service Regional Fraud […]

Key data will not be available to the PARC until their final meeting.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   IPSOS Reid will not complete the analysis and formatting of the data on parent views related to […]

Brand names catch our eye - we tend to trust them. look twice before responding.

Identity 100x100

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If your household is anything like mine the Netflix subscription is key to whatever time there […]

PARC members getting the short end of the stick and then expected to deliberate wisely without data and faulty information.

Students doing survey

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The leading news story this past few months has been the work being done by the […]

Ten confirmed cases of rabies in raccoons in less than a year.


By Staff March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 10 confirmed cases of raccoon strain rabies found in three skunks and seven raccoons […]

The long arm of the law reached from Halton Region to Surrey British Columbia.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time that all you had to do was skip town and your problems with […]

The PAR committee needs to find its voice this week and require the Board of Education to treat them more professionally.

PARC with options on the walls

By Pepper Parr March 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   With Spring Break over and most of the snow melted away the citizens of the city […]

There is an owl and a pussy cat and fields full of apple trees - where is the connection? In the paint brush of the artist - Tamara Kwapich.

Orchard mural - close up

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   She was born in Burlington, graduated from Lester B. Pearson High School and went on to […]

Some tough talk on what parents and the PARC representing them have to do if high school closures are to be prevented.

Unhappy parent

By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir’s bottom line is that “the Board is cooking the books”. Tom Muir at a […]

Source of some of the Identity Theft turns out to be local - Ancaster resident being held on a warrant to extradite him to California.

Karim with girls

By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The arrest earlier this week of Karim Bartov. a technically brilliant young man, who lived in Ancaster […]

Police are looking for four males who are suspected of breaking into cars in north Burlington.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Police in Burlington are seeking assistance from the public to identify four persons responsible for a series […]

Lowville Festival going under canvas for part of its third annual event. Boffo lineup!year

Lowville sign - orange  a

By Staff March 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lowville Festival will again be presenting artistic experiences for audiences old and young in north Burlington’s […]

Does Rivers have a clearer picture of the Prime Minister? On the legalizing of marijuana he certainly thinks so.

Trudeau - real change

By Ray Rivers March 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Globe and Mail journalist John Ibbitson sees little daylight between the foreign policies of Justin Trudeau […]