Region holds an Emergency Measures Exercise - How do we get People out of a High Rise when it is on Fire?

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We seldom think about a fire in a high rise – when we do, I think […]

Getting students the education they need for the career futures they see for themselves.

It's not the kind of high school you were used to - MORE HERE

By Staff November 21, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced it is hosting its second annual experiential learning event, Halton […]

School Board Invites parents to Take part in a formal Bateman high school closing event.

Bateman parents

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The request was to be expected. The Halton District School Board does make a point of […]

Guy who Chases Painted Horses will be speaking at the AGB November 27th.

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By Staff November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those events that has three different organizations behind the wheel as it were. […]

Public Board of Education holding a partnership opportunities meeting in December - need for a new administrative building on the list.

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year the Halton District School Board holds a meeting to which community organizations and members of […]

Public School Board Wants Input on their Next Multi-Year Plan

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is asking students, families, staff and the community to share views […]

High school information nights - schedule dates.

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   High school information nights are scheduled during the month of November to provide an opportunity for students, […]

Lest we forget

War memorial city hall

Remembered, respected   The memorial was put in place after WWI when the citizens of Burlington wanted to do something to remember the fallen. It […]

Public gets a chance to learn just how the iSTEM program is working at Aldershot High School.

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By Staff October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best decision that came out of the PAR (Program Accommodation Review) of 2017 – […]

The importance of looking after the caregiver.

Seniors - caring for them

By Staff October 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Parents/guardians are invited to attend a free evening presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 aimed at addressing the […]

Journalist, broadcaster and historian to talk about her book on Mary and Christopher Pratt - a couple that left a significant mark on Canadian art.

Gwyn book on Pratt

By Staff October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Carol Bishop-Gwyn, is a journalist, broadcaster and historian of the arts who has written an enthralling chronicle […]

Can innovative farming technology make a difference to the agriculture sector in Burlington?

Farming tractor ancient

By Daniel St George October 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is the Escarpment where there are farms that thrive. Enough to make farming viable […]

Interactive Art Installation - Invites visitors to engage with a 10ft long, handmade waste receptacle.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON From October 22-25 from 1-5 pm each day, The Hobbyist will be performing on site maintenance, collecting […]

If you make a bundle gambling on line - do you have to pay taxes on what you win?

Gambling Jump in

Claire Nash October 17, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   No need to do any tax accounting for your on-line wins We won’t be exaggerating if we […]

Calling All Three-Year Olds - Kindergarten Open Houses

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By Staff October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Beginning school is a big step for children and parents, and the Halton District School Board wants […]

Parent Involvement Conference to feature impressive speaker: Nora Young will talk about the coming data boom.

Nora Young

By Staff October 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) will be hosting the 12th Annual Parent Involvement […]

ECoB brings the federal election candidates to your living room.

ECOB logo

By Staff October 2, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   ECoB – the grass roots organization that gave Burlington the best look at the candidates in the […]

City council opts for free transit for high school students; top bus driver in the city and the Mayor and going to steer this one.

Public transit more enjoyable

By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the Mayor’s initiative from the get go. She is going to ride this one […]

High school students do very well in mathematics and literacy tests; exceed the provincial average..

Students doing survey

By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We reported earlier today on how well the grade 3 and grade 6 students did on their […]

Some of the grade 3 and 6 marks are ahead of the provincial average but down slightly from the previous year.


By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The concern about student performances, the worry about disruption in the number of students in a classroom […]