Conservation Halton closes almost all sites; administration offices closed to the public

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton has made the difficult but necessary decision to close a number of their park operations. […]

Ireland House and Brant Museum to be closed for three weeks

Brant Museum transformed

By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, it has been decided that the Museums of Burlington will be […]

Tap a Maple Tree event cancelled.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton announced this morning that the Tap a Tree event that was scheduled for today, March […]

Contemporary Dance company is looking for four choreographers

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Aeris Körper Contemporary Dance company is looking for four choreographers to participate in their spring edition […]

City announces recreation facilities and program registration refunds policy during COVID19

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By Staff March 12th, 2029 BURLINGTON, ON With the COVID-19 situation, the City of Burlington will be offering full refunds for Recreation facilities and program […]

Schools to be closed for two weeks after Spring break - Performing Arts Centre to remain open.

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By Staff March 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Minister of Education has issued a Ministerial Order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario […]

Shakespeare at the Rock on the move - Dundurn Castle is their new home.

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By Pepper Parr March 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the summer the Tottering Biped Theatre (TBT) creates contemporary, highly physical interpretations of Shakespeare. Since […]

Spring? Might be - Leslie Bullock saw flowers in her garden

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By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Signs of spring in our garden announced Leslie Bullock earlier today. She wouldn’t stretch the truth. Could […]

Council wants more information before deciding if cannabis edibles can be legal in the city

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By Pepper Parr February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province appeared to be ready to legalize the sale of cannabis based edibles – they […]

Bullying - explaining it to younger children

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Bullying in the school yard and the hallways of an elementary school has an impact that is […]

FEEL THE BURL: A Comedy Cabaret Series at the Performing Arts Centre on Friday

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With their child sitters on duty and their cell phones almost on silent, comedic artists, best friends […]

A small number of families took part in the 30-60 Winter Challenge - enough to build upon.

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By Pepper Parr February 24th 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather certainly co-operated. There was some really good snow which helped make the December, January […]

Nelson Aggregates clears the first of many hurdles to creating a large park on the quarry properties on Guelph Line

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By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan finally got to meet the people doing the pre-development work for […]

Community Development Halton taking a closer look at Human Rights for those in the not for profit sector.

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By Staff February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton is holding an introductory workshop to basic human rights principles as it relates to […]

What Burlington offers that our New York neighbours do not

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By Thomas Blake February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is a fabulous city to spend time in, as any who lives there will know. […]

Canada’s residential school history is to be told on the Main Theatre stage at Performing Arts Centre

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By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mush Hole, a heart-breaking piece by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre that moves through Canada’s residential school history […]

Spring/Summer Live and Play program registration opens February 22 - online and in person

Lawn Bowling Club is right beside the Seniors Centre.  In good weather plenty of opportunity to get out and get some exercise and fresh air.  The Library is a very short walk away.  Much of wjhat Senirs need in the way of civic services are in the immediate area.

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington adults, aged 19+ and 55+, will be able to register for Spring/Summer Live and Play programs […]

PROSPECTS brings together dancers and choreographers to present creative interpretations of several forms of dance

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By Doreen Nicol February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Aeris Kőrper Contemporary Dance is hosting an evening of dance and discussion. PROSPECTS brings together dancers […]

Another survey - this one is on a values issue: think in terms of opium dens

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By Staff February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is asking residents to share their thoughts about whether cafes and lounges serving […]

City wants your help in naming three new trails.

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By Staff February 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Time to take part and be engaged in the way your city works. There are three distinct […]