Student enrollment will be up 1.3%; there will be 189 fewer employees and a $2.5 million deficit for the public school board.

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By Staff June 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   School will be out during the week we are going into. A good time to learn just […]

Fire fighters in your neighbourhood would like you to take part in their Steps to Safety Home Visit Program.

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By Staff June 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is nothing worse than waking up to the smell of smoke and realizing your home is […]

Pan handling gets a solid debate - can't outlaw it.

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By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will meet this evening and pass bylaws making legal the numerous recommendations that were […]

Be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the RBG Laking Garden.

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By Staff June 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Be prepared to be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the Royal […]

Road Safety Lawn Sign Campaign - Councillor will deliver the goods.


By Staff June 14th , 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   To discourage speeding and to encourage safe driving on our neighbourhood streets, the city has established […]

Wisdom will be available at a Green Bench - at The Centre - Monday noon to 2:00 pm

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The operators of the Schlegel Villages, long term care and retirement homes, are doing their part to […]

Halton Crime Stoppers assisting to combat Fentanyl

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By Staff June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with Halton Regional Police Service, is targeting the dangerous and increasingly […]

40 people in the Halton Region died from drug overdoses in 2018.

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By Staff June 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Since the beginning of this year, the Halton Regional Police Service has seen an increase in the […]

Pride flag goes up on Civic Square; lights on the Pier will be in Rainbow colours later in the month.

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By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington proclaimed June to be Pride Month and raised the Pride Flag over City […]

RBG’s world-renowned lilac collection reaches peak bloom.

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By Staff June 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A heavenly fragrance is drifting through Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG’s) Arboretum, marking the official start of lilac […]

Students protesting the closing of an environmental school at Bronte Creek.

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“The clearly visible impacts of climate change are accelerating and are threatening to disrupt the lives of billions of people around the world. Notably the […]

3,306 traffic charges and warnings related to all forms of driving offences were laid during the holiday weekend. Up 23% over previous year.

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By Staff May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Another report card – we didn’t do all that well in the 2019 Canada Road Safety Week […]

Halton District School Board take six gold medals at Skills Ontario competition

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By Staff May 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Seventy Halton District School Board elementary and secondary students participated in the 30th annual Skills Ontario Competition […]

M. M. Robinson High school closed for the day due to water main break.

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By Staff May 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   M.M Robinson High School will be cancelled today (Monday May 13) due to a water main break […]

Halton Police Service able to work more closely with ROCK - a win, win, win situation.

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By Staff May 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a really nice news story. Not too many of this kind of story comes out […]

Majority of Halton is a risk area for ticks carrying the bacteria which causes Lyme disease.


By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On March 27, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department reported the majority of Halton is a risk […]

Public school board has a busy schedule during Education Week - contest for pictures posted. Could be fun.

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With provincial funding for education taking a beating from the Doug Ford government the Halton District […]

City wants to show off the collection of art on the streets of Burlington -includes half a dozen bike racks.

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By Staff April 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is said to be excitement at city hall over the launch of the Art and the […]

Public school board trustees looking for input from parents on class size changes proposed by province

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By Staff April 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board trustees are reaching out to communities in the Region to gather feedback […]

Community Development Halton going through a transformation with revenue raising getting more attention.

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In the past few months Community Development Halton has sponsored a number of special focus courses […]