150 HDSB elementary teachers told there will probably be no work for them come September - redundancy notices issued

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By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are 150 elementary school teachers with the Halton District School Board who have been told […]

School calendar for 2019- 2020 school year released

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By Staff April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As most people get ready for a long weekend, hoping that real spring weather will show up, […]

Community Development Halton offering Results based Accountability and Developmental Evaluation course.

By Staff April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton has announced the second in a series of short courses for the not for […]

Death is not a medical event. It is a social process and talking about it won't kill you.

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By Janet Gadeski April16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The title of the talk that is to take place at the Library on New Street on […]

Breakfast Bash has set a $68,000 target for their on-line auction. Help make it happen.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a program delivered to many schools in Halton Region: Food for Thought. Food for Thought […]

Fire department looking for volunteers: applications close May 3rd.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A lot of the members of the Burlington Fire Department got their start as volunteers. The department […]

Halton students do well in science competition.

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By Staff April 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board students captured the highest number of awards in the 59th annual Bay Area […]

Seven professional activity days for public school teachers next year.

Her name is Mia and she thinks she can top up the bidding for the exclusive use of a parking lot for the school year.

By Staff April 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents can now plan some of their off-season travel plans – the Halton District School Board has […]

Using data to tell your story.


By Staff April 1st, 2019 Burlington, ON   With information coming at you faster than a mile a second – it is a challenge to […]

Rivers on solving the cost of education: Cutting the herd reduces the feed bill.


By Ray Rivers March 28th, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON “When students are currently preparing to go off to post-secondary education, we’re hearing from professors and employers […]

Students have been selected; course load is in place - iStem students will start classes in September.

M Benz event istem poster

By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It all started more than two years ago. It was a comment from a trustee who […]

ECoB event sells out in less than 12 hours - larger space being arranged.


By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Interesting how things change. What was once defined as an organization that had little if anything […]

Student art to be on display at New Street Education Centre.

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By Staff March 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Every year for the past 15 years the Halton District School Board has showcased the artistic talent […]

Provinces releases new education initiatives on a Friday at the end of Spring Break when a lot of parents are away.

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By Pepper Parr March 18th, 21019 BURLINGTON, ON   The province announced major changes in the way education is going to be delivered to elementary […]

Braithwaite: What I learned from magnetic stones: force and resistance.


By Alison Braithwaite March 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I have these beautiful black, flat, polished stones that are magnetic. I believe it is called […]

Fibre Arts demonstrations at the AGB this weekend.

Felt artist Dufour

By Staff March 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This weekend at the AGB: John Willard Fibre Arts Resident Line Dufour is hosting two exciting demonstrations! […]

Governance training for the not for profit sector being offered by Community Development Halton.


By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Governance and the not for profit sector are not always that comfortable with each other. There […]

It has been 50 years since graduation for the BCHS Class of 69 - party time!


By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you started as a student at Burlington Central High School (BCHS) in 1964 or ended your […]

Public school board looking for input on their 2019-2020 budget.

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By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board values input from parents/guardians, members of the community, staff and students concerning […]

The community needs the regional government to invest in enough subsidized housing to reduce wait times for women at risk that can be measured in weeks - not years.

Violence agaainst women

By Andrew Drummond March 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON From the left: Councillor Bentivegna, Mayor Meed Ward, Councillors Paul Sharman and Lisa Kearns   Halton Women’s […]