Rainbow street crossings on the way - maybe something really spectacular if Councillor Sharman has his way.

Kearns at Rainbow crossing

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With 1500 plus people attending a very inclusive event at the Art Gallery it was not […]

Nelson high school expansion finally gets the funding to proceed - opening September of 2020 is a stretch.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff September 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board can finally put the Nelson High School addition out to tender. Ward […]

Culture days

Sign Burlington Culture

By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s public art program has selected seven professional artists and artist teams that submitted […]

Cellphone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect this Year

student on cell phone

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The question that comes to mind is – what took so long? Ontario’s Minister of Education […]

HDSB Director of Education is still a little short of cash but did get more than last year - he also got 800 more students.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr August 28, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The start of a new school year has parents busy getting their children ready, getting the […]

Pin ball machines will be operational at the Brant Museum on October 6th.

pin ball machines

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Updated We now know when the first SPECIAL EXHIBITION will take place at the transformed Brant Museum. […]

Province will approve two new cannabis stores in Burlington: Mayor wants to nix one of them - too close to a high school.

New cladding roof MMR

By Staff August 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has learned that it can expect two more potential cannabis retail stores; one at 1505 Guelph […]

Bylaw enforcement officers making us look like a dumb backward city.

Doreen article pic - Altheia's milkweed

By Doreen Nicol August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette became aware of this situation earlier today. You won’t know whether to laugh or cry. […]

An astonishing record of public service.

Gift of photo op

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is said to be worth 1,000 words – How about $84,000? Food and funds – […]

Eco-friendly trends: how to become more eco-friendly.

bamboo clothing

By Clare Nash August 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In recent times, the use of the word “eco-friendly”, otherwise known as “nature-friendly”, has popularly increased […]

Voices from across the city needed to help refine the policies in Burlington's adopted Official Plan

Closer look graphic

By Staff August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They want your point of view and they are prepared to go to considerable lengths to hear […]

Clerk’s Office apparently revised election spending record without due notice or notation; a 'shocking, lack of oversight'.


By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elections are the way the public gets to choose who will lead them – who will […]

Community Development reaching out for comments and possibilities as they prepare for a different future.

CDH Cafe graphic

By Pepper Parr August 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With a change of leadership in the months ahead, Community Development Halton (CDH) has begun the […]

Weather reports are not what they used to be - the climate has certainly changed.

Flood watch graphic

By Staff July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The heavy rains that we are experiencing, sometime in just pockets of the Region, create serious flood […]

Public school board association drafts some HDSB talent into their ranks - smart move.

Parents know what it costs to keep their children in these classrooms - now they know what it costs to keep the principals in the schools.  Too much?

By Staff July 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At its Annual General Meeting on July 5, 2019, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) selected […]

Polish your interviewing skills before you go looking for that job - now that you've graduated.


By Staff July 2nd, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting an interview is just the first step. Getting through the interview and telling your story is […]

A new scam - they are going after people they believe have PayPal accounts.


By Staff July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are just taking care of business – their business not mine and they have nothing to […]

Don't get caught the way the city did: an email cost the city half a million.


By Staff June 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You Have One Security Message From RBC Online Services Center said the email headline. The message said: […]

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

HDSB Facebook channel

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.

Fire pumpet - boots at door

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