Personal best takes on a very real dimension for Kerry Halcovitch.

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By Staff November 19th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Personal Best has always meant achieving a time better than anything that she had achieved before for Kerry […]

Everything you ever wanted to know about what the police do can be learned if you get into the Citizen Police Academy.

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By Staff November 19th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Anyone interested in learning more about the Forensic Identification Unit, the Tactical and Rescue Unit, or the Collision […]

Chef Daniel contributes a soup recipe to the Art Gallery Soup Bowl event

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By Staff November 19, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Later today the first of several hundred people will arrive at the Art Gallery of Burlington, select a […]

Pieces from the Permanent Collection at the AGB on display for two months

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By Staff November 17th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   Taken from the largest collection of contemporary Canadian ceramics in the world, Still Life – Landscape from […]

Students in the public school board don't appear to be happy with changes in the study program; Burlington trustee to head up the communications committee.

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By Walter Byj November 13th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board Student Trustee don’t seem to be buying into the flipped classrooms practice. […]

Today - Wednesday November 11th 2015 - we remembered.

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By Pepper Parr November 11, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The crowds are larger – they have been growing each year for the past three years. Is […]

Do you know what an invasive species is? Huge fines now in place if you let one in.

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By Vince Fiorito November 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Alien invaders surround us. They can be found along roadsides. They are common in lakes and rivers. […]

This is embarrassing - three major errors in a plaque put up behind the war memorial.

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By Ed Keenleyside November 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The city recently installed attractive and informative identification plaques on many of our public art displays. A […]

Cogeco's The Issue panel discusses Burlington's difficulty putting a code of conduct ion place for its members of Council

By Staff November 6, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Additional background information has been added to this piece after it was first published. Cogeco Cable Community TV […]

Giving back gets a number attached to it: 1 million lbs of food collected by young Burlington hockey players and donated to families in need.

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By Staff November 2nd, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Tuesday, November 3rd and Wednesday, November 4th, more than 2,000 young hockey athletes and students will come […]

Who paid for the pizza? Public money did - your money. Do we have labour peace in the educational system?

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By Ray Rivers October 31st, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Something doesn’t smell right. An astounded public has discovered that the provincial government has been giving grants […]

Public school board posts policy documents on its web site - not that easy to find - Gazette provides instructions.

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By Walter Byj October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In an effort to be as transparent as possible with their decision making, the Halton District School […]

It will be the Mother of all photo ops - can the Mayor get to them all?

By Staff October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This was clearly the Mother of all photo ops. As part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington […]

School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are getting.

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are […]

Interested in a career in policing? New police recruiting video asks: Have you got what it takes?

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By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Recruiting Bureau has launched their new Constable Recruitment video; it is expected to attract […]

Grade 9 math test scores for Burlington public high schools release: Robinson and Pearson don't rank all that well. Why?

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By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Today the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released results showing Halton District School Board students performing well […]

Heavy rainfall expected tomorrow: City asks residents to take steps to help reduce the risk of flooding

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By Staff October 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Neither the city or the regional governments wants to get caught over poor flood potential warnings. This time […]

Identity theft is all over the place on the internet- Stay vigilant.

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By Staff October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They are out in force this week – the fraud artists are just flooding the internet with what […]

Public hears the what the HDSB thinks could be done to manage the trend to increased interest in French immersion.

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By Walter Byj October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It has been a trying five weeks for Director of Education Stuart Miller. As if managing the […]

Community garden applications to be available on November 2nd - closing date is November 22nd. Lottery draw will decide who gets a space.

This is what Burlington was once all about.

By Staff October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Shucks – they aren’t advertising the seed catalog offerings yet are they? The city however is ready to […]