Halton District School Board survives 2019 - looking for opportunities to serve more effectively in 2020

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By Pepper Parr January 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Miller works well with students – he can remember the names of students he taught science […]

Finding the right Path for students entering high school is no small matter. Series of information sessions set up within the Region.

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By Staff December 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is hosting several Pathways Information Evenings in January 2020 to allow Grade […]

The community is seriously divided on the private tree bylaw - so is council but the

Big tree cutting

By Staff December 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a contentious issue for close to a decade. It was impossible to find a […]

Long long debates - strong differences of opinion - but council voted to create a Private Tree Bylaw on a 5-2 vote.

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By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They did it. City Council passed a private tree bylaw during debates that got close to […]

Party Clean Up - At the very least, you should clear up the dishes and glasses and put them in the dishwasher.

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By Jeremy Biberdorf December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hosting a party is fun and exciting. Whether it’s Christmas, New Year or a special birthday […]

Walking the talk - crafting a budget that focuses on climate change issues hasn't put members of council in electric cars.

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By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON We were advised by the Office of the Mayor this afternoon that “The vehicle the Mayor uses […]

Public school board supports free transit for high school students - city will give it the nod on Monday.

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By Staff December 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Trustees of the Halton District School Board (HDSB) encourage the Burlington community to add their voices to […]

Entrepreneurship for women: thinking big and going global

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By Staff December 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a new women’s accelerator program called Beyond Boundaries that is being run by HalTech The […]

Joseph Gaetan sees an upside to online learning - it worked for him.

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By Joseph A. Gaetan December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At the moment, the secondary school unions and the Ontario government are at loggerheads over […]

Police to regularly report on intimate partner violence

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release the Halton Regional Police Service said: “Incidents of intimate partner violence threaten […]

High school students considering educational options.


By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Students were arriving at the Mattamy Velodrome in Milton Friday by the busload from every public […]

Region holds an Emergency Measures Exercise - How do we get People out of a High Rise when it is on Fire?

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We seldom think about a fire in a high rise – when we do, I think […]

Getting students the education they need for the career futures they see for themselves.

It's not the kind of high school you were used to - MORE HERE

By Staff November 21, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced it is hosting its second annual experiential learning event, Halton […]

School Board Invites parents to Take part in a formal Bateman high school closing event.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The request was to be expected. The Halton District School Board does make a point of […]

Guy who Chases Painted Horses will be speaking at the AGB November 27th.

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By Staff November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those events that has three different organizations behind the wheel as it were. […]

Public Board of Education holding a partnership opportunities meeting in December - need for a new administrative building on the list.

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By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year the Halton District School Board holds a meeting to which community organizations and members of […]

Public School Board Wants Input on their Next Multi-Year Plan

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is asking students, families, staff and the community to share views […]

High school information nights - schedule dates.

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   High school information nights are scheduled during the month of November to provide an opportunity for students, […]

Lest we forget

War memorial city hall

Remembered, respected   The memorial was put in place after WWI when the citizens of Burlington wanted to do something to remember the fallen. It […]

Public gets a chance to learn just how the iSTEM program is working at Aldershot High School.

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By Staff October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best decision that came out of the PAR (Program Accommodation Review) of 2017 – […]