Public school board faces some very serious challenges - waiting for the province to give directions

Stuart Miller H&S

By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Director of Education Stewart Miller The Halton District School Board trustees were given a glimpse of […]

Get some answers on the Thursday Telephone Town Hall on school opening in September


By Pepper Parr July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier is expected to announce today that he will move to Stage 3 and open […]

Now that we are really politically correct do we take the Joseph Brant name off the hospital and never erect a statute in his name?

In this portrait Joseph Brant is seen wearing the gorget given to him by King George III.  That gorget is the most important piece in the collection at the Joseph Brant Museum.

By Joseph A Gaetan July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Christopher Columbus, Abraham Lincoln, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John A MacDonald, Henry Dundas-1st Viscount, Peter […]

An amazing graphic looks at a disease that has brought the world to a halt - and we don't yet know how to beat it.

SA Fig First then numbered.

By Staff July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is some absolutely fascinating graphic material on the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes […]

Congratulations - you are now Canadian citizens

Ron and the flags with medals

By Pepper Parr July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day is a good time to think about Citizenship. Those of us born in Canada […]

School is out - it wasn't in for a good part of the school year.

Dan and Nicki - masks

By Nicki St George June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George was one of two parents who wrote regularly during those months that children […]

Burlington native forms what he thinks can become a national program to aid people who need guidance finding the right legal help

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By Pepper Parr June 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Alex Don, a Burlington native, a graduate of Assumption High school and a Member of the […]

HDSB a couple of steps ahead of the province on what the return to school in September might look like.

Stephen Leece

By Pepper Parr June 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The official end of the 2019-20 school year has yet to be celebrated. It will end […]

Ontario's driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited driver testing services in a staggered, phased approach across the province

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By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Monday, June 22, 2020, Ontario’s driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited […]

Director of Education admits: 'We made some mistakes': has a Task Team in place to think through what will happen in September.

Blackwell and Miller at itsem Nov 2018

By Pepper Parr June 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A week from today school would have closed for the academic year. We just didn’t have […]

Halton District School Board grads earn some prestigious scholarships - none came from Burlington schools.

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By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of numerous students who have received prestigious […]

Retail and hospitality sectors asked to make the Promise to follow the rules when they open on Friday.

Post promise

By Staff June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week Oakville North Burlington MP Pam Damoff released the POST Promise. The promise is a partnering […]

HDSB invites parents/guardians and students to provide input on distance learning through survey from June 10-25

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By Staff June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Distance learning – It has been a contentious issue in a lot of Burlington households. The Halton […]

Will school be the same come September? What does the public want to say about that at this point?

MMW with students

The government of Ontario is currently looking for feedback on what to do with schools in September. The feedback e-mail is: (Include your name […]

Resiliency and mental health - subject of an online workshop June 18th

Mental health

By Staff June 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Resiliency and mental health can determine how well individuals overcome the stresses and uncertainty of any situation. […]

Upcoming telephone town hall on June 4 will focus on what summer in the city will look like in the current COVID-19 situation

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By Staff May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Thursday, June 4, between 6 and 7:30 p.m., the City of Burlington will hold another telephone town hall […]

Burlington residents can call 905-632-3737, ext. 6550 to book an appointment for a test at Joseph Brant Hospital’s COVID-19 Assessment Clinic.

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has it would expand COVID-19 testing across Ontario to include people who are asymptomatic. Premier […]

Bateman High School Closing has to a viral event.

Bateman crest

By Pepper Parr May 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a different school. It had character and was truly diverse It was a vibrant […]

The announcement that schools will not re-open was no surprise - 3.5 months before the children return to school in September

Ashley pouting

By Ashley Worobec May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Ashley Worobec writes regularly on how she and her family are coping. Ashley Worobec is a sports-based […]

A fun scavenger hunt - on line

Freeman with stop and car in place

By Staff May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Friends Of Freeman Station are participating in the Toronto Railway Museum’s big online scavenger hunt. Railway […]

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