New parking initiatives from city hall - they just might work.

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By Staff May 8, 29018 BURLINGTON, ON   Some new parking initiatives from city hall. No new parking spaces though. The parking initiatives are designed […]

Food for Thought raises $67,000 at their celebration event.

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By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They hosted their 9th Annual Spring Breakfast Gala, in support of Halton Food for Thought Student Nutrition […]

Halton Region providing enhanced yard waste collection services - Saturday May 12 to Sunday May 13

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By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Cleaning up from that wind storm creates a problem for some people. What do they do with […]

Little Shop of Horrors to take to the Performing Arts Centre stage: A Student Theatre production.

By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Student Theatre is celebrating 40 years of drama, music, dance and creativity. Located in Optimist Park […]

Everything you need or want to know about the school your child attends - waiting for you on your cell phone with a Board of Education app.

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By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced the launch of its mobile app that consolidates important information […]

There was nothing wrong with the decision the Public School Board made to rent Pearson high school to the Catholic Board. The problem was the way the public was informed.

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By Pepper Parr May 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime in April of this year the Director of the Halon District School Board (HDSB) said […]

500 native trees will get planted - while 9000 trees just across the road are at serious risk.

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By Staff May 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If the weather holds Conservation Halton could get the 100 community volunteers it needs to help plant […]

Traditional Mother's Day Champagne Tea takes place on May 12 at Ireland House

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By Staff May 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Museums of Burlington is quite a bit more than the two locations they manage. Their events […]

Why didn't the public school board trustees ensure that the Pearson high school parents know the full story behind the leasing of their school?

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By Pepper Parr May 4, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is absolutely nothing wrong with leasing out a school that is empty and not being […]

Board of education announces that is has leased a school it is about to close.

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By Staff May 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A media release from the Halton District School Board: “At the May 2, 2018 meeting, trustees of […]

30,000 hospital beds over the next decade - really? There were 35,194 acute-care beds in 1990.

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By Ray Rivers May 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Although Doug Ford has slipped a tad in the polls he is still very much in […]

Summer job opportunities listed.

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By Staff May 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has a program that funds jobs for students during the summer. Employers apply for […]

Municipal and school board trustee nominations as of May 2nd

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By Staff May 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   As of the close of business at city hall on May 2nd, the following people have filed […]

The 409 Brant development takes it first bow - it didn't get a standing ovation

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By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The community now knows what it is going to look like and they weren’t all that […]

Hints of a possible credible candidate to contest the ward 1 council seat.

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By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a very shot electronic exchange of words. Marty Staz – Nothing to comment yet […]

East Plains Co-operative Preschool gets close to half a million to create 25 new childcare spaces.

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By Staff May 2nd, 2018] BURLINGTON, ON   The money just keeps rolling in. The province is going to pump $460,000 into the East Plains […]

Doug Ford: He just might be trainable.

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By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Well that didn’t take very long. After a couple of videos that had Doug Ford, who […]

Municipal election nominations to date.

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By Staff May 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   As of the close of business at city hall on May 1st, the following people have filed […]

Three arrested for stealing purses and wallets - seniors were targeted.

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By Staff May 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   During February and March 2018, three elderly female victims were shopping at Ikea, Costco and one local […]

Meed Ward was at the Clerk's office when it opened for business this morning.

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By Staff May 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At 8:30am this morning, Marianne Meed Ward registered to run to serve as mayor of Burlington in […]