Ireland House - one of the best museums in the Region - admission free on Friday.

Ireland House free

By Staff May 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Friday is International Museum Day. Ireland House is going to be admission FREE for the day from […]

A transformed Brant Museum is taking shape.

Brant sign - old

By Staff May 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Concrete being poured for supporting columns They pour more concrete each day. The western wall of the […]

How do I become... The Centre for Skills Development and Training holding information sessions

Centre How do I graphic

By Staff May 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Centre for Skills Development and Training is in the business of training people for good jobs […]

Two teachers from the Halton District School Board awarded prestigious Teaching Excellence certificates.

By Staff May 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Two teachers from the Halton District School Board have been awarded prestigious Prime Minister’s Awards for Teaching […]

Burlington snatches its new CEO for the library system from Hamilton.

Lita LBarrie-CEO

By Staff May 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Public Library Board Chair, Brian Kenny, announced today that Lita Barrie has been appointed to position […]

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

Dollars Raised 2018

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

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.

HDSB app screen

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.


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

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?

Miller while motion being read May 2-18

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.

HDSB sign with flag

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

Summer job opportunities listed.

Damoff with Habitat students

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

Burlington Central High School students prepare community dinner

Shannon students

By Shannon Russell May 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Thursday, April 26th the students of Mrs. Yott’s Food and Nutrient class volunteered at Wellington […]

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

East Plains Road pre-school

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 […]

Week-long celebration of inclusivity and student achievement.

equity and inclusion

By Staff May 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON. ON   Education Week from May 7-11, 2018 School Boards are the largest employers in the Region – they […]

A school with a program that will focus on innovation, science, technology, engineering and mathematics begins to take shape.

concept symbol

By Pepper Parr April 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an idea that came out of the contentious Program Accommodation Review last June that […]

Workshop on incorporating native plants in your garden.

RBG plants

By Staff April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Does the arrival of spring weather have your thoughts turning to your garden? Perhaps you’re thinking of […]

Rivers: what role will education play in the provincial election? Think about the graduation rates.


By Ray Rivers April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Liberals have been in power now for a decade and half, even though Kathleen Wynne […]

Earth Day - real spring weather and a movement to rid the planet of plastic straws.

Plastic straw poter

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a day when we can actually appreciate the day we were […]

Museum awards a contract for the creation of the exhibit area of the transformed Joseph Brant Museum


By Staff April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Transformation of the Joseph Brant Museum site. While back hoes and cement truck work across the property […]

Shuttleworth first Burlington resident to announce intention to seek a public school board trustee seat.


By Staff April 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Margo Shuttleworth, a candidate for the Ward 4 Halton District School Board trustee position in 2014 announced […]