Twelve days left - then school opens - a lot of unanswered questions and a lot of missing information

Michele Bogle August 26, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The people mentioned in this article are real. They are part of a group I assembled to serve […]

Part 1: The Problem - our problem - don't walk away from it.

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By Ray Rivers August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Germans are now able to buy a brand new Renault electric […]

Getting the students ready for a return to school in less than two weeks has created confusion, concern and fear in the minds of some

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By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents are concerned, somewhat confused and not at all certain what is going to happen when […]

No more waiting for the gap - crossovers for the pedestrians


By Staff August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sanity has found the people that determine where it is safe to cross a street. Burlington got […]

Halton Public School Board chair tells the Minister of Education 'he isn't helping'.


By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Reflecting the concern of parents across the province Chair of the Halton District Public School Board […]

Developer revises a six storey proposal in a quiet Aldershot neighbourhood yards away from there the ward Councillor lives - he is bound not to vote by a conflict of interest.

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By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of development taking place in Aldershot where ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith […]

Developer asking the city to put the building of a transit shelter on hold until the construction is complete.

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By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a very bumpy ride for the Molinaro Group and their Paradigm Development on […]

Public Board of Education to hold virtual Town Hall on Wednesday.

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By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When will schools open in September? Gatherings like this inside a school will be possible IF […]

Tellier paints an expensive picture - the cost of the planning staff to meet the demands is significant - it will take at least two budget cycles to find the money

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By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Interim Community Development Director Jamie Tellier has a lot of careful explaining to do in the […]

Parents asked to submit the Intention forms to school board no later than 4:00pm TODAY


By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents who have students attending the Halton District School Board have until 4:00 pm this afternoon […]

Planning department sets out how it should be organized going forward; it isn't going to be cheap.

Site Planning co-coordinator Jamie Tellier explans what is going to be built whereon the JBMH campus.

By Pepper Parr August 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Those who pay attention to what happens in the way of development in the city, most […]

40 km/h set as the limit for dozens of streets. Would they dare do this in an election year?

Police with radasr guns at Alton two officers

By Staff April 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The rate at which you drive down some streets is about to change. If council supports the […]

Personal Water Craft Crash in Burlington – Charges Laid by Marine Unit

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By Staff August 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON On July 25, 2020, members of the Halton Regional Police Service – Marine Unit- responded to a collision […]

Male Arrested after Trafficking Fentanyl in Burlington

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By Staff August 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a two week drug trafficking investigation in the City of […]

Survey to determine just how much damage was done during stages 1 and 2 under Emergency Legislation

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By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How much damage was there? The Region is now in Stage 3 of the State of […]

There are a lot of parents who have yet to decide how their children will be getting their education

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What do parents think they want to do about sending their kids back to school in […]

Learning outdoors planned for Halton schools: Report on when and how due late September.

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By Staff August 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is thinking very seriously about Outdoor Learning for as many schools as […]

How many reports does it take to do a Scoped Re-examination of the Adopted Official Plan ? Lots!

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Most of the reports listed below can be reached by clicking on the link. The “Taking a […]

Trustees and School Board Administration debating in a private session

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The trustees have been in this private session for at least more than an hour. The […]

Public gets to ask questions on the review of the Downtown portion of the Official Plan: one of the best ZOOM productions so far this year.


By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best ZOOM production we’ve seen since the lock down. Michelle Dwyer handled the […]