Join the bus the Niagara Region parents are taking to a rally against school closures at Queen's Park.

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By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington isn’t the only city with school closing issues. Parents in the Niagara Region have their concerns […]

Conservation Halton issues watershed conditions notice - keep the kids away from the creeks.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that a low pressure system is currently moving across the Province and is expected […]

Muir on his timeline marathon to get information on why Hayden high school was built and more on why the School Board wants to close some high schools.

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By Tom Muir April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON This Friday, the Director of Education Stuart Miller will release a report setting out what he thinks […]

City invites residents to help plant 2,400 trees - kick off is on the same day as the Burlington Green Clean Up Green Up.

This is where the rubber hits the road for the BurlingtonGreen people.  Get your suplies, get registered and add to the CleanUp-GrenUp collection.

By Staff April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED A close to Classic example of the left hand not talking to the right hand. The city […]

Trustee Collard covers all the bases in her response to the question: What are the values she will bring to the school closing decision she makes?

Collard - direct into camera

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of months ago we asked the Halton District School Board trustees to rank the […]

Police will use education and enforcement strategies to reduce the speed of vehicles travelling on residential roads.

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police will continue to run two traffic initiatives across the City of Burlington throughout 2017. […]

A chance to roll up your sleeves and get your ideas on what the downtown could-should look like and how the new Official Plan can make it happen.

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By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is another one of those opportunities where ward 2 council member Marianne Meed Ward invited people […]

Arts Council is formally launched - now the real work begins.

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Will the evening be remembered as one of the historical moment in the cultural life of […]

City council holds to the position of not getting involved in the closing high schools matter.

Denise Davey at council April 3

By Staff April 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The matter of the city getting involved in the closing of high schools got itself in front […]

Kaleidoscope of the arts exhibition and sale takes place this weekend; Guilds will be strutting their stuff for a month.

Kaleidascopt logo - April event

By Staff April 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington is excited to present the third annual All Guilds Show (April 22 […]

What will life be like for students who may have to take a bus to school if the Board of Education decides to close some high schools?

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What are the issues facing the eleven members of the Halton District School Board as they […]

Where will Councillor Meed Ward position herself when the Director of Education releases his report to the trustees on possible school closings?

Meed WArd at PARC

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board Program Accommodation Review Committee (PARC) has been wound down and thanked […]

Can the Halton District School Board trustee speak now?

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now down to the eleven trustees – they will determine if any of the […]

For the Director of Education it should have been a reflective weekend - he has a critically important document to submit to the public on Friday..

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By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather could have been better but that didn’t matter all that much for Stuart Miller, […]

Rules for the selection of delegations to the school board on the possible closing of high schools in Burlington

Protest outside board office

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are going to be two evenings set aside for delegations to the school board on […]

Tens of millions of phony email messages about personal bank accounts are sent out every day. They are all attempts to steal your money.

ID theft screen

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are relentless. Millions, tens of millions of email like the one below get sent out […]

Trustee Papin gets a rough ride at Parent School Council

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED and CORRECTED It was a regular Parent School Council meeting at Lester B, Pearson high school […]

Battle lines for the next provincial election are being drawn - PC's appear to have decided to make high school closing their issue in Burlington.

McKenna flyer side 1

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The battle lines are being drawn. Homes in the downtown core got a mail drop recently […]

Maps, data and details on the five school closing options.

Hard working people PARC

By Staff April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has whittled the 30 plus options that were put before the PARC […]

Quiet time while the Board of Education writes its reports and debates the options it wants to present to the trustees.

Public gallery Feb 9

By Pepper Parr April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents at a public meting were the details for each of the school closure options were […]