Public school board trustees hold their session in the Board room - six trustees take part.

Grebenc frown

By Pepper Parr September 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It started as 1-1 conversations that Andrea Grebenc had with trustees on the virtual meetings the […]

Rib Fest on Labour Day attendance bigger than on Canada Day

ribbers rib fes Sept 7

By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They made it work. Despite a downcast day a total of 2,751 cars drove into the Burlington […]

Significant funding to build social purpose organizations available through Burlington Foundation,

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By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Helping Business be a Successful Tool for Social, Cultural and Environmental Change is the theme behind the […]

HDSB may have to pull as much as $8 million from the Reserve accounts.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON HDSB may have to pull as much as $8 million from the Reserve accounts. Director is OK […]

Robbery investigation at the Plains Road Esso Station wrapped up with the arrest of a minor.

Young Offender

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has concluded a robbery investigation which occurred at an Esso Gas Station […]

Craig Gardner reports: 'Looks like a great day for Rotary'.

Rib Fest traffic flow

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is what we are getting from the front lines at Rib Fest – taking place at […]

BurlingtonGreen taking Climate Action to the streets - a Shoe Strike - stay tuned.

BG shoe strike

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   BurlingtonGreen is doing it again. They are reminding us that despite the pandemic and the serious concerns […]

Rib Fest at Burlington Centre still very much a go - open till 7 this evening.

Ribs over charcoal

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When asked how they were coping with the weather – which wasn’t all that good while the […]

St. Matthews takes a break on Labour Day

Masks Grace Anne Thank You 2

By Staff September 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been collecting food and passing it along to the agencies that have a client base […]

Labour Day Rib Fest - starts at 10 runs till 7pm

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By Staff September 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Just a day away. The Labour Day Rib Fest or how a local service club turned a disadvantage […]

Together they got it done - 300 Back Packs that will be proudly worn when school opens

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By Staff September 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands of students will be trooping back to school – some will not have a shiny new […]

This was public service far beyond the call to serve and protect.

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By Staff September 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The furniture has been loaded on the moving truck and you are on the way to your […]

Back to school: Did you register properly and can you change your mind.

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By Staff September 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Deciding to send your children back to school has been an anxious exercise for most parents. Deciding […]

School bus challenges - the service will be stretched to the limit

School buses

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   School buses and Covid-19 are just one more worry for parents. Sitting together on a school […]

Dry run for elementary students Thursday and Friday of next week

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Halton District School Board Elementary students will get to do a dry run on returning to school […]

Tents as classrooms - not in Halton

tent classroom

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Remember that idea of holding classes outdoors? Some people were thinking year round outdoor classes. It […]

The heart of the Rib Fest is a fund raiser - they have raised $4.5 million and are still at it

Ribfest logo

By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are referred to as service organizations. Lions, Optimists, Rotary – and several others. They are clubs […]

Class sizes for the Halton Public School Board - below what most of the other boards in the province have been able to achieve.

No more desks set out in neat rows.  The classroom furniture is now such that students can sit by themselves or in groups of two or three - up to eight.  The objective was to create situations where the students learn to work as groups and to collaborate on a problem - question or assignment.

By Pepper Parr September 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wednesday evening the Halton District School Board met – it was another long meeting. The […]

Director of Education: 'these students are our responsibility – my responsibility when they are on school property'

Miller with students Mar 7-17

By Pepper Parr September 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is still a lot of confusion on the part of parents as well as many […]

Outdoor pools are closing - except for Nelson - they remain open until October 12

Ward 3 Mountainside Pool update July 30

By Staff September 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Closes for the season on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. LaSalle Pool and Mountainside Pool will close until […]

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