Skips bail on a driving while impaired charge - police would like to find Donald Ray McGill

By Staff October 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There are numerous people who continue to evade the police and the court system and continue to live […]

Who paid for the pizza? Public money did - your money. Do we have labour peace in the educational system?

By Ray Rivers October 31st, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Something doesn’t smell right. An astounded public has discovered that the provincial government has been giving grants […]

Public school board posts policy documents on its web site - not that easy to find - Gazette provides instructions.

By Walter Byj October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In an effort to be as transparent as possible with their decision making, the Halton District School […]

It will be the Mother of all photo ops - can the Mayor get to them all?

By Staff October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This was clearly the Mother of all photo ops. As part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington […]

School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are getting.

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are […]

First glimpse of the draft Strategic Plan for the balance of this term of office - some rash deliverable dates were put on the table.

By Pepper Parr October 28, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON After a long summer break when meetings with more than 70 groups or individuals were held by […]

Ontario Passes Law to Protect Freedom of Expression, Works to End Strategic Lawsuits That Stifle Free Speech

By Pepper Parr October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Today Ontario passed an act that protects freedom of speech on matters of public interest. Vince Rossi, […]

Interested in a career in policing? New police recruiting video asks: Have you got what it takes?

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Recruiting Bureau has launched their new Constable Recruitment video; it is expected to attract […]

Grade 9 math test scores for Burlington public high schools release: Robinson and Pearson don't rank all that well. Why?

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Today the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released results showing Halton District School Board students performing well […]

Halton Police Investigating Robbery at Plains Road Gas Station

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Just before 9 pm last night an unknown male walked towards a gas station on Plains Road and […]

CineStarz Showtimes: Week of Friday, October 30, 2015 through Thursday, November 05, 2015

Ciné-Starz Upper Canada Place, Burlington, ON L7R 4B6     Week of Friday, October 30, 2015 through Thursday, November 05, 2015 Pan (PG) Fri – […]

Heavy rainfall expected tomorrow: City asks residents to take steps to help reduce the risk of flooding

By Staff October 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Neither the city or the regional governments wants to get caught over poor flood potential warnings. This time […]

Identity theft is all over the place on the internet- Stay vigilant.

By Staff October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They are out in force this week – the fraud artists are just flooding the internet with what […]

Public hears the what the HDSB thinks could be done to manage the trend to increased interest in French immersion.

By Walter Byj October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It has been a trying five weeks for Director of Education Stuart Miller. As if managing the […]

Weapons amnesty ends in two days - police have set up a dedicated phone line

By Pepper Parr October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Firearms and Weapons Amnesty ends in two days October 29, 2015. The police have […]

Community garden applications to be available on November 2nd - closing date is November 22nd. Lottery draw will decide who gets a space.

By Staff October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Shucks – they aren’t advertising the seed catalog offerings yet are they? The city however is ready to […]

Project approved in 1985 sees a construction crew on site to bury hydro wires.

By Staff October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It begins. Not quite the shovels in the ground with the photo op and the silver spade – […]

Planning department creates drawings to show what parts of the city could look like with intensification in specific locations.

By Pepper Parr October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON First of a multi part series on how the city thinks intensification could be managed. What do […]

Culinary and ceramic arts combined at the Art Gallery of Burlington - November 19 – 22 for the annual Soup Bowl sale. It is usually a sold out event.

By Staff October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is a well-established tradition in Burlington – 19 years and they are still slurping soup from hand […]

Hospital construction now at level four - with pillars for the bridge from the garage in place. Watch the construction live.

By Staff October 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Every couple of days one can see the re-developed Joseph Brant Hospital reach higher and higher. They are […]