Mental health and student proficiency levels top issues for District School Board

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Chair of the Halton District School Board Margo Shuttle worth commented yesterday on the statements made […]

Integrity of city council is at risk - report from the Integrity Commissioner is being challenged

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Today may prove to be a momentous day in the history of the city. During a […]

Many of Mayor Meed Ward's campaign donours in the 2018 election took a pass in 2022

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Donations to the Mayor Marianne Meed Ward 2022 election campaign were down significantly from 2018. The competition […]

Ward 3 Councillor had more financial support in the 2022 election from people who did not live in the ward than from those who did

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan at one of the few Council meetings he attended in person. Rory […]

Ward 2 Councillor got more votes than any other member of Council and was able direct campaign donations to local charities

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 city Councillor Lisa Kearns Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns won more votes of any ward […]

Nominations for HDSB wards 1&2 trustee now closed

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The official list of certified candidates running for the position of Halton District School Board Trustee – […]

Province wants more input at the school board level; HDSB doesn't come out smelling like roses

By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The province isn’t happy with the school boards across the province are doing. They don’t like […]

Provincial Liberals decide on when their new leader will be selected

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Liberal Party’s new Executive Council met to establish the leadership process for electing a new […]

Member of Committee of Adjustment gets hammered by the Integrity Commissioner - report goes to Council on Tuesday

By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON This report is excerpted from a report prepared by the Integrity Commissioner and sent to City Council. […]

Changes in Education policy to be announced by the Minister of Education today

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Minister of Education Stephen Lecce Minister of Education Stephen Lecce plans to introduce legislation today that will […]

Mayors' confidant subject of a complaint report from the Integrity Commisioner

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Updated – A note from Diane Leblovic is set out at the bottom of this article City […]

Election campaign finance reports hard to find on city web site

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The words accountability and transparency get banged about like a ping pong ball – but little […]

Covid19 is still with us - data tells the story. Positivity testing rates are high

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite the statements being made by a Halton District School Board candidate for trustee Covid19 is […]

Rentals, if you can find one - are being priced out of reach for many people. Supply is the problem.

By Staff April 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The average asking rent for all property types in Canada rose 10.8 per cent annually in March […]

Burlington High School Students on the way to Texas to take part in World FIRST Robotic Championship

By Staff April 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A total of eight robotics teams from the Halton District School Board competed at the FIRST Ontario […]

Public Art comes from public money - is it worth what is being spent ?

By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We published a piece on the 19 different public art assignments that were given and wondered – […]

Saigon on Brant closes after 16 years of operation: rent increase was more than they could handle

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We published a piece earlier today about rent increases that are now at double digit level We […]

The Reasons Behind Mobile Gaming's Popularity

By Amy Smith April 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON There’s no denying the fact that mobile gaming has surged in popularity over recent years. No […]

Great news said the Minister - evictions will now get processed a little faster

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON There is a level of cruelty that actually takes place in a setting that is not really […]

Garage sale Supporting Ukrainian Refugees and Tyrsa Ukrainian Dance School!

By Staff April 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Saturday, April 29th from 8:30am-1pm at Tyrsa Ukrainian Dance School, 2077 Pine Street Tyrsa’s fundraising garage sale […]