All posts by James Gike

LOCAL FOOD, LOCAL FLAVOUR

Tucked between a jewelry store and its own storefront, the Centro Market is a microcosm of local food and flavour. Centro Garden has long been known for its unique finds. Loads of local artisans sell

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BURLINGTON ON THE MOVE

CITY GRAPPLES WITH THE IDEA OF MOBILITY HUBS AND HOW TO ALLEVIATE DEPENDENCE ON THE CAR. For any suburban area, transit can often be a hot topic of conversation. Municipalities are working to connect their

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Fitness Disguised as Fun: Rockin Jump is here

The unassuming façade of Rockin Jump is nestled at the end of court in an area I had not yet visited in my nearly 19 years living in this city. Benson Court is just east of Appleby Line off of North Service

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Coop: Tasty as Cluck

Anytime a downtown eatery shuts its doors it’s a real bummer. Sometimes buildings sit empty for a while before there’s any sign of someone new moving in. For whatever reason, the minute I see

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Ontario’s First Female Sergeant-at-Arms is from Burlington!

***Feature image courtesy of Andrew Francis Wallace/ Toronto Star ** Two weeks yesterday, Halton Police Officer of 34 years Jackie Gordon stepped through the doors of the Queen’s Park Legislature as

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The Camisole Project: You Are Not Alone

Breast Cancer is a terrible disease that 1 in 9 women in Canada will develop in their lifetime. One in 29 will die from it. The fight is taxing between the surgery and chemotherapy. The Camisole Project

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New Options Arise from PARC Process

**Feature image is courtesy of the Save LBPHS group ** The PAR Committee has drafted six new options that it will begin presenting to the public tonight at Hayden SS (3040 Tim Dobbie Drive).  These new

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Now Open: Nature’s Emporium!

Organic, healthy, fresh; those words best describe Nature’s Emporium, Burlington’s newest health foods store. A sensory experience An overwhelming fresh smell greets you as you walk through the doors.

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It’s Tea Time Burlington!

Another Public Art program is coming! Artist Lisa Hirmer will be putting together a number of installations as research into Burlington’s cultural nodes. Cultural nodes are places where people can share

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‘Appy Thursday Burlington!

So the City of Burlington has released a mobile app. There have been rumblings about it for some time. Jeff Crowder, Communications Advisor to the city comments in a recent news release on the results

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More Questions than Answers for Central High School

There seems to be a never ending stream of questions coming out of the Halton School Board’s accommodation review. Families from all schools affected have been very vocal in their criticism and concern.

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20 Ways to Spend Family Day

Family is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy some amazing things happening in and around Burlington. Here’s a few ideas to help you make the most of your Family Day! 1.All day Public skate

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Proposed School Closures Create Conflict and Conversation

Two Burlington High Schools face the possibility of closure. Lester B Pearson High School and Central High School have, due to declining attendance been recommended for closure.  While nothing is set

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