Category Archives for Lifestyle

Burlington High Schools Under Review

The Halton District School Board has launched a Program Accommodation Review or PAR to examine seven high schools in Burlington.  So far there have been a handful of options tabled, one of which includes

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Community Gardens: Continuing to Grow in Burlington

In a developing city like Burlington, green space is often a hot commodity.  New subdivisions and condominiums have been the ire of residents in recent years.  However, with a new strategic plan in place,

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Saving Lester B Pearson

Picture this.  You’re a parent; your child is in eighth grade and about to make the jump into high school.  Their school is a short walk away from home.  Their high school is only a short walk further.

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Run your own community rink!

I grew up across the street from a great community rink at Sheraton Park.  It saw quite a few legendary games through the winter.  Outdoor rinks like this have been entrenched in Canadiana for years,

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Helping the Humane Society

The Burlington Human Society is one-of-a kind.  It’s an unfortunate statement as a lover of animals (and an owner of three,) because I’d hope that more shelters would adopt its no-kill policy. “It

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Inspire Burlington: #SickNotWeak

Sports personality and mental health crusader, Michael Landsberg, took the stage at the Performing Arts Centre in the latest installment of the Mayor’s Inspire Burlington series. #SickNotWeak tackles

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Continued growth for the Floriana Wedding Project

*******Feature Image courtesy of Floriana Wedding Project Facebook ******** The Floriana Wedding Project is continuing to grow.  During her recent trip, Nicola Topsom, founder of the Floriana Wedding

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Culture Days are Coming!

The Culture Days celebration was started in 2009 on a national scale. It was a way to build “a national network of cultural connections devoted to providing Canadians with opportunities to participate

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Moonglade: Inspiring a Generation

The Art Gallery of Burlington played home to artists and art lovers Friday night. The fourth annual art festival hosted by No Vacancy Art was a big success. Moonglade winded through the gallery and into

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City puts New Street on a Diet

New Street is going on a road diet. Some of you may have noticed a number of signs along New Street, between Appleby and Guelph. I know that it caught my eye, so I had to see what it was all about.  As

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You know you’re from Burlington when

It’s not Burlington it’s the bubble. You’ve had a love/hate relationship with Burlington over the years. You’ve referred to it as ‘Boorington’ once and wanted desperately to leave.  But once

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Bailey flies south for football

Feature Image — Jaden sports his new school’s t-shirt — Courtesy of Debbie Bailey As many talented Canadian athletes often do, Burlington’s own Jaden Bailey has made the move south

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Changes to Bayview Dog Park

The City is looking for feedback on proposed changes to the leash-free area at Bayview Park.  The proposed changes would widen the overall size of the park (from 1 hectare to 1.5), see a new 6-foot high

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