School bus stolen from Burlington parking lot

Halton police are seeking the public’s help in locating a 72-passenger school bus that was stolen in Burlington. The bus was taken from a parking lot on the North Service Rd. near Appleby Line between March 10 and March 20. Police say the 1999 International Model 3800 yellow school bus was listed for sale when it was stolen. It has an Ontario licence plate number BK8359 and “Hamilton Christian Transportation Services” written on the side of it.Anyone with information is asked to contact the Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau at 905-825-4747 ext. 2316.

How the smart meter roll out became such an expensive failure its

It is an IT project which will not meet either its 2020 deadline or its £11bn budget. That seems certain…. Are you fed up with your smart energy meter? Mike O’Brien is. He used to use one of the devices, 53 million of which are due to be rolled out across the country by the end of 2020. “I had an early version,” Mr O’Brien told The Telegraph this week. “After a while I barely looked at it, didn’t use it.” The difference between you and Mike O’Brien, however, is that in 2008 Mike O’Brien was Minister of State for Energy at the newly-created, Ed Miliband-led Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), which launched Britain’s smart meter revolution – the biggest and most expensive in the world.