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Collision centre opened at police sta...

By Staff July 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Halton Regional Police Service and Accident Support Services International...

Collision centre opened at police station in Burlington; convenient hours of operation
posted on: Jul 31, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

It was an abuse of process and the us...

By Pepper Parr July 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The power that your municipal government has can shock at times. One of...

It was an abuse of process and the use of power that was unbecoming a decent municipal government.
posted on: Jul 29, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Council report suggests a 4% a year t...

By Pepper Parr July 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Once City council had lopped  close to $400,000 off the payroll with the...

Council report suggests a 4% a year tax increase every year for the next term.  Given some of the revenue shortfalls – that could be a wish.
posted on: Jul 28, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Waterfront property for public use &#...

By Pepper Parr July 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They aren’t going to give up There is something to be said about a city...

Waterfront property for public use – it can happen if the public makes enough noise
posted on: Jul 28, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

More questions than answers on the re...

By Pepper Parr July 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON There are many views on the reformed Economic Development Corporation...

More questions than answers on the reformed Economic Development Corporation; results are what people are looking for.
posted on: Jul 27, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Burlington columnist opines on what i...

 By Ray Rivers July 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It sounds perverse perhaps, but this war against Russia may be the best...

Burlington columnist opines on what is happening to the Ukraine – sees a new world order.
posted on: Jul 27, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Ward 5 candidate questions approach t...

By Staff July 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. With no ward debates planned, except for ward 4 where a debate is scheduled...

Ward 5 candidate questions approach taken by council member on development of Plaza; wonders why rules were broken.
posted on: Jul 27, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Prince of the realm receives Book of ...

By Pepper Parr July 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON He will begin his second year of life on Tuesday. HRH Prince George...

Prince of the realm receives Book of Best Wishes from citizens of Burlington on his first birthday.
posted on: Jul 21, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Council approved an expropriation and...

By Pepper Parr July 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Skyway Plaza, an east end commercial location that is as close to a...

Council approved an expropriation and voted for a Staff Direction that might make a difference -then left the room for six weeks – sweet!
posted on: Jul 21, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Summer fun – get a chance to be...

By Staff July 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON There is something about a pleasant summer evening when one can take in some...

Summer fun – get a chance to be on stage and strut your stuff at the Central Park bandshell
posted on: Jul 19, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Accountability took a hit as Council ...

By Pepper Parr July 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Well – it wasn’t transparency at its best was it? Interim city manager...

Accountability took a hit as Council sent close to $400,000 worth of talent into retirement.
posted on: Jul 19, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

It isn’t over yet. Native group wins ...

By Staff July 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The latest challenge to Enbridge’s plans to expand the flow in its Sarnia to...

It isn’t over yet.  Native group wins right to appeal March decision to reverse the pipe line flow.  Line runs right through rural Burlington.
posted on: Jul 19, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Two days left – then the packin...

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The fish never did bite but the local librarian and I are now “buddies”.  She...

Two days left – then the packing for the return trip starts.  Kids don’t want to leave.
posted on: Jul 18, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

A class act thanks those who stood by...

By Staff July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The sun will set while Henry Schilthuis and his invited  guests enjoy a summer...

A class act thanks those who stood by him: Henry Schilthuis fetes his friends at Discovery Centre.
posted on: Jul 17, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Air Park takes a new tack; hires engi...

By Pepper Parr July 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The fat is about to get dropped into the fire. The Burlington Executive...

Air Park takes a new tack; hires engineers instead of lawyers to do their bidding.  Will anything be different?
posted on: Jul 17, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Lighter summer schedule for a week &#...

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The fish aren’t biting and there is a line up at the library for internet...

Lighter summer schedule for a week – lots to publish next week but something every day while we are away.
posted on: Jul 16, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Reformed Economic Development Corpora...

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. John Sweeney has said he will not be running for office even though he blew...

Reformed Economic Development Corporation sructure raising some eyebrows.  More to be said about how they will operate.
posted on: Jul 16, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Air park owner writes letter to the e...

By Vince Rossi July 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It has been suggested that I am suing a number of people who have...

Air park owner writes letter to the editor of the newspaper he is suing – go figure,
posted on: Jul 15, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

What does Milton know that Burlington...

By Staff July 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington got the McMaster University DeGroote campus but it doesn’t seem to...

What does Milton know that Burlington never figured out – getting a university in the right place.
posted on: Jul 15, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr

Book of Best Wishes will get to the P...

By Pepper Parr July 14, 2014 BURLINGTON. ON. We received an email on Friday advising us that: The office of The Duke...

Book of Best Wishes will get to the Prince in time for his birthday July 22nd.  Hooray!
posted on: Jul 14, 2014 | author: Pepper Parr
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