Resident claims there are very good reasons for the province to continue owning hydro - changing technology for one.

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By Phil Davis April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In the discussion of the Hydro-One sale the focus has been on its impact on customer cost. […]

City and region give Transport Canada their views on how the regulations regarding public input on air park development can be changed. Progress - finally.

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By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The public is slowly getting some input on what is done in the way of development at […]

Latest email scam - this one didn't come from your bank.

With enough information identity thieves can pretend they are you.

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It looked official enough – but there was something phony about it so I zipped a short […]

Petition to Stop the Sale of Hydro One; resident wants control to stay in the hands of the province

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By Staff April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Joe Gaetan has taken the position that “Regardless of your party politics, selling off Ontario Hydro One Inc., […]

Three days of culture, culture, culture - what will Burlingtonians decide to produce?

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Culture in Burlington took another step forward last week when a Culture Days information session took place […]

Workbook for planning the future of Burlington extended to May 4; Strategic Plan to get an upgrade

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By Staff April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Getting people to tell you what they think before decisions are made seems to be harder than listening […]

Hamilton and Burlington get an ultimatum from the Harper government : take the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge or it will be sold.

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By Pepper Parr April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: Got the following note from Transport Canada: “Just wanted to note that this article is inaccurate. […]

11,970 people take part in the 2015 CleanUp GreenUp of the city

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By Pepper Parr April 27th 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They were celebrating their fifth year as the leaders of the annual CleanUp GreenUp event that brought […]

Transit advocates issue a short report with recommendations - will city council react?

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By Pepper Parr April 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Late in March, BFAST (Burlington for Accessible Sustainable Transit) held a meeting to hear what transit users […]

Aldershot residents feel they aren't being told the whole story - It's not right and regrettable as well.

By Pepper Parr April 25, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON Tom Muir is an active community participant – he is also a bit of a burr under […]

Reconstruction work on Waterdown closes the road until sometime in October.

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By Staff April 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The planned closure of Waterdown Road, between Plains Road and Masonry Court, is on track – the road […]

A Grey Power Budget? Rivers suggests that without the seniors vote the Harper government is toast.

By Ray Rivers April 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Last week Canada’s premiers met to brag about each other’s achievements in reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Alberta, […]

Tracking our MP while he works on our behalf in Ottawa.

There is usually a smile on Mike Wallace's face.  He enjoys life and has a good time.  This summer it is his intention to run in a marathon in every province.

By Staff April 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington MP Mike Wallace spoke yesterday in the House of Commons and said: Burlington MP Mike Wallace at […]

Police arrest two people from Hamilton - charge both with the robbery of two Burlington drugstores

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By Staff April 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On April 23rd 2015, members of the Halton Regional Police – 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau arrested two […]

Mayor's Intensification presentation will be given a second time - first one sold out!

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By Staff April 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON You make hay when the sun shines – that’s what the farmers will tell you. Mayor Goldring clearly […]

Art Gallery sets date for annual Art Auction - adds some glam to the event with a Belle Epoch theme

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By Staff April 23, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON The Art Gallery of Burlington’s annual art auction is going to be quite a bit more than a […]

The Supreme Cheerleaders take several National Championships in cheer leading.

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By Staff April 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For the second consecutive year Burlington’s Supreme Chearleading won the senior level division of the Ontario Cheerleading Federation’s […]

Police arrest suspect in the Brant Hills area after Tactical Rescue unit enters a barricaded house.

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By Staff April 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Early Thursday morning police were given information about a suspicious male observed washing his hands in the creek […]

City taking the educate them route - putting on an Arbor Day - on why trees matter. Are there people who don't know this?

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By Pepper Parr April 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has struggled mightily to get a private tree bylaw in place – it wouldn’t fly with […]

This is why we call it Earth Day

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This is why we call it Earth Day!   We may not see the Harpy Eagle in Burlington – but then they are not likely […]

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