ECoB's 3D model of part of the down core made it into the web cast of council Standing Committee.

Downtown model

By Pepper Parr April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They were determined to make it a bigger part of the public record – they just […]

ECoB - We need to call a truce. We have tried everything possible to bring a sense of balance, to bring a better vision, to bring a complete plan and we are exhausted.

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By Lisa Kearns April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Engaged Citizens of Burlington (ECoB) is a not for profit group working towards a better Burlington […]

Muir - This new OP is not complete. Let the planners do their job.

Grow bold - front door

By Tom Muir April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I have a number of comments and concerns, based on some of my experience for the […]

Now we know why: Jim Young goes on record - Grow Bold, Urban Growth Centres, Downtown Mobility Hubs and Special Development Precincts have simply been a smoke screen.

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By Jim Young April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For years now everybody has known that the OMB was a very developer friendly organization. Its […]

The sharks are in the water - they smell blood. Can someone not see how ridiculous this is and push the pause button on the attempt to get the draft Official Plan adopted?

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was as if there were sharks in the water who had smelled blood and they […]

Tyandaga Golf Course will officially open Saturday, April 28. Spring specials!

Tayandaga golf course

By Staff April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Time to dust off your golf clubs and shine your shoes. The City of Burlington’s Tyandaga Golf Course […]

Bfast gives the city a rather spotty report card - consistently poor funding is the biggest concern.

Transit report card

By Staff April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit’s report card improved slightly over the past year and about 100 transit users and community […]

Kearns sets out where the city got it wrong wth the community benefits that were given to the 421 Brant - 23 storey high rise.

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By Lisa Kearns April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This delegation sets out my position on item PB 33-18 – Community Benefits 421-431 Brant St. […]

Sarah Harmer to share top billing at the Lowville Festival with tenor Ben Heppner

Sarah Harmer at TERC Nov 16-17

By Staff April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She is coming home, just for a few days, but she will be on the stage at […]

Police officer pleads guilty to stealing drugs from the evidence locker - to be sentenced June 7th.

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By Staff April 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is always difficult when a member of the team you work with steps outside the accepted […]

Director of Transit levels with Bfast audience - there are challenges at transit - without funding she can't do the job,

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By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a Transit Forum that had people applauding and for the most part leaving the […]

Rule changes will prevent condominium boards from saying no to electric charging stations.

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By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are more than 18,500 electric vehicles currently on the road in Ontario More than 680,000 […]

Ward 2 Councillor will oppose much of the 421 Brant Street community benefits agreement at council this evening.

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By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City council is going to consider community benefits, which are set out in Section 37 of […]

CAUTION - If you get the Pay Pal message about your password being changed - ignore it.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff April 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This one is particularly nasty. It looked Ok. It isn’t You respond – and the process of […]

Earth Day - real spring weather and a movement to rid the planet of plastic straws.

Plastic straw poter

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a day when we can actually appreciate the day we were […]

The movement of oil has somehow become a constitutional issue - Alberta and British Columbia are slugging it out.

Pipeline -Transmountain

By Ray Rivers April 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Today Canada is in the midst of another constitutional crisis as British Columbia and Alberta slug […]

Male falls to his death from downtown apartment building - James and Elizabeth

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By Staff April 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 1:00am this morning the Halton Regional Police responded to an apartment building for a medical […]

Saturday could become a pivotal day for transit improvement advocates - Director of Transit will be on a panel - she will be listening..

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bfast 4th Annual Transit Forum takes place on Saturday at the Seniors Centre – get […]

“No Voice No Representation” Rally at City Hall on Monday April 23rd at 6pm till 6:30pm.

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alton Village Resident’s Association is holding a “No Voice No Representation” Rally at City Hall […]

Region shells out $2.3 million for community programs through Investment Fund.

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By Staff April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Regional Council approved more than $2.3 million in funding for community programs through the Halton Region Community […]

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