We owe Craig Kowalchuk an apology - he did not declare personal bankruptcy. That was our mistake. The corporation that ran the restaurants was owned by Kowalchuk. That corporation filed bankruptcy papers earlier this month.

Emmas and the cooker - Street view

By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We owe Craig Kowalchuk an apology – he did not declare personal bankruptcy. That was our mistake. […]

Traffic comming into the downtown core from the east is going to be slower for the next few years at least.

Hoardings up and lane closed May 28-20

By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you thought traffic was tight on Lakeshore Road as you come into the downtown core […]

Hotel in the Bridgewater development inches forward.

Construction tube Bridgewater

By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Construction is underway again in the downtown core. Three structure project has been the “in the […]

Emma's will re-open - Craig will not be behind the bar.

Emmas and the cooker - Street view

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Emma’s Back Porch and the Water Street Cooker will re-open but Craig Kowalchuk will not be behind […]

Fire Chief will be packing his bags - City parted ways with Chief Lazenby earlier this week

Lazenby Fire Chief

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parting ways with a senior member of the team is never easy. Today the city parted […]

Food donations are still important - it might be this way for awhile.

Robin Food Bank with milk

By Staff May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Aldershot Food Collection Committee reaches out to the wider community: “We need your help!” Unfortunately, the hot […]

Upcoming telephone town hall on June 4 will focus on what summer in the city will look like in the current COVID-19 situation

Telephone town hall logo

By Staff May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Thursday, June 4, between 6 and 7:30 p.m., the City of Burlington will hold another telephone town hall […]

Using the parks, playing in the parks, sports in the parks and private swimming pools - just what does five people mean?

social circles May 2020

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s elected Council meets in different ways. Sometimes in Workshop mode where the procedural rules are […]

Emergency Order extended for another 13 days.

Doug Ford - habd to head

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is getting a little confusing. Emergency Orders are being extended for very short periods of […]

Late in the year but Council approves the collection schedule for the taxes that are levied. You may not see numbers like this for awhile

city hall with flag poles

By Staff May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council Monday evening approved the 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw. The bylaw allows the City to […]

Conservation Halton park reservation system reported to have work as expected

CH Kelso Summit

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last weekend, Conservation Halton opened their gates to five of their seven parks—Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, […]

Suspect charged with: Flight from Peace Officer (2 counts), Dangerous Driving, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (3 counts). Was he released on bail?

HRPS crest

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional Police Service made an arrest in relation to a male who was in possession of stolen […]

The curve is about to flatten - and the weather is about to get very hot

By episode date

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That COVID19 infection curve for the Region of Halton iis beginning to flatten – it’s nit […]

Is City Council going to give the Mayor a boost up the political ladder?

Meed WArd at PARC

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Association of Municipalities of Ontario represents the bulk of Ontario’s 450 municipalities. It has clout. […]

City Council is expected to endorse a request to the federal government for transit financial support

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON When revenue from the transit fare box drops by $475,000 a month something has to be done. […]

Burlington residents can call 905-632-3737, ext. 6550 to book an appointment for a test at Joseph Brant Hospital’s COVID-19 Assessment Clinic.

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has it would expand COVID-19 testing across Ontario to include people who are asymptomatic. Premier […]

Provincial Court has put all cases on hold until July 3rd.

Court House POA

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS All Provincial Offences Act matters (e.g., traffic tickets and […]

Clues for that Friends of Freeman Station Scavenger Hunt

Pic 2 Freeman Station 1906

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The wonderful refurbishment of a piece of the city’s history – done by volunteers with little help […]

It is a different world now - and the way the city operates will be different as well

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Back in March when the city closed city hall and had all staff working from home […]

City acknowledges receipt of an application to expand the Nelson quarry.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In an announcement from City Hall notice is given that Nelson Aggregate has filed an application to […]

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