Nelson Aggregates clears the first of many hurdles to creating a large park on the quarry properties on Guelph Line

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan finally got to meet the people doing the pre-development work for […]

Community Development Halton taking a closer look at Human Rights for those in the not for profit sector.

CDH right collage

By Staff February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton is holding an introductory workshop to basic human rights principles as it relates to […]

Plans to re-design the Millcroft golf course and add some housing: Mayor not in the loop at the beginning

Miillcroft mill

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This morning, at around 10:00 am, the Mayor and a councillor issued a joint statement related […]

Three arrested and charged with vehicle theft

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, 0N   Here is how it went. A van was stolen in Toronto. The driver gassed up in Burlington […]

What Burlington offers that our New York neighbours do not

Sound of music - from stage

By Thomas Blake February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is a fabulous city to spend time in, as any who lives there will know. […]

Mayor has a plan on how she will attempt to have some boundaries and designations changed.

Meed Ward - tight head shot

By Staff February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Beside the issue of buildings that too many people thought were just too high – the issue […]

Canada’s residential school history is to be told on the Main Theatre stage at Performing Arts Centre

BPAC KahaWi dance

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mush Hole, a heart-breaking piece by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre that moves through Canada’s residential school history […]

Chilly Half Marathon March 1st - Road Closures!

They do flood the streets.

By Staff February 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The true believer running crowd will be out on the roads March 1st for the Chilly Half […]

MP reflects on value of listening, even to a small minority, to reach common ground

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By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Milton MP Adam van Koeverden in a former occupation. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister […]

Spring/Summer Live and Play program registration opens February 22 - online and in person

Lawn Bowling Club is right beside the Seniors Centre.  In good weather plenty of opportunity to get out and get some exercise and fresh air.  The Library is a very short walk away.  Much of wjhat Senirs need in the way of civic services are in the immediate area.

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington adults, aged 19+ and 55+, will be able to register for Spring/Summer Live and Play programs […]

Councillor gets a 'bum steer' from staff as she is learning to do her job.

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By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During the very difficult meeting at which the Audit Committee discussed the report the auditor had […]

How much risk does the city tolerate? Flooding was never a serious risk before 2014; it is now . There is now a Risk Registry

Flood Fairview plaza

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The word risk is creeping into sentences in documents and conversations around city hall. City Manager […]

Councillor Sharman: 'Not getting answers to my questions. Did we have any guidance on installing CRM from the very beginning?


By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part two of that awkward Audit Committee meeting last week. City manager Tim Commisso defending staff and […]

Are city staff both 'excited and dealing with internal terror' asks the Mayor and is there an answer to the Customer Relations Management problem?

MMW looking screen

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Audit Committee heard the report from the Auditor on the problems with the Customer Relations Management […]

Has the Mayor returned to a classroom? Good move for the city if she has.

Mayor with Civic bling

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the Mayor returned to the classroom to learn more about governance which is now a […]

PROSPECTS brings together dancers and choreographers to present creative interpretations of several forms of dance


By Doreen Nicol February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Aeris Kőrper Contemporary Dance is hosting an evening of dance and discussion. PROSPECTS brings together dancers […]

Another survey - this one is on a values issue: think in terms of opium dens

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By Staff February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is asking residents to share their thoughts about whether cafes and lounges serving […]

That plastic bottle that ends up in the ocean is ending up in the fish we eat.

plastic in ocean

By Ray Rivers February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The baby boom generation has a lot to answer for. How many boomers can recall that […]

City wants your help in naming three new trails.

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By Staff February 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Time to take part and be engaged in the way your city works. There are three distinct […]

Audit committee to hear a tough report on what has gone wrong with the CRM service.

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By Pepper Parr February 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week we wrote about problems with the CRM Customer Relations Management (CRM) service that […]

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