Some of the flood relief funds raised by the community has been given to those in need.

Flood Fairview plaza

By Staff September 18, 204 BURLINGTON, ON.   As of 8:00 a.m. today, the Burlington Community Foundation Flood Disaster Relief Committee has raised a total [...]

Ward six debate may not have all the candidates on the stage. Stage fright perhaps?

By Pepper Parr September 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Politics is about power – even at the municipal level. Politicians have access to information the [...]

More on Peter Rusin and what he would do as mayor and the experience he would bring to city hall.

Rusin Hamilton in background softer look

By Pepper Parr September 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   We know more about Peter Rusin today than we did yesterday. He is currently running around [...]

Dominatrix, Mizz Barbie Bitch' Ritch wants to whip Toronto into shape -Burlington is getting a nice guy and a tough guy to choose from.

Ford nation

By Ray Rivers September 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I wrote this piece before we had learned of the actual diagnosis. Our wishes are all [...]

Meed Ward kicks off her campaign - tells residents they come first and reminds them they paid $5 million too much for the pier.

Meed Ward at kick off

By Pepper Parr September 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I want your trust – your votes would be nice too – but it is your [...]

Artists may get a chance to paint parts of the town: local mural art program announced with a budget of $70,000.

Teresa Seaton, centre, discusses where her cultiral hot spots in the city are located.

By Pepper Parr September 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It look like there is going to be an opportunity for local artists to “paint the [...]

Ward 2 candidate now in a race of her own; Arnott a race organizer has come out against Meed Ward.

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By Pepper Parr September 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   If you live in Burlington and you are a runner – you know who Kelly Arnott [...]

Union Gas adds $25,000 to the disaster relief fund; young girl adds $341 from a birthday party. Goal of $2 million at the 21% level.

BCF Union Gas cheque presentation

By Staff September 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Raising funds for a community that is trying to recover from a disaster is never an easy [...]

Village Square is going to be THE place to be Friday night; they want to

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By Pepper Parr September 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   If you have plans for this Friday evening and they are not to attend the No [...]

Hospital foundation given a $10 million donation from Michael Lee - Chin. Campaign goal now at 60%

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By Pepper Parr September 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation has announced that Michael Lee-Chin and his family have made a [...]

Election signs make their appearance on front lawns - when should signs go up? Is mid September fair to first time candidates?

Gottlob sign - Carl dumpster diving, Peter smiles - Carol shows off the runner

By Pepper Parr September 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall sort of bungled the whole election sign business. Ward 6 candidate James Curran took [...]

Candidate for Mayor releases part of his platform; hearing a real estate agent promote more affordable housing is refreshing.

By Pepper Parr September 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Longtime Burlington resident and businessman Peter Rusin isn`t letting any grass grow under his feet. He [...]

Now YOU get to decide who will spend your tax dollars. Do your homework and make informed choices.

By Pepper Parr September 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   So – who is it going to be? And does it matter? Nominations closed yesterday afternoon [...]

Social media at its best: a community sharing information and a known information source carrying and distributing that information.

Flood weather network bridge

By Pepper Parr September 13, 2014 Burlington, ON.   The phrase social media means different things to different people. And there are few really good [...]

Climate march to take place in Burlington Saturday September 20th - starts at band stand in Spencer Smith Park

Gazebo Spencer Smith Park

By Staff September 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The largest climate march in history will be happening worldwide September 2oth, 2014, and Burlington is going to [...]

Why do we have troops in the Middle East? Didn't we say NO to this in 2003? What's changed since then? Did the government ask if we were on for this action?

Harper and Obama

  By Ray Rivers September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Didn’t we have the debate already? I mean about sending soldiers to Iraq? Jean Chretien [...]

Foxcroft twists his brother-in-law's arm - get 25 big ones for flood relief.

BCF = Branthaven - official cheque presentation

By Pepper Parr September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Changing horses in mid-stream is tricky at the best of times – and these are not [...]

Police laid 2470 Highway traffic Act charges during back to school sweep.

Police with radasr guns at Alton two officers

By Staff September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   They called it Project Safe Start but there was nothing safe or re-assuring about the results. Halton [...]

Gently used furniture and household items can be donated to a flood relief collection centre on Burloak - opens Saturday.

By Staff September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   There are all kinds of ways to help with the Flood Relief Drive. Some of the larger [...]

Refreshing voice from part of Burlington's diverse community decides to run in ward 6 - nine people now going after the Lancaster seat.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr September 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   At one point there were actually eleven candidates for the ward 6 Council seat – which [...]

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