Donations still coming into the Flood Relief drive - funds distribution will begin December 15th

BCF Donation Box tent card

By Pepper Parr November 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a community that just keeps on giving – a little like that Energizer bunny. TD […]

Writers workshop to take place at Tansley Wood library.

HyWire - writing event

By Staff November 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Bring your pen and pad, come with some ideas or just ready to write. Prompts will be […]

Police arrest 15 in a major drug bust - seize $155,000 in cash.

Dugs and cash November 24 arrests

By Pepper Parr November 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   We got the tease piece on Monday – be ready for a biggie announcement on a […]

What if there is an oil spill from Enbridge's line 9 when it begins to transport oil from the tar sands? There donot appear to be firm plans in place.


By Pepper Parr November 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The National Energy Board (NEB) has made it very clear to Enbridge that the pipeline they […]

Pretty brazen: thieves steal a 16 x 8 foot swim spa - police looking for any information anyone has on this one.

HRPS crest

By Staff November 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The cops need some help and so does the Arctic Spa – they are missing a 16 […]

Police creating a data base of home surveillance systems; asking public to volunteer the information.

Video surveillance

By Staff November 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   News reports will make mention of video the police obtained to identify a suspect. Where do they […]

Anniversary of the death of Joseph Brant; died in 1807. Plans for a new museum should die before we celebrate the 210th anniversary of Brant's death.

Brant Museum rendering

By Pepper Parr November 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   He left us on this day in 1807. Sometime after his community transported his remains to […]

Four exhibitions opened at the Art Gallery of Burlington; former pottery student named as winner of a prestigous award

Flock sculpture

By Pepper Parr November 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a four event opening at the Art Gallery of Burlington as well as the […]

Councillor Dennison convinces Council to send equipment to Buffalo. Good idea might be too late.


By Staff November 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good idea at the time but time may have gotten the best of Councillors […]

Mayor loses his second Chief of Staff - decides not to renew contracts for the rest of his staff.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr November 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Jackie Isada, Chief of Staff, Daphne Jaques, Assistant to the Mayor and Corry Holloway, Assistant to […]

Air Park dumps 500,000 cubic metres of land fill and told not to do that anymore; David Packer dumps six truckloads and pay a $3000 fine

By Staff November 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   David Packer pled guilty to charges under the Conservation Authorities Act in relation to undertaking unauthorized development […]

Television commentator objects to a Christmas Tree being called a Holiday tree.

White House Christmas 2014

By Staff November 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Steven Levy is a CBS News presenter. Last Sunday he did a commentary on CBS Sunday Morning. […]

Why not let the public ask questions at the Swearing In on December 1st? Sure it is a bit risky but people have things to say.

By Pepper Parr November 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I found myself thinking about the Swearing in ceremony that is going to take place December […]

Valuable cost-saving tips to make homes more energy-efficient to be shared at sustainability event.

By Staff November 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   No one ever went wrong talking about energy saving – especially when the temperature outside was double […]

Burlington packaging firm fined $70,000 for failing to appoint a competent person as supervisor.

By Staff November 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON –   Samuel, Son & Co., Ltd., also known as GO Packaging, has pleaded guilty and has been […]

City Council will be sworn in at the Performing Arts Centre on December 1st - plenty of seating.

Mayor and chair

By Staff November 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   They are taking the show on the road. On December 1, the Mayor and the six council […]

Fortinos writes a big cheque for Disaster Relief; residents who need financial support MUST have their forms in before December 15th

BCF mailer side A

By Pepper Parr November 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Another cheque presentation; another photo op – you wonder if they are all the same and why […]

Councillor Craven bush-whacks hospital president at Standing Committee meeting. Why?


By Pepper Parr November 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Boy – did he ever bush whack the guy! Eric Vandewall, president of the Joseph Brant Hospital […]

By-election in Ontario doesn't give much of a hint on the federal election scheduled for October 2015.

By Ray Rivers November 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   He is consistently below Trudeau and Mulcair in national opinion polls and his party is currently […]

What will council set out to do during its next term of office? How soon will the public learn just how much the August flood is going to cost? Will it take a tax increase to get anything done?


By Pepper Parr November 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   We did elect them – well 34. 14 % of us did. In twelve days the […]

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