Two Males Arrested: Drugs, Cash & Car Seized

Drug raid evidence

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   3 District Street Crime Unit concluded a three week investigation into a crack cocaine trafficker operating in […]

Lieutenant Governor of Ontario to visit the city Friday - will be welcomed by the Town Crier.

Lt Gov Ontario

By Staff February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s going to be the best photo op the Mayor is going to have this year – […]

Where is the structural change to make Burlington a truly inclusive city going to come from?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 22nd 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We recently published two articles that lead us to this third article. In January we published […]

Burlington Downtown Business Association goes on record – keep Central high school open.

Parking  MMW + Brian Dean with head of meter

By Brian Dean, Executive Director Burlington Downtown Business Association February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Downtown Business Association (BDBA) is a not-for-profit, incorporated […]

Muir wants the Board of Education to fess up and accept public responsibility for the decision to build Hayden high school and then revise boundaries to balance the population between the seven high schools.

Muir making a point

By Tom Muir February 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   I had a good hour long conversation with Stuart Miller, Director of Education for the Halton […]

Our city and our unique cultural - could you describe it to a Tea!

Burlington Tea

By Staff February 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s public art program would like people to describe Burlington to a ‘tea’. Beginning, Feb. 25, 2017, […]

Citizen is having difficulty with some of the numbers the Board of Education is putting out on the cost of closing schools.

Protesters PARC

By Pepper Parr February 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The bureaucrats use the words “transparency” and “accountable” when they talk about the work they do. […]

Two Males Arrested for Theft & Fraud Against Elderly Victim

HRPS crest

By Staff February 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police, 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – Vulnerable Persons Unit have identified and arrested […]

Ontario Municipal Board hearing on the Adi Development Group proposal to build 26 storeys at the Martha - Lakeshore Road intersection to begin on Wednesday. It might be a very short hearing.

Adi - Saud and Tarif

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Wednesday morning at 10:00 am the person chairing the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) hearing will call […]

High school closing review gets down to six options that the public can debate and provide opinion through an online survey.

Meed WArd at PARC

By Staff February 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Program Accommodation Review (PARC) committee has gotten to the point where they can put forward six […]

Rivers on cap and trade

Smokestacks Hamilton

By Ray Rivers February 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Patrick Brown has put the ‘Progressive’ back into the Ontario PC party, as he gears up […]

Regional police review the 57 unfounded sexual assault occurrence reports filed in 2016.

HRPS crest

By Staff February 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The manner in which police services across the country have handled sexual assault complaints from women has […]

Is Burlington's rural-urban boundary at risk?

Halton escarpment - long view up slope

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The GTA benchmark price for various types of housing sold last month hit $705,900 up 22.6% […]

Can we expect to see parents opposed to the closing of Central high school marching up Brant Street?

By Pepper Parr February 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They don’t call it grass roots organizing for nothing. It is when you go out into […]

Regional government boast a triple a - Aaa - credit rating. Gets points for fiscal responsibility. Transparency and accountability are another matter.

Regional crest

By Staff February 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Quite why the Regional government would assign one of their communications advisors the task of preparing a […]

A classic childrens' book - a true Canadian story to be told by the author at Central high school March 9th.

Winnie the Pooh

By Pepper Parr February 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If high schools were ever supposed to be a place where the general public could add […]

Raccoon strain of rabies on the up-rise in the Region - explain the danger to your children.

skunks

By Staff February 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been ten case of raccoon strain rabies in the Region. The Halton Region Health Department […]

Dotmocracy - do the dots tell the story? Four options left on the table - drift is towards closing Central and Pearson.

PARC with options on the walls

By Staff February 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   In order to begin whittling down the 30+ options before the PARC the members of the committee […]

Here is a wake up call: $10,326,837 to bring Burlington high schools up to accessibility standards.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff February 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board’s Accessibility Plan calls for: Reasonable provision shall be made to provide accessibility […]

Committee in place to give the Director of Education advice on possible school closings: a consensus has yet to emerge.

Option 7 - short

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Scott Podrebarac called it dotmocracy – you cast your vote by putting dots on a chart. […]

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