City looking for public input on where public art should be located and what you think about the city providing this art.

Public art with tag line

By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a public art master plan review should […]

Art Gallery video - a nice look at what the Art Gallery has to offer.

art etc video

By Staff January 15th,2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows we have an Art Gallery. A significant number of people attend events at the Gallery. Hundreds […]

Sit in on a bluegrass and roots workshop at the Performing Arts Centre - free

The murmur of music lured a crowd to Keogh Park this past Sunday in Tottenham. On the heels of the release of their new album Coffee Creek the Slocan Ramblers showcased their bluegrass sound during Music in the Park. The annual summer concert series features musicians every Sunday at 1 p.m. Willful Blues will be taking the stage for the next show this Sunday.

By Staff January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Calling all lovers of roots and bluegrass music – register for a FREE workshop with the Slocan […]

A solid, well informed and socially active community, will have something to say to the planners.

St lukes emerals precinct 2

By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part eleven of a multi-part editorial feature on the precincts and mobility hub being planned for the […]

Art Gallery draws in its extensive collection for current ceramics exhibit - on display until April.

Blue cock 2 AGB

By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Over the last thirty years the Art Gallery of Burlington has amassed the largest comprehensive collection […]

City announces arts grant program - ACCOB will determine the artistic merit of all the applications.

ACCOB crowd

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We now know just how much the city is prepared to share the role of handing […]

Thirds annual New Year's levee - resounding success. Include the Mayor next time.

Gould - pregnant Jan 7-18

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With three successful levees behind them MP Karina Gould and MPP Eleanor McMahon have clearly revived […]

Weather makes it a slow start for the transformation of the Joseph Brant Museum - first step was the removal of the time capsule.

Brant Museum rendering

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Budgeted at $11 million with much of the money coming from the federal government, some from […]

Walking soccer - a low impact sport - space available - $5 a game.

Walking soccer bysc

By Staff January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Walking Soccer When – Every Tuesday Morning Starting January 16th , 10 am to 11:30 am Where […]

2018 Levee to be held at the Art Gallery of Ontario on Sunday.

Remembrance McMahon + Gould

By Staff January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The third New Year levee will take place on Sunday January 7th from 1:00 pm to 4:00 […]

Who has served this city BEST in 2017? Awards being given in eight categories.


By Staff January 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city does it every year. Citizens are asked to think of who was the very best […]

What will the New Year bring us? What will we do with the year we have been given?

New year graphic

Resolutions! A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a […]

Purple is reported to be THE colour for 2018!


By Staff December 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that “80% of human experience is filtered through the eyes”. The choice of a […]

Funny, funny, funny on Family Day - note the date February 19th


By Staff December 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Promoting a Comedy Festival seems like a good way to close out the year. The Burlington Downtown […]

Boxing day has a long history; one that we do not share with our neighbours to the south.

Boxing day - regency

By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Let us not rush back into the real world quite yet. Christmas was festive, fun, and […]

There is a reason for the season.

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Taken during a Burlington Santa Claus parade – it expresses what we believe the season is really all about. The fundamentals of our society are […]

Five year old Damian De Freitas made an Honourary Fire Chief

Fire chief Jr as desk

By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Five-year old Damian De Freitas and his family joined Burlington Fire Chief Lazenby and the firefighters at […]

Georgetown resident was the one millionth 2017 visitor to a Conservation Halton location.

Jayme Leslie millionth visit Cons Halton

By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a day Jamie Leslie isn’t likely to forget. She was at Kelso/Glen Eden with her Dad, […]

Conservation Halton expects to welcome the 1 millionth visitor this week.

Conservation Halton sign - angle

By Staff December 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The folks at the head office of Conservation Halton on Britannia Road are excited – they are […]

Art Gallery looking for community leaders - information session January 9th

AGB people

By Staff December 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has several organizations that operates at arm’s length from city hall. The Art Gallery, the Performing […]

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