Tansley pool closed for part of the day.

By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tansley Woods Pool is closed for unexpected maintenance and is expected to re-open November 17th at 11:00am. […]

Halton Learning Foundation Benefit Bash a resounding success - the need they serve however is growing faster than the fund raising.


By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Learning Foundation hold what they call a Benefit Bash, an occasion they use to thank […]

Forty hours a week - walking back and forth - to promote an oil change operation - that is blocks away from a national franchise in the same business.

Captain Crazy Pants

By Staff November 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people have seen the man trudging along Guelph Line between Palmer Drive and Mainway carrying […]

War is hell - art is used to convey just how dark a hole that hell is.

By Staff November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The art of war – that statement can be taken several ways. It could be the methods […]

Setting the Record Straight: BYSC releases a statement

Sherwood domes

Who owns the domes; who operates them, who pays for them. BYSC wants to sets the record straight. By Staff November 10, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON […]

Seaton Gallery uses art to tell the story of war - there are no pretty pictures.


By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a sombre annual event. It’s a time to pause, reflect, think of those we lost, […]

Time to begin thinking about others - Toys for Tots does just that.

HRPS Toys for Tots

By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing it for 17 years – the annual Halton Regional Police Service Toys for […]

Sound of Music accepting applications from bands for the 2018 play dates.

Sound of music - from stage

By Staff November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are some pretty big names on the Sound of Music stages – and they all started […]

Adult soccer players are not happy - feel they are not getting their share of dome time

Sherwood domes

By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This doesn’t sound very nice. The adult soccer people are upset – again. There seems to […]

Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund will be offered again for 2018

By Staff November 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago the people at the Parks and Recreation learned about an approach to […]

Fifteenth annual Art in Action tour - this weekend.

Monica Bell, a quilter taking part in the Studio Tour for the first time.

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing this for fifteen years. It has become a bit of an institution […]

Trevor Copp producing Journey to the East - on stage at the Performing Arts Centre - Copp rarely disappoints.

Tottering - Journey plus

By Staff November 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We work in the dark. We make sense of what we can. But we don’t know what […]

Sound of Music offering a From Nothing to Something class - FREE - just have to register.

SoM class graphic

By Staff November 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music isn’t just a week long music feast beside a big lake. The organization […]

Wellington Square United Church putting on a musical to honour Remembrance Day and Canada’s 150th birthday.

Stage Door canteen

By Staff November 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON 1942 – America – The Stage Door Canteen – a place where Bette Davis served the desserts. Marlene […]

City issues directions on the etiquette expected by those who use the pathways for cycling.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Staff October 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this the beginning of a shift from the idea of road diets? The City is reminding […]

Freeman Station gets a $4000 cheque from District 15 of the Retired Teachers of Ontario.

Freeman Model B

By Staff October 31, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Retired Teachers of Ontario members presented the Friends of Freeman Station with a grant of $4000. Left […]

How did the city ever get to this point with the New Street road diet?

Bike lanes - New street

By Staff October 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Before dedicated bike lanes on the lift – proposed lanes (and what is in place for the […]

Soccer crowd holding a Volunteer Appreciation & Awards Night

soccer balls + leg

By Staff October 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Youth Soccer Club (BYSC) is hosting its annual gala, Volunteer Appreciation & Awards Night, to […]

Prime Minister announces a new tax program for the country's working class.

Justin Trudeau at YMCA

By Staff October 29, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Prime Minister was in town. He spent a couple of hours at the YMCA meeting with […]

Flora Hominis stands in the Dalglish Family Garden at the RBG Rock Garden - a testament to the Thomas B. McQuesten city building.

McQuesten - head close up

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is called Flora Hominis. It stands at one end of the Dalglish Family Garden which […]

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