If you want to get out with the kids on Monday - think about LaSalle Park where you can see the beautiful Trumpeter Swans.

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By Staff February 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   LaSalle Park in Burlington is home to the largest over-wintering population of Trumpeter Swans in Ontario. On […]

Trumpeter Swan photo contest - Monday - Family Day at LaSalle Park

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The pictures are awesome – they are really beautiful creatures and Burlington is home to hundreds of them. The Trumpeter Swan Coalition in Burlington […]

Robert Douglas “Bob” Brechin passed on January 25th after a long struggle with Parkinson’s and Cancer.

Bob Brechin

By Staff February 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released today from the Office of the Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said: Our city […]

New Democrats to talk about poverty at Central arena on Wednesday.

By Staff February 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Poverty is not a popular coffee shop conversation; we have it but we don’t talk about it. […]

Skate lending program expanded to Appleby Ice Centre

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff February 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s skate lending program is expanding to Appleby Ice Centre. Residents of all ages can access […]

Is there a possibility that the $4 million the marina got for the build of a breakwater could be rescinded?

LaSalle Park - bring about a boat on its way to the water.

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Is the $4 million funding given to the LaSalle Park Marina by the last city council […]

Family Day - the 18th - Include the Trumpeter Swans at LaSalle Park.

Trumpeter swan - Family Day

By Staff February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are the largest swans in the world, native only to North America and they have made […]

Black history a big part of Burlington's Heritage month.

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By Staff February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   February is Heritage Month in Burlington. Empire Loyalist Union cemetery in Aldershot. The Ghent’s were a significant […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with legendary lovers Elizabeth Barret Browning and Robert Browning! On at the Performing Arts Centre February 14th.

How do I love thee

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some competitive forces in the entertainment sector. The Burlington Chorale Singers have an event on the 16th […]

Trumpeter swans get attention during a council meeting to hear public concerns about the budgets.

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a short meeting. Scheduled as an occasion to take a deeper look at the […]

Wine and cheese and the lyrics of Cole Porter will warm a heart on Valentines Day

Hearts - red and black

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You can buy chocolates. You can give her flowers – you’ve certainly done that before – but […]

Performing Arts doubles the funds raised with their Festival of Trees - money to be used to make Community Theatre available to local artists.

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By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than the credit card balances we would rather not look at and the toys those […]

Musem announces more of the program offering planned for the Brant Museum which is due to re-open this summer.

Museum STEAM zone

By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Museum will re-open this summer. One of the three permanent galleries will feature an […]

A year to 'rekindle': Port Nelson United Church cuts the ribbon.

Port Nelson outside

By Staff January 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Years of planning and hard work came to fruition at Port Nelson United Church, as the congregation […]

Trevor Copp doesn’t just do Marceau – he has extended the art of mime.

Copp as Marceau

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The works of that famous mime artist Marcel Marceau are lost to most of us. Trevor […]

Freeman station pushing for more memberships - place looks better every month.

Freeman station Sept 18-17

By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Hamilton Spectator recently did a front page feature on the Freeman Station. The “Friends” of Freeman […]

The history and heritage of the city - a February feature put together by the Heritage Committee.

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By Staff January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people in Burlington remember this theatre that was on Lakeshore Road The City of Burlington’s […]

Rivers on Patrick Brown - Part 3 - It Was Pretty Ugly

Patrick Brown resigning

By Ray Rivers January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Ray Rivers has been writing on just what did happen to former Conservative party leader Patrick Brown […]

What was the Mall is now the CENTRE and it has a Hub.

Centre - hub pic 3 BEST

By Staff January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What we all once knew at the Burlington Mall is now the Burlington Centre. It is going […]

Could the Boards and Committees not get by on a 1.5|% budget increase?

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By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Local Boards and Committees are to be given a 2% increase over their 2018 base budget. […]

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