Rivers wonders if the over-population of earth is what is going to drive us into space and living on some other planet.

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By Ray Rivers November 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader recently suggested that we might have to leave this planet should the consequences of […]

Great idea - but the price is a little on the stiff side?

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By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Residents and community partners are invited to register for a workshop, Cultivating the Power & Possibility of Citizen […]

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. […]

If you can identify your stolen bike - you just might be able to get it back.

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By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional police officers in Burlington seized several bicycles on November 9th 2017 as a result of […]

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

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

West Haven residents are told that they can win their battle with the brick manufacturer.

Sarah Harmer at TERC Nov 16-17

By Pepper Parr November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Organizing your community and getting people out to meetings is the hard part. Every group that […]

Beachway home sells for $1,320,000 - one of those willing buyer - willing seller deals

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By Staff November 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This one sale sets a new price level and marks the beginning of the end for the […]

Much chatter among members of Council about the Meed Ward radio interview - Mayor also went on the air.

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By Pepper Parr November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The buzz on the 7th floor of city hall is fierce. Word has it that many […]

Developer tells city Council what his project is all about - council approves it on a 5-2 vote.

Nick Carnacelli

By Pepper Parr November 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are at a point in Burlington when a developer can have tonnes of abuse heaped […]

Jim Young tells about what he heard at a city council meeting - palpable feeling that there may have been a settling of old scores between some members of council

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By James Young November 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON In November of 2016 Jim Young said to city council during a debate on the amount of […]

Is there a way to make what many feel is a minus into a plus for the city?

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By Pepper Parr November 15, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The decision has been made. The condominium that is to be built on the corner of […]

Plan B - a citizens group wants major input into the design of the Waterfront Hotel re-development. They don't want to see the waterfront getting treated the way they think Brant Street has been treated.

PLAN B

By Pepper Parr November 15, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – we now know that there are going to be high rise – 23 floors […]

Councillor Taylor now in save the waterfront views mode - he wasn't there in 2015 when it really counted.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor John Taylor was Ok with a 23 storey tower opposite city hall. His […]

Mayor tells city council audience that booing and applause are not permitted - then presents a proclamation to a citizen while everyone applauds.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At the start of each city council meeting the Mayor reads out a notice explaining to […]

Dennison dismissive towards citizen presenting petition to city council.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Has there ever been a citizen petition that Councillor Jack Dennison thought had some merit? He […]

Meed Ward leaves the city council meeting with her head held high - bloodied but not bowed.

Meed Ward H&S profile

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   She did what she always does – hammers away at the point she wants to make. […]

Board of Education is looking for people to help with the high school closing process while parents hope that the Administrative Review will result in a reversal of the decision.

By Staff November 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Sounds like rubbing the salt into the wound. The Board of Education sent out a media release […]

School board says no no to parent request to have the Ontario Leader of the Opposition pay a visit to a school threatened with closure.

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By Staff November 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has denied a request to have Progressive Conservative Education Critic and party […]

Community group brings Sarah Harmer back to her home town to once again protect the environment.

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By Staff November 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are bringing in the big guns. Sarah Harmer, will speak at the Tyandaga Environmental Coalition public […]

Elgin Street closed, Locust Street to Blathwayte Lane, Nov. 14 - 15, 2017

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By Staff November 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Elgin Street between Locust Street and Blathwayte Lane will be closed on November 14 and 15, 2017 from […]

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