Rivers: Is extra billing for health care services and opening the door to two-tier health care on the way?

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“The legislation is being implemented before parliamentary debate has even concluded and prior to any public hearings. The government created the Super Agency. It held […]

2018 Burlington's BEST nominees are announced.

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By Staff March 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The news is that the Burlington’s Best award will be given this May for the last time. […]

Group has organized walking groups - check it out.


By Staff March 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Walking is a healthy exercise. It is also a time when you can think and wonder at […]

Federal government is going to send some of the gas tax revenue they have back to the municipalities.

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By Pepper Parr March 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal budget that was introduced on Wednesday in the House of Commons doesn’t get treated […]

Second sexual assault reported in the city.

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By Staff March 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Reports of sexual assaults in the city are on the rise. On Saturday March 16th 2019, Detectives with […]

Rivers: It is an election budget.

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By Ray Rivers March 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This was unquestionably an election-year budget, with lots of little goodies sprinkled about for most Canadians. […]

Glenwood School drive community to get a brand new bridge this time - courtesy of Metrolinks.

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By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Glenwood School Drive community, located west of Guelph Line and north of the GO line […]

Student art to be on display at New Street Education Centre.

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By Staff March 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Every year for the past 15 years the Halton District School Board has showcased the artistic talent […]

Burlington MP named to World Economic Forum list of young leaders.

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By Staff March 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Karina Gould joins a community of Young Global Leaders. Karina Gould in the \House of Commons with […]

Police Appeal for Help after Assault in Burlington

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By Staff March 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday March 15th, 2019, at approximately 8:45 pm, a female in her 30s was walking in […]

Retail cannabis outlet has its Retail Store Authorization - Grand Opening should be any day now.

By Staff March 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It won’t be long now. On March 13, the AGCO announced that it had issued a cannabis […]

Tim Hortons expands and extends its sponsorship program with the city.


By Staff March 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They expanded and extended the program they sponsor in Burlington. The city has Rolled up the Rim […]

Red carpet treatment being rolled out to hear what red tape is doing to us.

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By Staff March 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Part of the campaign promise is being delivered. The Mayor is rolling out a Red Carpet hoping […]

Provinces releases new education initiatives on a Friday at the end of Spring Break when a lot of parents are away.

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By Pepper Parr March 18th, 21019 BURLINGTON, ON   The province announced major changes in the way education is going to be delivered to elementary […]

Cities in Action: Bay Area Climate Change Summit 2019

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By Staff March 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are no longer denying that the climate has changed we see it around us every day. […]

Cameras to be installed to catch red light and stop sign runners.

Halton Regional Police Chief Gary Crowly, Regional Chair GAry Carr and Mayor Rick Goldring stand at the intersection of Brant and Dundas with signs telling the public that red light runners will be photographed and fined.

By Staff March 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   More on that budget that city council will put their official stamp on Monday night. Are you […]

Rivers: Environmental change; we are all in this together.

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  By Ray Rivers March 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “The governments of Alberta and Canada are close to getting it right on tackling carbon emissions…” […]

Regional government is getting a close look by the province; this may not end well for the tax payer.

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By Staff March 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Province of Ontario requesting input from Burlington residents and businesses to assist with review of regional government […]

Transit holding drop in sessions on the plans for service going forward.

Is transit important? Do we spend enough on transit? Do people really want to pay for a transit service that is not all that well used?  Have you experience with transit and coud you contribute to the Transit Advisry Committee.

By Staff March 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit getting new buses. Now that transit is something the city is prepared to spend money […]

Mayor lists accomplishments in the first 100 days.

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By Staff March 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released yesterday Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said: “On December 3rd of 2018, Burlington’s new […]

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