Youth announces he will be running the Mayor's re-election campaign.

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   David Vandenberg a third year political science student at McMaster University announced on Cogeco TV’s The […]

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 […]

Ward 2 city Councillor sets out why she wants changes made to the draft Official Plan; wants the development focus shifted north to the Burlington GO mobility hub.

Burlington aerial

By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 city Councillor Marianne Meed Ward Marianne Meed Ward announced earlier this month that she […]

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 […]

Were social license or civic space part of the decision to close two Burlington high schools ?

Trustees - fill board +

By Rory Nisan January 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What is democracy? Is it a single act, an election every four years? Certainly, that is […]

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 […]

Crime Stoppers celebrates 30 years of operation - helping to make Halton one of the safest communities in Canada.

Jodi Thomson Crime Stoppers

By Staff January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Volunteers, local media outlets and various businesses that help fund Crime Stoppers of Halton will be recognized […]

Rivers: Humans pass wind an estimated twenty times a day on a good day.

farting couple rivers

By Ray Rivers January 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   FART. Not a word you would have seen in print only a couple decades ago. Four […]

OHIP + for those under 24 and a new minimum wage - good legislation and and election gambit?

ohipplus

By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The fact that there is a provincial election months away does change the level of information […]

Civic engagement - Timbits style. Bold indeed!

Grpw Bold - community engagement

By Staff January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city goes to great lengths to engage its citizens – the are using social media much […]

Tallest buildings the city planners want to permit are to be in the Upper Brant Precinct - ward Councillor doesn't see it the same way.

Brant at Ghent development area

By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part ten 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 […]

Conservation issues weather conditions notice - rising water in the creek system.

Nothjing iminent - but Conservation Halton advises that rain expected has the potential to flood the creeks.

By Staff January 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With weather all over the map we plan for what we are told the weather is going […]

Public service precinct - includes land all over the city.

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr January 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part nine of a multi-part editorial feature on the precincts and mobility hub being planned for the […]

Report confirms Board followed its process for Burlington PAR - school closure plans will now move at full speed.

Margaret Wilson PAR Admin Review

By Staff January 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With the headline : Report confirms Board followed its process for Burlington PAR, the school board gets […]

Public school board now taking kindergarten registrations for the September 2018 school year

Students at Lincoln Centennial public school. Ontario school boards are struggling to find low-cost options to school additions to accommodate full-day kindergarten. Some options may include bussing kids.  Reading are Heyley Ta and Zeynep Coskan-Johnson. Feb 21 2013.
Bob TYmczyszyn/St. Catharines Standard/QMI AGENCY

By Staff January 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette asked the Board staff which dates have been established for Kindergarten registration in the different areas […]

Gaetan sums up his take on the why of the minimum wage increase.

Queen's Park

By Joe Gaetan January 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Let me see if I got this right. The Wynne Liberal party, suffering in popularity because […]

Wilson: Based on my review and consultations, I conclude that, while there were violations of the Board PAR Policy, they were such that they had no material effect on either the deliberations of the PARC or on the final decisions of the Board. Respectfully submitted,

Miller Diane addressing Wilson HDSB

By Pepper Parr January 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a 39 page report, it is close to exhaustive. Margaret Wilson, the Facilitator appointed […]

Wilson report: board's review process was open to the community and equipped trustees with the diversity of perspectives and information needed.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff January 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ministry of Education has received and accepted the results of an examination into the accommodation review […]

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