Audit committee to hear a tough report on what has gone wrong with the CRM service.

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By Pepper Parr February 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week we wrote about problems with the CRM Customer Relations Management (CRM) service that […]

Halton District School Board joins nine others in an agreement with Mohawk college to focus on students and climate change

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By Staff February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board announced an historic agreement today with Mohawk College and nine Ontario school […]

How to Reduce the Cost of Car Insurance in Burlington

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By Jason Cartwright February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Accidents happen – be sure you are effectively covered. Car insurance is a necessity for any […]

City hall Customer Relationships software isn't doing what is was expected to do -neither are the people hired to make it work.

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By Pepper Parr February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is much more background in a report from the Audit committee that will be going […]

Art work for the new pavilion at City View Park

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is inviting residents to provide feedback on three design concepts for a sculpture […]

Live & Play to go out of print: digital from this point forward.

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By Staff February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Adult Registration Spring/Summer Registration for Adults begins Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. The online Live & Play […]

Online Forms Unavailable Feb. 14 - 18, for Scheduled Maintenance

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Between Friday, Feb. 14 at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m., the City will […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and were […]

Accessibility and Heritage Advisory Committees looking for new members..

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is currently recruiting volunteers to be members of the Heritage Burlington Advisory Committee […]

The city now has the authority to actually barricade the party house on Lakeshore Road if that is what it takes to bring an end to the noisy parties

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As court cases go – this one went pretty quickly. The city filed their application for […]

Japanese garden, designed to highlight the city's twinning with Itabashi Japan, wins significant award.

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By Staff February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Itabashi Garden at the Tansley Community Centre has won the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2020 Award […]

Free fishing in February? Province wants Family Day to be an occasion to go fishing

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Family Day is a relatively new event for the people of Ontario. Everyone seems to want […]

Dr. Wally Pieczonka donates the largest ever legacy gift to the Burlington Foundation to improve access to the arts.

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By Staff February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation last month announced the largest donation in its 20-year history through a legacy gift […]

Listen in on the ancient and very human art story telling at the Drummer

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By Staff February 7th, 20020 BURLINGTON, ON The Different Drummer Books is going to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the genius of The Burlington Storytellers Guild, […]

'What we have here is a failure to communicate': Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke - seems to apply to Burlington as well

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By Pepper Parr February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The only tool that matters for anyone serving the public is the ability to communicate – […]

Metrolinx likes the idea of further developing their properties; likes the opportunity to include retail for those who want to shop on the way home.

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By Staff February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is not just the traditional and known developers who want to build in Burlington. Metrolinx operates […]

Museum sets up a 'Strike Camp' for parents who need day care space on Thursday

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By Staff February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a little like selling umbrellas when it’s raining. Museums Burlington, operators of the Joseph Brant […]

Information sessions on what you can and cannot do with the trees on your property: private tree bylaw now in effect

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now for the hard part – convincing those seriously opposed to the Private Tree Bylaw that […]

NDP candidate hammers the government - points out that Deputy Ministers have been given 14% increases over a 4 year period

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By Andrew Drummond February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This week, across Halton region there will be three days of education disruption. The elementary teachers […]

New city Clerk appointed; hails from Halifax - starts February 18th

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By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Kevin Arjoon was named the new Clerk for the city. He will take up his duties on […]

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