Arrest Made in Thefts of Packages from Front Doors of Residences

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By Staff July 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Criminal Investigations Bureau of the Halton Regional Police have charged a male in connection with thefts of […]

There is trouble in paradise - the troops are not happy and the different command levels don't really talk to each other.


By Pepper Parr July 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Human Resources is responsible for attracting and retaining City employees; staff/labour relations; employee benefits; health and safety; […]

Road Closure: Locust Street, between Elgin Street and City Hall, July 19 and 22

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By Staff July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Doors on this side of city hall will be open. Locust Street, between Elgin Street and the entrance […]

Museums of Burlington get new Director: Kimberly Anne Watson takes the reigns September 9th.


By Staff July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Museums Board announces the upcoming retirement of Museums Director, Barbara Teatero. Barbara Teatero began her […]

Weather reports are not what they used to be - the climate has certainly changed.

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By Staff July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The heavy rains that we are experiencing, sometime in just pockets of the Region, create serious flood […]

Mayor's office staffing hits a bump - one of the three moves on to greener grass.

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By Pepper Parr July 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Put the best spin possible on the situation and bull on through it is about all […]

Very well done - convincing - but a scam nevertheless. The rule: If in doubt - don't

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By Staff July 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This scam is good – they’ve done a good job of looking legit – they aren’t. It […]

Parking lot on Locust to be closed for a couple of days.

Lot 8 on Locust Street is closest to city hall.  It serves people who meet at the Upper Canada location where Regus has been located for years.

By Staff July 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Locust Street parking lot to be closed while paving is done.   Temporary Closure of Locust Street Parking […]

Local start up gets acquired by Royal Bank .

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By Pepper Parr July 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The dream, at least a part of it, came true for HalTech and Tech Place, when […]

Burlington's 2018-2022 Plan: From Vision to Focus prioritizes key strategic directions for City

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By Pepper Parr July 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2018-2022 Plan: From Vision to Focus is the City’s work plan that prioritizes key strategic […]

Public school board association drafts some HDSB talent into their ranks - smart move.

Parents know what it costs to keep their children in these classrooms - now they know what it costs to keep the principals in the schools.  Too much?

By Staff July 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At its Annual General Meeting on July 5, 2019, the Ontario Public School Boards’ Association (OPSBA) selected […]

Rivers: Premiers write Prime Minister 'impertinent' letters.

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By Ray Rivers July 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Canada is a federation of provinces but the provincial premiers do not elect the federal government – […]

Globe & Mail: The secret to lower housing prices? It’s all in the zoning

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  July 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON     Globe and Mail editorial has a viewpoint on both the character and built form of a […]

Council adjourns after four days of hard work that produces major recommendations - public might like some time to review them before making it all final.

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By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON At a few minutes before 4:00 pm yesterday afternoon Council adjourned and will meet again on the […]

Provincial Review delivery date pushed back to after federal election - city talks about a Ford levy line on the tax bill

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Seems like everything is being held up by the federal election expected to take place in […]

Karina Gould will kick off her election campaign on Saturday - all four parties will have candidates in place before the end of the month - what will THE issue be?

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By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Karina Gould, on the right, with some of her 2015 election campaign team. Karina Gould Campaign […]

Consulting firm wants shovels in the ground this October - will sit beside the planners to show them how to make that happen.


By Staff July 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Paul Sharman – a private sector advocate In his heart Paul Sharman is a private sector advocate; […]

First look at the 2020 budget - big changes to the way it will be explained and it looks like the impact will be lower.

Joan Ford, the city's Director of Finance knows where every dollar comes from and where every dollar gets spent.

By Pepper Parr July 11, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   An early look at what the 2020 municipal budget is going to look like had a […]

Section of Brock street to be closed for - two years - construction.


By Staff July 11, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Second of two structures on Brock now under construction.   Beginning Thursday, July 11, 2019, a portion of […]

City building department sent back to their drawing boards for a do-over of downtown street design standards.

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By Pepper Parr July 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The report was received and filed after more than an hour of discussion and debate. The […]

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