Rural Burlington community shows up in droves - they didn't leave with much in the way of answers to their questions.

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By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took a while for the crowd to show up – but when they did they […]

Update on the abduction yesterday - it was a 'snatch and grab' and the man snatched doesn't want to talk.

Halton police - good angle

By Staff August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON.   The Halton Regional Police would like to thank the public for their assistance following an abduction in Burlington […]

Nelson Quarry engages sophisticatred teams of lobbyists - the community has yet to react to what any aggregate expansion will do to them.

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By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The top block in orange is the current quarry – the smaller orange block is where they […]

Police Seeking Information Related to Apparent Abduction in Burlington

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By Staff August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance following an assault and apparent abduction that […]

Health Department confirms rabies in two bats found in Burlington and Oakville

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By Staff August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On August 7, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department confirmed that a bat found in the area […]

Burlington is # 1 again in a popularity ranking - Maclean's loves us.

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By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this another Money magazine type list where cities are ranked under a number of categories […]

Police given new tools to aid in finding people who go missing.

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By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a fine Detective Constable in the Halton Regional Police Service who will have become […]

Residential Surveillance Footage Helps Police Arrest Six Suspects

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By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The best tool any police service has is vigilant residents. This was the case when a […]

Rivers: Gets a taste of what the federal election in October might be like - grants and photo ops.

CCIW 3 ALL THREE

By Ray Rivers August 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION This is an election year and politicians show up at every chance they get. From the […]

Burlington Transit moving to a grid network that will improve service.

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff August 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Sept. 1, 2019, Burlington Transit will make significant changes to the transit system, including the introduction […]

Using a health angle to steal your identity.

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By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Not sure if this should be a crime story or a health story. It was a […]

The transformed Brant Museum will be open to the public September 15th - free admission from noon to 4:00 pm

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By Staff August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The rendering – the real thing will be opened to the public on September 15th. The re-opening […]

Paying to Poison the Planet

sustainable for who

By Ray Rivers August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ever since I can remember environmentalists have been demanding an end to government subsidies for the […]

Barb Teatero takes part in her last Brant festival at LaSalle Park as the Director of Burlington's Museums.

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By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Revisions were made to this story correcting the length of time Barb Teatero served with the Museum […]

Homelessness in Halton - what are the stats and what are the reasons.

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By Staff August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Community Lens report from Community Development Halton sets out just what homelessness is. What is homelessness? […]

Transit knows it needs to begin partnering with others who have a stake - problems is some of those others don't yet know they should be at the table.

Doug Brown wants an affordable, frequent, reliable transit service.  Is the city prepared to pay for it?

By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

CDH produces and distributes some solid data.

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BY Pepper Parr August 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Community Development Halton has been in the news frequently this last month. Joey Edwards, the Executive Director […]

Jazz on the Plaza in August - Best entertainment offering in the city in August

Amanda Martinez @ BPAC Plaza, Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is close to the best entertainment offering during the summer – the Performing Arts Centre […]

Travel demand management - tools used by Burlington Transit to encourage and influence demand.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Proposed citywide Private Tree Bylaw information and engagement sessions

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By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City wants to engage residents on the development of a citywide Private Tree Bylaw. The […]

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