What is it this time Rory? Election compliance audit committee agrees that Nisan election fund raising is to be audited.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well this is interesting. The Compliance Audit Committee held a meeting Monday afternoon at city hall […]

Find a way to recruit the right people and then give them reasons to come to work with all their energy and creativity.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My friend Vince Fiorito, one of the best environmental advocates Burlington has, taught me that there […]

Transit's five year plan has what some might call an over abundance of wishful thinking.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Burlington let a good one get away - Guelph made him their top dog.

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In his 33 years of puddle jumping Scott Stewart went from Peel Region to Mississauga, to […]

Halton Regional Police maintain their record of having the lowest Crime Severity Index of all Canadian municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more.

Halton Regional Police Services Chief Tanner wants to tweet with you.

By Staff July 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Once again the Region of Halton tops the 2018 Crime Severity Index allowing it to once again […]

Province announces that starting today municipalities can apply for funding for new transit projects - but they are only putting up one third of the money.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff June 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting today, 11 municipalities across the GTHA can apply for funding to support new transit projects through […]

The province is proposing changes to the Provincial Policy Statement - this could hurt.

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By Pepper Parr July 22, 2019 Burlington, ON   It is the document developers just love – it covers a multitude of sins and can […]

Police believe they have captured an image of a witness they would like to interview.

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By Staff July 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When there is high quality video available the police have a very good chance of identifying the […]

It can happen to the best of organizations, the city of Burlington knows that - Phishing scams. Learn as much as you can and remember the cardinal rule - if in doubt - don't.

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By Staff July 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Originally published in Inc. magazine with some local content added. Phishing scams are nothing new; most of us […]

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.

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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.

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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 […]