Politicians gather for a photo-op - and some detail on federal spending.

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By Pepper Parr April 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For some reason the Honourable Karina Gould, MP, Burlington, Minister of Democratic Institutions and Pam Damoff, […]

Armed Robbery in Burlington: cell store staff did not sustain any physical injuries.

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By Staff April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is investigating an armed Robbery that took place at a Freedom Mobile […]

Community Development Halton going through a transformation with revenue raising getting more attention.

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In the past few months Community Development Halton has sponsored a number of special focus courses […]

Street Sweeping to begin in May

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By Staff April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Get the roller-blades and skateboards ready, declared a City media release. Burlington’s annual spring street sweeping blitz […]

Burlington is now a city with a declared Climate Emergency.

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council unanimously passed a motion to declare a climate emergency. The notion was brought forward […]

High school teachers get redundancy notices: 154 of them might not have jobs in September.

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By Pepper Parr April 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board issued 154 redundancy letters yesterday to secondary school teachers. This is […]

It was in the movie Cool Hand Luke that we first heard the phrase: 'What we have here is a failure to communicate'.

By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Two people who were heavily involved in the campaign to elect Marianne Meed Ward, the Mayor […]

Critical decisions to be made by council this week.

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By Pepper Parr April 23, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON   This evening council will meet to put the rubber stamp and the required signatures on the […]

Is it Service or a System that keeps citizens away from their elected officials.

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By Pepper Parr April 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you walk into city hall there are two sort of reception areas – one with […]

A city that hasn't been able to do better than a pilot private tree by law wants to declare a climate emergency.

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By Staff April 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone is now on board the climate change train – except for those south of us who […]

City handing out provincial money to get people outside and play.

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By Staff April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has a Park Play Experience Fund and is now accepting applications The Parks […]

150 HDSB elementary teachers told there will probably be no work for them come September - redundancy notices issued

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By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are 150 elementary school teachers with the Halton District School Board who have been told […]

School calendar for 2019- 2020 school year released

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By Staff April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As most people get ready for a long weekend, hoping that real spring weather will show up, […]

Resident discovers a solution that might put a crimp in the developers plan for the east end of the city.

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By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is nothing more powerful than a motivated citizen with research skills who takes the time […]

False 911 Call Leads to Arrest

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By Staff April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This criminal act sets a new level for stupidity. On April 16, 2019, at approximately 7:45 pm, […]

Rivers: The meek are never going to inherit the earth. Ask Rachel Notley.

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By Staff April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray Rivers is on a short sabbatical, taking some time to think about the significantly different political […]

All the applications are in - new city manager should be in place by July. Don't count on it - unless the decision has already been made.

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you haven’t submitted your application for the job of Burlington’s next city manager – you’ve […]

Transit as a lifestyle - one man's experience.

By Lawson Hunter April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of 2 Lawson Hunter approached us a number of weeks ago asking if we might […]

DNA evidence seized by Regional police solves a crime.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This isn’t a Burlington crime story but it does give us a look at the tools the […]

Regional economic data for 2018 tells a great story - but there is a threat on the horizon - the Premier appears to want to dismantle the region.

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By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Whenever Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr stand up to speak he will tell you two things: […]

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