Truth to Power - A Requiem for Indigenous Reconciliation? Did she throw the baby out with the bathwater?

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By Ray Rivers March 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If I’d been prime minster of this great land I might have done some things differently. […]

A city council that has shown it can work together and achieve good things: let us hope it lasts.

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By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The shift that has taken place in the way city council works now is almost seismic. […]

Private Tree Bylaw now in effect within the Roseland; maximum fine $100,000

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By Staff March 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council has been toying around with a private tree bylaw for years. A tentative toe in […]

Mayor succeeds in keeping the budget below 3%

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By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The tax increase for the 2019 budget will be 2.99%. They did it. Marianne Meed Ward […]

An Active Transportation Plan Workshop for rural Burlington

By Walt Rickli February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington is preparing a Rural Active Transportation Strategy in order to create safe walking […]

Capital budget for the city comes in at $96.4 million.

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By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The first part (Capital) of the 2019 budget has been approved;city council now moves on to […]

Sunday - March 3rd: Chilly Half Marathon will disrupt transit routes 3, 10 and 20 -for just part of the day.

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By Staff February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Crossing the finish line: Easy when there is no snow. It is going to be a challenge […]

Youth Art Mural Project - workshops in March.

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By Staff February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is pleased to launch a new youth mural project. Lead by professional artists, […]

Mayor has her finger prints all over the 2019 budget - she will deliver on the promise.

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By Pepper Parr February 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As city council works its way through the 2019 budget, determined, it would appear, to come […]

The Voters Have Spoken - but the Future Awaits

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By Ray Rivers February 26th,2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After the dust had settled on the three by-elections, the Liberals came out one seat ahead. It […]

Council very close to getting the budget increase number the Mayor wanted - a full 1% less than what staff came forward with.

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By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been chop, chop, chop at the Operational budget review meeting that started this morning. […]

Public Board of Education Looking for Comments.

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By Staff February 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Bureaucrats at almost every level want to know what the people they serve think – so they […]

Application has been made for a retail cannabis operation on Fairview, east of Walkers Line.

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By Staff February 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   An application for a retail cannabis store in Burlington has been received by the Alcohol and Gaming […]

This one looked like a scam to us.

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By Staff February 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Got his earlier today. Dear Customer: We’re letting you know that we’ve noticed some suspicious activity on […]

Tuck, Ryerson, Pauline Johnson and Tecumseh as well as Frontenac to undergo a boundary review.

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By Staff February 25th 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is currently reviewing the boundaries of Frontenac Public School along with […]

Burlington's BEST nomination date extended to March 7th

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By Staff February 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Once again Burlington’s Best nomination deadline has been extended – this time to March 7 In an […]

What Buildings, Cars and Trees Have in Common

Goodram looking north from LAkeshore: a classic Burlington Street that cost $2.9 million to rebuild just a portion of the street.

By Jim Feilders February 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Building height and tree removal are like car speed. There is no maximum. After a certain point […]

Nominations for Burlington's BEST close on the 28th - the 2018 nominees will mark the end of the event.

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By Pepper Parr February 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The deadline for what has been an annual event for the past 53 years is February […]

How much did they pay the piper? Financial reports from all candidates coming due.

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By Pepper Parr February 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that they are comfortable in the new Council chambers the seven people you elected to […]

Rivers: Is Trudeau in Trouble - Or is This Just Fake News?

Raybould + PM

  By Ray Rivers February 23RD, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON It is bizarre that it has got this far and has gone on for this long. […]

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