Give your council member a hug!

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By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are under incredible pressure. The work load is daunting. The learning curve is just beginning […]

Height, height and height are the top three issues for the city maintains ECoB executive member.

Pearl and Lakeshore

By Roland Tanner June 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is eleven months since this council considered the application for 409 Brant Street. At that […]

Politics does make for strange bed fellows.

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By Pepper Parr June 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The dynamic was delicious. Ward 2 Councilor Lisa Kearns There was the candidate, Lisa Kearns, who […]

Terry Fox Run folks get a break from city hall.

Fox monument with Brant Inn

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Terry Fox Run for a Cure got a bit of a break from city hall. […]

Changes planned for Civic Square are going nowhere - until Council has had a look at the final design - which they claim not to have seen yet.

Civic Square Dec 2018

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At just about every city council Standing Committee meeting there are a number of reports that […]

Environmental impact to be included in every report delivered to Council - a BIG step forward.

Shawna Stolte

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Standing Committee of the Whole spent hours on a Climate Change report and heard some […]

It hit the fan on Friday - we will be cleaning this mess up for years.

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By Staff June 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a Statement released by the Mayor last Friday she said that the Bill passed by the […]

Height and intensification are the issue: Scobie points out that for the developers - the sky is the only limit.

Gary Scobie

By Gary Scobie June 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I am writing this to expose the absurdity of the Province’s growth centre density targets and […]

Mobility hub studies put on hold.

Mobility hubs

By Pepper Parr June 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Reality has hit the city’s planning department. They have put the Mobility Hub Study on hold […]

City having difficulty keep parkland in usable shape; Mother Nature is getting the best of them. Ball parks closed as well.weather is proving to be

baseball diamond under water

By Staff June 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The consistent rain and cool temperatures has created the ideal environment for growing grass at a fast […]

Final bio pesticide spray to take place Saturday June 8th: 5 to 7:30 am

Mountainside PArk

By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A low-flying helicopter will be applying the final application a bio-pesticide over four wooded areas to control […]

Freeman Station published summer schedule - make a point of touring the place - well worth your time.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Freeman Station has announced their operating hours. The station is open today because of hard […]

Social policy advisor argues that the Ford budget cuts are neither efficient nor necessary in today's political context and carry potentially disastrous consequences.

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By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton has been serving the community for more than 30 years. Joey Edwardh, PhD, Executive […]

Mayor in France to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the landings on the beaches of Normandy - where hundreds of Canadians lost their lives.

Running ashore fron landing craft

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In Flanders fields the poppies blow are the opening lines to the classic poem written by […]

Gareth Williams seeking the Green party nomination for the federal election expected in October.

Gareth Williams looking sideways

By Staff June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Gareth Williams, one of the candidates for ward 3 in the municipal election has decided he wants […]

Police looking for suspects who have displayed hate-motivated messages.

Hate crime suspects

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Police are seeking public assistance to identify the persons responsible for displaying hate-motivated messages at six locations […]

Nisan elected to Board of FCM

Rory Nisan microphone

By Staff January 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Councillor Rory Nisan – elected to Board of Federation of Canadian Municipalities. Regional Councillor Rory Nisan was […]

Lake Ontario at its highest record level; Flood Watch issued.

Flood watch

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) indicates that […]

Nelson pool to close for three days - city hosting competitions.

Devilrays swimmers

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington hosting two youth sporting events that will result in the closing of the […]

Burlassic Park will be at the Band shell tonight; viewing starts at 8:30 pm

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 12: Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) makes a shot against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter of a NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

By Staff June 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlassic Park public viewings confirmed for Games 3 and 4 moving to Central Park Bandshell The local […]

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