Burlington Foundation announces first 17 grants from Covid-19 Response Fund; $163,500 supports front-line organizations


By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation today announced the first round of charities that will receive $163,500 from the Covid-19 […]

Food Bank is able to adapt to a changing scenario getting food to people who are self isolating

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Food Banks are now serving the needs of a much different demographic. Robin Bailey, Chief Cheese at […]

Nice idea - could we do that here?

Food - somewhere in Germany

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Somewhere in Germany – food is put in a plastic bag and left for people who need […]

Keeping yourself entertained with the COVID19 virus swirling around out there.

Feeling bored

Weekend Indoors: How Burlington Residents Can Create a Stylish Night Out from the Comfort of Home and get caught up on some entertainment and political […]

Week 5 of coping: Cat is fine; Bea is something else; Leo is nine 9 now - how much longer is this Coping going to last?

Nicki 1 Apr 21

By Nicki St George April 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George is part of a Team that details how their weeks goes as parents […]

You can go for a walk but it won't be in a park - and forget the idea of getting a marriage license either

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has put out an update on what it expects of its citizens. The parks […]

Burlington Foundation to get half of a $500,000 donation from the Paletta Family


By Staff April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Paletta family announced a donation of $500,000 to support pandemic relief efforts that is to be […]

You can watch Therapy Dogs or take that First Aid course you've always wanted to register for - you're home all day aren't you?

St john girl with dog

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows who the St. John Ambulance organization is – they are the people who give […]

To mask or not to mask - that is the question

fask mask - kids

By Staff April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Longo supermarket people are said to be surveying their customers to determine if they are comfortable […]

Those empties - Beer store will take them off your hands and give the refund to the hospital.

beer store

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a group in one of the downtown condos on Lakeshore Road who gather up […]

Burlington Green has a neat project for children - turning milk cartons into bird feeders

BG milk carton project

By Staff April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a time when parents are looking for ideas and small projects to keep their children active […]

The Easter egg hunt broke up a Sunday sleep-in: I'm getting to understand how my kids learn

Nicki Apr 13 1 Cropped

By Nicki St George April 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St. George is part of a team of parents who are reporting each week on […]

Food Bank takes a break to re-organize and sort what they have to put in the hampers that they deliver.

Bailey Apr 8

By Robin Bailey April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you are in need or know of someone who could use our help have them email […]

St. Matthews United Church Annual Plant Sale still a go

basket red flowers

By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a 20-year tradition – the Annual Plant Sale at St. Matthews United Church on Plains […]

Raw cookie dough as a bed time treat; a 'quarantini' to celebrate the end of chemotherapy

Nature walk Nicki Apr 6

By Nicki St George April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nicki St George is the mother of two, Leo 11 and Bea 8. She is […]

Music makes the difference - Koogle makes it available

Koogle announcement

By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON,ON   A light voice on a difficult day. The hospital announcing that a 93 bed unit is being built […]

One of the Coping with the kids team manages to keep the household organized and maintain her running program

graphic coping blue

By Ashley Worobec March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   My family has come up with a big chart system, whereby we have listed 12 items […]

All recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June.


By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run […]

Ok - who did it? The lovely painted rocks didn't just fall out of the sky. Do we have rock painting fairies amongst us?

Big hug

By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We used to say we were always so busy – now hundreds of us are sitting […]

Little rays of sunshine in uneasy times - sprinkled along the Centennial Trail


By Staff March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Special Joy not GERMS – done in chalk on the Centennial Trail Sylvia and Pat Lennon walk […]

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