Piano Series ends on the 26th - new season at Performing Arts revealed on the 28th.

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By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The last of the 2018/19 Piano Series takes place on the 26th. A few days later the […]

Cherry blossoms at RBG bursting out all over the place - they don't last long - four to five days. Something worth going out of your way for.

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By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a sure sign that spring has finally sprung—Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG’s) flowering cherry (Prunus) collection is […]

On the matter of report cards and how to ensure that your municipal government is held accountable.

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By Pepper Parr May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Bringing about change is not an easy process – nor does it take place very quickly […]

Bfast give transit A+ and B+ on their report card. Not a C in sight.

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By Collin Gribbons May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Transit users in Burlington are happy with the improvements made over the past year and eager […]

Majority of Halton is a risk area for ticks carrying the bacteria which causes Lyme disease.

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By Staff May 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On March 27, 2019, the Halton Region Health Department reported the majority of Halton is a risk […]

Provincial policy document: Places to Grow to get an upgrade - it will set out how much more residential growth Burlington will have to absorb.

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By Staff May 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The policy announcement made yesterday by the provincial government covered a lot of bases. It said that: […]

Sport Field Status: Basically wet and sloppy except for artificial turf.

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By Staff May 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   All Grass Multi Use Fields and Ball Diamonds will be closed May 3, 4, 5, & 6 […]

Where do those who have to rent or choose to rent fit into the new policy?

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By Staff May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government announced a program that, they say, will allow all Ontarians to find a home […]

Big business/manufacturers in the city give the city an earful - it wasn't all bad..

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By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a major talking point at the State of the City address Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Steve Clark: 'Ontario needs more housing, and we need it now.' - the government then took action.

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By Staff May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The first word we got on the massive changes the provincial government was planning to make in […]

City to hold Citizen Action Labs to get a better grip on just what role citizens should play in the setting of the agenda.

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By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall has decided to take a hard look at what exists in the way of […]

Public school board has a busy schedule during Education Week - contest for pictures posted. Could be fun.

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With provincial funding for education taking a beating from the Doug Ford government the Halton District […]

Lake Ontario levels are expected to remain well above seasonal average values through May and into June.

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By Staff May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) indicates that Lake […]

If you see thick black smoke on Friday - coming from the area where the Fire department is on Fairview - please don't call 911.

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By Staff May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The whole country is taking part in Emergency Preparedness Week, this happens during the first full week […]

City wants designs for Park benches to be set up in Tansley Woods Park

By Staff April 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has put out a Request for Proposals for Public Art Benches – Tansley Woods Park […]

Parks and Recreation sets out Summer Play programs - invites residents to sign up for ParticipACTION and help Burlington get designated as one of Canada's Most Active Communities.

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By Staff April 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are finally through April and heading into what might prove to be a chilly May – […]

Suppression of flammable liquids exercises and training to take place Friday.

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By Staff April 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you happen to see a lot of smoke in the air near the fire station on […]

City wants to show off the collection of art on the streets of Burlington -includes half a dozen bike racks.

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By Staff April 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is said to be excitement at city hall over the launch of the Art and the […]

'We listened', 'we adapted' and then made a decision. Best speech so far this term of council - made by a rookie.

Shawna listening to Dennison

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It takes a little time for a newly elected city council to find itself. Five of […]

CRM was never intended to be a replacement for personal contact and commitment.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON There is a little more in the way of an understanding as to how city hall wants […]

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