Organizationally - this is part of what city hall is going to look like.

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By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Along with the decision to move Angela Morgan out of the Clerk’s office and have her […]

Resident questions data in a transit report; finds that City Councillor agrees with him. Watch for some sparks at the Monday Council meeting.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Tom Muir November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At a November 4 meeting of Committee of the Whole, transportation staff was giving Council Committee […]

A sensible development that meets a pressing need gets approval at a Standing Committee meeting.

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By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Easterbrooks will be missed – it represents an age that was. Was it a barn that […]

Rivers: A Thought on Some of the Cabinet seats Trudeau has to Fill.

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By Ray Rivers November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us I […]

Angela Morgan to leave job as City Clerk - takes on Customer Service.

City Clerk Angela Morgan fails to ensure media alerted to Special Council meeting.  Her communications people dropped the ball as well.

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In September we saw a new organizational design which, according to the City Manager, positions the […]

Liberal leadership candidate with no legislative experience offers a progressive approach to serving the public.

Tedjo BEST

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a continuing process – no sooner have you elected one level of government than […]

Public Board of Education holding a partnership opportunities meeting in December - need for a new administrative building on the list.

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By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year the Halton District School Board holds a meeting to which community organizations and members of […]

Falling snow took precedence over fallen leaves.

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By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Leaf collection has been suspended until the snow has been cleared. Schedule adjustments, if any, will be […]

Public School Board Wants Input on their Next Multi-Year Plan

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is asking students, families, staff and the community to share views […]

High school information nights - schedule dates.

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   High school information nights are scheduled during the month of November to provide an opportunity for students, […]

Lest we forget

War memorial city hall

Remembered, respected   The memorial was put in place after WWI when the citizens of Burlington wanted to do something to remember the fallen. It […]

Bridgewater struggles to keep up with the published completion and occupancy schedule.

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By Pepper Parr November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During a walking tour led by staff from the Planning department one of the group asked […]

Was making private property a public park like space a way to get around parkland dedicated?

Martha street opening

By Pepper Parr November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When I first heard the word POPS at a Standing Committee this week, I thought the […]

Jumanne Salmon charged with Exercise Control over a prostitute and seven other offenses.

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By Staff November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In October 2019, members of the Halton Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit initiated an investigation pertaining […]

Can the way we elect our Members of Parliament be improved?

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By Staff November 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During the past two week our political columnist Ray Rivers has written about the way we elect […]

Does the Mayor have a strategy for saving the 'football'; there is one.

SOW

By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Much of the public rationale for Marianne Meed Ward running in ward 2 in 2010 was […]

Development to be located in the 'football' got a rough ride - CORE consultants believe they have a strong case.

View from Pier

By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The developer got a rough ride. It wasn’t any better than the public reception they got […]

Planning and Development Service Counter will be Closed on the 11th

By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Planning and Development service counter located on the second floor in City Hall at 426 Brant […]

New Democrats argue that public pressure, and falling polls, have brought about changes in pending.

Queens Park

By Andrew Drummond November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the Ford government learned how to govern? This past week, the Ontario government returned to […]

Rivers: There is a Better Way to get the Government we Deserve and Need.

Rivers horse race

By Ray Rivers November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part Two – It’s Not a Horse Race If not First-Past-the-Post (FPP) then what? Most parliamentary democracies […]

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