City Council chooses the new City Manager.

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June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON City of Burlington Announces City Manager Burlington City Council is pleased to announce that after an extensive search and recruitment […]

Pan handling gets a solid debate - can't outlaw it.

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By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will meet this evening and pass bylaws making legal the numerous recommendations that were […]

Do you want to speak to someone in charge? You can at the provincial level.

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By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   While Burlington figures out just how it wants to communicate with its residents a reader popped […]

Will Bill 108 spell the end of the Burlington that exists today?

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By Penny Hersh June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   BILL 108 – It is a definite “wake-up” call for Municipalities. I am probably in the […]

54 year old Hamilton resident driving motorcycle killed as the result of a collision on Derry Road.

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By Staff June 16th, 2O19 BURLINGTON, ON   Late late Friday evening – the 14th the Regional Police responded to a collision on Derry Road, […]

Bill 108 is like a bowling ball - knocking pins down all over the place. Has it put parts of the Escarpment at risk?

These asre the rural lands north of the Dundas-Highway 407 boundary. PERL wants them protected forever.  Some want to build communities in this part of the city.

By Staff June 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON CATCH (Citizens at City Hall) uses transcripts and/or public documents to highlight information about Hamilton civic affairs that […]

Be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the RBG Laking Garden.

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By Staff June 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Be prepared to be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the Royal […]

Male driver in accident on Brant at Mount Forest succumbs to injuries; pronounced dead at hospital.

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At approximately 1:44pm on the 14th of June 2019 the Halton Regional Police Service received information of […]

Parks are beginning to dry out - techies putting in some time to improve parking service documents.

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Things are looking up for the kids who want to use the ball diamonds – there is […]

Where will the new city manager come from? And when will that person arrive?

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By Pepper Parr June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City council should be getting very close to having made a decision on who they want […]

Some detailed pictures on hate crime suspect - can you help identify the young man police want to interview?

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By Pepper Parr June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   An update on those terrible hate messages that were seen at six locations in the City […]

Road Safety Lawn Sign Campaign - Councillor will deliver the goods.


By Staff June 14th , 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   To discourage speeding and to encourage safe driving on our neighbourhood streets, the city has established […]

Motorcycle - vehicle collision at Guelph and Upper Middle - road closed for a period of time.

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Police Service is investigating a serious motor vehicle collision in Burlington. Shortly before 7:30 am, this […]

City suffers from a half a million dollar computer scam.

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By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took more than a month to tell the story but at least they went public with […]

Halton Crime Stoppers assisting to combat Fentanyl

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By Staff June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Crime Stoppers of Halton, in partnership with Halton Regional Police Service, is targeting the dangerous and increasingly […]

Bringing climate change to the table - single use plastics are killing us - it is now in the food chain.

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By Ray Rivers June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “Ben…I’ve got one word for you – Plastics” (The Graduate 1967.) Read the polls, there isn’t much […]

Burlington now has two advocacy groups - The Lovelies are now advocating for better government along with ECoB who are sponsoring the Tale of Two Cities this evening - Oakville and Burlington Mayors will have a go at each other.


By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington now has more than one group advocating for better government and a better Burlington. ECoB […]

Game 6 of NBA finals will be broadcast from Main Stage in Spencer Smith Park.

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 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The wildly popular ‘Burlassic Park’ is moving to Spencer Smith Park in a partnership with the Sound […]

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.

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