City Information Technology services will be disrupted for upgrades Saturday the 14th.


By Staff October 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The City will be doing some upgrades to its IT systems. As a result, phones and most online […]

Nearby Niagara Fall faces a financial crisis.


By Neil Sullivan October 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When we think of Niagara, we imagine an area that thrives almost by default. Aside from […]

Seniors community serves up a Thanksgiving Dinner and looks into providing equipment that will allow seniors to get the kind of exercise they need.


By Connie Price October 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What a wonderful day……..just what the Burlington Seniors Community Inc. had hoped for! The Volunteer teams […]

Vigil for victims of all accidents and tragedies: for families, friends, and loved ones; for survivors and first responders who will have memories for the rest of their lives

By Staff October 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This evening from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm the doors will be open at THiNKSPOT for anyone […]

An amazing piece of film footage - watching the earth move.


By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   You’ve heard the phrase: “The earth moved” perhaps in a context you don’t want to expand […]

The renovation and rebuild of the Joseph Brant Museum just might be doomed.

Museum Board has plans for a major upgrade to the Brant Museum - is this a place for you and your skill set?

By Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago when city hall was working its way through the mess related […]

Michael DeGroote named the 2017 Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni.

Michael DeGroote H&S

By Staff October 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Building community needs big bold steps with people who are prepared to put their resources behind an […]

Draw for the wood salvaged from the willow trees in Spencer Smith Park to take place October 10th at city hall.

Willow tree wood

By Staff October 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has managed to get a lot of mileage out of the wood salvaged from two […]

Herd gets a new coach - fourth for the Burlington IBL baseball franchise in the teams six year history.

Herd manager 2017-18

By Staff September 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Herd today announced that the team has re-signed manager Kevin Hussey for the 2018 season. […]

Tickets for David Suzuki visit to Burlington in November go on sale Wednesday afternoon.

Suzuki banner

By Staff September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki won’t get to Burlington until November – but if you want a ticket to the […]

David Suzuki to take part in November Youth Eco Summit for grades 7 to 12 students


By Pepper Parr September 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The man is iconic and the event is epic. Perhaps just a little over the top […]

Region issues a heat warning for Saturday - looking at at least 31 degrees Celsius - City outdoor pools shown as closed on the city web site.

Nelson pool

By Staff September 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This is truly amazing. The Region has issued a Heat Warning for all of Halton. As a […]

Lavishly illustrated book launched at the RBG Rock Garden[1]

By Staff September 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor put it very well when he said the book tells the story of the Escarpment […]

Burlington fire fighters place first overall, first in Limited Pit, third in Unlimited Pit and first in Rapid Pit auto extraction categories.

Car rescue Enfield

By Staff September 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Maybe it is because Burlington has all kinds of high volume highways running through the city. Maybe […]

That Sesquicentennial has become a gift that just keeps on giving for the federal political class.


By Staff September 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   That Sesquicentennial we celebrated on Canada Day has become a gift that just keeps on giving for […]

Hamilton resident takes $25 thousand plus cheque home - his share of the Rotary 50/50 RibFest draw.

Rotary 50-50 winnersDavid and Julie Wilson

By Pepper Parr September 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was pretty close to a last minute idea for the Lakeshore Rotary people who put […]

Funds raised by the Burlington Terry Fox Run to battle cancer reached historical high. More than 1000 people turned out.

Judson - Casey and # 19

By Staff September 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather was as good as it could get – and the turnout was superb for the […]

United Way sets a $10 million goal for the 2017 campaign

Ten million banner

By Staff September 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There were a reported “hundreds” of United Way community partners on the tarmac at the John C. […]

The Mother of All Photo Ops is to be taken at the Freeman Station on Friday September 29th - at 6:30 pm

Freeman station Sept 18-17

By Staff September 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been announced as the Mother of All Photo Ops – and for Burlington that is […]

United Way to announce the 2017-18 fund raising goal after they pull a 200,000 lb Airbus along a tarmac.

United way 2017 tag line

By Staff September 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is that time of year again when everyone is asked to pitch in, pull together and […]