The problem is not with the citizens - the problem is with the administration - ground zero is in the Clerk's Office.


By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall is reviewing Council appointed Citizen Advisory Committees to determine the best way to use […]

M. M. Robinson High school closed for the day due to water main break.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff May 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   M.M Robinson High School will be cancelled today (Monday May 13) due to a water main break […]

Burlington advocacy group to delegate at the Region on Friday - asking public to sign their petition opposing amalgamation of Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills.

We love Burlington Prov Review sign

By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are the We Love Burlington Advocacy Group. The describe themselves as a distinctly ‘grass roots’ […]

'I can't talk to you' said the Council member - 'I've been told not to' Really?

media smarts

By Pepper Parr May 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Media and members of city council have an odd relationship. We first get to see the […]

Young: Can Citizen Action Labs improve engagement where previous efforts have failed?

Jim Young

By Jim Young May 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Recently the Gazette reported that the City of Burlington will seek improvements in the working of […]

Mayor listens to developers and real estate professionals - asking what can we do for you.

Jeff Paikin

By Pepper Parr May 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Oh to have been a fly on the wall. There she was at the front of […]

Transit on Rexway Drive will go into a detour from May to December

Rexway off Walkers screen shot

By Staff May 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Transit Route 4 – Detour in place from May 21 to December 2019 Detour Area: Rexway Drive […]

The BEST Burlington has were recognized last night.

BEST logo

By Staff May 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took place in a different location; the Performing Arts Centre rather than the Convention Centre, And […]

'Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.' But a Burlington coyote is another matter.

coyotte Goodram

By Staff May 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Goodram Drive resident sent us the following: I thought I would share this interesting letter that […]

Baseball diamonds and sports fields still spongy - closed.

baseball diamond under water

By Staff May 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sport Field Status All Grass Multi-use Fields and Ball Diamonds are closed, due to extreme water saturation. […]

Burlington MPP gets a wiggle on to help residents with their Petition after neighbouring MPP takes the first step.

Queens Park

By Pepper Parr May 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington MPP Jane McKenna – wasn’t able to help her constituents – until a neighbouring MPP […]

Public loves what they are hearing about an improved transit service - finally.

Bfast Transit group logo

By Jan Mowbray May 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, on   Doug Brown and that band of merry men who have been advocating for better transit celebrated […]

Halton Police Service able to work more closely with ROCK - a win, win, win situation.

ROCK pic logo

By Staff May 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a really nice news story. Not too many of this kind of story comes out […]

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

BPAC at night

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.


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.


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.

Doug and Colin Bfast

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.


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.

Burlington aerial

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.


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

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