Will the lady wear red? Mayor will be a busy woman on January 30th.

Meed Ward - tight head shot

By Pepper Parr January 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The 30th of January is going to be a very full day for Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Crosby - Smith delegation: This is the final chance any of us have to protect our downtown and waterfront. We ask that you don’t let us down.

Burlington flags

Lynn Crosby and Blair Smith January 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON “This is the “as written” rather than the “as delivered” version of WeLoveBurlington’s delegation. There […]

Scobie: Tough words, and I feel bad using them ... this will be your legacy.

Burlington flags

By Gary Scobie January 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Gary Scobie I am here today to speak in opposition to the sections of the Land […]

Halton Regional Police Service officers responded to 3,613 intimate partner domestic incidents in 2019

sexual violence image

By Staff January 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 25, 2019, while many members of the community were gathering with family and friends for […]

City seeking architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners for Urban Design Advisory panel.

Lakeshore looking east to Brant north side

By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Urban Design Advisory Panel is seeking architects, landscape architects, urban designers, and planners as […]

Council meetings will now run for an additional half hour if necessary - can they all stay awake that long - there is at least one that struggles.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They didn’t get a raise in pay but they now have to work even longer hours […]

Always look at where the email comes from - if it isn't crystal clear - take a pass.

Identity theft - laptop

By Staff January 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This one almost got past me. The email was covered in red flags but because I was […]

Preferred concepts for the downtown core to be formally presented to council on Thursday.

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are calling it the “preferred concept”, the recommendation as to what should go where in […]

Tim Commisso: takes the wheel and trims the sails of the good ship Burlington - and keeping it afloat so far.

Commisso alone

By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We now have a sense as to how City Manager Tim Commisso approaches issues and works […]

Highest ever average real estate Burlington price reached in December.

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.

By Staff January 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington based real estate agency, the Rocca Sisters, reported that at “the end of December, year […]

Citizens are asking why council has not decided to ask that the John Street bus terminal no longer be designated an MTSA.

Transit terminal - John Street

By Pepper Parr January 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are referred to as MTSAs – Major Transit Station Areas – they have be-deviled the […]

Council to make a recommendation on a a critical report that the city must get right the first time.

Land Use cover

By Pepper Parr January 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday of next week there will be a Statutory Public meeting at which Planning Staff […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Downtown report will take quite a bit of time to fully comprehend.

Aerial downtown - before pier

By Pepper Parr January 10th, 20120 BURLINGTON, ON   We now have the report. It is complex. There is a lot of information but it […]

Aldershot resident 'fears the downtown as we know it is already lost to over development.'

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Jim Young January 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Jim Young is going to be out of town on January 14th & 16th and unable to […]

Mayor has become the mouth piece for the OPP and HRPS - reports on a court date for the person behind the numbered company that did her dirty during the election.

Mayor with Civic bling

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward today tweeted that “The Third Party Advertiser who targeted my 2018 mayoral […]

Play Challenge is now a Winter event - starts December 21st.

30-60 challenge

By Staff January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It began just before Christmas and has proven to be popular. The overwhelming success and response of […]

Ward Councillor has to deal with numerous views on complex issues and then try to please everyone.

National development Plains Rd Bingo hall

By Pepper Parr January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is often a high degree of tension between a ward Councillor and those who are […]

The Official Plan Project Team wants you to take part so badly - they might pay you to show up.

Alison Enns

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event is getting as much promotion as a Boxing Day Sale. The city is clearly […]

Anita Cassidy named as Executive Director of Economic Development Corporation

Anita Cassidy

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It took them long enough but this afternoon the Burlington Economic Development Corporation announced the appointment […]

Nelson Quarry to be open EVERY Thursday afternoon for all of 2020.

Beach 2

By Staff January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are throwing the doors wide open and inviting the public to tour the existing quarry any […]

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