City council is looking at four options related to a new private tree bylaw.

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By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is having the private tree by law debate – again. We are in different […]

Staff reports missing from the Monday Committee of the Whole Agenda - no one seems to know why.

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By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Marsdens (Dave and Anne) were never in the business of making life easy for their […]

Those that toured the quarry - 150 people - appeared to like what they saw and heard.

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By Staff October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   More than 150 visitors came from across Halton Region to attend Nelson Aggregates’ Quarry Open House and […]

The Provincial Review report is believed to be in the Minister's hands - when will the public get to read it? Ever?

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Blair Smith and Lynn Crosby October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “If you judge from appearances here,’ replied Madame de Chartres, ‘you will be often mistaken; […]

Provincial Policy changes could change the balance between the interests of the municipalities and the interests of the developers.

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By Pepper Parr October 4, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you spend any of your time on the kind of development that is taking place […]

Three of the five candidates took part in the BurlingtonGreen sponsored debate - the other two were no shows.

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By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t really a debate – it was an occasion when three of the five people […]

Arrests made in hate crimes - two charged with Willfully Promoting Hate

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By Staff October 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON It took a lot of time and effort and some dogged follow up work – but it paid […]

2020 Budget Schedule and the level of public engagement: the engagement is low the tax increase - unknown at this point.

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By Staff October 1, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It won’t begin until after Halloween has come and gone – the details of the 2020 budget, […]

Rivers on the Premier Débat en Français

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  By Ray Rivers October 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bloc leader, Yves-François Blanchet, was in good form, making his points as the leader […]

Parent Involvement Conference to feature impressive speaker: Nora Young will talk about the coming data boom.

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By Staff October 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board’s Parent Involvement Committee (PIC) will be hosting the 12th Annual Parent Involvement […]

Downtown Burlington experiences unplanned hydro outages

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By Staff October 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hydro operations control room. This is where the service information is gathered. It has been a bit […]

Amica submits a revised proposal in August and then files an appeal of the city's decision to do nothing with the proposal.

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By Staff October 2, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On August 19, 2019, the Amica people along with their financial partner Bruce Partners submitted a revised […]

ECoB brings the federal election candidates to your living room.

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By Staff October 2, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   ECoB – the grass roots organization that gave Burlington the best look at the candidates in the […]

Four days to figure out where the smell was coming from? The place slaughters pigs - one doesn't have to look far to find the source.

A 150 year old corporation that plays a significant role in the Burlington economy.  Should a slughterhiuse be in this location?

By Staff October 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Complaints regarding the odour emitting from the plant at Harvester and Appleby had City staff and Council […]

The favourable balance in the city's spending will be needed at the end of the fiscal year.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In the weeks ahead city council will begin crafting the budget for the 2020 year. It will […]

What if the voters return a Tory Minority government

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By Ray Rivers October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The latest polls are telling us that unless things change we are heading for a minority […]

Federal election debate to take place at the Nuvo Network Thursday evening.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   BurlingtonGreen is sponsoring what is probably going to be the best debate between the federal election candidates […]

Can the development proposals planned for the 'football' be stopped?

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By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The view of the as yet unnamed tower as you drive into Burlington from the east. […]

City council opts for free transit for high school students; top bus driver in the city and the Mayor and going to steer this one.

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By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the Mayor’s initiative from the get go. She is going to ride this one […]

High school students do very well in mathematics and literacy tests; exceed the provincial average..

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By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We reported earlier today on how well the grade 3 and grade 6 students did on their […]

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