An advisory committee that hasn't become a silo gazing at its navel: Integrated Transportation approach works.

Burlington GO

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We took in one of the Advisory meetings last night. The Integrated Transportation Advisory Committee was […]

Region distributes $316,000 to five community organizations.

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By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region, which usually takes care of the garbage removal and ensures that water comes out of […]

Damoff got a promotion - her boss didn't. That leaves Damoff as just another back bencher.

Damoff polar ear dip

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North Burlington, may have thought she had gotten a […]

The Nutcracker will be performed three times on two days at the Performing Arts Centre

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is doing what they are there to do. Bring world class […]

What would happen if the Loose Leaf Collection program was killed?

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Recall those occasions when you put two and two together and realize that the total is […]

Has the market for condominiums in Burlington changed?

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Every month the Rocca Sisters produce a report on residential real estate sales in Burlington where […]

We Love Burlington gets recognized by the Town of Oakville. Huh?

We Love in Oakville.

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The We Love Burlington (WLB) crowd finally got some recognition for the work they did to […]

RBG Master Plan Update meeting is shown more than 50 poster sized graphics of the ideas that were being worked on.

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By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the second public meeting to update people on the 25 year Master Plan that […]

Loose Leaf Pickup Program takes a hit - climate change gets blamed.

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By Pepper Parr November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – this comes as no surprise. People are livid over the changes in the Loose […]

Israel, Moscow, Alberta and Ontario - corruption is everywhere? Has Burlington been left out.

Rivers -Trump and Ukraine Pres

By Ray Rivers November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are a political follower like me, you would have been glued to the TV […]

Getting students the education they need for the career futures they see for themselves.

It's not the kind of high school you were used to - MORE HERE

By Staff November 21, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced it is hosting its second annual experiential learning event, Halton […]

Gould looking for young people to serve on her Youth Advisory Council.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest task every politician faces is finding ways to keep in touch, close touch, with […]

School Board Invites parents to Take part in a formal Bateman high school closing event.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The request was to be expected. The Halton District School Board does make a point of […]

Karina Gould still a Cabinet Minister - different portfolio

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington still has a Member of Parliament in Cabinet. Karina Gould was sworn in as the […]

Councillor Sharman: So, what should we do, you might ask? He doesn't like the look of the numbers.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 Burlington, ON   There is one thing you can be absolutely certain about with the current city council: when […]

The numbers that were 'all wrong' didn't get the review that was expected - the report that had been referred back to council got zip in the way of debate.

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By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Someone on city council made the point: We are a transit friendly council. How friendly – […]

Leaf collection schedule changed - parts of the city will not get coverage.

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are experiencing the effects of Climate Change. The city announced earlier today that: “Due to the […]

Arrest Made After Theft Of Poppy Donation Boxes In Burlington

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By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest after three Royal Canadian Legion Poppy donation boxes […]

Council clears its agenda in an hour and a quarter: Mayor sets out what has to be done if you want to build in this city.

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings are sort of like a big rubber stamp. The details in Staff reports […]

Festival of Trees returns to Performing Arts Centre.

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By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 3rd Annual Festival of Trees will be on display in the lobby and mezzanine of the […]