Hydro cuts the ribbon on a micro co-generation turbine that has the potential to contribute significantly to the city's Community Energy Plan

Hydro Cogen Hydro Sept 29-15

By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Standing in rain that would not stop – some sixty people involved in the electrical generation business […]

Is there an Arts Council in the city's future? Should there be one? Does anyone care?

By Pepper Parr September 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON We used to refer to the group that have organized themselves as an Art Collective – ACCOB […]

For dedicated and addicted tweeters - this is for you. Regional police will satisfy your craving for tweets


By Staff September 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you are a tweeter – I mean a full time addicted tweeter – then this is for […]

Library will take food to cover your outstanding fines - if you don't take this deal - they want to put you into collection.

Library fine - soup cans

By Staff September 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For just one week (October 18th to 24th) during Ontario Public Library Week, you can pay outstanding fines […]

Halton District School Board questions secondary school teachers union news release announcing additional sanctions prior to scheduled local negotiation dates

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By Staff September 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Today the Ontario Secondary School Teachers` Federation (OSSTF/FEESO) Provincial announced that teachers in District 20, Halton, will be […]

Stuart Miller appointed Director of Education for the Halton District School Board


By Staff September 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON At a special Board meeting on September 23, 2015, Halton District School Board trustees voted unanimously to appoint […]

Burlington parents get more involved in their school community with some help - a provincial grant.

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By Staff September 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Most parents want to be involved in their children’s education and school community. The province is providing 24 […]

Culture days - Day 2 Saturday - more stuff to take part in than it is possible to cover - what a feast!

By Staff September 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, on Culture Days has become a model opportunity for citizens, businesses, and all levels of government to collectively help […]

Public school board sets course for an extensive parent consultation on the balance between French and English programming.

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By Walter Byj September 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton school board is facing a conundrum and it needs your help. At the September 16th […]

First of the weekend Culture Days takes place on Friday the 25th

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By Staff September 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON     Friday the 25th Culture Days has become a model opportunity for citizens, businesses, and all levels […]

Student cooking contest to be used to teach kitchen fire safety at Robert Bateman.

By Staff September 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This is a different way of promoting fire safety. Fire official’s report that the #1 cause of home […]

Team Casey becomes the cheer leader for the Terry Fox run - great weather and a great crowd.

By Pepper Parr September 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The people of Burlington did it for the 35th time – the Annual Terry Fox run for […]

Supernova gets to lift off - actual flight was something else. After two outstanding success a small set back is not a disaster.

NV Wishing Forest - close up Sophia

By Pepper Parr September 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The crowds they had hoped for did not materialize but the weather did hold. There were more […]

Lakeshore Road Lane Restrictions for Terry Fox Run - Sept. 20 - between 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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By Staff September 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Lakeshore Road Lane Restrictions for Terry Fox Run – Sept. 20 The northbound land of Lakeshore Road will […]

Public school board has two items on its agenda that will be vigorously debated: transportation and program viability.

By Walter Byj September 18, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Despite what seemed like a lengthy and potentially controversial agenda, the September 16th meeting of the Halton […]

Cogeco TV produces a documentary on the August 2014 flood to be aired Sunday evening

By Pepper Parr September 18th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON A select group of people saw the Premier of Flash Flood – a Cogeco TV documentary on […]

Have you installed that car seat properly? A technician will check it out for you at WalMart September 26th

There is a right way and a wrong way to install a car seat.  You have to have one - might as well  do it properly.

By Pepper Parr September 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Look in almost any car in a mall parking lot and you will see a car seat […]

The only trustee with a full time job - being a board member keeps Richelle Papin hopping.

Richelle Papin - hand to chin

By Pepper Parr September 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Richelle Pain took a rather circuitous route to becoming a school board trustee. She originally thought about […]

City council is asked to do some heavy thinking on a report they had in front of them for just a couple of hours.

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By Pepper Parr September 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Close to the first thing city council did when they returned from a three month vacation away […]

Council defers a decision on a bylaw that didn't seem to resolve the problems of coyotes in the community. Sharman is going to have to deal with the bitches in his community for a little longer.


By Pepper Parr September 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON City Manager James Ridge put it pretty clearly to council members when, after more than an hour […]