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 […]

Where do those who have to rent or choose to rent fit into the new policy?

For rent sign

By Staff May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government announced a program that, they say, will allow all Ontarians to find a home […]

Big business/manufacturers in the city give the city an earful - it wasn't all bad..

Red tape red carpet

By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a major talking point at the State of the City address Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Steve Clark: 'Ontario needs more housing, and we need it now.' - the government then took action.

Ontario flag in front QP - person holdng

By Staff May 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The first word we got on the massive changes the provincial government was planning to make in […]

City to hold Citizen Action Labs to get a better grip on just what role citizens should play in the setting of the agenda.


By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall has decided to take a hard look at what exists in the way of […]

Public school board has a busy schedule during Education Week - contest for pictures posted. Could be fun.

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With provincial funding for education taking a beating from the Doug Ford government the Halton District […]

Lake Ontario levels are expected to remain well above seasonal average values through May and into June.

Storm waves Flemming #3

By Staff May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The latest information provided by the International Lake Ontario – St. Lawrence River Board (ILOSLRB) indicates that Lake […]

If you see thick black smoke on Friday - coming from the area where the Fire department is on Fairview - please don't call 911.

oil rail car on fire

By Staff May 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The whole country is taking part in Emergency Preparedness Week, this happens during the first full week […]