TEC thinks they now have a true advocate for their cause.

Full TEC site

By Staff February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Tyandaga Environmental Coalition (TEC) continues to focus on the issue of Meridian Brick’s planned development (clear […]

Rivers: Universal pharma-care a no brainer - will save the country $8 billion as well.

Big pharma

  By Ray Rivers February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve seen the numbers. Canadians spend almost $30 billion a year on some 600 million […]

New Democrats to talk about poverty at Central arena on Wednesday.

By Staff February 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Poverty is not a popular coffee shop conversation; we have it but we don’t talk about it. […]

Ward 3 gets a two for one: Bentivegna joins Councillor Rory Nisan.

Lowville meet Feb 7

By Pepper Parr February 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that they are elected and are well on their way to getting comfortable with the […]

Skate lending program expanded to Appleby Ice Centre

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff February 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s skate lending program is expanding to Appleby Ice Centre. Residents of all ages can access […]

Is there a possibility that the $4 million the marina got for the build of a breakwater could be rescinded?

LaSalle Park - bring about a boat on its way to the water.

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Is the $4 million funding given to the LaSalle Park Marina by the last city council […]

Scobie once again serves the public interest - members of council don't do quite as well.

On track 101

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a lot of confusion about just where Burlington is in terms of the […]

The cure for staff insubordination is a big broom in strong hands.


By Pepper Parr February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It may not be case of insubordination but it was a classic case of mis-understanding who […]

Mayor gets a motion approved - Grow Bold is to be ditched - Planners experience some indigestion with that direction.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 6, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a report to a Council Standing Committee Tuesday evening the Mayor said that “Burlington residents […]

Rivers: Coming your way - The Nasty Political Ads Season

Flag at house of commons

By Ray Rivers February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   “The most divisive and negative and nasty political campaign in Canada’s history” That was Justin Trudeau’s […]

Black history a big part of Burlington's Heritage month.

Ancilla Ho Young

By Staff February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   February is Heritage Month in Burlington. Empire Loyalist Union cemetery in Aldershot. The Ghent’s were a significant […]

Hydro report kept in the dark; did all the Council members actually read the document ?


By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s 10-year Capital Financing Strategy is heavily dependent on both annual dividends and interest on […]

Higher water levels and the flow rate in the 13 creeks that run through the city; Not a place for children.

Watershed conditions

By Staff February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   That rain will flow into creeks in the northern part of the city and works its way […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with legendary lovers Elizabeth Barret Browning and Robert Browning! On at the Performing Arts Centre February 14th.

How do I love thee

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some competitive forces in the entertainment sector. The Burlington Chorale Singers have an event on the 16th […]

Trumpeter swans get attention during a council meeting to hear public concerns about the budgets.

Steve on budget

By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a short meeting. Scheduled as an occasion to take a deeper look at the […]

Feilders offers a different and very detailed perspective on the pilot tree bylaw that is to go into effect in Roseland

Tree stumps Guelph Line

By Jim Feilders February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During a presentation at the Burlington Seniors Centre by Burlington Urban Forestry staff and Ward 4 […]

The use of the Walmart brand doesn't mean this is a legitimate offer.

Walmart offer

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON If it sounds too good to be true – it is usually not all that good. One of […]

Mayor focuses on what she wants to do during her first term.

Receiving line touching male

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor’s State of the city address last week before the Chamber of Commerce was a […]

Mayor speaks for her council on the issue of desperately poor homeless people begging on the streets of the city.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 20129 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette published a short piece on the problems homeless people in Burlington have coping with […]

Performing Arts doubles the funds raised with their Festival of Trees - money to be used to make Community Theatre available to local artists.

Trees Carl Dixon - 2018-BPAC-

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than the credit card balances we would rather not look at and the toys those […]