New Covid19 infections reported in Burlington, Oakville and Milton

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By Staff May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   New Covid19 infections show up in Burlington, Milton and Oakville, reports the Halton Public Health Unit. The […]

When public refuses to follow the rules on use of the beach city puts up metal screens.

MMW hair disheveled May 2020

By Staff May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It started on the 25th when the weather was great – that Beach was either just too […]

Fire Chief will be packing his bags - City parted ways with Chief Lazenby earlier this week

Lazenby Fire Chief

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parting ways with a senior member of the team is never easy. Today the city parted […]

Upcoming telephone town hall on June 4 will focus on what summer in the city will look like in the current COVID-19 situation

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By Staff May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Thursday, June 4, between 6 and 7:30 p.m., the City of Burlington will hold another telephone town hall […]

Using the parks, playing in the parks, sports in the parks and private swimming pools - just what does five people mean?

social circles May 2020

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s elected Council meets in different ways. Sometimes in Workshop mode where the procedural rules are […]

Emergency Order extended for another 13 days.

Doug Ford - habd to head

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is getting a little confusing. Emergency Orders are being extended for very short periods of […]

Late in the year but Council approves the collection schedule for the taxes that are levied. You may not see numbers like this for awhile

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By Staff May 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council Monday evening approved the 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw. The bylaw allows the City to […]

Conservation Halton park reservation system reported to have work as expected

CH Kelso Summit

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last weekend, Conservation Halton opened their gates to five of their seven parks—Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls, […]

Suspect charged with: Flight from Peace Officer (2 counts), Dangerous Driving, Possession of Property Obtained by Crime (3 counts). Was he released on bail?

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By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional Police Service made an arrest in relation to a male who was in possession of stolen […]

The curve is about to flatten - and the weather is about to get very hot

By episode date

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That COVID19 infection curve for the Region of Halton iis beginning to flatten – it’s nit […]

Is City Council going to give the Mayor a boost up the political ladder?

Meed WArd at PARC

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Association of Municipalities of Ontario represents the bulk of Ontario’s 450 municipalities. It has clout. […]

City Council is expected to endorse a request to the federal government for transit financial support

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON When revenue from the transit fare box drops by $475,000 a month something has to be done. […]

Burlington residents can call 905-632-3737, ext. 6550 to book an appointment for a test at Joseph Brant Hospital’s COVID-19 Assessment Clinic.

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has it would expand COVID-19 testing across Ontario to include people who are asymptomatic. Premier […]

Provincial Court has put all cases on hold until July 3rd.

Court House POA

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS All Provincial Offences Act matters (e.g., traffic tickets and […]

It is a different world now - and the way the city operates will be different as well

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Back in March when the city closed city hall and had all staff working from home […]

City acknowledges receipt of an application to expand the Nelson quarry.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In an announcement from City Hall notice is given that Nelson Aggregate has filed an application to […]

City manager keeps the wheels on when it comes to services; Mayor fills in the cracks on needed support.

Tim Commisso - finger up hard eyes

By Staff May 24, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Manager Tim Commisso, and Executive Director Alan Magi, co-chair the Emergency Coordination Group (ECG) – they […]

City treasurer does a masterful juggling act keeping the city solvent - municipalities cannot run a deficiit

Joan Ford, the city's Director of Finance knows where every dollar comes from and where every dollar gets spent.

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Joan Ford, the Director of Finance for the city got dealt a bad hand and now […]

Street sweeping begins on Monday

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By Staff May 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The annual spring street sweeping blitz will begin Monday, May 25. The cleaning of winter sand and […]

This is serious stuff - the Regional Officer of Health has issued a Class Order; failure to comply could result in a $5000 fine.

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CLASS ORDER Made pursuant to section 22(5.0.1) of the Health Protection and Promotion Act, R.S.O. 1990, c.H.7, as amended May 22, 2020 TO: All persons […]

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