Museums of Burlington hosting a speaker series - starts with a complimentary glass of wine.

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By Staff January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sip a glass of local wine while you listen to the stories of our local cultural thought […]

Day care facilities at the two high schools being closed are being set up at different schools.

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By Pepper Parr January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The process of closing the two Burlington high schools begins. Some good new – the Ministry […]

Mayor calls a quickie Reverse Town Hall - he wants to listen to the voters.

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By Pepper Parr January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The mayor is hosting a town hall this Thursday at the AGB at 7:00 pm to […]

Freeman Station partners with the library for a literacy and choo choo train program.

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By Staff January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This could be both fun and interesting. Literacy, the Library, Choo Choo trains and the Freeman Station. […]

Police looking for male suspected of stealing an automobile from in front of the Best Western in Burlington,

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By Staff January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A motor vehicle was stolen on January 10th 2018. The Halton Regional Police are investigating a motor […]

ECoB - Engaged citizens of Burlington have lawn signs ready - beginning to set out their position on downtown development..

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By Pepper Parr January 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The ECoB people are beginning to dialogue with at least one member of city council. They […]

Youth announces he will be running the Mayor's re-election campaign.

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By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   David Vandenberg a third year political science student at McMaster University announced on Cogeco TV’s The […]

City looking for public input on where public art should be located and what you think about the city providing this art.

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By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a public art master plan review should […]

Ward 2 city Councillor sets out why she wants changes made to the draft Official Plan; wants the development focus shifted north to the Burlington GO mobility hub.

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By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 city Councillor Marianne Meed Ward Marianne Meed Ward announced earlier this month that she […]

Art Gallery video - a nice look at what the Art Gallery has to offer.

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By Staff January 15th,2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows we have an Art Gallery. A significant number of people attend events at the Gallery. Hundreds […]

Were social license or civic space part of the decision to close two Burlington high schools ?

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By Rory Nisan January 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What is democracy? Is it a single act, an election every four years? Certainly, that is […]

Sit in on a bluegrass and roots workshop at the Performing Arts Centre - free

The murmur of music lured a crowd to Keogh Park this past Sunday in Tottenham. On the heels of the release of their new album Coffee Creek the Slocan Ramblers showcased their bluegrass sound during Music in the Park. The annual summer concert series features musicians every Sunday at 1 p.m. Willful Blues will be taking the stage for the next show this Sunday.

By Staff January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Calling all lovers of roots and bluegrass music – register for a FREE workshop with the Slocan […]

A solid, well informed and socially active community, will have something to say to the planners.

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By Pepper Parr January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part eleven of a multi-part editorial feature on the precincts and mobility hub being planned for the […]

Crime Stoppers celebrates 30 years of operation - helping to make Halton one of the safest communities in Canada.

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By Staff January 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Volunteers, local media outlets and various businesses that help fund Crime Stoppers of Halton will be recognized […]

Rivers: Humans pass wind an estimated twenty times a day on a good day.

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By Ray Rivers January 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   FART. Not a word you would have seen in print only a couple decades ago. Four […]

OHIP + for those under 24 and a new minimum wage - good legislation and and election gambit?

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By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The fact that there is a provincial election months away does change the level of information […]

Civic engagement - Timbits style. Bold indeed!

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By Staff January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city goes to great lengths to engage its citizens – the are using social media much […]

Tallest buildings the city planners want to permit are to be in the Upper Brant Precinct - ward Councillor doesn't see it the same way.

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By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part ten of a multi-part editorial feature on the precincts and mobility hub being planned for the […]

Art Gallery draws in its extensive collection for current ceramics exhibit - on display until April.

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By Pepper Parr January 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Over the last thirty years the Art Gallery of Burlington has amassed the largest comprehensive collection […]

Conservation issues weather conditions notice - rising water in the creek system.

Nothjing iminent - but Conservation Halton advises that rain expected has the potential to flood the creeks.

By Staff January 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With weather all over the map we plan for what we are told the weather is going […]

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