Road Closure: North Shore Boulevard East, July 18 - 19, 2020

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By Staff July 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   North Shore Boulevard will be fully closed in both directions for bridge demolition work beginning Saturday, July […]

Ward Councillor and Mayor sponsoring a motion that will require people to wear face masks

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By Pepper Parr July 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sit down for this one. At a meeting on Thursday Council is going to consider the […]

Some council members are finding that the Mayor isn't quite what was advertised.

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By Pepper Parr July 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor was in a bit of a bind. She was, uncharacteristically, tip toeing around the […]

Ontario has produced some great sports talent - with a couple of tennis starts leading the way these days.

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By Lauren Wilson July 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario has an impressive track record when it comes to producing incredible athletes. It’s no surprise […]

Deep Energy Efficiency Retrofit Program has council excited - staff puts forward a time line council wants to change. This is a biggy - but awkward administratively.

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By Pepper Parr July 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you don’t own a house or are not interested in upgrading your property and contributing to […]

Courageous response by an assault victim leads to arrest.

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By Staff July 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest in relation to an assault against an 18 […]

Terry Fox run, usually held in September is going to go virtual in July and August

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By Staff July 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We live at a time when almost everything is virtual. It’s an odd feeling. How do you […]

It is Time to Wear a Mask. If Governments will not act to protect us, we must protect each other.

By Jim Young July 6, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As we watch our neighbours to the south descend into self-inflicted chaos over their refusal to […]

Mayor now says she has the support of the MOH for a face mask bylaw. She also has a motion planned for a meeting next week.

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By Staff July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette published an opinion piece on the difficulty Mayor Marianne Meed Ward was having on the […]

To mask or not to mask - Mayor isn't going to lead on this issue. The downside on this one is something we will all pay for.

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By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On the matter of face masks that many commercial establishments require you to wear when you […]

An amazing graphic looks at a disease that has brought the world to a halt - and we don't yet know how to beat it.

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By Staff July 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is some absolutely fascinating graphic material on the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 disease it causes […]

The pools will be open - you will need to wade through a lot of bureaucracy to register. Open ONLY to Burlington residents

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By Staff July 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer is in full force. The pools are open – well at least most of them. LaSalle […]

Provincial Court offences scheduled until Sept. 14, 2020 will be rescheduled. Do not attend court.

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By Staff July 3rd, 2020 Burlington, on   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS Revised July 3, 2020 All Provincial Offences Act matters […]

Third Telephone Town Hall on the 16th - good place to get answers to your questions and concerns

By Staff July 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is going to hold another one of her COVID19 Town Hall meetings. Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Food Bank experineced some startling growth in the number of people needing help with basic food items.

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By Robin Bailey July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Food Bank is running at 70% over same time last year in terms of […]

Three trails in the city need names - Council wants to hear what you think.

This is the rural Burlington residents want to keep - walking trails and quiet countryside.

By Staff July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Part two of the Trail Naming project is starting and residents can now vote for the names […]

Canada Day: People enjoyed the day in their own way - despite a pandemic that has shut down a lot of locations.

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By Staff July 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Western end of the Beachway – It was one of the places to be. What did people […]

The Canada Day Ribfest worked - it worked very well. Kudos to the Rotarians.

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By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They came from the north of the Burlington Centre They came from the south of the […]

Congratulations - you are now Canadian citizens

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By Pepper Parr July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day is a good time to think about Citizenship. Those of us born in Canada […]

Canada Day: Make it a trip to the Farmer's Market in the early morning and stick around for the Drive Thru Ribfest

Many people see the Terry Fox run as a unique thing that happened in Canada and was the result of one Canadian's supreme effort.  The Canadian flag just seems to be a part of the event - and there were plenty of them handed out.

By Staff July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is more to do than expected. The Lakeshore Rotary got creative and pivoted from the fall […]

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