Has the market for condominiums in Burlington changed?

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Every month the Rocca Sisters produce a report on residential real estate sales in Burlington where […]

We Love Burlington gets recognized by the Town of Oakville. Huh?

We Love in Oakville.

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The We Love Burlington (WLB) crowd finally got some recognition for the work they did to […]

RBG Master Plan Update meeting is shown more than 50 poster sized graphics of the ideas that were being worked on.

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By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the second public meeting to update people on the 25 year Master Plan that […]

Loose Leaf Pickup Program takes a hit - climate change gets blamed.

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By Pepper Parr November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – this comes as no surprise. People are livid over the changes in the Loose […]

Israel, Moscow, Alberta and Ontario - corruption is everywhere? Has Burlington been left out.

Rivers -Trump and Ukraine Pres

By Ray Rivers November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are a political follower like me, you would have been glued to the TV […]

Getting students the education they need for the career futures they see for themselves.

It's not the kind of high school you were used to - MORE HERE

By Staff November 21, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced it is hosting its second annual experiential learning event, Halton […]

Gould looking for young people to serve on her Youth Advisory Council.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest task every politician faces is finding ways to keep in touch, close touch, with […]

School Board Invites parents to Take part in a formal Bateman high school closing event.

Bateman parents

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The request was to be expected. The Halton District School Board does make a point of […]

Karina Gould still a Cabinet Minister - different portfolio

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington still has a Member of Parliament in Cabinet. Karina Gould was sworn in as the […]

Councillor Sharman: So, what should we do, you might ask? He doesn't like the look of the numbers.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 Burlington, ON   There is one thing you can be absolutely certain about with the current city council: when […]

The numbers that were 'all wrong' didn't get the review that was expected - the report that had been referred back to council got zip in the way of debate.

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By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Someone on city council made the point: We are a transit friendly council. How friendly – […]

Leaf collection schedule changed - parts of the city will not get coverage.

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are experiencing the effects of Climate Change. The city announced earlier today that: “Due to the […]

Arrest Made After Theft Of Poppy Donation Boxes In Burlington

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By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest after three Royal Canadian Legion Poppy donation boxes […]

Council clears its agenda in an hour and a quarter: Mayor sets out what has to be done if you want to build in this city.

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings are sort of like a big rubber stamp. The details in Staff reports […]

Festival of Trees returns to Performing Arts Centre.

Festival of trees

By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 3rd Annual Festival of Trees will be on display in the lobby and mezzanine of the […]

Mayor listens to a report that kept adding dollars to the budget she and her council were going to have to pass in a couple of months: she wanted staff to plan and act at the same time.

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By Pepper Parr November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2018-2022 Vision to Focus Financial Plan is complex, expensive and a different approach for Burlington. […]

Organizationally - this is part of what city hall is going to look like.

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By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Along with the decision to move Angela Morgan out of the Clerk’s office and have her […]

Resident questions data in a transit report; finds that City Councillor agrees with him. Watch for some sparks at the Monday Council meeting.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Tom Muir November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At a November 4 meeting of Committee of the Whole, transportation staff was giving Council Committee […]

A sensible development that meets a pressing need gets approval at a Standing Committee meeting.

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By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Easterbrooks will be missed – it represents an age that was. Was it a barn that […]

Rivers: A Thought on Some of the Cabinet seats Trudeau has to Fill.

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By Ray Rivers November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us I […]