Transit User's Forum scheduled for May postponed to Fall

bus with a bike on it

By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The scheduled Burlington Transit Users’ Forum, has been postponed. No new date has been set, Bfast will […]

Burlington Transit Modifies Schedule

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With social distancing measures in place, Burlington Transit will reduce its service and operate on a modified […]

Amazon keeping the scammers off the site

Amazon sign

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During a crisis like this the scammers come out from under the rocks they call home. They […]

Region reports there are now 15 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Halton

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional Medical Officer of Health released a report this afternoon that was a bit of a […]

City finds a way to answer the questions the public has - email is working at this point. Credit is due

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By Pepper Parr March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier today we reported on the city decision to shut down every service being delivered by […]

Telephone access to Service Burlington is currently unavailable

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a stark, somewhat blunt statement, the city announced that: City Hall is closed. But tax payments […]

1-888-444-3659 - number for the business sector to call for support and answers to questions on staying open

Queens Park

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions […]

Mayor tells citizens meeting in groups that this has to stop. For those who are returning to Canada - go home and stay home for 14 days

Mayor Meed Ward

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said yesterday that: Halton Region announced their decision to proceed with the Declaration […]

City council holds first every remote meeting - lasts nine minutes - passes everything.

sharman on air

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a little bumpy at the start. “Keep a cell phone charger on hand” said […]

There is a link between the Hydro need for a bigger line of credit and the wave break being built for the LaSalle Park Marina

Moving electricity seems to be a task they can do well enough - using the telephone appears to be a skill set that needs development.

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will be meeting this afternoon for two Special Council meetings that will be held […]

Rate of COVID19 spread - infections, deaths, recovered.

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By Staff March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a web site that collects data from around the world on the number of COVID-19 […]

Provincial government releases list of essential services exemptions from what has to be shut down to stop the spread of COVID19

Queens Park

By Andrew Drummond March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON There are those that believe that in the current crisis there is no room for opposition to […]

Trucking sector is working flat out to get products on to supermarket shelves

Fluke Transport

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Traffic on the major highways is lighter. Some shelves in the supermarkets are bare. And some […]

Panel for Public Telephone Town Hall set - Thursday evening

Clock tower - close up

By Staff March 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is hosting a public telephone town hall that will take place on Thursday, […]

Province provides an on-line self testing application.

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By Staff March 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has launched an enhanced and interactive COVID self-assessment tool. This new easy-to-use tool takes the […]

Are they deaf, blind or just plain dumb? People walking into Rattlesnake park that was closed.

Rattlesnake 1 police car

By Staff March 23, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Police vehicles blocked the entrance to the park – but they didn’t have the authority to physically […]

City to hold two Special meetings of Council on Tuesday - start at 12:30

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Staff March 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City will meet on Tuesday to take care of some necessary business and revise the rules around […]

What does a State of Emergency mean and what can a Mayor actually do?

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Just what kind of power and authority does the Mayor have under the Declaration of Emergency […]

It is very tough for the hospitality sector and for those small operations that cater to the private sector.

Small business week

By Staff March 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The financial damage hits different sectors of the economy. Restaurants don’t have customers walking through the doors […]

People were out, physical distance was well respected for the most part. We are coping.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr March 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s now a new reality for all of us. Getting used to living differently is going […]