Museum goes commercial - craft beer and pin ball contests.

Pin ball and beer

By Staff November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Transformed at a cost of close to $10 million – the museum is now open to the […]

What will they do with the No Frills Plaza - and where will the parking be? The Mid Brant Precinct

Would a downtown mobility hub result in greater density on the east side of Brant Street?  Would traffic from the core work itself to the Burlington GO station?

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The map below shows the boundaries of all the proposed precincts. The focus of this article is […]

How much of the traditional Burlington can the city save and at the same time meet the demands of provincial policy? The Brant Street Main Precinct.

Hotel on lower Brant Street

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city’s Planning department is ready to take its first cut on what the downtown should […]

Lakeshore precinct: what the planners would like to see done - they provide two concepts.

Odeon_Burlington Lakeshore Road at Brant

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Directly below is a map of all the precincts. Detail on the Lakeshore precinct is below […]

The bigger picture: height recommendations for the two concepts plus locations of historical and commercial operations.

Site overview - aerial

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has, or is in the process of, publishing news stories on each of the […]

Regional Police go high tech to train officers how to handle dangerous and delicate situations.

VR equipment

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You are a police officer suddenly facing a delicate situation. The person you are facing is […]

Region holds an Emergency Measures Exercise - How do we get People out of a High Rise when it is on Fire?

High rise evacuation 3

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We seldom think about a fire in a high rise – when we do, I think […]

Walking, using a bike, taking a bus or driving the car if you must: all items on the Integrated Mobility Advisory Committee.

bus - late

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are changes taking place within the transit service and in the way people are using […]

They filled duffle bags and suitcases with bottles of alcohol; left LCBO store without making any attempt to pay.

By Staff November 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Thieves decided to stock up early on their Christmas Cheer – fill duffel bags and a suitcase […]

Man Arrested after Attending Police Station on Stolen Motorcycle - that gives the word brazen new depth and meaning.

HRPS crest

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On November 25, 2019, a Stoney Creek man arrived at the Halton Regional Police Service 2 District […]

Mayor 'shocked and disturbed'.

Chedoke Creek

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Earlier today Mayor Marianne Meed Ward released a statement setting out how “shocked and disturbed” she is […]

Getting down to the short strokes in determining what downtown shoud look like - it will be a challenging exercise.

City Hall and surrounding area winter of 2000

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 5th, city council is scheduled to take a look at The Closer Look they […]

Cunning scam: the caller says they are calling from the Court House in Burlington.

Court House - new

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a notice appearing on many of the city’s web sites advising people that: The people […]

An advisory committee that hasn't become a silo gazing at its navel: Integrated Transportation approach works.

Burlington GO

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We took in one of the Advisory meetings last night. The Integrated Transportation Advisory Committee was […]

Region distributes $316,000 to five community organizations.

Regional crest

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region, which usually takes care of the garbage removal and ensures that water comes out of […]

Damoff got a promotion - her boss didn't. That leaves Damoff as just another back bencher.

Damoff polar ear dip

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North Burlington, may have thought she had gotten a […]

The Nutcracker will be performed three times on two days at the Performing Arts Centre

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is doing what they are there to do. Bring world class […]

What would happen if the Loose Leaf Collection program was killed?

Leaf collection 2017 truck

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Recall those occasions when you put two and two together and realize that the total is […]

Has the market for condominiums in Burlington changed?

Football - east end cropped

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 […]