3,306 traffic charges and warnings related to all forms of driving offences were laid during the holiday weekend. Up 23% over previous year.

Cell phone while driving

By Staff May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Another report card – we didn’t do all that well in the 2019 Canada Road Safety Week […]

Mayor more than happy to share our best practices with the Province.

Meed ward looking askance

By Staff May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The following Statement was issued by the Mayor of Burlington. Today I am pleased to acknowledge the […]

The Red Carpet: What was both surprising and disturbing was that the people making some of these comments were the very people hired to run the city.

Vision lack of

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Marianne Meed Ward at the State of the City address to the Chamber of Commerce. One […]

Burlington Robbery: Jewel heist outside a residence

HRPS crest

By Staff May 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police are investigating a robbery in Burlington where two victims were robbed of jewellery outside […]

Public service is noble work. People might scoff at the use of that word. If a person doesn’t see the job as a noble calling – they are perhaps not in the right industry.

Longer term thinking has city hall being replaced but for the immediate future improving the sound system in Council chamber - FINALLY! and improving some of the meetings rooms is where capital dollars will be spent this year.

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a lot of material published in the Gazette on the Red Carpet Red […]

Just four sports fields closed.

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By Staff May 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The condition of the sports fields is looking a little better. The amount of rain the City […]

Red Carpet Task Force named - given homework and a lot of concerns about changes needed at city hall

Red tape red carpet

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With the closed meetings with the special interests groups completed, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward moves to […]

Candidate who lost his bid to sit in the provincial Legislature wants to lead the Liberal Party.

Tedjo BEST

By Staff May 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Alvin Tedjo Alvin Tedjo, the Liberal candidate in the provincial election for the Oakville North Burlington seat […]

Strong public response helps police locate and arrest robbery suspect - additional charges laid.

By Staff May 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service have identified, arrested and charged a male from Burlington in connection with […]

Rivers on computer-based doctor-patient interface - he likes it.

By Ray Rivers May 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Seven in ten Canadians say they’d rather speak to their doctor over the internet than have […]

What do you think about the elevators at the Burlington GO station? Metrolinx wants to know

James Smith just might have come up with a way to use the technologically "swift but financially expensive Presto Card to much wider use.

By Staff May 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   James Smith just might have come up with a way to use the technologically “swift but financially […]

Halton District School Board take six gold medals at Skills Ontario competition

Gold Website Development - Mark Hutchison ActonDHS

By Staff May 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Seventy Halton District School Board elementary and secondary students participated in the 30th annual Skills Ontario Competition […]

Flood Watch notice issued by Conservation Authority - Lake Ontario levels to be high for the next couple of weeks.

Storm waves Flemming #3

By Staff May 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The following weather watch fron Conservation Halton has been issued to Shoreline Municipalities/Region, Emergency Services and School […]

Many sports fields are still very soggy - not open for use.

baseball diamond under water

By Staff May 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the amount of rain the City has had over the past few weeks, the following […]

Robbery suspect holds up two women on two occasions brandishing a switch blade knife.

HRPS crest

By Staff May 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The get-away used by a robbery suspect was a BMX style bike. Police describe the bike used […]

John Taylor tells Special Advisors that the growth planned for Halton isn't sustainable.

mmw watching Taylor

By Pepper Parr May 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward tweets a picture she had taken of John Taylor while he was […]

Weather is shutting down parts of several parks - LaSalle and Paletta impacted

Weather - Trail West trail

By Staff May 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If this keeps up the only place you will be able to go to is a bus […]

Burlington group delegates at the Region: opposed to the amalgamation of municipalities; offers cautions arising from challenges in the recent Provincial budget.

We love Burlington Prov Review sign

By Staff May 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of months ago the provincial government announced a review of how municipalities are providing vital […]

Police Investigate Burlington Gas Station Robbery

Robbery Suspect gasstation Walkers

By Staff May 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police are currently investigating a gas station robbery that occurred on Walkers Line yesterday. […]

New Democrats will be introducing their yet to be nominated candidate as they canvass this weekend.

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By Staff May 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We publish a report on what will be open in the way of public services whenever there […]

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