Are city staff both 'excited and dealing with internal terror' asks the Mayor and is there an answer to the Customer Relations Management problem?

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By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Audit Committee heard the report from the Auditor on the problems with the Customer Relations Management […]

Has the Mayor returned to a classroom? Good move for the city if she has.

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By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the Mayor returned to the classroom to learn more about governance which is now a […]

Another survey - this one is on a values issue: think in terms of opium dens

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By Staff February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is asking residents to share their thoughts about whether cafes and lounges serving […]

That plastic bottle that ends up in the ocean is ending up in the fish we eat.

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By Ray Rivers February 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The baby boom generation has a lot to answer for. How many boomers can recall that […]

City wants your help in naming three new trails.

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By Staff February 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Time to take part and be engaged in the way your city works. There are three distinct […]

Audit committee to hear a tough report on what has gone wrong with the CRM service.

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By Pepper Parr February 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week we wrote about problems with the CRM Customer Relations Management (CRM) service that […]

Halton District School Board joins nine others in an agreement with Mohawk college to focus on students and climate change

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By Staff February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board announced an historic agreement today with Mohawk College and nine Ontario school […]

Art work for the new pavilion at City View Park

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is inviting residents to provide feedback on three design concepts for a sculpture […]

Live & Play to go out of print: digital from this point forward.

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By Staff February 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Adult Registration Spring/Summer Registration for Adults begins Saturday, Feb. 22 at 9 a.m. The online Live & Play […]

Online Forms Unavailable Feb. 14 - 18, for Scheduled Maintenance

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Between Friday, Feb. 14 at 4:30 p.m. and Tuesday, Feb. 18 at 8:30 a.m., the City will […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and were […]

Accessibility and Heritage Advisory Committees looking for new members..

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is currently recruiting volunteers to be members of the Heritage Burlington Advisory Committee […]

The city now has the authority to actually barricade the party house on Lakeshore Road if that is what it takes to bring an end to the noisy parties

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As court cases go – this one went pretty quickly. The city filed their application for […]

Japanese garden, designed to highlight the city's twinning with Itabashi Japan, wins significant award.

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By Staff February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Itabashi Garden at the Tansley Community Centre has won the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2020 Award […]

Free fishing in February? Province wants Family Day to be an occasion to go fishing

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Family Day is a relatively new event for the people of Ontario. Everyone seems to want […]

'What we have here is a failure to communicate': Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke - seems to apply to Burlington as well

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By Pepper Parr February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The only tool that matters for anyone serving the public is the ability to communicate – […]

Metrolinx likes the idea of further developing their properties; likes the opportunity to include retail for those who want to shop on the way home.

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By Staff February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is not just the traditional and known developers who want to build in Burlington. Metrolinx operates […]

Museum sets up a 'Strike Camp' for parents who need day care space on Thursday

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By Staff February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a little like selling umbrellas when it’s raining. Museums Burlington, operators of the Joseph Brant […]

Information sessions on what you can and cannot do with the trees on your property: private tree bylaw now in effect

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now for the hard part – convincing those seriously opposed to the Private Tree Bylaw that […]

NDP candidate hammers the government - points out that Deputy Ministers have been given 14% increases over a 4 year period

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By Andrew Drummond February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This week, across Halton region there will be three days of education disruption. The elementary teachers […]