Black History Month will feature noted Much Music host who will talk about growing up Black in America.

Much Music VJ Michael

By Staff January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In recognition of Black History Month in February, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned […]

Did the Mayor just announce that there will be another trip out of the country?

Meed ward election night 1

By Pepper Parr January 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The dialogue on the matter of lowering the city flag in front of city hall has gone […]

As of Jan. 27, 2020, anyone within the City’s urban boundary will need to apply for a permit and on-site consultation to remove a tree.

Tree Guelph line close up -no name

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It took more than nine years but the city now has a private tree bylaw. The […]

Councillor Sharman: ' this private tree bylaw is still rushed and ill-conceived'.

Sharman

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has taken more than nine years for the city to get to the point where […]

Regional Medical Officer of Health not available for comment.

Region MoH Meghani

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Senior public officials around the world are going public and doing their best to assure people […]

Two BPAC choices for the day hearts throb.

Jazz Affair

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has put together a neat package for those who want to […]

Mayor responds to chippy letter from MPP Jane McKenna - these two women don't seem to want to get along.

Mayor Meed Ward

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the world of politics keeping clear communications paths is vital. It means being nice nice […]

Council pauses for a minute of silence to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp 75 years ago.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward asked Council to spend a minute in silence last night before council […]

Is Councillor Bentivegna stuck in a Rodney Dangerfield warp; he just can't get any respect.

Angelo - not getting it -deferal

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Councillor Angelo Bentivegna just might have caught a break. While Council was going through some of […]

Naming people who have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

HRPS crest

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The information set out below is provided to media by the Halton Regional Police who are committed […]

There are some 'tin ears' in the Office of the Mayor; bit of a problem with values as well.

Burlington flags

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Penny Hersh, a citizen, wrote the Mayor’s office asking if the city’s flag could be lowered today […]

Nisan catches a break: Election compliance audit committee rejects a request for an audit of his election fund raising.

Nisan - just shirt

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When someone perceives that something wrong was done during a municipal election there is a process […]

Fine tuning a Staff Report with amendments: city building that reflects community input.

Land Use cover

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How did city council spend an afternoon and well into the evening hearing what Director of […]

Private sector planner pushed the accepted professional behaviour boundaries a little too far - Mayor offended.

Land Use cover

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With so much money involved, those who are in the business of developing properties will do everything […]

Metrolinx weighs in on Land Use Study - they want more height at the Fairview station.

GO train close up

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Metrolinx sent the city a letter outlining their concerns with “the materials presented on January 14, […]

Provincial government and Halton Board of Education working with Regional Public Health to keep parents up to date on the novel coronavirus.

HDSB logo

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, and Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following […]

Crime spree - four robberies in a single day - brought to a quick end by sharp eyed police officers.

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff January 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They seemed to be on a robbery spree – three robberies in a single day. A joint […]

Performing Arts Centre putting on three great workshops - register early.

BPAC raod not done yet

By Staff January 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It might be cold outside but there will be more than just the normal heat inside the […]

Halton Regional Police Service Announces Regional Robbery Task Force

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff January 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has created a Regional Robbery Task Force. The formation of this new […]

Critical council meeting doesn't appear on the calendar.

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr January 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Would someone at city hall please turn on all the lights. There is a Special Meeting […]

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