Area residents became Canadian citizens on Canada Day during a ceremony at the Gazebo.

Citizenship head lineup

By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event took place in the Gazebo in Spencer Smith Park. It was one of the quieter […]

Burlington opera diva, who is also the Mayor, will be performing in the seat of a Smart Car - you don't want to miss this event.

MMW with Burchill

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She doesn’t tap dance and despite the view of some in the city she doesn’t walk […]

Canada Day has something for everyone - Spencer Smith Park is the place to be.

Canadian flag

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With nice weather it is one of the best ways to spend a day outdoors and enjoy […]

Make the Freeman Station one of your stops on the First of July

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The invitation says it all. You can skip the dignitaries and tour the station. allow an hour – […]

RBG: Canada Day weekend includes early roses, garden tours and live entertainment.

RBG gardens - lots of colour

By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are loads of things to do on Canada Day – the Royal Botanical Garden wants you […]

Shakespeare returns to the Rock: Twelfth Night in a way you’ve never seen it before.

12th Night

By Pepper Parr June 27, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Trevor Copp has been directing his take on various Shakespeare plays at the RBG Rock Garden for […]

Former city manager has taken to tweeting about some of his Burlington experiences - Ms Hersh is reminding him of some of the details.

Ridge 4

By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The cheek, the nerve. The man manages to get himself bounced out of his job – […]

Politicians decide they want to ensure their finger prints are all over whatever Civic Square is going to look like.

Fig 3

By Pepper Parr June 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They came looking for a little bit more money and left with marching orders to do […]

A new deal - green in colour focuses on the need to adapt to climate change quickly.

Green - climate change graphic

By Jan Mowbray June 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What is a Green New Deal? It isn’t a plank in the Green Party platform. “The […]

Great strawberry season predicted - lousy Canada Day from the province - Burlington will celebrate but no Strawberry Festival.


By Staff June 24, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The province sent out a media release advising that the first fruits of the season are now […]

Antique and hot wheels car show on Brant - July 6th: Road closures

Car show - yellow hot rod

By Staff June 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is an occasion to wander down Brant Street, meet with friends, maybe do a little shopping […]

Anna Golding awarded the 2019 Art in Action scholarship.

Art in Action scholarship

Photo caption: By Staff June 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Art in Action’s 17th annual Studio tour takes place Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd. Fairview […]

Pan handling gets a solid debate - can't outlaw it.

Pn handling sign

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will meet this evening and pass bylaws making legal the numerous recommendations that were […]

Be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the RBG Laking Garden.

iris 2 rbg

By Staff June 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Be prepared to be mesmerized by the brilliant colour combinations of the iris collection at the Royal […]

Wisdom will be available at a Green Bench - at The Centre - Monday noon to 2:00 pm

Elder - cop

By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The operators of the Schlegel Villages, long term care and retirement homes, are doing their part to […]

Burlington now has two advocacy groups - The Lovelies are now advocating for better government along with ECoB who are sponsoring the Tale of Two Cities this evening - Oakville and Burlington Mayors will have a go at each other.


By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington now has more than one group advocating for better government and a better Burlington. ECoB […]

Game 6 of NBA finals will be broadcast from Main Stage in Spencer Smith Park.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 12: Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) makes a shot against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter of a NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

By Staff June 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The wildly popular ‘Burlassic Park’ is moving to Spencer Smith Park in a partnership with the Sound […]

Terry Fox Run folks get a break from city hall.

Fox monument with Brant Inn

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Terry Fox Run for a Cure got a bit of a break from city hall. […]

Changes planned for Civic Square are going nowhere - until Council has had a look at the final design - which they claim not to have seen yet.

Civic Square Dec 2018

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At just about every city council Standing Committee meeting there are a number of reports that […]

Freeman Station published summer schedule - make a point of touring the place - well worth your time.

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Freeman Station has announced their operating hours. The station is open today because of hard […]

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