HDSB invites parents/guardians and students to provide input on distance learning through survey from June 10-25

Have your say logo HDSB

By Staff June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Distance learning – It has been a contentious issue in a lot of Burlington households. The Halton […]

Are summer jobs in Burlington being handed out on merit?

Sims Square

By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When a golfing buddy hires the daughter of his golf partner for a summer job – […]

Biggest high rise development in city history: seven towers up to 37 stories - no public input

Seven buildings - not that much in park space and a layout that reflects what developers put up in the 50's

By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a massive development planned for Fairview Street – just east of the Burlington GO […]

Halton Mayors write the Premier: Make us a stage two Region

Looks very cosmopolitan - and it is.  But property taxes take a big chunk out of the revenue.

By Staff June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Today, Halton’s Regional Chair along with the Mayors of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville sent a […]

Making more space for walkers and cyclists on city streets not setting any speed records as it works its way through the bureaucracy

Will Burlington see special lanes opened up for cyclists and walkers?

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good idea at the time – but by the time the city gets […]

A wag said to me last week - 'would you like to hear what I think about City Council ?' This was a reliable source. Listen in

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We have a city Council that is approaching the half way mark of the term. It […]

Public art to get some funding - at a time when money might get a little tight

Councillor Sharma n speaking to Angela Paparazzo

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite some tough financial days ahead the public art program is continuing its annual Local Artist […]

Mayor forgetting some of the reasons she was elected: transparency and engagement not as front and center as they used to be

MMW as MAyor and Chair

By Staff June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward met with members of the Large Urban Mayors Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) via webcast […]

Will school be the same come September? What does the public want to say about that at this point?

MMW with students

The government of Ontario is currently looking for feedback on what to do with schools in September. The feedback e-mail is: EDU.consultation@ontario.ca (Include your name […]

Drug trafficking investigation results in five arrests - all released on bail

Drug Seizure Burlington June 5

By Staff June 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington drug trafficking investigation that began in May, resulted in five being arrested on multiple charges. […]

Fences will come down on the Beachway - beach will be open to the public.

By Staff June 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Those fences along the Beachway didn’t last all that long – they certainly raised the hackles on […]

Testing is getting better - the charities are going to bleed for some time.

By Staff June 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parking spot for those getting tested. Some of the negative and positive fall on the COVID19 front. […]

Is the city seeing and hearing from their Mayor often enough?

Mayor Meed Ward

By Pepper Parr June 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Where is the Mayor? There are dozens of places where her presence – at a safe […]

That cheque for Seniors - expect to see it in your bank account around July 6th.

Trudeau announcing the 300 July 6

By Staff June 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Seniors facing higher costs for groceries, transportation and prescriptions due to COVID-19 can expect emergency aid payments […]

Rivers drops the hammer on Alberta Premier Jason Kenney

Rivers in mask

By Ray Rivers June 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s not the first time that America has come to this point over race relations. Meanwhile […]

Inconvenience while eastern part of New Street is resurfaced - possible internet disruption.

New street - being rebuilt

By Pepper Parr June 3rd,2020 BURLINGTON, ON   More grief in store of those who depend on or live near New Street. The final phase […]

Government will seek an additional 28 day extension of the State of Emergency

Queens Park

By Staff June 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Legislature will meet on Tuesday to get a motion to extend the State of Emergency Assuming the […]

Arrests Made After Investigation into Objects Thrown at Vehicles on the QEW

QEW at Guelph line

By Staff June 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made three arrests in connection to the investigation into objects being thrown […]

That $300 bonus from the federal government for the senior set has yet be to be sent. Soon.

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Staff June 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Is the cheque in the mail? Not yet, but Burlington Member of Parliament Karina Gould (who is […]

How Do Canadian and American Gambling Laws Differ?

gambling illustration Nash

By Claire Nash May 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON   The gambling scene has certainly come a long way over the last few decades. With […]

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