Pride flag goes up on Civic Square; lights on the Pier will be in Rainbow colours later in the month.

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By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington proclaimed June to be Pride Month and raised the Pride Flag over City […]

School Board special athlete track meet to take place in Oakville June 14th.

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By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday, June 14, 2019, students from the Halton District School Board will participate in the 32nd […]

Foxcroft whistle will make sure all the NBA final plays are properly regulated.

A piece of plastic got turned into a multi-national corporate endeavour.  Innovative financing and a meaasure of moxie made it all come together.  Foxcroft is going to share his experiences with interns taking part in the innovateBurlington program.

By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a great evening to watch a basketball game with everyone glued to […]

Dan Hill will be on stage for the Lowville Festival on June 22nd; backed up by Hayley Verrall.


By Staff June 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lowville Festival has announced its program for their fifth annual season in north Burlington’s majestic Escarpment […]

City hall is all in for the Raptors games - lifts the 11 pm noise bylaw for the events,

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Burlington’s Burlassic Park public viewings confirmed for entire NBA Finals series By Staff June 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON,, ON   According to city hall, “Burlington’s Burlassic […]

RBG’s world-renowned lilac collection reaches peak bloom.

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By Staff June 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A heavenly fragrance is drifting through Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG’s) Arboretum, marking the official start of lilac […]

Free money from a bank is the first sign of a scam.

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By Staff May 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This kind of scam is used again and again – because it works for the thieves. A […]

Resident catches contractor putting asphalt down a sewer.

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By Staff May 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is nothing better than an on-site witness with a camera to catch unacceptable behavior. Beaver street […]

Students protesting the closing of an environmental school at Bronte Creek.

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“The clearly visible impacts of climate change are accelerating and are threatening to disrupt the lives of billions of people around the world. Notably the […]

Charges Laid in Kijiji Fraud Investigation: the diamonds were real enough - the certified cheque wasn't.


By Staff May 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service’s Regional Fraud Unit has charged one person in connection with a series […]

Civic Action Lab draws solid participation from the community - good ideas came out of it - now we wait for the Staff report.

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By Pepper Parr May 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They spent two days on the task – held three public meetings at which the turnout […]

Parts of the Beachway, LaSalle Park and Paletta are closed due to high water levels.

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By Staff May 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Pathways in Paletta Park are being eroded. It isn’t just the ball parks that are having water […]

Burlingtonians invited to cheer the Toronto Raptors in Civic Square as they make a run for the NBA championship


By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For a city that basically drove the amateur baseball team out of town and into the […]

Footnotes are the Main Event for a few minutes as they are inducted into the Performing Arts Centre Hall of Fame.

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By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At the 2019/2020 Season Launch Tuesday evening the Burlington Performing Arts Centre inducted the Burlington Footnotes […]

Performing Arts Centre program for the 2019-2020 season has several greats + a lot of local talent.

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By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They drift into the Performing Arts Centre as couples, sometimes as small groups and mill around […]

Karina Gould: both empathetic and personable with a good sense of humour; a person who doesn’t take herself too seriously.

Gould In the House while Obama speaks

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   “What happened” we asked. Accepting congratulations from Mike Wallace the night she was elected MP for […]

Gypsy moth aerial spraying to take place tomorrow - Wednesday

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By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Tomorrow, Wednesday, May 29th, the City of Burlington will be using a low-flying helicopter to apply […]

Ghent street parking - changes in the wind.

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By Staff May 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   First – the bad news – the paid on-street parking on Ghent become unavailable May 29th. The […]

Mary Lou Tanner named to College of Fellows by Canadian Institute of Planners


By Staff May 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s Deputy City Manager Mary Lou Tanner has been named a Fellow of the Canadian Institute of […]

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

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

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