Whose city is it? Muir asks: Who do you represent? - You're not representing the citizens that elected you.

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By Tom Muir November 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir has been delegating to city council as long as the current members have been […]

A petition that wants to have 1500 signatures has reached 1300 a day before city council meets to vote on the development for a 23 storey tower opposite city hall.

By Staff November 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The seven members of city council, sitting as members of the Planning and Development Standing Committee, voted […]

War is hell - art is used to convey just how dark a hole that hell is.

By Staff November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The art of war – that statement can be taken several ways. It could be the methods […]

City IT services will be offline fora few hours Monday night

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By Staff November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city’s IT Services will be disrupted on Monday, Nov. 13, 2017 The systems will be down […]

A former Mayor said to the current Mayor that ...

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  By Staff November 11, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What does a former Mayor say to the current Mayor on issues they disagree on? Mary […]

Governor General upsets some with her comments on science and Divine Rights.

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By Ray Rivers November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s not a compliment. Calling our federal environment minister ‘climate barbie’ is a sexist trick intended […]

Remembrance Day: War will become obsolete when it is socially unacceptable

By Pepper Parr November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Later today hundreds of Burlingtonians will stand near the Cenotaph and remember the fallen and those […]

Two very different views on how the Waterfront Hotel property should be re-developed are now on the table. How we got to this point is a long story. It is your city - make your views known.

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By Pepper Parr November 10, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington is in the midst of perhaps the most significant changes it has had to deal with […]

Setting the Record Straight: BYSC releases a statement

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Who owns the domes; who operates them, who pays for them. BYSC wants to sets the record straight. By Staff November 10, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON […]

City is renaming two of its departments to more accurately reflect the services provided. Means everyone gets new business cards.

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By Staff November 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is renaming two of its departments to more accurately reflect the services that […]

What's the rush - slow down and let the public decide what should be done during the next municipal.election

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By Pepper Parr November 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What is the rush? The Draft of the Official Plan will be public on Friday – […]

There is a Plan B for the re-development of the Waterfront Hotel property - a group of residents don't like the ideas the city Planning department seems to favour.

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By Staff November 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Back in 1995 city council approved the building of a hi-rise tower on Lakeshore Road – roughly […]

Ward 2 Councillor produces a no minced words video on her opposition to the recommended 23 storey tower opposite city hall.

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By Staff November 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 city Councillor Marianne Meed Ward has always been a strong social media maven. She understands […]

Seaton Gallery uses art to tell the story of war - there are no pretty pictures.

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By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a sombre annual event. It’s a time to pause, reflect, think of those we lost, […]

Time to begin thinking about others - Toys for Tots does just that.

HRPS Toys for Tots

By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing it for 17 years – the annual Halton Regional Police Service Toys for […]

Real estate agency to begin recording condominium sales in 2018 - reflects the changes in the housing market.

Bunton's Wharf - a Molinaro Group porject, one of several that created a condo community in Burlington.

By Staff November 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The monthly Rocca Sisters analysis of the real estate market in the area has not included condominiums, […]

Cargo theft is a $5 billion criminal activity with 90% taking place in the GTA. Halton is a favoured location for the thieves.

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By Staff November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   During a media event earlier today Detective Sergeant Dave Costantini , 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau explained […]

Regional police warning area merchants of a surge in counterfeit Canadian currency

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By Staff November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police, Fraud Unit has warmed local area merchants of a recent surge in counterfeit […]

Sound of Music accepting applications from bands for the 2018 play dates.

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By Staff November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are some pretty big names on the Sound of Music stages – and they all started […]

The changing look of the downtown core - it is up up and away - the pattern appears to have been set.

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By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Do we have any idea what the downtown part of the city is going to look […]