Mayor moves into Town Crier mode - spreading the word on needed information.

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Staff September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Town Crier Dave Vollick Mayor Meed Ward just might be thinking about becoming the Town Crier or […]

CDH Executive Director retires without a send off - done at her request. Interesting.

Edwardh-Joey

By Staff September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON In a media release from Community Development Halton we learn that: Changes are happening at CDH! One of […]

Tax policies and tax benefits are never easy to explain - and many never do understand; the 1.3 million millionaires understand.

Income tax return

By Ray Rivers September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservative leader Andrew Scheer is promising to slash the lowest of our five income tax brackets […]

City goes into some kind of a 'feed everyone' mode on Saturday.

Staff dance at sesnior event

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone was going to get fed. A pleasant way to spend the morning after a hearty breakfast […]

If you feed them - will they come? Some did.

People eating

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a bold venture. It was something different and based on what we saw it […]

Burlington as you know it - could come to an end.

Map Region Halton

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The public is waiting for the report written by two former municipal players, one elected the other […]

Terry Fox Run had great participation and excellent donation levels: Next year will be the 40th anniversary.

terry fox 3 final

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Craig Gardner reports that despite iiffy weather the 39th Annual Terry Fox run brought out more participants […]

Burlington Green staffing up - last minute notice of job opportunities.

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Green is staffing up. They are looking for three new dynamic team members: • Program Coordinator […]

Regional Community Investment Fund applications due November 1st. Attend an information session.

Hands together

By Staff September 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON,ON   The Regional government created a Community Investment Fund that supports a wide range of non-profit health and social […]

Mayor wants the bureucrats to get it right: issues a report with staff directions to do something better with a new parking lot.

Caroline and John 1

By Pepper Parr September 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A well run municipality has a council that has its ear to the ground and hears […]

City of Burlington Threatens Naturalized Gardens Part 2:

monarch butterfly with milkweed

By Doreen Nicoll September 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a 2 part story. I have been contacted by naturalized gardeners from Burlington and […]

Rivers on the first federal election debate: the winner was the guy who wasn't in the room.

Denaters Sept 13-19

By Ray Rivers September 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an impressive demonstration of candidates expressing themselves in clear unequivocal terms on the broad […]

Public art for the proposed pavilion at City View Park.

City view park pavillion

By Staff September 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Request for Expressions of Interest For public art proposals at City View Park. Deadline: Friday October 11, 2019 […]

They need some help - have you got four hours to spare?

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff September 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON     It cleaned up pretty good. The station was the start of trips to other places. And […]

Jim Young on alternatives to Local Planning Appeal Tribunal.

Jim Young

By Jim Young September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council wants to eliminate LPAT (Local Planning Appeals Tribunals), formerly the OMB (Ontario Municipal […]

Foxcroft the subject of a TiCat video - Oskee Wee Wee

Foxcroft tight face

By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They all love him – and with much reason. Ron Foxcroft on his private basketball court. […]

Significant debate at city council this afternoon: discussing what they want to tell the Region about intensification.

Burlington sign

By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon city council will be discussing and debating one of the biggest problems the city […]

Getting action from city hall sometimes requires some pushing.

2013 Paisley Sept 2019

By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is how the rubber hits the road when a resident takes a complaint to the […]

Public school board loves the idea of free transit on Burlington transit buses for their high school students.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When Mayor Marianne Meed Ward left a city Standing Committee earlier this week she had a […]

Friends of Freeman station find they have friends at city hall as well - the city will pay to have rolling stock moved.

ENGINE

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This one has been a long time coming – and very richly deserved. The volunteers that […]