Girl struck by mini van on Dundas; in hospital in critical condition.

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By Staff March 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An 11 year old girl riding a bicycle east on Dundas Street east of Sutton Drive was […]

Teaching girls to become radiant during Spring Break; it worked!

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By Pepper Parr March 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Planning for Spring Break – what are the options for parents? Is it just part of […]

Minimum wage increase is not as simple as Doug Ford makes it sound. Complex with possible unintended consequences.

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By Staff March 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In the lead up to the June 7th election in Ontario, the minimum wage continues to be […]

Liberal government uses Throne speech to set out their election campaign; Doug Ford takes the sound bite route.

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Revised Doug Ford is out there getting on every TV and radio station that will give him […]

Sound of Music announces Kick Off events - ticketed shows.

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By Staff March 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music Festival announced today that the “All-American Rejects” and “Everclear” will be playing the […]

Police arrest and lay criminal charges against four people for multiple Break and Enter offences.

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By Staff March 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A multiple jurisdiction police investigative team was set up to solve the numerous residential break and enters […]

City still looking for public input on a transit survey.

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By Staff March 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit is in the process of developing a multi-year Transit Plan that will guide new investment […]

Burlington resident arrested for immigration fraud: charged with defrauding Syrian refugees with promises of getting them sponsorship into Canada.

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By Staff March 14th, 20918 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington resident has been arrested by the Halton Regional Police Service as a result of an […]

Date for council to receive Official Plan recommendation report moved back 20 days to allow for new maps to be included


By Staff March 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The April 4th meeting of the Planning and Development Committee that was to accept a report recommending […]

Complaint calls from workers to the Employment Standards office doubles since the new legislation providing better pay and benefits to employees.

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By Staff March 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The number of Ontario workers contacting the Minister of Labour’s Employment Standards hotline to ask about the […]

We 'need a date night' but can't find a baby sitter

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By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   My looking for a baby sitter days ended a long time ago – and taking care […]

The Romance Scam not only breaks hearts - it cleans out bank accounts.

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By Staff March 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Another resident of Halton has become the latest victim of what is known as the “Romance Scam”. […]

Hayley Verrall plays Nashville - at the Blue Bird Cafe.

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Hayley Verrall in Nashville at the Blue Bird Cafe tonight. Burlington’s Hayley Verrall will be at the […]

Not that much lease-able commercial space available in the downtown core

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By Staff March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Downtown Business Association (BDBA) is hustling commercial real estate to fill the few spaces there […]

City wants the OMB decision on the ADI Lakeshore and Martha development to be reviewed.

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   How does that line go? It ain’t over until the fat lady sings; there is considerable […]

Another sneaky Identity theft scam using a well know financial brand name - PayPal

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By Staff March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a real sneaky one. The message tells you that you sent an amount of money […]

Making Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics the core of a new high school course offering begins.

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   STEM is an acronym that refers to Science Technology Engineering and Math. The Halton District School […]

Rivers on the PC leadership choice: When you turned your clock back did you take it to the 50's?

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    By Ray Rivers March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON “Now let it work. Mischief, thou art afoot. Take thou what course thou wilt.” ( […]

Three Burlington council members were a little iffy with their support for ensuring that the rural part of the city is fully protected.

By Staff March 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   While Burlingtonians argue for a delay in the adopting of a new Official Plan and its impact […]

Politicians aren't what they used to be - Robarts and Davis delivered in their day.

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By Pepper Parr March 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   As publisher it is no secret that I am a Liberal but that does not mean […]

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