Police Investigating the Discovery of a Body Floating in Lake Ontario

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By Staff July 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   UPDATE: Police are continuing to investigate the discovery of a mans body found floating in Lake Ontario […]

One victim deceased,another loses a leg in an accident on Fairview at Woodview this morning

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By Staff July 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At approximately 10:00 am this morning , a citizen reported a motor vehicle driving erratically on Fairview […]

A totally cock-a-mammy idea from people that should know better. Get a grip on reality folks.

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By Pepper Parr July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A candidate for one of the city council seats sent us a proposal that had come […]

Rivers: 'Canada’s position on military spending is untenable.'

Trudeau Justin - NATO

By Ray Rivers July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “What good is NATO if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy?” […]

Roland Tanner: 'We cannot keep telling residents, in effect, that what they want is not actually what is good for them.'

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By Roland Tanner July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I’d like to thank the council for hearing me this evening. As a candidate running for […]

August means Jazz on the Patio - free performances at the Performing Arts Centre

Jazz - SRO

By Staff July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre has been putting on this program for at least three years. One of […]

Dorothy Borovich named the 2018 Distinguished Philanthropist of the Year Award.

Dorothy Borovitch

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Foundation has announced that one of Burlington’s finest Everyday Community Heroes is being honoured with […]

Is the Herd going to give up on Burlington?

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By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ryan Harrison, an Ontario Hockey League referee and one of four co-owners of the Intercounty Baseball […]

Mayor Goldring sets out why he voted for a 17 storey condominium opposite city hall

Mayor Rick Goldring:  He does a pro-active mode and when he's confident he puts it to good use.  Time to get confident on this one Your Worship.

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Minutes before city council, meeting as a committee, voted on a Planning Staff recommendation to approve […]

Marianne Meed Ward - 'We do not have to do this'. 18 storey condo approved on a 6-1 vote.

Meed Ward H&S

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON We erred in the first version of this story – the decision was a 5-2 vote – […]

Premier Ford got rid of the Hydro One chair without lifting a finger. The chair resigned on Wednesday.

Hydro mess with Ford at podium

By Staff July 11, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – that was easy, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines Greg Rickford in a statement […]

Kelly Childs throw in the towel - her bake shop will have to find a new home.

Ford + two others at Kellys

By Staff July 11, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In an emotional farewell, Kelly Childs and her daughter told a city council committee last night that […]

Gary Scobie: 'You can adjust your legacy before you leave or you can leave it to others to try and repair the damage you’ve already done.'

Gary Scobie

By Gary Scobie July 11, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I expect this will be my last delegation to this Council of eight years. Come October […]

Wasn't the debate about the level of intensification the city had to undergo? Nope, the developer tells council that they need to think in terms of 'optimization'.

Brant looking north - Kellys

By Pepper Parr July 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   And we thought it was all about intensification. The city needed to intensify the population; put […]

A mobility hub is a mobility hub - right? Not necessarily according to Mayoralty candidate Greg Woodruff

Burlington GO south side

By Staff July 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Candidate for the Office of Mayor and Aldershot resident Greg Woodruff wants the planning department to be […]

Some more of those 1000 word pictures

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By Staff July 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   More on those pictures being worth 1000 words. The Planning department had a handful of renderings done […]

First stab at the 2019 budget comes in at 4.1% increase.

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By Staff July 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We are at one of those more delicate political points in the life of a city council’s […]

Affordable housing - the need is great - but real policy direction from council to make it happen isn't on the radar screen yet.

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By Pepper Parr July 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Affordable housing – an oxymoron perhaps. In a market where housing prices have risen as much […]

A New Democrat's view of Doug Ford's government - Burlington is getting stiffed.

Andrew Drummond Headshot

By Andrew Drummond July 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The past week has given us a clear indication of the direction the new provincial government […]

Downtown precincts and what can be built where - is this the only direction left?

Burlington aerial

By Staff July 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city usually provides maps that are crammed with information that are difficult to fully understand in […]

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