Can the way we elect our Members of Parliament be improved?

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By Staff November 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During the past two week our political columnist Ray Rivers has written about the way we elect […]

Does the Mayor have a strategy for saving the 'football'; there is one.

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By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Much of the public rationale for Marianne Meed Ward running in ward 2 in 2010 was […]

Development to be located in the 'football' got a rough ride - CORE consultants believe they have a strong case.

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By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The developer got a rough ride. It wasn’t any better than the public reception they got […]

Planning and Development Service Counter will be Closed on the 11th

By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Planning and Development service counter located on the second floor in City Hall at 426 Brant […]

New Democrats argue that public pressure, and falling polls, have brought about changes in pending.

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By Andrew Drummond November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the Ford government learned how to govern? This past week, the Ontario government returned to […]

Beyond Boundaries: A Program that Helps and Supports Women who Start and Run Businesses.

By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of their Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), Haltech Regional Innovation Centre and the Halton Region Global […]

Rivers: There is a Better Way to get the Government we Deserve and Need.

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By Ray Rivers November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part Two – It’s Not a Horse Race If not First-Past-the-Post (FPP) then what? Most parliamentary democracies […]

Parking at Centennial Pool and Ascension Elementary School Closed until the 8th.

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By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   To support the Gift of Giving Back Food Drive, the parking lot in front of Centennial Pool […]

Frustrated and Disappointed: Scobie wonders if it is all going to get away on us.

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By Gary Scobie November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Once more into the breach. While there have been some good measures this new Council has […]

Nisan takes a credibility hit - might not be able to deliver on a promise.

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By Staff November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Something went wrong somewhere and Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan finds himself in a bit of a […]

Coles notes version of Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting

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By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some thoughts and observations on the Committee of the Whole meeting that took place on Monday. […]

Lawson Hunter underwhelmed with council's response to his delegation.

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By Lawson Hunter November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The deafening silence that followed my delegation to Council of the Whole on Nov. 4th spoke […]

TechPlace LaunchPad Company Receives 2019 Women Founders Fund Award

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By Staff November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON TechPlace LaunchPad Company Kidictive was in Toronto recently for the 2019 Startup Canada Awards hosted at the MaRS […]

Transit consultant puts Director of Transit in an awkward position - Councillor Sharman said his numbers didn't add up

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By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit has great cred. Council members love the job that Director of Transit Sue Connor […]

The Mayor has announced that she will be delivering a full report on her trip to Japan - it might be done as a slide show.

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By Staff November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime later in the month, we assume, the Mayor is going to give a full report on […]

Worobec finishes the race - just shy of the target she set for herself.

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By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The race was run. It was a solid run – just shy of the target Ashley […]

It wasn't a raid but the police did shut down the Monster Mansion on Lakeshore at Goodram when they were getting disturbing behaviour reports.

Lakeshore mega 4319 A view

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Change only happens instantly on television. The people in the Goodram – Lakeshore Road community are […]

Leaf take up begins November 4th - check the map to learn when your street will get the treatment.

Tree - Thanksgiving

By Staff November 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As the colours change they mark the days to the leaves falling – get ready to rake […]

Worobec runs her race - aims for a 3 hour 30 minute run.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the day before the race. Ashley Worobec at the airport waiting to board a […]

Halton voter turnout in the federal election was higher than the average in the rest of Canada: Burlington had the highest turnout in the region.

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By Staff November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal election is over and the country got the leadership it wanted. What many didn’t realize […]

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