Sound of Music sends a signal to council - we will be back with our hands out. That is going to be a tough sell.

Band on stage

By Pepper Parr September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Myles Rusak, Executive Director of the Sound Music seemed to be telling council that these huge […]

Job Fair: Halton Region connects job seekers with local employers.

Region holds Job Fair at Burlington Convention Centre

By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region is hosting a job fair to help connect job seekers with more than 90 employers […]

Lane Restrictions for Halton Region Road Resurfacing: Brant at the QEW

Regional crest

By Staff September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Road resurfacing work will be done on Brant Street between QEW and North Service Road Between Sept. 10 […]

Telling the kids why you want to run a 38k marathon: and teaching some valuable lessons.

Santa Claus run

By Ashley Worobec September 17, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How does a 40 year old medical professional explain to her two children that she going […]

Schedule of fees and services for 2020 - bearable. A much needed fee for per-consultation meetings was long overdue - developers were getting a great deal - no fee at all.

Burlington flags

By Staff September 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For the most part there are no free lunches at city hall. There is a fee attached […]

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.


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 […]

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