Don Fletcher once again explains to Council why Plan B is critical to saving what Burlington is.

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By Staff December 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Don Fletcher stood before a Standing Committee to tell them about a Citizens Plan for the Waterfront […]

Angelo Bentivegna displayed the kind of behavior we thought was no longer tolerated at city hall.

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shades of the previous council. Ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna told delegator Gary Scobie that he […]

Scobie tells Council that if they adopt any of the concepts - they are 'giving the enemy the ammunition.'

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By Gary Scobie December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You have been put in a very difficult position as a Council. You wish to please […]

Salvation Army needs volunteers to help with the Christmas kettles.

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By Staff December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Once again the Salvation Army is desperate for volunteers, 50 percent of their kettles have been going unmanned […]

WeLoveBurlington points to 'fundamental flaws' in concepts brought forward by planners.

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By Lynn Crosby and Blair Smith December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Good morning Chair, Councillors, Your Worship. I am Lynn Crosby and with me […]

Police to regularly report on intimate partner violence

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release the Halton Regional Police Service said: “Incidents of intimate partner violence threaten […]

It just caught my fancy - had to share it.

Nerves

By Staff December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What did you buy on Black Friday? Did you buy anything on Cyber Monday? A friend bought […]

Rivers: Provincial Premiers United… on Almost Nothing

Ford and Trudeau November 2019

By Ray Rivers December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Parliament and the Government of Canada are committed to the principle of making equalization payments to ensure […]

Private tree bylaw gets approval at Standing Committee level - will go to Council on the 16th for approval.

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By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Unless there is a massive shift in the thinking of this council, Burlington is going to […]

A very acceptable first year in office - can they keep up the brutal pace?

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a year ago this evening – the new city council was sworn in. City […]

Council gets through a heavy agenda - Climate Action Plan has a consensus; Private Tree Bylaw is far from a consensus. Council begins its second year in office.

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By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Monday was a long day, a very long day for the seven members of city council […]

Liberals move into final phase of selecting a new leader

By Staff December 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The re-building of a political party is, an at times, slow process. Kathleen Wynne led the Liberals […]

Santa parade cancelled on short short notice - the sleigh is reported to return on the 24th.

The Salvation Army is there for the good times and during the hard times.  The parade was one of the Good Times.

By Staff December 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The notice was brief, to the point and for some really disappointing. The weather was foul and […]

Easterly shore bound winds could reach 80 km/h on Sunday.

Storm waves Flemming #3

By Staff November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises of a winter weather system that will move through the jurisdiction late tonight and […]

Reducing the speed limits in Kilbride is proving to a problem for the ward Councillor.

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By Pepper Parr November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a memo to the Planning & Development Committee ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan advises his […]

Mayors sets out what she would like to see in the way of Standing Committee chairs: Different structure this time around.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each term the Mayor sets out who she wants to serve as Chair of the various […]

Construction of Marina Wave Break to start next week.

Wave break LPMA

By Staff November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has begun the installation of the new floating wave break at the LaSalle Park Community […]

Rivers on Democracy - see you in Court.

turbines - Kingston

By Ray Rivers November 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Today it’s just a small group of young folks, one only 12 years old, taking the […]

High school students considering educational options.

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By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Students were arriving at the Mattamy Velodrome in Milton Friday by the busload from every public […]

Tyandaga citizens prevail; the Mayor shows how it's done.

TEC stop quarry expansion Jul17

By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON It is amazing what can be done by a Mayor when they decide something has to be […]

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