Council to make a recommendation on a a critical report that the city must get right the first time.

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By Pepper Parr January 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday of next week there will be a Statutory Public meeting at which Planning Staff […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Downtown report will take quite a bit of time to fully comprehend.

Aerial downtown - before pier

By Pepper Parr January 10th, 20120 BURLINGTON, ON   We now have the report. It is complex. There is a lot of information but it […]

Aldershot resident 'fears the downtown as we know it is already lost to over development.'


By Jim Young January 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Jim Young is going to be out of town on January 14th & 16th and unable to […]

Mayor has become the mouth piece for the OPP and HRPS - reports on a court date for the person behind the numbered company that did her dirty during the election.

Mayor with Civic bling

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward today tweeted that “The Third Party Advertiser who targeted my 2018 mayoral […]

Play Challenge is now a Winter event - starts December 21st.

30-60 challenge

By Staff January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It began just before Christmas and has proven to be popular. The overwhelming success and response of […]

Ward Councillor has to deal with numerous views on complex issues and then try to please everyone.

National development Plains Rd Bingo hall

By Pepper Parr January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is often a high degree of tension between a ward Councillor and those who are […]

The Official Plan Project Team wants you to take part so badly - they might pay you to show up.

Alison Enns

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event is getting as much promotion as a Boxing Day Sale. The city is clearly […]

Anita Cassidy named as Executive Director of Economic Development Corporation

Anita Cassidy

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It took them long enough but this afternoon the Burlington Economic Development Corporation announced the appointment […]

Nelson Quarry to be open EVERY Thursday afternoon for all of 2020.

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By Staff January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are throwing the doors wide open and inviting the public to tour the existing quarry any […]

City Council has been asked by citizens to stand up for what the election was all about: citizen led development.

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By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is fortunate to have the community organizations it has. Three that were formed within the […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Downtown: What if you don't like what you see?

Aerial Burlington - Riviera before pier

Change: It has been going on for the last six years – the Pier in this picture wasn’t completed; the Riviera was still in place […]

Photo radar - now has a new name and it is coming to Burlington.

Photo radar sign

By Staff January 7th, 2020 Whitby, ON –   Officially it is known as ASE – Automated Speed Enforcement. Photo radar to the rest of […]

29 year-old female located - safe and sound.


By Staff January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Samantha Allen – safe and sound The Halton Regional Police Service advised media that Samantha Jean Allen, […]

Citizen groups send City Councillors an Open Letter - Implore that they do the right thing.

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An Open Letter TO: Marianne Meed ward, Councillors Kelvin Galbraith, Lisa Kearns, Rory Nissan, Shawna stolte, Paul Sharman, Angel Bentivegna Copied to: MPP Jane […]

Community engagement on Aldershot development is currently a total fraud.

National development Plains Rd Bingo hall

By Greg Woodruff January 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That headline is a strong statement but the 92 Plains Rd development is a case in […]

Marty Staz: There is a looming housing crisis that city council can fix - but there isn't much time left.

Staz on magazine cover

By Marty Staz January 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON From everything we read, although still little of what we see, it would appear that 2019 has […]

Police looking for a missing 29 year old Female from Burlington


By Staff January 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing Burlington female. Samantha […]

What happens if you don't pay your taxes?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr January 4TH, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What happens if you don’t pay your taxes – and how many people don’t pay their […]

Halton District School Board survives 2019 - looking for opportunities to serve more effectively in 2020

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr January 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Miller works well with students – he can remember the names of students he taught science […]

The unfinished business from 2019 is the challenge for the city in the first half of 2020

Stand By says the city motto - for how long one might ask?

By Pepper Parr January 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The doors to city hall were open this morning – it isn’t certain that a full […]

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