Fibre Arts demonstrations at the AGB this weekend.

Felt artist Dufour

By Staff March 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This weekend at the AGB: John Willard Fibre Arts Resident Line Dufour is hosting two exciting demonstrations! […]

Gambling is legal in Canada; slightly different rules in different parts of the country.

Gambling hearts

By Steve Marks March 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Is gambling legal in Canada? The quick answer is yes. However, the activity, regulated by the […]

Governance training for the not for profit sector being offered by Community Development Halton.

Governance

By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Governance and the not for profit sector are not always that comfortable with each other. There […]

It has been 50 years since graduation for the BCHS Class of 69 - party time!

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By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you started as a student at Burlington Central High School (BCHS) in 1964 or ended your […]

The trip down the windy road to the Official Plan Council wants begins March 18th.

Aerial looking west from pier

By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Feb. 7, 2019, Burlington City Council voted to re-examine the policies in Burlington’s Official Plan, adopted […]

Regional police holding an Open House for people interested in working as 9-1-1 communicators.

911 room

By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a lot of advance notice – but if serving the public in an ancillary police […]

Public school board looking for input on their 2019-2020 budget.

HDSB trustees

By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board values input from parents/guardians, members of the community, staff and students concerning […]

The Irish will invade Lowville on the 15th - but no green beer.

By Staff March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The good folks in Lowville know that the winter is going to come to an end – […]

Freeze on development for one year in the downtown core is now in place.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At a Special meeting of Council, on March 5, 2019, Burlington City Council voted in favour […]

Wellness movement workshops facilitated by local artists at Performing Arts.

Body space outreach

By Staff March 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a different kind of event. Nice part is – it’s free – takes place at […]

Spring break at the AGB - lots to do.

BAC aerial

By Pepper Parr March 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery as an interesting bunch of events for March Break. They are all free […]

Housing for newcomers is a problem - the data focuses on where the problem is most serious

Houses to rent

By Staff March 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton serves the community in a number of capacities. One is the raw information and […]

Planners want to impose a freeze on development in parts of the downtown core.

Burlington aerial

By Staff March 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The bylaw is pretty clear, almost blunt and it has $100,000 behind it to, get the work […]

The community needs the regional government to invest in enough subsidized housing to reduce wait times for women at risk that can be measured in weeks - not years.

Violence agaainst women

By Andrew Drummond March 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON From the left: Councillor Bentivegna, Mayor Meed Ward, Councillors Paul Sharman and Lisa Kearns   Halton Women’s […]

Burlington's reserve accounts: how many are there, what are they used for and how much money is in them?

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city of Burlington has tonnes of money squirreled away in bank accounts. Some of the […]

Trumpeter Swan photo contest winners.

Amanda Kerr Double Display 1st place

By Staff March 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is blessed with some of the best geography in the world; on family day hundreds of […]

Truth to Power - A Requiem for Indigenous Reconciliation? Did she throw the baby out with the bathwater?

JWR testifying

By Ray Rivers March 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If I’d been prime minster of this great land I might have done some things differently. […]

A city council that has shown it can work together and achieve good things: let us hope it lasts.

pink shirt in council

By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The shift that has taken place in the way city council works now is almost seismic. […]

Private Tree Bylaw now in effect within the Roseland; maximum fine $100,000

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By Staff March 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council has been toying around with a private tree bylaw for years. A tentative toe in […]

Mayor succeeds in keeping the budget below 3%

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The tax increase for the 2019 budget will be 2.99%. They did it. Marianne Meed Ward […]

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