A passionate educator faces a dilemma: follow his muse or take direction from the parents through the trustees they elected,

Stuart Miller

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board Director of Education Stuart Miller is not wrong – but he isn’t […]

Third annual conferene on transit to be held April 1st - hopefully the date does not perpetuate the joke that transit has been in the city for the past ten yars.

Bfast poster with BG logo

By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bfast, Burlington for Accessible, Sustainable Transit, perhaps the most effective citizens voice in the city, has been […]

Plains Road public art proposed - competition open to any artist anywhere.

Burlington flags

By Staff March 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington invites artists to submit Expressions of Interest to create a permanent public artwork […]

QEW looks pretty clear at 6:00 am - snow has stopped falling. Drive carefully.


By Staff March 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How bad is the morning commute going to be? An early look at the QEW shows roads […]

Halton Disrict School Board decides to close everything - schools are already closed for Spring Break

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff March 13, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tomorrow, (Tuesday, March 14, 2017) the Halton District School Board office and all Board-related sites will be […]

Road conditions - traffic is moving on the QEW - salters are out on city streets

Snow - trucks

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What does it look like out there? At 9:20 pm on March 13th traffic on the QEW […]

Burlington real estate sales still setting new records - inventory is scarce.

Alton Village is not a cheap place to live - it is also sassy and brassy - these people worked hard to be able to live in this community and they are going to make the city a different place.

By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Real estate sales are beginning to read like gossip columns – people want to know what […]

Storm warning - Early bird swims may cancel, city hall MAY close.

Snow clouds

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is following a snow and wind storm that is forecasted for this area. […]

Fraud month - an area resident recently lost $14,000 to a scam artist.


By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s Fraud Prevention Month (#FPM2017) and the Halton Regional Police Service released the second of four scheduled […]

Performing Arts announces deadline for nominations to its Hall of Fame.

Some new light being brought to the Performing Arts csntre with the appointment of Brian McCuerdy as the new Executive Director.

By Staff March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is accepting nominations for its 2017 Hall of Fame Inductee. Bob Missen, […]

Is a health plan that includes pharmaceuticals part of a federal plan?


By Jay Fallis March 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   My grandfather led a very healthy life. He exercised every day, followed a strict diet, and […]

Grow Bold has taken on a retail dimension - in the meantime the construction crews beaver away.

Grow bold - front door

By Pepper Parr March 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is pretty clear that we are going to build more city; there are construction cranes […]

Move the clock forward one hour - and change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Spring forward

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is the message I got – thought I would pass it along: This Saturday night […]

The New Hydro Plan - As Good As It Gets


By Ray Rivers March 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON,ON   What did you do to celebrate International Woman’s Day? I attended a media roundtable with Ontario’s first […]

Two arrested for stealing and then using the stolen credit cards - caught on camera.

Goose scam #2

By Staff March 9, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The consequences of leaving anything of value in your car were evident when two Hamilton residents were […]

Teen Tour Band to perform at Burlington Mall on Monday at noon.

The FAmily room is one of those spaces that just works.  Here the Burlington Teen Tour BAnd marches into the room with every instrument blaring away.  It was a great day for the Centre and the day the BTTB made the place their home base.   The Centre needs more events like this.

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Why now? Because they can and to recognize and celebrate Canada 150 and surprise the community with […]

Catholics take a hit in Oakville - decide to close two schools. Sharing school with the public board is not on.


By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Closing schools isn’t just a Burlington issue. The Halton District Catholic School board decided yesterday that two […]

The Seniors association appears to be coming out of hiding - will hold an Open Forum March 28th.

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The BSCI, which is the Burlington Seniors Community Inc. has announced a meeting, there first we believe […]

They steal credit cards, use them to buy gift cards and then buy high end clothing to resell: two arrested.

HRPS crest

By Staff March 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police have identified and arrested two individuals responsible for numerous fraudulent purchases across the GTA […]

Burchill on the high cost of something that is free.

Cleaning lady

By James Burchill March 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I visited with a client today and during the conversation it became apparent they were having […]

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