Telephone Survey of 740 residents to start Monday.

Community durvey 2019

By Staff November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This time THEY are coming to YOU. You are not going to have to spend time staring […]

Is Burlington going to have to pay more to attract better people and keep those we have? What is this going to do to the budget?

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   About 50% of the non-union staff at city hall are not paid all that well. Laura […]

The 2020 budget is not going to be the gift that we got in 2019 - the increase in 2020 over 2019 could be as much as 100% MORE.

Sharman hand to head

By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During the federal election we heard members of the Liberal government comment frequently that people want […]

It was a horse race the Liberals could have won but they failed to deliver on that 2015 promise to change the way votes are counted.

Ballot going in box

By Ray Rivers October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a 2 part column. There is no better way to determine the winner in […]

It is a nasty, sneaky, dishonest way of explaining to tax payers how much of a tax increase they are going to be hit with.

Tax collector

By Pepper Parr October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a nasty, sneaky, dishonest way of explaining to tax payers how much of a […]

Public gets a chance to learn just how the iSTEM program is working at Aldershot High School.

M Benz event istem poster

By Staff October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best decision that came out of the PAR (Program Accommodation Review) of 2017 – […]

How we got to where we are with the Official Plan - it is not a pretty picture.

Burlington aerial

By Pepper Parr October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the second of a six part series on how the city is revising the adopted […]

The Christmas sales have begun - Halloween is being bumped to the side.

Port Nelson sign Christmas 2019

By Staff October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   And so it begins. The Port Nelson United Church people remind us that Halloween may be two […]

Civic Chorale Singers at St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 pm

Civic chorale

By Staff October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Civic Chorale Singers will celebrate humanity’s need for love, redemption and comfort with an evening […]

Mayor has a dashboard that tells her everything she needs to know about her Red Carpet.

Red tape red carpet

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor has a “dashboard”; a place where you can see everything you wanted to know […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Downtown: What You Need to Know

Burlington aerial

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the first of a six part series on how the city is revising the adopted […]

Is it a 'football' or a peanut? It iis certainly the most important piece of land left for development in the downtown core. Probably the last chance to do something magnificent in this city.

football lakeshore

By Pepper Parr October 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The land between Lakeshore Road and Old Lakeshore Road has been referred to as the football […]

Recreation services wants to know what you think of their new plans - they aren't playing around.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 29, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Yet another survey. City of Burlington looking for feedback on Recreation Services Department’s priorities This began […]

The evolution of baseball's unwritten rules; the game is changing.

Acuman Braves basebakk home run

By John Cole October 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With MLB players expressing themselves like never before, author Jason Turbow explains how baseball can maintain […]

Brant Street and Lakeshore Road will be closed for short periods of time.

Burlington flags

By Staff October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We knew this was coming – that doesn’t make it any easier to cope with. The intersection […]

Countdown has begun: race day is less than a week away. Worobec has two short training runs before leaving for NYC!

Worobec getting readt to light up Oldeshot

By Ashley Worobec October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This time next week I will have completed the New York City Marathon. One more week […]

Hubs, MTSA's, Anchors and Urban Growth Centres and a bylaw that brought much of it to a halt.

Paradigm -3 from front

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are mobility hubs There are anchor hubs There are MTSA’s – Major Transit Station Areas […]

Pinball exhibit on at the Joseph Brant Museum.

brant-museum-rendering

By Staff October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is there for the whole family to enjoy. The Joseph Brant Museum and the playable pinball […]

Councillor keeps an election promise: Creates a Registry of who she meets with and what they talked about.

Kearns - office art

By Staff October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns. Part of getting elected for Lisa Kearns was a promise to maintain […]

Foxcroft gets a hole-in-one at Pinehurst North Carolina; wife saw him do it.

Foxcroft with ball and flag

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We checked in with Ron Foxcroft to get a sense as to just where the Tiger […]

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