Turning five citizens into productive Council members - a steep learning curve.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Of the five new members of Council perhaps one has attended a Regional Council meeting. The […]

Will the public take to the idea of having significant input on what the towers opposite city hall might look like at the ground level?

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON’   What are the issues for this new council going to be? We know what the developer […]

Rivers on immigration: a problem that is only going to get worse.

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By Ray Rivers November 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The roots of America’s current border issues go all the way back to the 1823 Monroe […]

Information session dates for public school board French Immersion classes announced.

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By Staff November 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON’   In the Halton District School Board, the entry point for the French Immersion program is Grade 2. […]

Two Burlington high school students off to the Grey Cup for the experience of a lifetime.

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By Staff November 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Two Burlington high school student-athletes, Andrew Burrows from M.M. Robinson High School and Brantt Burnstein from Nelson […]

Legislation changes the way Police Record Checks to be handled.

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By Staff November 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service provides Police Record Checks to all residents of the Region of Halton, […]

Burlington woman struck out on her own and created a local business to speak at Ireland House November 8th.

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By Staff November 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Museums Burlington have added to their Speaker Series and will feature Stephanie Finn, the curator, event planner, […]

Civic Chorale to perform on November 17th - Requiem and Handel's Utrecht Te Deum.

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By Staff November 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Civic Chorale is a mixed-voice community choir formed in 1994 through the collaboration of founder […]

The ward 1 Councillor Elect is 'speed dating' with the other five new members of council

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By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Kelvin Galbraith took the ward 1 city council seat by a decent margin given that there […]

New elected members of city council have to figure our how to do their jobs - steep learning curve

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By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON   The first thing the members of the city council you elected a week ago are going […]

New innovative high school program to be explained to the public at Aldershot high school.

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By Pepper Parr November 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A project that was one of the really positive parts of the PAR that closed two […]

Twin Flames will be on stage and doing a workshop at Performing Arts Centre

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By Staff November 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Twin Flames will return to the Community Studio Theatre for a concert on Friday, November 9 followed […]

Festival lights being prepared for installation. Can snow be far behind?

The Downtown Business Association used to support this effort financially - they had to cut back - Burlington Hydro took up the slack.  So what is is that BDBA does for their members?

By Staff November 1sty, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It gets dark earlier, more of a chill in the air and Halloween is behind us. Will […]

Police record checks process changed effective today. Some surprises.

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By Staff October 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service provides Police Record Checks to all residents of the Region of Halton, […]

A new development will be going before the public before the planners at city hall see anything - is this the way development applications are going to be handled going forward?

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By Staff November 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON A new development will be going before the public before the planners at city hall see anything – […]

Air Park withdraws its libel claim against Gazette, Warren and Dennis

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By Pepper Parr October 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime before noon yesterday, Justice P. A. Daley signed an Order. It reads as follows: This […]

Police arrest taxi driver for sexual assault.

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By Staff October 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On October 25th 2018 members of the Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit concluded their investigation with […]

Way back when the city manager made comments at a committee meeting that could be described as an effort to influence the decision that was to be made.

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By Staff October 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a pivotal meeting; took place on November 1st, 2017 when the Planning and Development committee […]

She is the best hope we have - but that doesn't mean she can walk on water. Meed Ward now has to demonstrate that she is the leader the city needs.

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By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The first thing the members of the city council you elected a week ago are going […]

Loose leaf collection begins next week.

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff October 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, November 5th. Get those loose leaves to the edge of […]

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