Director of Transit levels with Bfast audience - there are challenges at transit - without funding she can't do the job,

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By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a Transit Forum that had people applauding and for the most part leaving the […]

Rule changes will prevent condominium boards from saying no to electric charging stations.

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By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are more than 18,500 electric vehicles currently on the road in Ontario More than 680,000 […]

Ward 2 Councillor will oppose much of the 421 Brant Street community benefits agreement at council this evening.

421 James street rendering

By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City council is going to consider community benefits, which are set out in Section 37 of […]

CAUTION - If you get the Pay Pal message about your password being changed - ignore it.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff April 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This one is particularly nasty. It looked Ok. It isn’t You respond – and the process of […]

Earth Day - real spring weather and a movement to rid the planet of plastic straws.

Plastic straw poter

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a day when we can actually appreciate the day we were […]

The movement of oil has somehow become a constitutional issue - Alberta and British Columbia are slugging it out.

Pipeline -Transmountain

By Ray Rivers April 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Today Canada is in the midst of another constitutional crisis as British Columbia and Alberta slug […]

Male falls to his death from downtown apartment building - James and Elizabeth

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By Staff April 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 1:00am this morning the Halton Regional Police responded to an apartment building for a medical […]

Saturday could become a pivotal day for transit improvement advocates - Director of Transit will be on a panel - she will be listening..

Connor Sue

By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bfast 4th Annual Transit Forum takes place on Saturday at the Seniors Centre – get […]

“No Voice No Representation” Rally at City Hall on Monday April 23rd at 6pm till 6:30pm.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alton Village Resident’s Association is holding a “No Voice No Representation” Rally at City Hall […]

Region shells out $2.3 million for community programs through Investment Fund.

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By Staff April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Regional Council approved more than $2.3 million in funding for community programs through the Halton Region Community […]

Museum awards a contract for the creation of the exhibit area of the transformed Joseph Brant Museum

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By Staff April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Transformation of the Joseph Brant Museum site. While back hoes and cement truck work across the property […]

Frank McKeown resigns as head of the Economic Development Corporation.

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is going to hurt. Frank McKeown has advised the Board of the Burlington Economic Development […]

What they gave you with their left hand they will take away from you with their right hand.

GO train Go Bold

By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the month the provincial government announced reductions in the cost of some GO transit […]

Supremes take Gold in a cheer-leading competition.

Cheerleaders - Superstars National Champs

By Staff April 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The girls in the Junior Prep Level 1 Division from Supreme Cheerleaders won Gold at the Ontario […]

Open letter to City Council: Staff update to official plan language regarding neighbourhood protection is not acceptable.

Greg Woodruff

By Greg Woodruff April 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Staff recently updated the language in the official plan regarding neighbourhood protection. The language as presented […]

Shuttleworth first Burlington resident to announce intention to seek a public school board trustee seat.

Shuttleworth

By Staff April 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Margo Shuttleworth, a candidate for the Ward 4 Halton District School Board trustee position in 2014 announced […]

Tow truck driver adds a needed bit of common sense to the matter of vehicles being towed.

By Staff April 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been a lot of silly statements made about the couple that parked their car -n […]

If the nice weather actually arrives it will be a great day to plant saplings. No BBQ this year.

GreenUp 2017 tree plant

By Staff April 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s annual community tree planting event has been tied to the annual Burlington Green […]

Changes in a transit policy that has failed residents for more than a decade could be in the wind. Bfast Forum Saturday could be where some of the needed change takes place.

Transit - breakouts - Youth

By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Stephanie Mah was completing a Master of Planning in Urban Development at Ryerson University and chose […]

Critical Forum on the quality of Burlington's transit service to take place on Saturday at the Seniors' Centre

Bfast Transit group logo

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Bfast, Burlington for Accessible, Sustainable Transit, is holding their fourth annual Transit Forum this Saturday, April 21st […]