There was a gift for the cultural community under those Christmas trees at BPAC last December.

BPAC at night

By Staff February 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A call – it was actually more like a plea, from Trevor Copp more than five years […]

How a small bus terminal became a mobility hub that is to be one of the growth drivers in the downtown core.


By Pepper Parr February 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The decision to turn what has been a location where buses came in, picked up passengers […]

Cougars lose their opportunity to be part of the OHJA finals

Cougors out of the playoffs

February 22, 2018 By Pat Shields BURLINGTON, ON   The road to the playoffs for the Burlington Cougars got a little bumpy on February 17th […]

Prime time for the 23 Canadian Prime Ministers at the AGB

Trudeau Justin at AGB

By Kelly Drennan February 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Kelly Drennan is a graphic designer and emerging visual artist, who has curatorial and sales experience in […]

Canada Learning Bond can put up to $2000 into an RESP - announced yesterday at The Centre.

Gould - very pregnant

By Staff February 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington MP Karina Gould – baby due early in March Burlington’s Member of Parliament and federal Cabinet […]

Maple sap is about to flow and Mountsberg and Crawford Lake

Crawford maple_syrup___Super_Portrait

By Staff February 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are three things that are distinctly Canadian – hockey, curling and Maple Syrup. The maple sap […]

Picture of the day - mist rising from the lake. Will March 1st come in like a Lamb and take some of the pressure off the snow removal budget

Mist lifting off the lake - Skyway

By Staff February 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Records were broken yesterday – 15 degrees had the creeks swollen with Spring run-off and the ice on […]

Floodgates seem to have opened with developers taking new projects to city hall.

Burlington flags

By Staff February 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Close the doors – they are coming in the windows. According to Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward, […]

Meed Ward's election vehicle is out there for everyone - It is called A Better Burlington.

Better Burl logo

By Pepper Parr February 20, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Brand – and the marketing of a politician. My experience with Marianne Meed Ward goes […]

Will ECoB have grounds to appeal the 421 Brant project? And what will the city get in the way of community benefits - and how are those benefits calculated?

421 Brant st frontage

By Pepper Parr February 20, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Where is ECoB and their plans to appeal the decision to approve that 23 storey at […]

Armed standoff with police on Burlington ends after seven hours of negotiation

Halton police - good angle

By Staff February 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Update on that confrontation with Regional police that had a male barricade himself in a residence on […]

TD Canada Trust sent you an email from Brazil - yeah right.

Identity theft - laptop

By Staff February 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On the world of the scam artists this is a pretty dismal effort at identity theft. Get […]

Assuming the Liberals win the provincial election in June (and that certainly isn't a given) how long do you expect Katherine Wynne to remain as leader?

Wynne Kathleen - looking guilty gas plant hearing

By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The public got a first look at the four people who want to lead a provincial […]

Armed stand-off at Burlington home on Colonsay Drive - police advise area residents to lock their doors.

HRPS crest

By Staff February 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON At 12:16 am Halton Regional Police were dealing with a barricaded subject in Burlington. The incident started as […]

Watershed conditions - higher than normal: keep children away from creeks.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff February 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The snowfall was heavy the past three weeks – the sudden rise in temperatures means that snow is […]

The Brant house, a replica of the original structure, will be moved in the coming days so construction of the 12,000 sq ft expansion can take place.

Site Feb 16-18 A

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There was provision in the construction budget for a harsh winter. And we have had several […]

Rivers: The First Debate PC was a snooze; with Patrick Brown back in the race the second could well be a circus.

PC Four candidates

Ray Rivers February 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is hardly the greatest show on earth. No, not the Barnum and Bailey show which retired […]

Family related stabbing at Bunker Hill Place

By Staff February 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is currently investigating a familial related stabbing incident on Bunkerhill Place in […]

Rivers suggests a closer look at the idea of changing jury selection - possible unintended consequences.

Bouchie H&S

By Ray Rivers February 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is easy to see why a jury of his peers might sympathize with Gerald Stanley. […]

I thought I WAS a pussy cat. Turns out it was fake news and an attempt to cast aspersions on a community group.

Westbury Pat Facewbook picture

By Pepper Parr February 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Was it fake news? Was it legitimate comment? Or was it a mischievous cat that had eaten […]