ECoB's evolution is in a gestation phase - they will have to put something real on the table very soon.

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By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   ECoB – Engaging Citizens of Burlington got off to a pretty good start. There is some […]

City says all the snow plowing is done - including the sidewalks.

One of the more than 25 pieces of equipment out clearing the primary roads - today they were out at 3 am.

By Staff December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At 4:10 pm this afternoon the city said: Road plowing is complete. Primary, secondary and local sidewalks […]

Boxing day has a long history; one that we do not share with our neighbours to the south.

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By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Let us not rush back into the real world quite yet. Christmas was festive, fun, and […]

There is a reason for the season.

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Taken during a Burlington Santa Claus parade – it expresses what we believe the season is really all about. The fundamentals of our society are […]

America as we knew it is no more; Canada still trying to figure how out to spread our sunny ways around the world - one selfie at a time?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a selfie as he greets the crowd outside Rideau Hall after being sworn in as Canada's 23rd Prime Minister in Ottawa, Ontario, November 4, 2015.    AFP PHOTO/ GEOFF ROBINS        (Photo credit should read GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

By Ray Rivers December 25th, 2017 MOUNTSBERG, ON   No discussion of the highlights of 2017 would be complete without mention of the Donald Trump […]

Five year old Damian De Freitas made an Honourary Fire Chief

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By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Five-year old Damian De Freitas and his family joined Burlington Fire Chief Lazenby and the firefighters at […]

Georgetown resident was the one millionth 2017 visitor to a Conservation Halton location.

Jayme Leslie millionth visit Cons Halton

By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a day Jamie Leslie isn’t likely to forget. She was at Kelso/Glen Eden with her Dad, […]

City of Burlington asking for feedback on playground structures.

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By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Not the best time of year to ask people to find a couple of minutes to respond […]

Which path for the high school set? Planning information evening January 28th at MMR.

By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is hosting several Pathways Planning Information Evenings in January 2018 that will […]

What will it take to end news items like this? Three more drunks behind the wheel of a car.

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By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On Thursday, December 21, 2017, just before 10:30pm, a traffic stop was initiated at Longmoor Drive and […]

Holiday transit schedule released - walk or take a taxi on Christmas and New Year's Day.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Every media document the city sends out and many of the reports that come out of city […]

Two arrested for being behind the wheel of a vehicle with driving over 80 mgs

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By Staff December 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How you get nabbed for driving while under the influence before noon is not easy to explain […]

Rory Nisan on Emerging Democratic Issues at City Hall

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By Rory Nisan December 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a disconcerting trend at city hall where language is being used as a […]

Skinner: Impact of Demographics on the City of Burlington Urban Planning

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By Jeremy Skinner December 21, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This article is designed to stimulate the conversation as to why the residents of Burlington need […]

West Haven residents now have a quarry site plan document - they want it peer reviewed and would like the Mayor to begin supporting them.

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By Staff December 21st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Entrance to the Meridian Brick works plant in Aldershot. The Meridian Brick people released three of the […]

City imports an interim city planner from Hamilton - gets his business card for Christmas.

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By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   That didn’t take very long. Breaking News – Bill Jannsen a retired planner from the City […]

Email disruption - no one knows quite what the problem is - stay tuned.

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By Staff December 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: Problem solved – took six hours to find out where the glitch was. Our email service provider […]

Cougars battling to hold their own in the Ontario Junior Hockey League.

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By Pat Shields December 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   After two disappointing losses against the Jr. Canadiens and Patriots last weekend, the Burlington Cougars battled […]

Conservation Halton expects to welcome the 1 millionth visitor this week.

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By Staff December 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The folks at the head office of Conservation Halton on Britannia Road are excited – they are […]

Armed robbery at Audio Video location on Fairview - no one injured.

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By Staff December 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2001 Audio Video located at 3350 Fairview St, Burlington was robbed just before closing at 9:00 […]