Top secret recipe places Burlington company amongst world leaders in marine environmental technology.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — They have a secret recipe and are using it to rid the seas of the world […]

Learning on the job – or making a fool of yourself?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — There are things about municipal government and basic business that are just things you know. Like […]

He calls it the old “switcheroo”.

By Ken Colombo BURLINGTON, ON July 18, 2011 — Subject: Heagle withdrawal As I have said many, many times before, Pepper, your blog is a […]

Contemplation and consultation takes time; Heagle needed more as he withdrew from PC nomination, and took it.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 14, 2011 – There appears not to have been quite enough contemplation and consultation as Brian Heagle worked himself […]

Burlington Tories have yet to nominate a candidate; Heagle follows Pepin and falls on his sword. Bloody mess.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2011 – The Burlington Progressive Conservatives are soon going to run out of swords. First it was Rene […]

Thieves rob attendant during early morning gas station robbery.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – The thieves are getting more brazen. At just after 4 am on Sunday, July 10th two thieves […]

Up close and personal and the light standards really do exist.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – Up close and on site – the Pier is a marvel to behold. The lazy curve […]

Everyone benefits from the homeless who live at the Riviera Motel. They get lousy digs but a great view.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 11, 2011 – This business of municipal politics can get pretty sticky and complicated. Try this on for size. […]

Condo corp breaks ground in “uptown” Burlington. Real news is what’s going on underground.

BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2011 A 16 storey condominium will break ground this week to commence construction at the Upper Middle Road and Appleby Line […]

New funny money explained to seniors; samples were not available.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 7, 2011 – They make up a large part of the community and the demographic trend is for there […]

Region declares beaches are safe for recreational swimming.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 7, 2011 The Halton Region Health Department announces that the following locations are safe to swim at: • Burlington – […]

Local cyclist takes part on Great Waterfront Trail Adventure; chooses a leisurely approach.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 6, 2011 The Great Waterfront Trail Adventure is an annual tour that travels the whole 720 km route over eight […]

Promises, promises – Where is the money to build both GO and a planned highway through the Escarpment going to come from?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2011 – Tim Hudak has promised to build the Niagara to GTA (NGTA) highway (formerly known as the Mid […]

It’s now a waiting game. The city engineers shuffle paper and contractors sharpen their pencils.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 5, 2011 – Marketers and advertisers “position” their products; they decide who they want to sell their soap or […]

Council member gets to see the wider municipal picture; doesn’t like what he sees and thinks it’s out of focus.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 4, 2011 – There are politicians and there are policy wonks. No one has to tell you what a […]

A Canada Day thirty one new Canadians will never forget. Made Canadian citizens by an immigrant.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 1, 2011 – To fully appreciate what it is to be, or to become, a Canadian citizen, one had […]

All the cabbage you can eat – all you have to do is grow it and there soon just might be a place to do that in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – The city should soon have a community garden with allotted plots for people – just who […]

You can swim in it – but don’t think you want to drink any of it.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – The Halton Region Health Department tests recreational water throughout the Region and wants you to know that […]

BPAC announces an eclectic mix of program events for inaugural season. Royal Wood and Sarah McLachlan set the pace.

By Pepper Parr It has been the talk of the town for years. Some were delighted but many said it was a nice to have […]

Salt with Pepper – Steal of a deal for you Scott.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 30, 2011 – Scott – have I ever got a deal for you. Scott is my buddy at City […]