Courage, commitment and energy will propel Michele Benoit across Lake Ontario to raise funds for clean water in Africa.

Benoit - Welland - water sparkling

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2012 It takes a certain character, commitment and frame of mind to get up well before the sun […]

Is the older order being changed by the new order? Will Business in Burlington overtake the Chamber of Commerce?

Burchill giveing hypnosis certificate

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2012 Every organization goes through a process of social change. The Boy Scouts are not what they once […]

You can swim anywhere you want on the Burlington waterfront – can’t do that in Oakville.

If you live in Burlington - the Beaches are all safe.  Oakville isn't as lucky.

By Staff The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton and they are saying that based on July 31st […]

Doctors have learned how to spin the facts and manipulating public opinion from the politicians. Truth is they just want more of your money.

Doctors stethascope

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 1, 2012 According to a press release from the Ontario Medical Association – a lobby that “represents the political, […]

Historic re-enactment between John Brant and General Sir Isaac Brock will take place at LaSalle Park Monday August 6th.

Brock side view

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 31, 2012 August is always a great month for Burlington and things to do. Along with the traditional, this […]

They are out there again – trying to scam seniors of their savings. If the “bank inspector” calls – demand to see him at his office.

Bank notes twenties

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 31, 2012 The Bank Investigator Scam is back. And as they usually do- they target vulnerable trusting seniors who […]

Positive West Nile virus mosquitoes found in Burlington.

west nile mosquito

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 30, 2012 Two samples of mosquitoes collected last week in Burlington have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), bringing […]

Cornerstone Drive house gutted in a fire that is now under investigation.

Fire Marshall crest

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 30, 2012 Someone isn’t satisfied with how or why a fire got started that totally gutted a house on Cornerstone […]

Three lads from Burlington do a sterling performance of a complex Harold Pinter play. Expect to see more from Mischa Aravena

Mischa Aravena plays one of two male lead roles in a Harold Pinter production that was part of the Hamilton Fringe event.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, on July 30, 2012 Every parent watches anxiously as their children step out onto the stage they will live their lives […]

Burlington athlete advances to Olympic semi-finals in back stroke. Sinead Russell shows her stuff

Burlington's Sinead Russell comes out of her start in fine form during the seni finals for backstroke event.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 29, 2012 Burlington has three native citizens in the 2012 Olympics.. Burlington’s Sinead Russell comes out of her start in […]

Burlington man struck by westbound freight train in the Plains Road – Brant part of the city.

Near a freight train at a railway crossing is a dangerous place to be.  Burlington male struck by westbound freight at Plains Rd and Brant.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 29, 2012 Early, early Saturday morning, the 28th – A Burlington man was struck by a freight train on the […]

Has the Mayor moved into election campaign mode ? It’s a little early isn’t it? – but we don`t set the political agenda.

Budget session Public (MAyor) March 5-2011

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Municipal elections have fixed dates in Ontario and the tradition has been to get out on the […]

Halton ranked safest regional municipality in Canada with a population of over 100,000

HRPS crest

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Based on federal government statistics, the Region of Halton is the safest place to be in all […]

Take part in an environmental research project: where are the Chimney Swifts? – great summer project for the kids.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Would you like to be a small part of a scientific survey that will help determine why […]

Here`s an opportunity to put an end to some yakety yak the city puts out three times a year. Save $50,000 at the same time.

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 26, 2012 City Hall wants to know what you think about City Talk, the publication they produce three times […]

History takes another hit when vandals desecrate St. Luke’s Anglican Church Cemetery.

Redcoats salute a fallen soldier buried at st. Lukes Anglican Church Cemetary as part of the War of 1812 celebrations.

Redcoats salute a fallen soldier buried at St. Luke’s Anglican Church Cemetery as part of the War of 1812 celebrations. By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July […]

Up half the night to tell taxpayers what is painfully obvious – no steel girders on the pier construction site yet.

Sub arc welding

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 26, 2012 Nothing yet – unless learning that a `tele-handler is on the site. That’s it? A tele-handler is […]

Your summer cukes“ and tomatoes could get the “treatment” from an organic cook.

Cukes and tomatoes Michelle Gatien

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 26, 2012 Have you got baskets of fresh produce on your kitchen counter because their was a produce stand on […]

Spaces available for city summer camps during August; five locations. Register through city hall web site.

There is no age limit for summer camp.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 25, 2012 If you haven`t figured out what you want to do with the little ones during August the city […]

Burlington high school gets $1000 reward for best Eco-Club. Burlington Mall donates the reward. Aldershot Transit Ambassadors get gift cards.

Krochuk Billi

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 25, 2012 Aldershot High School took the cash – $1000 donated by Burlington Mall, which was the prize for […]