Rob and Mike were having a chat…

Rob is left scratching his head And then uttered a classical Canadian phrase eh? By Rob MacLellan and Mike Harris We just love it when […]

Why 2128?

Ask your kid – if s/he knows – s/he is a genius. By Staff What does 2 128 look like and what do you call […]

Sarah and Isabelle Harmer

Right now, the Nelson quarry file is one of the most important public proceedings in Canada. Isabelle and Sarah Harmer and their group Protecting Escarpment […]

Recognizing our best.

Civic Recognition Award nominations due no later than Tuesday, March 1st By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON – The City of Burlington is now accepting nominations […]

Well, this time it wasn’t a glitch.
Someone made a stupid decision.

BURLINGTON, ON February 12, 2011 The tap got turned off due to an inappropriate and rash decision. The result of that decision, which we didn’t […]

The citizens won – big time

Provinces caves in and abandons plans for a cross the Escarpment highway. By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 9, 2011 – The people won a BIG […]

Yikes – we’re broke.

Insurance company tells city to take a hike, Decides not to honour the bond city bought. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 8, 2011 – […]

Be my …

Do you remember the first person you sent a valentine to ? By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 7, 2011 – For all you lovers […]

Will there be roses?

Our Performing Arts Centre goes on stage before Council with budget. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON Jan 31st, 2011 – Will they be throwing roses […]

Slam, bam – thank you Ma’m

It was a quick one and there was nothing memorable about it. Why did it take place? By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 31, 2011 […]

The final stretch…

United Way approaches final stretch. One small hurdle and we are there. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 27, 2011 – There are some things […]

Has a local red gone blue?

Ward 4 candidate Brian Heagle may have changed colours. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 27, 2011 – Those who live and breath local politics […]

The file is on my desk…

City Third party agreements for domes at Sherwood being reviewed. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 27, 2011 – Ward 5 Council member Paul Sharman […]

News analysis:

Mayor gives his city a B+ on its financial score card. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 22, 2011 – It was the “be at […]

It might be greener – but it isn’t grass.

City looking into artificial grass in residential front yards. BURLINGTON, ON –January 22, 2011 – Some Burlington property owners have expressed interest in installing artificial […]

You must have some oddballs in this community.

Former Toronto Mayor suggests Burlington hold a competition on waterfront development By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 14, 2011 – It was Nicholas Leblovic’s return […]

‘Well THAT was exciting …

But nothing more than a whirl really. But, it would have been nice. Sigh. Oh well – back to the knitting. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, […]

Foundation now manages $10.7 million; provides grants to 53 local organizations

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By Staff July 20th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   How many association annual reports have you read? I mean read completely? Pretty boring – but the […]

Premier backtracks very quickly on fund raising practices - she wants to get in front of the parade and not get trampled by a herd of protest.

Wynne Kathleen - looking guilty gas plant hearing

By Staff April 12, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Premier of Ontario Kathleen Wynne released the following statement earlier today. I have just had a meeting […]