Renowned world class author to speak at Burlington Library; Different Drummer co-sponsors the event.

Eksteins Modris

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 16, 2012 I’m not quite sure how he does it but Ian Elliott, proprietor of The Different Drummer Bookstore […]

This could turn out to be a very useful program and has the potential to become a model across the province.

BEDC Innovate Benham and Cassidy

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON, February 15, 2012 In his State of the City message in January the Mayor announced a new graduate internship program, […]

What’s open and what’s closed in the city on Family Day

Central Recreation Centre

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 15, 2012 Family Day is a relatively new event for Ontario and while municipalities were quick to pick up on […]

Another home invasion in Burlington – police are pretty good at apprehending – are judges being stiff with the sentences?

HRPS crest

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 14, 2012. It wasn’t hearts or roses yesterday for two residents on Dryden Avenue. It was 2:00 am on […]

Queensway residents comments on the Drury Lane bridge; Council agrees to repair. Building a new bridge? That’s five years off.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 13, 2012 The core values of a community are often not fully appreciated until they are threatened and that […]

Pier has settled in for the winter; work resumes in Spring; providing a crane doesn’t topple we will see the Pier open in 2013.

Pier Dec 23-2011

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 11, 2012 – Whenever there is bad news about The Pier ears perk up and the Doom Sayers wonder […]

Burlington women gather to celebrate and listen to a financial leader talk about climbing the corporate ladder.

International Womens Day

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 13, 2012 The girls are going to show the guys how they have a plan to take over the world. […]

Making the business hubs work; Aldershot seems to have developed an integrated approach; how is Brant Street doing?

Aldershot Plains Rd at WAterdown

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 10, 2011 – What is it that brings about economic growth in a community? How can the strides that […]

The woof woofs went bow wow and suddenly there was a handful of firearms and a grow op. Nibbles and bits for that puppy.

45 calibre revolver

By Pepper Parr Thursday evening the Halton Regional Police Guns and Gangs investigators along with the Emergency Services Unit raided a high risk east end […]

The Drury Lane bridge will get repaired if Council lives up to what it passed at Committee. But it will be just a five year patch.

Fielding + little girl drury

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 9, 2012 It looks as if the Glenwood School Drive community is going to get some relief for the […]

Halton police solve Burlington robbery before it gets reported; one adult male and one youth charged.

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By Staff Halton Regional Police laid robbery charges against an 18-yr-old man and a 16-yr-old youth, when suspicions the officers had, proved accurate. On February […]

Like it or not you have to deal with Facebook’s new layout. Here’s how you lock down your profile – post-Timeline.

Facebook timeline

ItCanada.ca publishes more than half a dozen technology magazines including CIO Canada and Network World. They are a reputable publisher that has been in business […]

Fire department looking for volunteers. Is a firefighters calendar part of the job?

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON February 8, 2012 The fire department is looking for individuals who are interested in a challenging opportunity to serve their community […]

They should have given Marvelous Mike a nicer anniversary present.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 7, 2012 Now look at what you’ve done Mike. The Dippers have called for a study on the inappropriate […]

Two geniuses use hand gun in a Lakeshore Road convenience store robbery.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 7, 2012 – Perfectly innocent people are victimized by crime and when that criminal is a gun toting youth […]

Gas prices significantly lower in Hamilton for all brands – why, and what can you do about it?

Momey a burden sign

By Pepper Parr Each Sunday we drive to Hamilton to attend the church of our choice and unless we are late, there is nice comfortable […]

Halton police detectives lead investigation and arrests of a gang of ATM skimmers, recover $30,000 cash.

Halton Detectives Murray and Perron

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 3, 2012 – The chiefs all looked a little wooden but it was a great day for the two […]

There is one group of citizens who think the city has it right; do the fireman agree ?

Budget 2012 Fireman table

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 4, 2012 – Most of the usual suspects were on hand for one of the public reviews of the […]

Lifestyle change awaiting resident accused of drug trafficking. He`s going to have time to “contemplate”.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 4, 2012 – Jeremy Isard is looking at some new experiences and may be the first person in Burlington […]

Wallace uses five of his fifteen minutes of fame, the 15 minutes he was a song & dance man at BPAC don`t count.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 1, 2012 – When you get a document that starts with: `”Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a) and the motion […]