Liberal candidate maintains his party will create 50,000 clean energy jobs while the Tories want to kill the energy program. Really?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON – Liberal candidate Karmel Sakran say that on October 6, when Ontarians choose their next government, they will have a clear […]

McKenna wants to go to Queen’s Park and represent the people of Burlington. Has never held public office.

By Staff BURLINTON, ON June 27, 2011 Jane McKenna, a Burlington entrepreneur announced she would seek the Progressive Conservative nomination for the Burlington seat in […]

Civic Rose Award nominations close June 30th. Gardeners go electronic and use email to beat postal strike.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 27, 2011 – Just a few days left to send in your nomination for someone whose garden you think should […]

Champaign tastes, beer budget was the way Meed Ward and Taylor saw it. Committee went for Champaign.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 24, 2011 – The Council Committee that accepted a report on the status of the Brant Street Pier did […]

If Juno is being trained, then this must be Thursday. Halton police train their canine units every week.

By Staff HALTON REGIONAL POLICE HEADQUARTERS – June 23, 2011 – Thursday is training day and for Juno and Constable Jamie Mitchell of the Halton […]

Pier is going to cost an additional $3.5 million to complete – less however than the cost of tearing it down.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2011 – Well, now we know. The city has budgeted $15,070,000 for the construction of the Pier at […]

Yeah, sure – just tell us where we stand within, say $100,000. – but don’t wait till the end of the year to tell us we might be in trouble.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 23, 2011 -“The mantra” explained Councillor John Taylor was “no surprises” The comment was made during a portion of […]

If you see superman around town – he is here to interview for the citizen engagement co-coordinator job..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – There it was on the agenda – the job description and work plan for what the […]

Boring! Incredibly boring? Tell me something that matters to me and don’t you dare speak another platitude.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – Here we go again, more political talk talk. Does anyone read this stuff? Do the people […]

Field trip to Burlington and a climb up Mt. Nemo with Isabelle Harmer

By Joanna Bull MT. NEMO, BURLINGTON, ON., May 29, 2011 – It is around ten o’clock Sunday morning when we pull off the highway in […]

Citizens now get to present their case at Nelson quarry hearings – it is all about water.

By Lake Ontario Waterkeeper BURLINGTON, ON June 22, 2011 – The hearing into a new quarry proposed by Nelson Aggregate on the Niagara Escarpment has […]

A big chunk of change for what might turn out to be firewood. Pearl and Pine streets to lose some trees.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2011 – How much is a tree worth? You can buy a slip of a tree for just over […]

Councillor Taylor ticked, harrumphs through meeting and leaves a very unhappy camper.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 21, 2011 – John Taylor was not having a good evening. He had spent more than three hours talking […]

Eaglesfield Road church holds last service; prepares for Hamilton Korean Presbyterian Church to move in.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 20, 2011 It was a somber Sunday morning service as Pastor Mike Pawelke preached the final service at the […]

Salt with Pepper > City of Burlington lawyers hide behind old practices – ‘say nothing, tell them nothing’.

BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Our friends down the road at the Bay Observer published the following. We couldn’t agree more. From the Bay […]

Weather co-operates, beer sales were great and the music while loud was enjoyed.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 18, 2011 – Friday evening and they strolled by the thousands into Spencer Smith park and took in the sounds […]

The cheque was in the mail – but it was a miserable $275,293. Small potatoes; could have raised more through bingo games..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON, June 17, 2011 – The cheque was in the mail but it was pretty small ($257,000) and represents less than […]

Be careful what you ask for – you just might get it. Ask the good folks on Holtby and Crosby how that works out.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – Holtby and Crosby Streets run south from Caroline down to New Street. They were built about 50 […]

Summer and the Sound of Music – four days of it. Take it all in.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – It was that time of year again – the Burlington Teen Tour Band was going to be […]

Finally, it is official – Peggy Russell is to seek NDP Provincial Nomination for Burlington.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 17, 2011 – She was Vice-Chair of the Halton District School Board and served on that Board for ten years […]