The renovation and rebuild of the Joseph Brant Museum just might be doomed.

Museum Board has plans for a major upgrade to the Brant Museum - is this a place for you and your skill set?

By Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago when city hall was working its way through the mess related […]

Parking lot enforcement at the No Frills Brant street location is getting brutal.

Tow truck - no markings

By Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parking is an ongoing problem in Burlington. It is expensive and it is limited. Commercial operations […]

Michael DeGroote named the 2017 Wayne C. Fox Distinguished Alumni.

Michael DeGroote H&S

By Staff October 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Building community needs big bold steps with people who are prepared to put their resources behind an […]

The impending sale of the Easterbrook's on New Street at Guelph line may be the first step of a rebuild of that part of the city.

Easterbrook on New Street

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington that many people want to stay just the same as it was thirty years […]

City opens up with goodies for the senior set: celebrating National Seniors’ Day

Councillor Sharman has held two public sessions with Senior's as part of his effort to understand their needs and develop policy that Council can put in place to serve this vital community.  At most of the sessions Sharman holds his Dad is often in the audience.

By Staff October 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is hosting a series of open houses today to celebrate National Seniors’ Day and honour […]

Draw for the wood salvaged from the willow trees in Spencer Smith Park to take place October 10th at city hall.

Willow tree wood

By Staff October 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has managed to get a lot of mileage out of the wood salvaged from two […]

How intensification gets done in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The process a development proposal has to go through is complex – there are dozens of […]

The search engine on the city web site is a huge improvement. If the transit service ever works this well we will be the best city in the country.

Search tool

By Staff September 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is better. Much better. Exceptionally fast. The techies at city hall have switched the search engine […]

Hospital into the final phase of the $60 million drive - just four million to go.

JBH Join the J

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They will be knocking on your door in the very near future – they might have […]

Latest Molinaro tower gets a decent reception at public meeting - increased traffic was a concern.

Brock 2 - 22 floors

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The latest Molinaro project made its public bow last night at a community presentation at the […]

Rivers: Tough times ahead for the Air Force that needs new fighter planes - an even tougher time for a Canadian company that wants to sell its aircraft into the American market.

Border - Canada - US

“MY STYLE of deal-making is quite simple and straightforward. I aim very high, and then I just keep pushing and pushing and pushing to get […]

City web site getting a better search tool - finally!

Search tool

By Staff September 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is changing its search tool provider to Cludo, which will allow for a more comprehensive […]

Tax payers expected to beat up on the Minister of finance at Oakville meeting

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, goes face-to-face with Finance Minister Bill Morneau at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, November 4, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

By Staff September 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Minister of Finance is going to be in Oakville DAY evening, supported by the two Burlington […]

Detours on Routes 3, 4 and 10 on Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017

Bus station 1

By Staff September 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017, between 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., there will be several road closures due […]

School board hot weather action plan should be activated when the humidex reaches or exceeds 35ºC

Student with fan

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been hot. Been that way for two days so far this week and we […]

REVISED| Aldershot high school may get a new purpose in life - public has been asked what they would like to see.

Aldershot school for ideas graphic

By Pepper Parr September 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District Board of Education is always looking for opportunities to make the course offerings […]

Ken White: If you can’t convince anyone that you can move this intensified city then you have no business adding population in the first place.

Kevin white

By Staff September 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Frequently our readers make the case for change and wonder why the bureaucrats are not on top […]

Herd gets a new coach - fourth for the Burlington IBL baseball franchise in the teams six year history.

Herd manager 2017-18

By Staff September 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Herd today announced that the team has re-signed manager Kevin Hussey for the 2018 season. […]

Tickets for David Suzuki visit to Burlington in November go on sale Wednesday afternoon.

Suzuki banner

By Staff September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki won’t get to Burlington until November – but if you want a ticket to the […]

Land use consultant comes up with an astonishing number on just how many high rise towers the city would need to reach the provincially imposed intensification levels.

Concept 2 - looking north from Lakeshore

By Pepper Parr September 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a four part series on the city’s Grow Bold initiative. When a developer takes […]

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