The Michael nomination - how it came about.

Marai Paul

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Update: In the closing sentence of this article we said: “They wonder why Burlington could not […]

Burlington, Oakville, Milton and Halton Hills will continue to be unique independent municipalities.

Region - Shadow map

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each municipality will continue to be an independent municipality. Halton Regional Chair Gary Carr is delighted […]

Heavy rains predicted from weather system coming north from Gulf of Mexico

rainfall - umbrella

By Staff October 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that an incoming weather system from the Gulf of Mexico is forecasted to bring […]

The importance of looking after the caregiver.

Seniors - caring for them

By Staff October 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Parents/guardians are invited to attend a free evening presentation on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2019 aimed at addressing the […]

Is amalgamation off the table? Looks that way.

Map Region Halton

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Minister of Municipalities and Housing has said that “After careful consideration of the feedback we […]

Toronto Raptors; a 2019-20 Preview. Defending Jurassic Park

Fred Van Vleet

By Otto Rachaele October 24th 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They made one of the biggest moves in the off-season a year ago, trading away a […]

Good technology puts information in the hands of the public.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city council in place now looks at technology a lot differently than the council that […]

Action Plans - can they be turned into concrete plans that can be defended if they are challenged by the development community?

Sticky notes

By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The people in the planning department and those in communications were about to learn if they […]

Another survey? How many can we swallow? This time it is SoM

SoM Guitarist 1 photo 3 Finger Eleven Concert

By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are being surveyed to death. The city seems to have several surveys on the go […]

A delegation from Burlington takes to the streets of Itabashi, Japan and does a deep cultural dive while there.

MMW on a lunch break

By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This story has been revised. A reader pointed out to us that the Mayor did provide a […]

Getting up close and personal with your city. Wear comfortable shoes.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This article has been revised to include comments from ECoB Last October we elected a new city […]

Journalist, broadcaster and historian to talk about her book on Mary and Christopher Pratt - a couple that left a significant mark on Canadian art.

Gwyn book on Pratt

By Staff October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Carol Bishop-Gwyn, is a journalist, broadcaster and historian of the arts who has written an enthralling chronicle […]

Ashley Worobec: Set a goal, chase a dream, keep at it day after day…… and here I am, only 2 weeks away from the NYC Marathon!

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By Ashley Worobec October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My taper is in full effect and I’m enjoying the decrease in mileage. My run last […]

Where were you when the votes were being counted?

Mountsberg 6

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some people made watching the election results come in an event. There were groups of Canadians […]

How the way we choose our leaders has alienated West from East divided the country.

voters lined up

By Ray Rivers October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As the final results were coming to an end the CBC switched to final comments by […]

That Koeverden win: What will it mean for Milton and the country? Could turn out to be a lot more than many expected.

AVK on Milton street

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you take more than 50% of the vote from a former Cabinet Minister who has […]

Getting returned to the House of Commons was the easy part of the job - now Karina Gould has to come up with a solution to the way we elect the federal politicians.

Flag at house of commons

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What does the Karina Gould win in Burlington tell us and what can we expect from […]

Liberals clean up in Halton - win in Burlington, Oakville North Burlington and Milton.

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is little doubt where the people of Halton sent their vote. Pam Damoff more than […]

Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund program opens: deadline for submissions is February 24, 2020.

Lakeshore ball park - matching grant winners

By Staff October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has a Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund (NCMF) with up to $10,000 available for each project. The […]

Can Burlington have better elections? Can the candidates improve their game?

candidates at debate 3

By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The electioneering is over. Now the citizens of the country get to choose who should lead […]

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