In the matter of trust - this city council isn't doing all that well.

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By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It always come down to a matter of trust. Do you trust the person you are […]

Rivers: Coming Ontario provincial election is said to be Brown's to lose.

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By Ray Rivers January 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown is said to be leading in the polls – will that […]

The extent of the height and density changes set out in the draft Official Plan has stunned many.

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By Staff December 31, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If this is what Councillor Med Ward has to say on New Year’s Eve, on can only […]

What will the New Year bring us? What will we do with the year we have been given?

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Resolutions! A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a […]

Engaged citizens set out their resolutions for 2018.

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By Staff December 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Many people actually write out New Year resolutions for themselves – setting out the things they want […]

Purple is reported to be THE colour for 2018!


By Staff December 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that “80% of human experience is filtered through the eyes”. The choice of a […]

Funny, funny, funny on Family Day - note the date February 19th


By Staff December 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Promoting a Comedy Festival seems like a good way to close out the year. The Burlington Downtown […]

The wonderful mind of consultant Brent Toderian

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By Staff December 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a couple of years since the city invited Brent Toderian into town to advise […]

Register for the $25 Loblaws card and think about passing it along to a local food bank.

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By Pepper Parr December 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are going to be looking at those rows of bread on the supermarket shelves a […]

Council to debate the 2018 Operating budget - $30,000 will be used to decide what to do with the Lowville school house.


By Pepper Parr December 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city Finance department takes care of collecting the money. They create a budget that gets […]

ECoB's evolution is in a gestation phase - they will have to put something real on the table very soon.

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By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   ECoB – Engaging Citizens of Burlington got off to a pretty good start. There is some […]

City says all the snow plowing is done - including the sidewalks.

One of the more than 25 pieces of equipment out clearing the primary roads - today they were out at 3 am.

By Staff December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At 4:10 pm this afternoon the city said: Road plowing is complete. Primary, secondary and local sidewalks […]

Boxing day has a long history; one that we do not share with our neighbours to the south.

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By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Let us not rush back into the real world quite yet. Christmas was festive, fun, and […]

There is a reason for the season.

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Taken during a Burlington Santa Claus parade – it expresses what we believe the season is really all about. The fundamentals of our society are […]

America as we knew it is no more; Canada still trying to figure how out to spread our sunny ways around the world - one selfie at a time?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau takes a selfie as he greets the crowd outside Rideau Hall after being sworn in as Canada's 23rd Prime Minister in Ottawa, Ontario, November 4, 2015.    AFP PHOTO/ GEOFF ROBINS        (Photo credit should read GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

By Ray Rivers December 25th, 2017 MOUNTSBERG, ON   No discussion of the highlights of 2017 would be complete without mention of the Donald Trump […]

Five year old Damian De Freitas made an Honourary Fire Chief

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By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Five-year old Damian De Freitas and his family joined Burlington Fire Chief Lazenby and the firefighters at […]

Georgetown resident was the one millionth 2017 visitor to a Conservation Halton location.

Jayme Leslie millionth visit Cons Halton

By Staff December 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a day Jamie Leslie isn’t likely to forget. She was at Kelso/Glen Eden with her Dad, […]

City of Burlington asking for feedback on playground structures.

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By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Not the best time of year to ask people to find a couple of minutes to respond […]

Which path for the high school set? Planning information evening January 28th at MMR.

By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is hosting several Pathways Planning Information Evenings in January 2018 that will […]

What will it take to end news items like this? Three more drunks behind the wheel of a car.

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By Staff December 22nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On Thursday, December 21, 2017, just before 10:30pm, a traffic stop was initiated at Longmoor Drive and […]

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