Rivers with a somewhat different take on what Good Friday is all about

Easter eggs + people clip

By Ray Rivers April 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   “acknowledging the existence” This is one of those years when Orthodox and regular Easter fall on […]

Sexual assault reported in the Palmer Drive Community.

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By Staff April 13, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A reported sexual assault which occurred in Burlington on March 21st, 2017 is being investigated by the […]

Rules for the selection of delegations to the school board on the possible closing of high schools in Burlington

Protest outside board office

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are going to be two evenings set aside for delegations to the school board on […]

City Hall: Will be closed on Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17, 2017, reopening on Tuesday, April 18, 2017.

City hall - older pic

By Staff April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON City Hall: Will be closed on Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17, 2017, reopening on Tuesday, April […]

Regional Police Fraud Unit charge former Region of Halton employee

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By Staff April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   An investigation that started in 2015 has resulted in a number of criminal charges being laid by […]

Public peek at what the mobility hub planners are doing amounted to some maps and a lot of cupcakes.

Grow bold - front door

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We were unable to cover the Open House the city held at the new Go Bold […]

Sunny ways indeed - a couple of more days of sunshine and those cherry trees in Spencer Smith Park should break out in full bloom.

Spring buds Valerie Woods Sawyer

By Staff April 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the kind of Spring weather we have all been looking for somewhere. The picture we […]

How does one change the minds of city Councillors on transit spending? The only one that uses transit is the Mayor and then usually for a photo op.

Bfast Transit group logo

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The third annual Bfast Forum had its highest attendance ever. Just the one city Councillor plus […]

Tens of millions of phony email messages about personal bank accounts are sent out every day. They are all attempts to steal your money.

ID theft screen

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are relentless. Millions, tens of millions of email like the one below get sent out […]

Trustee Papin gets a rough ride at Parent School Council

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED and CORRECTED It was a regular Parent School Council meeting at Lester B, Pearson high school […]

Waterfront Parking Garage - Elevator out of service

Parking lot - Locust street

By Staff April 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The elevator at the Waterfront Parking Garage at 414 Locust St. is out of service until further notice. […]

New surface for the promenade to get put in place during the summer - a shade structure will be added in the west end of what is formally called the Naval Promenade.

Beachway Shaded area Pebble Beach

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Work begins on Spencer Smith Park Promenade improvements The Gazebo we knew and loved is gone […]

The city and the way it uses its flag poles - sending important messages.

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By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There are six flag poles outside city hall. We aware of them, especially when they are […]

Proposals for the September Doors Open event due May 12th.

Burlington flags

By Staff April 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington artists and cultural groups from all disciplines that would like to perform at one of the […]

Art council to take its first bow on the 18th - Mayor is not expected to arrive with a cheque.

Trevor Copp, the Burlington actor who mobilized trhe arts into a Collective makes a point on leadership while Executive Director of the Burlington Museum's operation listens.

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The public gets to see what the newly formed Arts and Cultural Council of Burlington (ACCOB) […]

Mobility hubs the latest buzz word to come out of city hall - might replace intensification which seems to have become a non issue.

Mobility hubs

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   City council has decided that growth and development is, to a large degree, going to be […]

Battle lines for the next provincial election are being drawn - PC's appear to have decided to make high school closing their issue in Burlington.

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By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The battle lines are being drawn. Homes in the downtown core got a mail drop recently […]

Three developers doing their bit to ensure the city achieves its intensification target. We are 3/4 of the way to the 2031 target date.

Link2 Dundas side BEST

By Staff April 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   According to Ward 2 city Councillor Marianne Meed Ward Burlington has 73% of the intensification it is […]

Tyandaga Golf Course opening postponed to April 14 due to weather

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By Staff April 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It wouldn’t have been quite this bad. Just not all that nice. The opening of Tyandaga Golf […]

City wide Clean Up takes place April 22nd - register now and show up for the celebration BBQ.

BG Clean up

By Staff April 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Just two weeks away – citywide community litter Clean Up 2017 – taking place on Earth Day, […]

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