Hit and run vehicle accident has 13 year old boy airlifted to hospital.

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By Staff November 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   A 13 year old boy was struck by a vehicle on Friday at the intersection of Appleby […]

After the dust settles Tuesday night where will our biggest trading partner be?


By Ray Rivers November 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   So the election is Tuesday and like so many others, I am not crazy about either […]

Spring forward - Fall back - an extra hour of sleep - and wonderful fall colours to appreciate.


By Staff November 5, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   Spring forward – fall back. That was how I was taught to remember the change in the […]

Councillor Meed Ward weighs in on the problems at the Seniors' Centre - says they now have an opportunity to chart a new role for themselves.

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By Pepper Parr November 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   In response to the question: What happened? Ward 2 city councillor Marianne Meed Ward said she […]

Casting your ballot via the internet: Not safe enough according to Gareth Williams.


By Gareth Williams November 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   What is the value of convenience? Is it worth sacrificing some of our democratic institutions, like […]

Resident wants to know why the contractors working on the Carriage Gate development didn't know where the pipe lines are located.


By Pepper Parr November 3, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Gas leaks are dangerous. Yesterday there was a gas leak on a construction site. The fire […]

The facts - just the facts - and they aren't pretty. High school capacity seriously out of whack with student population.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The first two of seven meetings that will take place at each of the high schools […]

Some parents don't like the way the school board is handling the closing of some high schools.


By Pepper Parr November 3rd 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The closing of a school is no small matter – and when it happens there is […]

The Seniors thought they were going to work the problems out with the city - instead the city pulled the rug out from under them.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The city manager now has a Senior Manager, Government Relations & Strategic Communications to help him […]

Brian McCurdy back in place at the Performing Arts Centre - all is well for now.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington is announcing innovative program after innovative program while the Performing Arts […]

Correction: Miller to speak at Standing Committee on November 7th. Will get TEN minutes.

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There was an error in the report on the delegation the Director of education is making to city council The Stuart Miller delegation will […]

This guy is going to get more than the standard ten minutes to delegate before a city Standing Committee.

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By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   School Board Director of Education Stuart Miller isn’t getting home for dinner very often this month. […]

John Street now open -gas line problem resolved.

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Union Gas has stopped the gas leak on John St. The Burlington Fire Department and Halton Regional Police Service are opening streets and access to […]

City decides to take over much of the Seniors' Centre operations - will they raise membership fees?

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By Pepper Parr November 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   With stories like this – the opening sentence is usually – Trouble in Paradise. The Seniors […]

The thing that is really bold is the decision the city made to Grow Bold without a mandate

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By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council voted to endorse a report that enables the Director of Planning and Building and […]

Gas leak on construction site results in some building evacuations downtown.


By Staff November 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Road closure for natural gas leak on John Street and Caroline Street The City of Burlington Fire […]

Art in Action Tour - the 14th Annual - takes place November 5th and 6th.


By Staff November 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing this for more than a decade – they are in their fourteenth year. […]

Art Gallery just might be getting into show business, opening up une petite Bistro perhaps ?


By Staff November 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   A media release came in from Dennis Longchamps, Artistic Director & Chief Curator at the Art Gallery […]

Seneca street does it again


By Pepper Parr November 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   No one was sure exactly when it started – 1984 was the date that was floating […]

Learning Foundation holding their Benefit Bash on the 10th


By Pepper Parr November 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Teachers do a lot more than teach. They are one of the sets of eyes that […]