Problems with the management of waste water land on the Mayors desk. Video highlights the problem.

That water run off pipe is what results in part of the problem with the small beach at the foot of Brant Street.  That plus the geese that foul the water.  There is always a sign on this beach that tells you if the water is safe.

By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   A video has been posted that shows waste garbage near a storm water grate at the […]

Bikes, Boards and Bandsaws Tour at Lee Valley - close to a must for the serious skate boarder.

Skateboarding Norton elements

By Staff August 9th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Motis, a Canadian action sports company, will be leading skateboard and longboard building workshops across Ontario at Lee […]

Live and Play Guide will be available online August 11. Registration begins on Saturday, August 20

City hall - older pic

By Staff August 9th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The city’s Fall and Winter 2016/2017 Live and Play Guide, featuring listings for recreation, sport and culture […]

Rivers on the American Presidential election: The chief contenders are anything but conventional.

American flag blowing, close-up

By Ray Rivers August 9th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There is nothing conventional in the race for the US White House this year. The chief contenders […]

Brant, Hemmingway Drive and Upper Middle Road - get ready for dust and delays - water mains being replaced.


By Staff August 8th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Notice of Construction – Brant Street, Hemmingway Drive and Upper Middle Road, August to December, 2016 The Region […]

No sand castle contest during Children's Festival this year - expected to return in 2017

Sand castle

By Staff August 8th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2016, the city chose to discontinue the sand castles content event in the Beachway that they […]

Burlington resident made a Knight of th French Legion of Honour at ceremony aboard HMCS Haida.

McConnell + Vandomm

By Pepper Parr August 7th, 2016 BURLINTON, ON   It was a small, dignified ceremony on a lovely sunny summer afternoon at HMCS Star aboard […]

IBL quarter finals not likely to go beyond four games; Tuesday will tell the tale.

Baseball glove and ball

By Pepper Parr August 7, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   They are going down like ten pins at a bowling alley. The bottom three teams in […]

The Foxcroft men - gather around the Golden Whistle - reverently.

Foxcroft men - cropped

By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON How does he do it? The guy gets the Prime Minister of the country to say nice […]

BASEBALL - Burlington Bandits continue to be dominated by the Barrie Baycats

Baseball - player at bat with lights

By Staff August 6, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The three teams at the bottom of the IBL regular season appear to be repeating their performance. […]

Burlington residents to be first to take part in provincial program to prepare for future floods.

McMagon at HaaP announcement

By Pepper Parr August 7th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The woman who badgered a Cabinet Minister to ensure that Burlington residents had access to ODRAP […]

Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip is going to entertain us on the 20th - we can support the research that will eventually prevent this terrible disease.

Gord Downie - sitting

By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Most of us experience reasonably good health – but we all know someone whose health is […]

London beats Guelph in their first game of the IBL quarter finals - Bandits play Barrie again on Saturday

The season needed a lot of improvement - but the community spirit is certainly evident.

By Staff August 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The bats of the Burlington Bandits were quiet Friday night In London the Majors took the Guelph Royals […]

Are there new players sniffing around the air park property?

Air-Park-construction-site - early

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   The Air Park has taken on a legal life of its own that just may see […]

They are back - West Nile virus positive mosquitoes found in Burlington


By Staff August 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   If the heat doesn’t get the best of us – something else will. We are told that […]

The Children's Festival began 25 years ago - big birthday celebration on the 21st.

As they get a little older - they are ready for bigger challenges.  This group works there way through a children's obstacle course.

By Staff August 5, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Might be a little early to make solid plans – but you could pencil this one in as […]

Influential moral philosopher describes part of what is going on in the American presidential election.

on bullshit

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Our political correspondent, Ray Rivers, is working up a pair of articles on the United States […]

Bandits lose their first of seven game quarter finals to Barrie; meet again on Saturday at Nelson Park

The season needed a lot of improvement - but the community spirit is certainly evident.

By Staff August 5th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Bandits lost the first game of a seven game quarter finals series. The Barrie Baycats […]

Jazz on Friday - dancers on Saturday - Performing Art Centre has become a happening place.


By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   Once you’ve taken in the Jazz event Friday evening at the Performing arts Centre, at which […]

Two years ago this evening thousand of homes in the city had basements filled with rain water.

Flood Fairview plaza

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON This time two years ago thousands of families in the city were scrambling to recover from a […]