Ideas worth spreading will be on the stage at TEDxBurlington this year; a first for the city.

Campbell Spencer on a bike

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2012 Spencer Campbell grew up in Burlington and lives here now. He’s done some amazing things but it is […]

Three times a day every school day – even when the weather is terrible. Our 114 school crossing guards are on the street.

School crossing guard

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 They are the men and woman who see our kids safely across the street morning, noon and […]

Conservation Halton tells developer to get a wiggle on with its waterfront development or the rules will get tightened up on you.

Burlington ariel

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 17, 2012 There are rumblings on the waterfront – people at Conservation Halton along with people at city hall […]

Nothing shabby about these salaries. But the schedules and the demands on their personal lives take their toll.

Sharman MMW tangle

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 17, 2012 The city’s budget will go to Council Monday evening and you will know before you go to […]

We miss you pal. So does the city, but they might not know that yet. Take care. We’ll be seeing you.

Boich - Canada

By Pepper Parr Burlington, ON March 15, 2012 It was a year ago today that we lost you John. We’ve been busy. They went and […]

Wonderful – 165 people attended – did anybody do any business? MeetingUp through social media what do we know?

Burchill upper left corner BiB event

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 14, 2012 The Mayor has suddenly become a “social draw”. Last week James Burchill, Burlington’s best mind on social media, […]

Big picture urban designer to open the Mayor’s Inspire series. Greenberg to speak on

Harbourfront image

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON, March 14, 2012 One of the best urban thinkers in North America is coming to Burlington in April and will be […]

First class police work in the Region nabs three robbery suspects. Police charge them with everything they can think of.

Robbery armed

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 14, 2012 An daylight armed robbery on Brant Street drugstore in February On February 17th the Halton Regional Police […]

Heritage is challenged to get it right within a very short time frame. New chair and vice chair installed. Now the hard work begins.

Walkers line house

REVISED October 2, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 13, 2012 They had their work cut out for them. The marching orders were pretty […]

To Zumba or not to Zumba? Can I get it with a coupon or on Wagjag? – asks savy shopper O’Hara.

Zumba 400 people

By Sara O`Hara BURLINGTON, ON March 13, 2012 I love Wagjags. There is something attractive about getting up to seventy per cent off an item, […]

“I`m mad as hell and I`m not going to take this anymore”- Economic development speaker to talk about reacting to information overload.

Bontis Nick with zanny type

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 13, 2012   There is an opportunity for you to meet with your peers and guess what the federal budget […]

The basement flooded – what do you do? Call the plumber. Owner could have called city hall. Customer service with a happy ending.

Flooded basement

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 13, 2012 There is a new broom at city hall. It`s behind the door of the new city manager`s […]

Electronics Recycling Drop off – target is 88,000 tons province wide. Saturday March 31 at Tansley United Church, Walkers Line

Electronic junk

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 13, 2012 Tansley United Church will be hosting an Electronics Drop off and Recycle Event on Saturday March 31st, 8:00 […]

Who is Jeremy Freiburger and what does he want to do to us? And will it hurt?

Burlington Art Centre

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 11, 2012 Jeremy Freiburger is the Founder of the Imperial Cotton Centre for Public Art that was very recently […]

Putting the cultural wheels in motion and making the arts a bigger part of the city’s economic development.

Graffitti image

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 12, 2012 “I would like” said the city of Burlington, “a Master plan for the cultural industries in my […]

Freeman station just may have found a permanent home 50 yards or so from the rail line that it once served. Details to follow.

Station on a float

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 10, 2010 It is on the move – again. This time to a better place where it will get […]

Waterfront committee might just pump a little energy into Beachway part of the city.


By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 10, 2012 There are things happening on the waterfront despite the close to disastrous state of the Waterfront Advisory […]

You will be able to see the art chosen this time. Exterior art at BPAC to be unveiled same month as Pier in 2013 Can we handle this?

Orchids -all three on Upper Middle

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 9, 2012 After putting up a rather decent piece of public art in a place where no one […]

King Road grade seperation work limits access and traffic for six week period

King Side Road looking south twd rail line

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 8, 2012 King Road is getting all kinds of attention in terms of traffic restrictions. Phase 2 of the King […]

Isn’t the Jefferson salamander the mascot for the city of Burlington? So why has the Region grabbed the story?

Salamander Jefferson

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 8, 2012 It was Burlington people who brought to light just how many Jefferson salamanders there are in rural […]