Transparency doesn`t come easily to the medical community – that`s OK – lawyers have the same problem.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 3, 2012 A Burlington resident commented on our first story about the government requirement that senior hospital staff make […]

Terry Wilkinson found dead on Burlington Beach just east of the lift bridge. Foul play is not suspected.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 2, 2012 – Halton Regional Police reported on December 30th, the finding of the body of Terry Wilkinson. He had […]

Get a piece of school child art work instead of an invitation to step out of the car.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 31, 2011 – They do it every year. Some of them get away with it; others get caught in the […]

How is he doing, what is he doing, what is he thinking these days? A reflection on Mayor’s first year in office.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 30, 2011 – Rick Goldring, who has had his job as Mayor for just over a year, took some […]

The twisted tale about the size of the pay cheque and the paying for a parking lot garage.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 28, 2011 – In the world of politics it is called getting ahead of the parade. When there is […]

Pier steel beams on the way out. Perhaps heading for a razor blade factory somewhere.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, on December 23, 2011 – It’s been awhile since we’ve said anything about The Pier. Hasn’t been much to say. Now […]

Prowler in the Palmer Drive community in Burlington is also peeping – into your home.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 23, 2011 – Halton Regional Police have received reports of a prowler who is doing more than prowling along Palmer […]

While things aren’t great; business is being done in the Region – not for profits getting a leg up as well.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 19, 2011 – The Halton Region Community Investment Fund wants to hear from the not for profit community on how […]

Through the magic of television – you can watch the social, culture event of the year.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 17, 2011 – On December 3rd Burlington got a peek at the kind of city it could be; urban, sophisticated, […]

Line these ducks up and see if you see what I see. This could be painful.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 16, 2011 – The good folks at Burlington’s Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital tells us that the province is in […]

Orchard residents don’t like way city staff are interpreting Strategic Plan. Council will find a way to resolve the problem.

Orchard Park residents

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 16, 2011 – Your City Council got its Strategic Plan fed back to them on a plate by a […]

Halton police chief decides to ride off into the sunset – announces his retirement to start in June, 2012

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 15, 2011 – Gary Crowell, the Chief of Halton Regional Police is hanging up his pistols and will take […]

Entrepreneurship isn’t just young legs with venture capital money; it’s a set of solid values and a strong work ethic.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 16, 2011 – Reginald Pollard, Chairman of Pollard Windows and Doors, located on King Road has been named the […]

Thief looking for cash – leaves fish and chip shop empty handed – gets his picture taken.

Thistle Fish and Chips suspect

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 15, 2011 Here’s a criminal who might have thought he had an easy score but after some effort he had […]

Wow! – this is what civic engagement is supposed to be. City’s staffer getting right out there and challenging you to get involved.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 14, 2011 I am impressed. The Shape Burlington Report that everyone used during the last municipal election campaign and […]

The Ho, Ho, Ho man giving you a gift; free parking for three days. Some Brant Street locations seem to have forgotten the holiday.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 14, 2011 They are getting ready to talk about a tax increase of 2 1/2 to 3% with the […]

Burlington Mayor unable to take part in the Cabaret he created; maintains there is still a place for local MP Wallace.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 14, 2011 – With 18 acts already in the vetting pipeline for the Mayors Cabaret, Our Burlington asked […]

Council shows sign of actually understanding what transparency means. Taylor shows how it’s done.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 13, 2011 – They are learning. Slowly; but it is clear they are trainable. Your city council wanted to […]

Christmas is a time to be extra vigilant says fire department. They offer 12 rules that will keep you safe.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON December 13, 2011 – A house on fire on Christmas day has to be something that has all of us feeling […]

Council members finally get what they have earned. Now look for the misinformed remarks about the way politicians pay themselves.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON December 13, 2011 – Well – this time it is actually going to happen. Your city Council is going to […]