Different perspectives on student art. Dutch use war scenes to work from while Burlington students use local landmarks.

Mundialization art

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 21, 2012 Three or four weeks ago there was a sudden unexplainable burst of traffic from Brazil of all […]

It was really more ignorant than unusual. Five people with informed opinions who have served this community well got ignored.

Easter ISland - wide

By Pepper Parr Five of the very best people the city has took time out of their evening to appear at a city council meeting […]

Presto cards to get into the washrooms or use an elevator ? James Smith might be on to something here.

Lilliputians

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2012 Jonathan Swift published all of his satire under pseudonyms – James Smith chose to be right out […]

Chair of the budget committee sets out what was achieved and then points to the downsides and the problems we are facing.

Craven at King Road

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2012 When someone tells you they wear two hats – you pause and wonder which hat is going […]

The band will play on, the speakers will boom out sound while the SOM people that make it all happen keep their fingers crossed.

Crowd in front of a manin stage

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 20, 2012 For a short period of time the Sound of Music Festival was a contender for the $17,000 […]

Police report Burlington Youth Robbed at Knife Point in Brant Hills community

knife point robbery

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 A twelve-year-old Burlington girl was robbed of her iPod at knife point in the Brant Hills community Sunday […]

Why do the Amazon, Nike, Starbucks and Apple brands soar while the Noika brand seems to just sort of sit there? Visca will tell you.

Nike logo

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 – Gerry Visca, an inspirational speaker takes the view that each of us has a brand and we […]

Red light camera in Burlington expected to increases road safety & catch red light runners. $100,000 to install/maintain, not a cash grab.

Red light runner acccident

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 19, 2012 The first red light camera in Burlington is up and running to remind drivers to stop at red […]

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 […]