City turns the Performing Arts Centre over to the community and serves cupcakes to keep everyone happy.

BTTB at BPAC Day

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 23, 2012 It was a lovely fall afternoon; people were out and about – and hundreds, close to 1000 […]

Sakran is sanguine about his election loss – but he isn`t losing any sleep over it. Back at his law practice.

Crowded tent

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 He is in really great shape. Jovial, animated and having fun. Karmel Sakran didn’t want to lose […]

Community party FREE! Big deal, it was also a very expensive deal and it is now up to you to make it work.

You are the owner - make some time to check out the property - get your face pained and enjoy a piece of cake.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 – A golden key, a silver bullet – something to commemorate the handing over of a building […]

Black four door sedan – with a spoiler – do you know of one ? Police would like to hear from you.

police in cruiser

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 21, 2011 The police need your help in locating a vehicle that struck a 12-yr-old girl, at the intersection of […]

Great deal for children on HALOWEEN – Ireland House is going to become creepy

pumpkins

BURLINGTON, ON October 20, 2011 – Halloween can break the bank and there is more taking on the part of the kids than giving. Burlington’s […]

This give convenience store service a whole new meaning – pretty close to take out.

cigarette theft

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 20, 2011 Halton Regional Police Service is still investigating the theft of cigarettes from a convenience store in Burlington. Sometime […]

A time for new leaders to emerge.

leadership

By Casey Cosgrove BURLINGTON, ON October 19, 2011 – It may just be me, but the city feels remarkably quiet and calm this week. The […]

Chugging along with money in the bank. The Freeman station is just not going to go away.

Freeman station 1

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 18, 2011 This should have been written on Thanksgiving Day – for the citizens of Burlington indeed should be […]

Mayor to hand over a golden key – should it open the door to the Burlington Performing Arts Centre? No lease in place yet.

BPAC at night

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 18, 2011 – It is going to be a “boffo” event. There will be something for everyone. Face painting, […]

More than 500 regional residents had unhappy discussions with police officer during Thanksgiving weekend.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 17, 2011 – While Thanksgiving weekend is a bit behind us now – it is a date that will remain […]

On the second date she still looked good but I noticed she wasn’t exactly perfect. Would she mind if I commented?

Pep head tilted

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2011 A second look at the newest gem in the city – the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. We […]

You want a little Jesus to run the city and if he’s not available – how about a really solid performer who likes the job.

Brant St looking north from CH

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 16, 2011 – The city is in the process of hiring a new city manager. The last manager “stepped” […]

Show time for the Mayor and an interesting approach to fund raising for the city.

Young talent image

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 15, 2011 – The Mayor has gotten into show business and in the process changed one of the major […]

Good times financially for Performing Arts Centre – Trillium grant of $200,000.

BPAC`Brenda in seat

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 15, 20111 It has been a very good month for the Burlington Performing Arts Centre (BPAC). First they got […]

This was slick – this was really slick. The Jag is probably in a container on its way to Yugoslavia.

Jaguar xjr

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 14, 2100 The Halton Regional Police seek the public’s assistance in identifying a car theft suspect. And if you’re offered […]

Next generation of Tories take their places; the student and the candidate pair up to take the brass ring.

Cottingham front of Thank you sign

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON October 12, 2011 You find people like Chris Cottingham around every election campaign. They are usually male but some females […]

Looking for work…visit the Employment Halton job fair October 19

job fair

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 14, 2011 Halton Region’s Employment Halton program will be hosting its annual job fair on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 from […]

Oakville Youth Faces Multiple Charges in Crime Spree; breaks into homes while residents sleep.

Police dog Juno + Mitchell  wide

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 12, 2011 It was a full night for a 17 year old Oakville male who managed to stealthily enter three […]

He knows ‘Jack’ about politics.

Father and son conversation

By Casey Cosgrove BURLINGTON, ON October 12, 2011 While driving to a hockey game on the weekend, my 11 year-old son Jack was asking a […]

Mayor spreading his wings and getting into show business; about to become an Impresario.

BPAC full front

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON October 7, 2011 – Well, talk about being proactive and putting your money where your mouth is – Mayor Rick Goldring […]