Safe swimming report: Oakville, Coronation and Bronte problem areas. Read on for details.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 12, 2010 – The following beaches have high levels of bacteria and are unsafe for swimming: Oakville Coronation Park East, […]

NDP candidate comes out swinging – wants us to look closely at the hospital funding announcement.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 12, 2010 – She is certainly banging out the press releases and based on her words every announcement the […]

The things a professional, running a publicly funded institution, has to do to get the funds he needs when an election is on.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 11, 2011 – There he was, a top notch professional, an experienced hospital administrator trying to re-shape and redevelop […]

Candidates go into the ring right after breakfast. Chamber of Commerce to provide knives and forks for breakfast event.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 11, 2011 — The dance cards are beginning to fill up with the Chamber of Commerce announcing they will […]

Johnny boy brings home the bacon, then reads out his shopping list for next three years. Our MPP takes a pass on event

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 6, 2011 – It was a brief ceremony, I mean we were doing a photo-op for the opening of […]

Getting hot in the kitchen. Russell slinging accusations, McKenna looking for office decorator, Sakran may open hot dog stand.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 10th, 2010 – When you get nominated just 71 days before the election and the President of the political […]

Transit will eventually have a Master Plan – consulting work has to be done first. Does better service follow?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 10, 2011 Taken the bus in Burlington recently? Not that many people do take the bus. Students use public […]

Gary Carr announces that Region has a better credit rating than the United States of America.

By Staff BURLINGTON, OM August 10, 2011 – Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services affirmed Halton Region’s AAA credit rating. The same organization recently downgraded the […]

Hospital is expected to announce major funding on Wednesday.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 10, 2011 – The media people at the Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital will be making an historic announcement Wednesday afternoon. […]

How are the provincial election candidates going to communicate with you?

By Pepper Parr with excerpts from Brian Heagle’s Facebook page. BURLINGTON, ON August 9, 2010 – Interest in the provincial election has begun to heat […]

You heard it here first. Pier bid deadline extended – will now be opened on the 17th of August. This is good news.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 8, 2011 – You heard it here first. The receiving and opening of the bids for the construction of […]

Curran needs to keep the water off the gym floor so Kline can build character; all part of what gymnastic people do.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 14, 2010 – George Curran has a problem. The roof on the building he looks after needs to be […]

When your career starts with a presentation to a Nobel group – you know you’re going to go far. and make a contribution.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 5, 2011 – Why, one might ask. Would you do a piece on someone who was given an award […]

A different point of view:

BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2011 – Chrissy writes in response to the piece we did on the Joseph Brant Day event at LaSalle Pavilion last […]

Not all beaches are safe for swimming.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2011 The Halton Region Health Department tests recreational water throughout Halton. Beaches are selected based on use for swimming […]

Member of the government comes to town bearing a promise; the Mayor isn’t sure what to do with the thing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2011 Is it really going to be THE defining issue during the provincial election that has now begun […]

That’s what the Director says took place – and the hot dogs were excellent.

By Barbara Teatero, Director of Museums BURLINGTON, ON august 4, 2011 – For a family, fun-filled day our Joseph Brant Day festival is all about […]

Carole Ward brought new meaning to what community service is really all about. Reognized by the city.

Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2011 – There are advocates and then there are advocates. Some are fiery and loud other are more subtle […]

Keeping water in the pools and ice on the pads is day to day – upgrading the way the department works is the challenge.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2011 – He runs what is one of the largest departments in the city and the one that […]

Mosquitoes with West Nile virus found in Guelph Line – New Street part of Burlington.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON Aug 2, 2011 A batch of mosquitoes collected last week in Burlington has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). This […]