Vicious email that preys on frightened people - read all your email very carefully.

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By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During times of social stress there are those out there who will look for a way […]

Covid19: Self monitoring, self isolation, isolation - all three steps matter to everyone one of you

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By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Manager Tim Commisso put it as plainly as anyone could – these are serious […]

Ontario records the second CORVID19 death. Self assess if you feel ill - then call 911

By Staff March 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Joseph Brant Hospital enacted an Emergency Operations Centre which meets daily to review their response and make […]

Slot machines: easy to learn - fun to play - know your limit.

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By Clair Nash March 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that just under 20 million Canadians regularly gamble? Astonishingly that is almost half […]

City manager putting in 15 hour days as he maneuvers around a very dynamic changing COVID19 crisis

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By Pepper Parr March 18, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you run a city when what you think what was going to be possible […]

Fifth case of COVID19 in Halton revealed today

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health for Halton Region today confirmed the fifth case of COVID-19 […]

City offers free transit, closes City Hall, discourages group gatherings in parks and more steps to slow the spread of COVID19

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Ride Free   The City of Burlington has announced that Burlington Transit will not be charging ride fares. […]

Regional police temporarily close police stations - reduce service availability.

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Effective immediately, to further assist in preventing transmission of COVID-19, all Halton Regional Police Service locations are […]

Significant changes in the way the community celebrates and entertains itself on the way.

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Decisions are being made in the community that give us some sense as to what we might […]

Old world courtesy goes the extra mile meeting the needs of the community

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By Pepper Parr March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Different Drummer, is one of the more consistently successful book stores in the country. Ian […]

Rivers: social distancing sounds something an advertising executive would dream up

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By Ray Rivers March 18, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   By any other name it’s a community mitigation strategy. But really, social distancing sounds something an […]

Burlington resident clears US border - few questions asked

By Staff March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Joe Gartan, a Burlington resident sent us a note: “Cleared the border 3 hrs ago, arriving by […]

Many downtown commercial locations have closed their doors -parking outside those doors is now free - go figure.

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By Pepper Parr March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an upside to this COVID-19 business: in its continuing effort to support citizens and […]

The failure to cancel a parade killed thousands in 1918 - the provincial government made the right call when they ordered the closure of places where people usually gather.

By Pepper Parr March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, OM   It happened a long time ago – but there is a lesson we need to heed […]

Just what is social distance and does it matter? It does.

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By Pepper Parr March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province declared a State of Emergency this morning and put a number of requirements in […]

Provincial State of Emergency - all the details

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By Staff March 17, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Today, the Government of Ontario announced that it is declaring an emergency under the the Emergency Management […]

Premier declares State of Emergency for Ontario - closures are severe

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By Staff March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier of Ontario declared a State of emergency this morning. Effective immediately and up until March […]

How tight are things going to get? Get informed - this virus is going to be around for some time - years.

By Staff March 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday, Premier Doug Ford and Christine Elliott, Deputy Premier and Minister of Health, issued the following statement […]

If you have a day in Court scheduled - your day in Court has been postponed

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By Staff March 16th,, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All Provincial Offences Act matters scheduled from Monday, March 16, 2020 through to and including Friday, April […]

Commercial locations heavily hit - Burlington Centre close to barren - and this is just day 1 of the pandemic for the city

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a quieter city today. The malls and the locations where people gather are either […]

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