ECoB points out that 'informing is not engagement' and urges citizens to elect the city council they deserve..

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By Jim Young, Chair – EcoB April 29th. 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that “In a democracy, people get the kind of government […]

Was it legal? They think it is and no one is going to challenge them on the matter.

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By Pepper Parr April 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I’m reading about the vote on the OP; was the Special meeting of Council made known […]

How do you get unintentionally stabbed by a person known to you?

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By Staff April 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On April 28, 2018 shortly after 1:00 a.m. an altercation took place inside of Club 54 located […]

Dennison comments on the approved Official Plan

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By Jack Dennison, Ward 4 Councillor April 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington city council heaved a sigh of relief Thursday afternoon and approved an Official […]

Freeman Station gets a Trillium grant to install an accessibility ramp.

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By Staff April 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday afternoon, there was an Open House at the Freeman Station in Burlington. Local MPP Eleanor […]

City hall releases a statement on the adoption of an Official Plan

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By Staff April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council has adopted Grow Bold: Burlington’s new Official Plan. A report recommending adoption of the […]

Toronto male arrested for exploiting an adult female for sexual purposes. Awaiting a bail hearing

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By Staff April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit have arrested a Toronto male for exploiting an […]

Lancaster's comment on the approval of the Official Plan

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By Blair Lancaster April 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington city council heaved a sigh of relief Thursday afternoon and approved an Official Plan. The 400 […]

Meed Ward on what the draft Official plan is going to mean to the city.

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By Staff April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In a note on a web site she maintains ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward said: “Burlington’s […]

Workshop on incorporating native plants in your garden.

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By Staff April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Does the arrival of spring weather have your thoughts turning to your garden? Perhaps you’re thinking of […]

Rivers: what role will education play in the provincial election? Think about the graduation rates.

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By Ray Rivers April 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Liberals have been in power now for a decade and half, even though Kathleen Wynne […]

Official plan gets sent to the Region - with one dissenting vote

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By Pepper Parr April 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   And so it is done. City council meeting in a special meeting of council voted 6-1 […]

Police vigorously investigating home invasion on Bonnieview Avenue

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By Staff April 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Wednesday April 25th 2018 shortly after 10:30 PM, two unknown suspects entered an unlocked rear door […]

Standing committee stands down and prepares to meet as a city council to approve the draft Official Plan and send it along to the Region.

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By Pepper Parr April 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been at it for two days. After a grueling session on Tuesday planning staff […]

Would the Royal Bank send this to you? Never.

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By Staff April 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They don’t stop. The reason they don’t stop is that someone bites the bait and these thieves […]

Mayor reminds his colleagues that a bylaw has to be approved before they go home allowing for the collection of taxes.

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By Staff April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The meeting was running late and everyone on council wanted to adjourn and go home. They had […]

The new Official Plan, without Transit and Transportation Plans will only be a shell of a document .

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By Gary Scobie April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I want to apologize for some wrong information I presented earlier to Council. I stated that […]

David McKay: Time to approve it and get on with the business of doing as much as we can to make it work .

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By David McKay April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON David McKay taught science to many of the people who help run the city. Now retired from […]

ECoB's 3D model of part of the down core made it into the web cast of council Standing Committee.

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By Pepper Parr April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They were determined to make it a bigger part of the public record – they just […]

ECoB - We need to call a truce. We have tried everything possible to bring a sense of balance, to bring a better vision, to bring a complete plan and we are exhausted.

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By Lisa Kearns April 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Engaged Citizens of Burlington (ECoB) is a not for profit group working towards a better Burlington […]

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