The disappointment heard around the city.

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By James Young December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I attended The Planning and Development Committee on Thursday when Councillor Bentivegna expressed his controversial “disappointment” […]

November real estate sales off slightly - 2.3%; properties sold for 98.18% of the asking price.

Houses to rent

By Staff December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Rocca Sisters Team, who provide this commentary and data feel the “the most significant result from […]

Joseph Gaetan sees an upside to online learning - it worked for him.

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By Joseph A. Gaetan December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At the moment, the secondary school unions and the Ontario government are at loggerheads over […]

Canadian online casinos give every individual a chance to participate in their casinos.

Gambling tables

By Rachelle Otto December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Are you searching for an online casino that allows Canadian players? Well, get your gaming suit […]

Driver chooses the wrong way to settle a driving dispute - arrested.

Police cruiser

By Staff December 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At around 10:00 AM yesterday, a citizen reported to the Halton Regional Police Service that he observed […]

David Barker: Let’s make the Downtown and Lakeshore Precincts totally pedestrianized; that’s Lakeshore to Caroline and Martha to Locust.

Brant street getting ready

By David Barker December 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What is the Vision for the Downtown? The public’s vision for the Downtown is to provide […]

Tanner: Council has a choice to make, and very little time to make it.

Roland Tanner

By Roland Tanner December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the delegation I gave at City Hall yesterday on behalf of ECoB. It is, in […]

Don Fletcher once again explains to Council why Plan B is critical to saving what Burlington is.

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By Staff December 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Don Fletcher stood before a Standing Committee to tell them about a Citizens Plan for the Waterfront […]

Angelo Bentivegna displayed the kind of behavior we thought was no longer tolerated at city hall.

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shades of the previous council. Ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna told delegator Gary Scobie that he […]

Scobie tells Council that if they adopt any of the concepts - they are 'giving the enemy the ammunition.'

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By Gary Scobie December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You have been put in a very difficult position as a Council. You wish to please […]

Salvation Army needs volunteers to help with the Christmas kettles.

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By Staff December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Once again the Salvation Army is desperate for volunteers, 50 percent of their kettles have been going unmanned […]

WeLoveBurlington points to 'fundamental flaws' in concepts brought forward by planners.

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By Lynn Crosby and Blair Smith December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Good morning Chair, Councillors, Your Worship. I am Lynn Crosby and with me […]

Police to regularly report on intimate partner violence

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release the Halton Regional Police Service said: “Incidents of intimate partner violence threaten […]

It just caught my fancy - had to share it.

Nerves

By Staff December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What did you buy on Black Friday? Did you buy anything on Cyber Monday? A friend bought […]

Rivers: Provincial Premiers United… on Almost Nothing

Ford and Trudeau November 2019

By Ray Rivers December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Parliament and the Government of Canada are committed to the principle of making equalization payments to ensure […]

Private tree bylaw gets approval at Standing Committee level - will go to Council on the 16th for approval.

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By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Unless there is a massive shift in the thinking of this council, Burlington is going to […]

A very acceptable first year in office - can they keep up the brutal pace?

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a year ago this evening – the new city council was sworn in. City […]

Council gets through a heavy agenda - Climate Action Plan has a consensus; Private Tree Bylaw is far from a consensus. Council begins its second year in office.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Monday was a long day, a very long day for the seven members of city council […]

Liberals move into final phase of selecting a new leader

By Staff December 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The re-building of a political party is, an at times, slow process. Kathleen Wynne led the Liberals […]

Santa parade cancelled on short short notice - the sleigh is reported to return on the 24th.

The Salvation Army is there for the good times and during the hard times.  The parade was one of the Good Times.

By Staff December 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The notice was brief, to the point and for some really disappointing. The weather was foul and […]

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