Performing Arts Centre announces 2017/2018 program with a decided Canada 150 spin

Buffy St.Marie

By Staff May 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year when the Performing Arts centre announces their program Brian McCurdy gets to have his picture […]

Conservatives pick their winner; candidate from Milton not looking all that good.

Rona Ambrose

By Ray Rivers May 19, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Rona Ambrose has been a credible, if not admirable, leader of Canada’s official opposition. Indeed, she […]

Provincial government releasses four significant reports on what they want to see done with the land we have.

COVER Niagara Escarpment Plan - thumb

By Staff May 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government announced today the release of four significant reports that will impact the lives of […]

Lakeshore Road gets a thick layer of asphalt - smooth ride to the new hospital entrance.

Lakeshore Road to hospital

By Staff May 18, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Beachway is undergoing a transition – you won’t recognize the place next time you are down […]

Trustee Collard gives the Director of Education a very rough ride - promises more of the same when they meet next.

Collard and Miller

By Pepper Parr May 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   With two evenings of delegations behind them the 11 trustees began their own deliberations and Amy […]

Burlington’s Beachway closed due to high water levels

Beach erosion May 17-2017

By Staff May 18th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington has closed the beach at Burlington Beach Regional Waterfront Park—the Beachway—until further notice due […]

Havendale lands to be developed by National Homes - 238 town homes proposed

Burlington flags

By Staff May 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   According to the Council member for Ward 1, “About 150 people attended a recent “open house” hosted […]

Muir's Open Letter to the Halton District School Board trustees; asks how strong the Trustees are as decision-makers in this political context.


By Tom Muir May 17, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir has been a relentless commentator who asked the hard questions and pressed even harder […]

The games have begun - June 7, of 2018 is the finish line for the next provincial government.

By Pepper Parr May 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They come in at the rate of at least five a day – and they cover […]

Council passes a bylaw - Taxes due on June 21 and September 21

Burlington flags

By Staff May 16, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday City Council approved the 2017 Tax Levy Bylaw that allows the Finance department to end you […]

Nursery co-op worried that it will be seen as just collateral damage if Pearson high school is closed.


By Pepper Parr May 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Any plans to close Lester B. Pearson high school are complicated. A small school with enrollment […]

Mayor comes out against re-development of the Waterfront Hotel property.

Waterfront hotel with pier at foot

By Pepper Parr May 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Maybe more construction cranes on the city horizon? Maybe not – Mayor has decided the waterfront […]

An update from Lowville - skatepark plans; movie night, the Festival and the volume dial on your ghetto blaster

Lowville sign - orange  a

By Walt Rickli May 15th, 2017 Lowville, ON   Let’s start with something very important. The City of Burlington is proposing a Skatepark in North […]

School closing delegations bring out a lot of new information - public input brings out concerns the parents have wanted to express for more than six months. Trustees are being overwhelmed with data.

Eric who PARC

By Pepper Parr May 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON. ON   Steve Armstrong was one of the 14 members of the Burlington community that sat on the […]

The burst of excitement and pride for our 150th birthday has yet to show itself.

CF 18 - with 150 colours

By Staff May 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The full throated celebration of our 150th birthday has yet to be revealed by the city – traditionally […]

How much damage can the theft of your personal identity do?

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff May 15, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On Saturday June 3rd, you will be able to have your personal sensitive documents shred at the Crime […]

Library celebrating the 71 authors who are part of the history of the city. Display of their books will be shown at each library.

Library tour - stand of books

By Staff May 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Public Library has come up with an interesting way to celebrate and recognize the role […]

Slow start for the Herd as they struggle to get out of the barn - lose the first two games of the season.

Herd T-shirt

By Staff May 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The London Majors rolled to a season-opening 17-4 win over the Burlington Herd Friday night at Labatt […]

This apple is not going to improve your health - it could damage your wallet.

Identity theft - many faces

By Staff May 14, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What is wrong with this email? It says it is from Apple – I am not an […]

Halton Hurricanes undefeated during volleyball tournament.

Volleyball champs

By Staff May 14th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   To go undefeated in any tournament is a feat – and that is just what the Halton […]

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