Halton Regional Health Data up to end of day on April 15, 2020

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By Staff April 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional Public Health Unit releases updates on COVID-19 crisis up to and including Wednesday end of day […]

City Planning was in Crisis before the Crisis Struck

Jim Young

By Jim Young April 16, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON I have lived on Silwell Court, which backs on to the controversial 2100 Brant Street Development, for […]

Council will meet Monday evening - all via Zoom. Heavy reports scheduled

Full council

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City Council meeting on Monday will be a much different presentation. First – it will […]

Halton Region COVID-19 data suggests that long term care facilities account for 17% of the infections

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By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a bit of a numbers game – with each level of government using their own […]

Telephone service that will allow people isolated to talk to groups in a conference type call.

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By Staff April 16th,2020 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Recreational Services team is piloting TelePALS – Telephone Partners in Accessing Leisure Services. Connecting those that are isolated […]

Joseph Brant Hospital has a sign it wants to put on your front lawn.

Hospital support sign

By Staff April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The men and women who enter the Joseph Brant hospital every day deserve every scrap of support […]

The outhouse will be an experience - talking to people will be wonderful

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By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Without naming anyone – got the following from friends. They, like hundreds of people, are looking […]

Burlington Green has a neat project for children - turning milk cartons into bird feeders

BG milk carton project

By Staff April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a time when parents are looking for ideas and small projects to keep their children active […]

Ontario has a Premier that is delivering

Ford for the people

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You have to give credit where credit is due. For the past month Ontario has had […]

Food Bank is delighted - people are getting used to the idea that the Bank delivers.

Bailey Apr 8

By Staff April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Food Bank reported that there were just a few people at their door after the […]

Police Make Arrest in Steroid Trafficking Investigation

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By Staff April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Police Make Arrest in Steroid Trafficking Investigation in Burlington. The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest […]

Government considering 'making it possible to suspend certain municipal planning decision timelines during the state of emergency'

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A breath of fresh air ? Included in the debate in the Legislature today was a […]

I heard a very distraught man who was deeply hurt

John Calvert with model

By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I didn’t know John Calvert. I knew of him. He was Director of Planning in Mississauga […]

Schools will not open on the 4th of May - 'year is not lost' adds the Premier

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Doug Ford – sweating out a very tough situation. During a media conference call hours […]

Mayor loses a major fan: Planner 'profoundly disappointed and personally offended' over expected LPAT settlement on the 2100 Brant development.

John Calvert with model

By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   She broke his heart – he truly believed that after working his buns off to get […]

On April 12th - the population % of Halton's COVID19 cases is higher than the province when ranked by age

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By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional Public Health office released COVID-19 data up to end of day on April 12, 2020 […]

A 48 km run in 24 hours - 'What an experience!'

Ashley 1 Good Friday

By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some people worked during the long weekend – the Food Bank crowd certainly did. Parents looked for […]

Community Development Halton announces new Executive Director

Miike Nixon

By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton announces the appointment of a new Executive Director. “After a thorough and rigorous search […]

The Easter egg hunt broke up a Sunday sleep-in: I'm getting to understand how my kids learn

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By Nicki St George April 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St. George is part of a team of parents who are reporting each week on […]

Burlington has the lowest number of COVID19 cases in the Region - but this week was 10 higher than last week.

Region - Shadow map

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite a report that there are infections at two units of the Joseph Brant Hospital the picture […]