December Glass Show & Sale Reception taking place on Plains Road December 1st.

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By Staff November 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Annual AGOG December Glass Show & Sale Reception is happening this Saturday December 1st. Visit the […]

Public meeting on erosion control in Aldershot conflicts with new council inauguration.

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By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The people who are politically active in this city will want to be at the Performing […]

Lowville Festival Benefit Concert December 1st.

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By Staff November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Lowville Festival, the festival of all the arts for the artist in all of us, is presenting […]

Environmental oversight officers lose much of the clout they once had.

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By Gord Miller, November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one thing that matters and that is the environment. The closing of a […]

Seems like housing issues have become a political football being kicked around by everyone.

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By Staff November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   See if you can find the news in this media release from the province. Last week, Steve […]

Driving while impaired is a crime in progress - the end result can be someone dead under the wheels of a vehicle.

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By Staff November 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We still haven’t learned. On November 19, 2018 just after 7:30 am, Halton Police officers initiated a […]

RBG Rock Garden transformed into a winter wonderland for the holiday season: Winter Lights at the Rock.

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By Staff November 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Royal Botanical Gardens’ (RBG) David Braley and Nancy Gordon Rock Garden has been transformed into a winter […]

Scobie wants to see respect in play at the city council table and a reversal of a rush to pass a flawed Official Plan.

Gary Scobie

By Gary Scobie November 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are two major issues need repair at City Hall. First up is respect. That would […]

Drummond: Doug Ford legislation takes away benefits from minimum wage earners.

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By Andrew Drummond November 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Nov 21, the Ontario Government led by Doug Ford passed Bill 47, the so-called “Making […]

Rivers: Tight integration with the American economy run by a President we can't trust requires tough decisions.

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By Ray Rivers November 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The only similarity between the federal economic statement and the one Ontario announced last week was […]

Police holding Cram-A-Cruiser events across Halton Region next Saturday.

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By Pepper Parr November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police is holding Cram-A-Cruiser events across Halton Region next Saturday as part of […]

Purse snatching is increasing - more than 130 reports in the past year,

Purse snatcher suspect

By Staff November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 130 reports of purse thefts made to the Halton Regional Police Service since the […]

You need a ticket to attend the new council inauguration on December 3rd.

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By Pepper Parr November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you didn’t know it before – you know now. You cannot get in to the […]

Can the residents of this city make a Mayor out of Marianne Meed Ward or will she become a one term wonder?

Meed ward election night 1

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In December of 2014, the city council that was first elected in 2010 sat behind a […]

Martha street community divided on proposed development south of New Street.

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By Staff November 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The meeting room at the Lions Hall on John Street was full; area residents wanted to know […]

Lisa Kearns stakes out her territory, announces at public meeting she is there to serve the residents. She will be sworn into office December 3rd.

Lisa Kearns Election Photo

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It might have been a little confusing to Martha Street residents who attended a proposed development […]

What will the 2019 tax increase be ? Let's hope the new council is open and honest about what the taxes are going to be.

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By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Jan. 29, 2018, Burlington City Council approved the 2018 Operating Budget with a 4.36% city […]

City hall online forms scheduled maintenance - Nov. 23 at 9 p.m., back on line on the 24th at 9 am.

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By Staff November 20th,2018 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington’s online forms are scheduled for maintenance on Friday, Nov. 23, 2018, starting at 9 p.m. […]

Tansley Pool life guards recognized for their part in saving the life of a swimmer.

Life savers

By Staff November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department recognized the aquatic staff at Tansley Woods Pool who responded to the near […]

Festival of Trees at BPAC will support local theatre productions.

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By Staff November 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre is a place where performances take place – it is not a production […]