Central high graduate with a son at the school questions some of the data being put forward and asks why some data is missing.


By Michael J. Hribljan February 13, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   In my opinion the Halton District School Board (HDSB) projects the appearance of being either […]

Family Day events - city hall closed - Conservation Authority wide open.


By Staff February 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Lots of competition for what people decide to do on Family Day – Monday the 20th. A […]

Are red herrings being put in front of the PAR committee that is preparing a report on high school closings for the Director of Education?

HDSB sign with flag

By Peter Menet February 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Last Thursday the Program Accommodation Review committee was not presented with a 150 page report on AODA […]

Rivers braves the cold Canadian winter air to protest - all in vain.

Rivers protesting

By Ray Rivers February 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON If I were Donald Trump I’d have to say that it was the largest crowd ever. There […]

Snow removal report - roads cleared.


By Staff February 13th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   On February 12, 2017, 11:00 p.m. the city released the following snow clearing information. Primary roads have […]

The process of begining to whittle down school closing options begins at PARC meetings

Option 7 Feb 9

By Pepper Parr February 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What began as polite meetings that went from 7 pm to 9 pm have become meetings […]

Have you Googled yourself recently?


By James Burchill February 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Studies reveal half us have sought information about ourselves on a major search engine in the […]

Burlington environmentalist likes the Member of Parliament we had before she was made a Cabinet Minister.

Gould - first scrum

By Vince Fiorito February 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Let me get this straight. You admire Karina’s increased ability to avoid answering questions and spinning […]

The promise that was broken: Politicians break promises at their own peril.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau leaves the stage following a discussion on women's leadership, Thursday, November 24, 2016 in Monrovia, Liberia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

By Ray Rivers February 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The fundamental elements of a successful democracy are an informed public, a free press and an […]

Burlington population grows 4.28% since 2011.

Newsflash oblong

By Pepper Parr February 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   My how we have grown. The population of the country exceeds 35 million. Burlington grew at […]

Policing is a profitable business - the money side gets determined in a court house

police in cruiser

By Pepper Parr February 08, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Policing is profitable. I know – I’ve paid more than my share of tickets. The Court […]

Making water available to anyone who wants it - anywhere in the city. Interested?

Tap water

By Staff February 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington is encouraging local businesses to become free water bottle refill locations in […]

The evolution of a politician: Gould handles an interview well - stick handles her way through awkward questions.

Gould and Justin

  By Pepper Parr February 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a CBC radio program I seldom miss – “The House” every Saturday morning […]

Kaarolyn Smardz Frost, author of Steal Away Home to speak at Central library

Book - Kaarolyn Smardz Frost - Steal away home

By Staff February 15th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For readers of The Book of Negroes, Bound for Canaan, House Girl and The Illegal comes the […]

Type as fast as you can talk - that's productivity. Bunch of guys in Burlington have created something they think is going to take off.

Lily - Jonathan Adams

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   You will have heard the phrase – sector disruption” – which is when someone comes up […]

Are the provincial political parties moving to an election footing? Sounds like it.

Queen's Park winter

By Staff February 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government isn’t going to take too much guff from Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive […]

A two vehicle collision on the QEW plus the highway for more than four hours.

QEW at Appleby

By Staff February 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Live – from the QEW. Visuals taken from the cameras along the QEW. At 6:00 pm this […]

Paper is given life at two Art Gallery of Burlington shows - opens on the 10th

BAC aerial

By Staff February 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Paper is given life through the works presented in the two Art Gallery of Burlington shows: A […]

Quality of the internet service for Burlington needs an upgrade - patchy at best.

Burlington flags

By Staff February 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Next to the weather and the amount of traffic on the QEW the upload and down load […]

Family day deal: Wear red and white - $1.50 entry fee; picture of a flag in your window - you get in Free.

This was an all-Canadian event.  Terry Fox is a Canadian hero and there were flags for those who wanted to wear the country's colours.

By Staff February 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If skating isn’t your thing – then you might want to try swimming – you get to […]