Is there a Regional plan in place should the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reach pandemic proportions?

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By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been found in 47 countries. We may be be close to […]

It is going to be chilly for the Marathon on Sunday - route, transit changes + everything else you need to know about the event

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By Staff February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Starts in front of City Hall on Brant Street at 10:05 am and travels Waiting at the […]

Overdose Risk Posed by Another New Substance in Halton - Etizolam

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By Staff February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has been made aware of the presence of a novel substance in […]

City finds itself between a rock and a hard place with its Interim Control Bylaw.

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By Pepper Parr February 27th,, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Comment on just why the city has to keep the ICBL in place is set out below […]

Some of the why behind the decision to extend the Interim Control Bylaw

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON CLARIFICATION: City Executive Director Heather MacDonald said at a council meeting that the Interim Control Bylaw, put in […]

Council wants more information before deciding if cannabis edibles can be legal in the city

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By Pepper Parr February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province appeared to be ready to legalize the sale of cannabis based edibles – they […]

New Substance Detected in Halton - Poses Overdose Risk

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has received notification from Health Canada that analysis of a drug […]

This is what we are up against: 14 year old charged with 25 criminal offences

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is what society is up against. A 14 year old boy has been charged with the […]

Sharman didn't get what he wanted on CRM program management - but has ensured Council will know what is happening to the bigger technology picture on which $35 million will be spent

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By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Standing Committee meeting that heard, in some detail, what had gone terribly wrong with […]

MP for parts of Rural Burlington, Adam van Koeverden, gets scolded by the Speaker of the House of Commons

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Milton MP Adam van Koeverden Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth and […]

Bullying - explaining it to younger children

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Bullying in the school yard and the hallways of an elementary school has an impact that is […]

Rivers on the Indigenous demonstrations and the coronavirus: put the focus on the real problem

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By Ray Rivers February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Justin Trudeau landed about right. After all, he couldn’t have ordered the RCMP to intervene in […]

Purse snatchers arrested - held for a bail hearing.

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Having your wallet stolen is bad enough – for a senior it is devastating. During the past […]

FEEL THE BURL: A Comedy Cabaret Series at the Performing Arts Centre on Friday

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With their child sitters on duty and their cell phones almost on silent, comedic artists, best friends […]

Parking Screening Office closed today - Tuesday

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Parking screening office – located on ground floor The Parking Screening Office will be closed on Wednesday, Feb. […]

Regions to issue debentures for $17 million - $10 million will be for Burlington.

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By Staff Feb 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was an item in a recent Regional Council agenda. It was the passing of a bylaw […]

Report on role advisory committees play at city hall to be discussed on Tuesday.

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By Staff February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is billed as the Report of the Volunteer Members of the Citizen Advisory Committee Review Team. […]

Police now have a satellite system that passed its first set of tests.

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By Staff February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What will you do when you look at the rear view mirror and spot the police cruiser […]

Mayor studying to earn a Chartered Director designation - doesn't reveal who is paying for the expensive course.

By Pepper Parr February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a Standing Committee earlier in the month we thought we heard Mayor Marianne Meed Ward […]

A small number of families took part in the 30-60 Winter Challenge - enough to build upon.

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By Pepper Parr February 24th 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather certainly co-operated. There was some really good snow which helped make the December, January […]