Canada Day transit and shuttle service


By Staff June 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day event organizers have arranged for Burlington Transit shuttle service with three pick-up points: Haber Recreation […]

The ships were in - a marvelous site. No big rubber duck amongst them.

ships canal - crowd watching ship passing

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you looked out over the Lake from Lakeshore Road at Brant you could see them […]

Rivers on: What I Love About Canada

Canadian flag at Quebec referendum

Ray Rivers June 30th, 2107 BURLINGTON, ON   As Canadians watch how our friends south of the border grapple with developing a better system of […]

Picture of the day - The Sandy Empire sailing through the canal.

Sandy Empire - canal

By Staff June 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The picture that tells the city’s story today? Those tall ships sailing through the canal on their […]

What did part of the city look like this morning? A band of fog settled over the Pier.

Fog over the pier

By Staff June 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   What did the city look like at around 10 am this morning? A Beachway resident captured a […]

Pearson and Bateman high school students prearing a request for an Administrative Review of the Boards decision to close the high schools.

Steve Armstrong + Cheryl deLught - Pearson

By Staff June 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   While the Board of Education staff get on with the process of closing Lester B. Pearson in […]

Damoff gives a short rip snorting speech on decorum in the House of Commons.

Damoff Pan in the house

By Staff June 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The House of Commons rose for the summer last week. It is out to the BBQ circuit […]

What do we import and what do we export? Our livelihood depends on exporting.

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Information comes to us in many different forms. Print has been with us forever – radio […]

Tall ships to sail past The Pier on their way to Hamilton. Expected to enter the canal at 2:00 pm on Friday June 30th


By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It will be exciting! Eleven magnificent Tall Ships will gather on Lake Ontario near the entrance to […]

Hamilton is said to be the most expensive date night city you will encounter - where does Burlington fall on that list?

Hearts - red and black

By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We didn’t see this one coming. A date in Hamilton is said to be the most expensive […]

90.7 per cent of Halton District School Board students graduated within five years - exceeds provincial average of 86.5 %.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff June 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board announces that the graduation rate of Halton students continues to exceed that […]

Joanna Roselli, an Assumption Catholic High School graduate wins art scholarship.


By Staff June 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Joanna Roselli from Assumption Catholic High School has been awarded the 2017 Burlington Art in Action Group […]

Bateman parents asking for the immediate suspension of a school board trustee and a city councillor.

MMW typing

By Staff June 26. 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The following media release was received from the Save Bateman Committee four days after it was released on […]

High school parents failed to do what needed to be done - give the school board trustees crystal clear instructions - do not close any of the schools.

By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone is blaming the eleven trustees for the decision they made to close two of Burlington’s […]

The Burlington Herd split a double header with the Kitchener Panthers

By Staff June 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Had the Burlington Herd been able to board the bus after their first baseball game on Sunday […]

Meed Ward admits she sent a message to a trustee while debate was taking place - says there is nothing wrong with doing so and that the message had to do with a procedural matter.

MMW typing

By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON This article was revised. In the original version we said Marianne Meed Ward sent just the one […]

Burlington gets yet another national recognition - New Street in the spotlight this time.

By Staff June 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington just loves being on lists where the city is named the best of this or the […]

It was a very satisfying win for the Herd - they just need more of them to get out of the bottom half of the league standings.

Herd T-shirt

By Staff June 25, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Five different Burlington players went deep as the Herd beat the Hamilton Cardinals 15-9 Saturday afternoon at […]

Movies under the Stars returns this summer on Thursday, July 6.

Movie night

By Staff June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Movies under the Stars returns on Thursday, July 6, featuring free outdoor movie screenings at 9 p.m. every […]

Bateman parents want an investigation into the coaching they believe city Councillor Meed Ward gave trustee Leah Reynolds during a crucial high school closing vote.

MMW + Leah Reynolds

By Pepper Parr June 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The fat is in the fire. And it is going to severely burn a number of […]