What do you do when your ship is taking on water - look for another ship

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   A hypothetical look at what Mayor Marianne Meed Ward might find a useful way out of […]

Use part of the weekend to get rid of stuff that you don't need anymore - it can be recycled

By Staff May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON BurlingtonGreen and Tech Genius team members are looking forward to greeting you and accepting your broken or unwanted […]

Lakeshore West GO service to be modified for track upgrades to be completed.

By Staff May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Lakeshore West rail service will be modified for short periods of time on some weekends until Sunday, […]

Carpenter Hospice annual hike - June 1st

By Staff May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a week or two away – but you might want to make a note of […]

Nothing is going to be 'as they are' in a decade; parkland will be scarce - the Nelson Aggregate offer should at least be listened to. 

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION There were two very passionate delegations earlier this week. Gord Pinard (CORE Burlington) and Roger Goulet […]

If people in Ontario don’t speak up, a lot of farmland, forests, wetlands could become destructive suburban sprawl

By Staff May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government has been playing fast and loose with the legislation they are dumping on a […]

Now the public gets to tell City Hall what they like about the proposed designs for Civic Square

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Council likes what has been proposed for the revitalization of Civic Square. It is now in […]

Development planned for Fairview has scale that makes it a reasonable height - a place where families can be raised

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The drive to get the thousands of homes that are going to be needed has resulted […]

The Sports Hall of Fame and the six inductees will be front and center at a SOLD OUT event May 28th

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding its annual induction ceremony on Tuesday May […]

Santa Claus parade will be shorter this year

By Staff May 22, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Santa Claus parade will be shorter this year – road construction Council was advised by Memo […]

Historical Society to take care of local history: UEL cemetery first project.

By Staff May 22nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Historical Society has taken on a new project and put their money where their mouth […]

Goulet delegates: Stop any expansion of the Nelson Quarry

By Pepper Parr May 22nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Roger Goulet has been around the battle to bring an end to the Nelson Quarry from […]

Final property tax bills are in the mail: the increase over last year is more than 10%

By Pepper Parr May 22nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Have you opened the envelope from the city, the one with your property tax bill inside? […]

Plan B on the Waterfront Hotel Development: OLT to Decide: 'No' or 'Yes, but'.

By Plan B May 22, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   After 10 days of OLT hearings held from April 29th to May 17th, including examinations and […]

Pinard argues that the Ontario land Tribunal has no mechanism to stop Nelson from making future applications for this expansion after this one is denied.

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON There were two delegation on the Nelson Quarry this morning. Gord Pinard representing Conserving Our Rural Ecosystems […]

What we knew as the City Manager is now to be known as the CAO

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve not heard much from the new City Manager other than he has chosen to be […]

Three saved from drowning at three different city pools.

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings tend to be quick, to the point and done within half an hour. […]

Inflation is down - enough to bring the bank rate down and lower mortgage costs? June 5th is the next critical date

By Staff May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s annual rate of inflation slipped to 2.7 per cent in April, from 2.9 the last […]

Three of Burlington's Best: Celebrating the City's Sporting Sons and Daughters

By Scot Armstrong May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite Burlington only being, according to a 2021 census, Canada’s 28th biggest city, many top-class Canuck […]

A great weather weekend - now we wait for news on the economy - is there any good news?

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a wonderful weekend. For the gardeners – this was THE weekend. The gardeners were […]