Early look at city tax increases for 2023 come in at just under 8%

By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Council will debate the tax increases they expect to impose during a meeting on Monday. They […]

Repair Cafe setting up in Aldershot this time - July 5th

By Staff July 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Repair Café – that band of people who pop into a community offering to repair almost anything […]

Housing strategy fundamentals in place - now for the really hard work in an uncertain economic environment

By Pepper Parr July 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON City Council decided January 2021 that there had to be a housing strategy that would make it […]

Council agenda on Monday thick with closed meeting items.

By Staff June 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The week long schedule of Standing Committee meetings begins on Monday. Don’t expect it to be as […]

A great evening for a concert in the Park: Splendor in the Brass - starts at 7:30 Central Park Band shell

By Staff July 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON It started mid-June and will run through to the end of August: Concerts in the Park a joint […]

Street level reaction beginning to come in on that Council meeting last week.

By Pepper Parr July 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The street level reaction is beginning to come in now that people can see the 15 […]

86% of the people who responded to the poll said the Mayor should have apologized to Councillor Stolte

By Staff July 2, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Mayor Marianne Meed Ward taking part in a Council Standing Committee meeting.   The first of our polls […]

An excerpt from that disgraceful Council meeting - how did this Council become so dysfunctional?

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the month, June 21st, during a city council meeting, the Mayor and a member […]

Race for the next Regional Chair has the potential to be very interesting

By Pepper Parr July 2, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION A look at the nominations in place for the seat of Regional Chair, one can’t help […]

Council will work to an agenda that leaves no room for real public engagement - they seem to like it that way

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Set out below are the Council Standing Committee meetings that will take place in the week […]

Parking in the Beachway is something you have to pay for - unless you were able to get a free pass and then find a spot.

By Staff June 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Holiday weekends in Burlington means hundreds of people head for the Beachway – one of the best […]

Gary Carr, Andrea Grebenc and Shawna Stolte - now part of the municipal election race

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We are beginning to see a more active phase of the October municipal election. Gary Carr […]

Three Ways to Optimize Your Summer

By James Snow June 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer can mean travel to relaxing locations – take your hobbies with you Summer is finally […]

Lynx Air now a Hamilton destination serving several western Canada destinations as well. Offering ultra-affordable prices

By Staff June 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON The inaugural Lynx Air flight into Hamilton airport from Halifax took place yesterday afternoon. This adds to the […]

Natalie Pierre made a Parliamentary Assistant

By Staff June 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Natalie Pierre, has been named as the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Colleges and Universities. That […]

Chamber of Commerce hands out Excellence Awards

By Staff June 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an event many were waiting for – especially those organizations that were nominated. And it […]

Mind-Blowing Road Trips Outside of Burlington You Should Take to Explore Canada - Amy Hogan

By Amy Hogan June 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   With nearly 10 million square kilometers, Canada offers a lot of amazing places that you should […]

School registration available for families this summer

By Staff June 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Totally focused   C.H. Norton PS in Burlington will be open for registration during the summer for in-person […]

ACOUSTIC MUSIC SERIES AT IRELAND HOUSE MUSEUM

By Staff June 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The Museums of Burlington announces the outdoor music evenings on select Friday nights in July and August. […]

Municipal election campaign seeing some movement - photo ops aplenty. some surprises are said to be in the works

By Pepper Parr June 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Nice to see the Mayor out on the hustings with her colleagues. Yesterday she told the […]