Free fishing in February? Province wants Family Day to be an occasion to go fishing

ice hut with TV dish

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Family Day is a relatively new event for the people of Ontario. Everyone seems to want […]

Dr. Wally Pieczonka donates the largest ever legacy gift to the Burlington Foundation to improve access to the arts.

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By Staff February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation last month announced the largest donation in its 20-year history through a legacy gift […]

Listen in on the ancient and very human art story telling at the Drummer

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By Staff February 7th, 20020 BURLINGTON, ON The Different Drummer Books is going to celebrate Valentine’s Day and the genius of The Burlington Storytellers Guild, […]

Museum sets up a 'Strike Camp' for parents who need day care space on Thursday

Strike camp Museum

By Staff February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a little like selling umbrellas when it’s raining. Museums Burlington, operators of the Joseph Brant […]

Rise and struggle, a ONE BURLINGTON event to take place at Port Nelson United Church February 7th

One Burlington

By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON ONE BURLINGTON, Burlington’s annual celebration of faith and culture, is pleased to announce that it will be presenting […]

Black History Month will feature noted Much Music host who will talk about growing up Black in America.

Much Music VJ Michael

By Staff January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In recognition of Black History Month in February, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned […]

Did the Mayor just announce that there will be another trip out of the country?

Meed ward election night 1

By Pepper Parr January 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The dialogue on the matter of lowering the city flag in front of city hall has gone […]

Two BPAC choices for the day hearts throb.

Jazz Affair

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has put together a neat package for those who want to […]

There are some 'tin ears' in the Office of the Mayor; bit of a problem with values as well.

Burlington flags

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Penny Hersh, a citizen, wrote the Mayor’s office asking if the city’s flag could be lowered today […]

Performing Arts Centre putting on three great workshops - register early.

BPAC raod not done yet

By Staff January 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It might be cold outside but there will be more than just the normal heat inside the […]

Citizens advising the city - you could be out almost every night of the week.


By Pepper January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do people in Burlington, who want to be involved in the way the city is run, […]

Giants, Dragons & Unicorns at the Brant Museum starting February 1st.


By Staff January 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Stories of mythical beings have been with us for thousands of years passed down through generations. These […]

Dorr recognized for his community service contribution; committee chair sets new dress standard.

Ed Doer

By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thursday was a very full day. Two of the Standing Committees met and approved a number […]

Do you remember The Night Of The Rising Sons - they would like to talk toyou.

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By Staff January 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We got the following earlier today: In the mid 1960’s my Buffalo NY band “The Sterlings” performed with […]

Play Challenge is now a Winter event - starts December 21st.

30-60 challenge

By Staff January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It began just before Christmas and has proven to be popular. The overwhelming success and response of […]

Nelson Quarry to be open EVERY Thursday afternoon for all of 2020.

Beach 2

By Staff January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are throwing the doors wide open and inviting the public to tour the existing quarry any […]

Ed Keenleyside has convinced the city to publish his second book: no royalties though.

Ed Keenleyside H&S

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ed Keenleyside has been writing about Burlington’s war time contributions for some time. When the city […]

Year in Review: February 2019 - Council passes a 2.99 % tax increase; first cannabis shop application made.

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By Pepper Parr December 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   February, the second month of the last year of the second decade in this new millennium. […]

The wonder of it all.

Christmas day little girl

  Yes, it has become very commercial – the retail economy depends on it, but when we see children awe struck as they look […]

3 wise men

December 24th – Christmas Eve In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came […]