ECoB and city hall meet - will citizens support this new group that wants a much more collaborative relationship with the city. Shades of Shape Burlington perhaps?

Aerial downtown - before pier

By Pepper Parr December 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The first meeting was a low key event. The idea for getting people together to meet […]

Santa tomorrow on New Street - parade starts at 2 pm - pm Guelph Line at Prospect

Ho Ho man himself Santa

By Staff December 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For the really young ones it is a beautiful day. The weather will be crisp, much of […]

Burlingtonians put Facebook to work to get their opinions out - is anyone listening to them?

Meed Ward H&S profile

By Staff November 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON We appear to have attributed a comment made by Liz Benneian to John Was in the copy of […]

Not a lot of trust between city hall staff and the taxpayers who cover the payroll.

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr November 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a message from Kwab Ako-Adjei, the Senior Manager, Government Relations & Strategic Communications for […]

Rivers: There is a cultural revolution taking place in our society; education and conciliation may be a better pathway to peace than confrontation and litigation.

Trump and access

By Ray Rivers November 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   2017 – The year harassment dominated our news! In an epidemic of outings, victims of harassment […]

Performing Arts Centre partners with Arts and Culture Council to decorate the lobby with Christmas trees.

By Staff November 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s lobby will be lit up with a colourful and festive display of […]

Dave Foxcroft to referee the 105th Grey Cup game.

Dave Foxcroft

By Staff November 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents never stop being proud of their kids. You see it at the Christmas concert when those […]

Was my Netflicks service at risk - nope - it was just a crafty Identity Theft attempt

netflix logo

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON They had my attention. The moment I saw that Netflix logo on the screen I immediately went […]

Environmentalist tells audience that there is still time.

Cameron Brown - side view

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   I describe Cameron Brown as the “warm up band” for David Suzuki’s presentation at the Performing […]

Hospital opens itself up for Join the Joy! Holiday Open House - Sunday December 3rd - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm


By Staff November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   With the re-developed Joseph Brant hospital now basically fully open the public is going to get a […]

David Suzuki brings his message to Burlington - we are the kind of city he likes.


By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki has been doing media interviews for at least 50 years – he is an […]

Santa Claus parade to take place on Sunday December 3rd - starts 2:00 pm at Guelph Line and Prospect.

Ho Ho man himself Santa

By Staff November 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The sprinkle of snow over the weekend told us that winter weather is upon us which means […]

Parks damaged by what is believed to have been arson repaired - at considerable cost.

By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has repaired and replaced the playgrounds in three city parks after that equipment […]

New Street Road Diet bites the dust - data didn't support the idea - nor did many of the residents.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was direct and to the point – the New Street Road Diet was to come […]

We can't continue disrespecting the Indigenous people - school board chair needs to learn how to pronounce the words.

Kelly Amos

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has taken decades for Canadians to begin to come to terms with our Indigenous community. […]

Tansley pool closed for part of the day.

By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tansley Woods Pool is closed for unexpected maintenance and is expected to re-open November 17th at 11:00am. […]

Halton Learning Foundation Benefit Bash a resounding success - the need they serve however is growing faster than the fund raising.


By Staff November 17th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Learning Foundation hold what they call a Benefit Bash, an occasion they use to thank […]

Forty hours a week - walking back and forth - to promote an oil change operation - that is blocks away from a national franchise in the same business.

Captain Crazy Pants

By Staff November 16th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people have seen the man trudging along Guelph Line between Palmer Drive and Mainway carrying […]

War is hell - art is used to convey just how dark a hole that hell is.

By Staff November 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The art of war – that statement can be taken several ways. It could be the methods […]

Setting the Record Straight: BYSC releases a statement

Sherwood domes

Who owns the domes; who operates them, who pays for them. BYSC wants to sets the record straight. By Staff November 10, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON […]