Strategic Plan deliberations begin - intensification and where people are going to live appears to be the question that will shape the conversation.

Strategic Plan Workbook

By Pepper Parr April 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The creation of the strategic Plan for the next three years began Tuesday morning at the LaSalle […]

Three days of culture, culture, culture - what will Burlingtonians decide to produce?

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Culture in Burlington took another step forward last week when a Culture Days information session took place […]

Workbook for planning the future of Burlington extended to May 4; Strategic Plan to get an upgrade

StPlan flip charts

By Staff April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Getting people to tell you what they think before decisions are made seems to be harder than listening […]

Mayor's Intensification presentation will be given a second time - first one sold out!

Tansley Woods

By Staff April 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON You make hay when the sun shines – that’s what the farmers will tell you. Mayor Goldring clearly […]

This is why we call it Earth Day

Cornell bird

This is why we call it Earth Day!   We may not see the Harpy Eagle in Burlington – but then they are not likely […]

Mayor to speak about intensification: One hopes there will be vigorous debate and a fulsome exchange of views – both are needed.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Later this month we will see, for the first time, a policy initiative that the Mayor has […]

Last day to join 12,000 others and take part in the annual CleanUp – GreenUp event

BG clean up graphic

By Staff April 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Last day to sign up. Last year more than 12,000 people took part in the annual BurlingtonGreen Environmental […]

Councillor Dennison's OMB hearing to overturn a Committee of Adjustment decision begins Tuesday.

Dennison-home-Lakeshore - small version

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON At the end of each city council meeting members of Council get a couple of minutes to […]

Red Cross does what hundreds of organizations do every April - thanks their volunteers - we wouldn't be who we are without them.

By Staff April 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Dozens of groups spent last week thanking their volunteers – the city would not be the place it […]

Do you know your neighbours? Enough to help the police when there is an emergency?

Police - know your neighbour

By Staff April 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON We see it every summer – police reports of break-ins and theft of property during the day when […]

Young girls prepare for the city wide GreenUp CleanUp event. Will you be part of it?

Brownies - Clean Up

By Staff April 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If we are taught young enough – the lessons are usually learned for life. Young girls learn about […]

EARTH DAY is April 22nd - earth-loving celebrations are happening all month long!

A child with "Kids for a Clean Environment" helps

By Staff April 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON 2015 is shaping up to be a monumental year for the international climate movement, and Earth Day Canada […]

School board taking a closer look at growth in Milton and North Oakville - might result in some consolidation of schools in Burlington.

Bateman school sign

By Walter Byj April 17, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board was in a longer than usual Closed Session – close to an […]

Volunteers - the people who are there when you need them and ask for nothing in return are recognized.

By Pepper Parr April 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Would the world continue to turn without volunteers? There are a lot of people in the Burlington […]

Daytime residential break and enters in Aldershot community

HRPS crest

By Staff April 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Wednesday April 15th 2015 between 1:00 PM and 2:30 PM, unknown culprit(s) broke into two separate homes […]

Head of the culture and heritage in Grande Prairie coming to Burlington to lead the AGB - wait till he sees the cost of a house in this city.

By Pepper Parr April 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Art Gallery of Burlington announced today that they have appointed Robert Steven as its new President […]

What's On? - now you can find out.

WO dark blue

By Staff April 7, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It isn’t the kind of graphic you can miss. We wanted it big and bright to draw your […]

Province to publish graduation rates: Halton Board released numbers yesterday.

By Pepper Parr April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario’s provincial high school graduation rate has increased again, with more students gaining the skills and knowledge […]

Spring GreenUp - Clean up registration now open.

BG clean up graphic

By Staff April 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is close, you can almost feel it – but it isn’t here yet – is it? The […]

Police will be out in force over the holiday weekend - enforcing the seat belt law.

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff March 31, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Easter bunny may do the hip- pity hop thing – that’s not what the Halton Regional police […]