Nelson quarry will hold an Open house that will include a tour bus that will drive down into the pit.

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Nelson Aggregates announced today it will host an Open House at its Burlington quarry on Saturday, […]

Burlington Foundation convinces 'Pinball' Clemons to speak at their 20th anniversary event when 17 companies will be celebrated for their community giving.

Pinball H&S

By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a fun night for the sports crowd and the supporters of […]

Job Fair: Halton Region connects job seekers with local employers.

Region holds Job Fair at Burlington Convention Centre

By Staff September 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region is hosting a job fair to help connect job seekers with more than 90 employers […]

City goes into some kind of a 'feed everyone' mode on Saturday.

Staff dance at sesnior event

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone was going to get fed. A pleasant way to spend the morning after a hearty breakfast […]

If you feed them - will they come? Some did.

People eating

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a bold venture. It was something different and based on what we saw it […]

Terry Fox Run had great participation and excellent donation levels: Next year will be the 40th anniversary.

terry fox 3 final

By Staff September 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Craig Gardner reports that despite iiffy weather the 39th Annual Terry Fox run brought out more participants […]

Public art for the proposed pavilion at City View Park.

City view park pavillion

By Staff September 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Request for Expressions of Interest For public art proposals at City View Park. Deadline: Friday October 11, 2019 […]

They need some help - have you got four hours to spare?

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff September 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON     It cleaned up pretty good. The station was the start of trips to other places. And […]

Last year there were 941 registered runners - can we make it 1000 this year?

Fox monument with Brant Inn

By Staff September 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This will be the 39th Annual Terry Fox run. What a record! The Terry Fox Run for […]

Election debate: Burlington Green working with NuvoOne to host a debate between the federal candidates.

By Staff September 10, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Green has joined forces with Nuvo One to sponsor a debate between the candidates for the […]

The Art Gallery was swamped Friday night with many people who had not been in the place before - all part of a Gender Conspiracy.people


By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an event that is difficult to describe. That it packed, really packed the Art […]

It used to be 'A penny for your thoughts' - now it's can I hear what you think if I feed you?

Burlington flags

By Staff September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City of Burlington launches new Food for Feedback event, a community engagement barbeque where residents can connect […]

Seniors invited to breakfast at the Seniors' Centre - September 14th.

There is nothing fancy about the place.  It's simple, serves the purpose   with a bus stop almost outside the door and plenty of parking.  And the kitchen will rustle you up a sandwich if you're hungry.  The Seniors like it the way it is.

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A “hearty” breakfast “among friends” at the Seniors’ Centre A change in tone here. The Bistro, […]

Is Burlington a migration friendly city? Port Nelson United Church and the Roseland Community Organization are sponsoring a speakers series on the subject.

Port Nelson United Church

By Staff September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Most churches have an Outreach program. Some work with under-served groups in the city. Others focus on […]

EPIC Tour Cycling Event on Sunday the 7th - some road closures.

Epic tour

By Staff September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Motorists are reminded that thousands of cyclists will be out on Sunday September 8, 2019 from 7:00 […]

Yes We Do at the Performing Ats Centre - a delight you won't want to miss - September 21st

By Pepper Parr August 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We saw the talent from Community Living when they were part of the Performing Arts Centre […]

What does it cost a candidate to get elected: for at least one it didn't cost him as much as a dime. One candidate put up $25,000 - and lost.

City election logo

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How much of their own money did 2018 election candidates put up? Some surprises. Paul Sharman […]

An astonishing record of public service.

Gift of photo op

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is said to be worth 1,000 words – How about $84,000? Food and funds – […]

An 'exceptional donut' from an exceptional donut maker.

Donut - exceptional sunshine

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sunshine Doughnut Company has created a delicious, limited edition, doughnut to promote the upcoming Exhibition Opening […]

Retiring head of the Brant Museum takes a final big smoke


By Staff August 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation shares a traditional smudging ceremony with […]