City planner puts her staff out onto the street to meet the public - they can help with the paper work.

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By Staff March 30th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON City of Burlington building staff will be at local home improvement stores for three Saturdays in April to […]

People don’t use the system because it’s cheap, they use it because it’s convenient. So, when it’s not convenient to navigate, they won’t use it.

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By Staff March 30, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Bfast – (Burlington for Accessible Affordable Transit) will be holding its second annual Forum on the state of […]

Transit advocacy group to issue report cards on the quality of bus service - will anything get a B? A's are not likely to be handed out.

By Pepper Parr March 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The difference this year is that the transit people will be at the Burlington for Accessible, Sustainable […]

Spring Clean up - art exhibit with glorious paintings of flowers and hilarious entertainment at the Legion - all in the month of April.

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By Staff March 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON April is going to be a really busy month – we can all come out of the winter […]

Board of education holds meetings for parents transitioning their children with special needs into Kindergarten

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By Staff March 21st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board invites parents to attend an information session in the next several weeks to […]

And what has the Air Park been up to recently? City solicitor has a lot of questions.

Airpark aerial used by the city

By Staff March 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON One never knows what is going to appear in the mail box. The following was passed along to […]

Burlington's Best nominees announced - awards to be given May 11th.

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By Staff March 16, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The nominations for Burlington’s Best Awards are in. This year there are 20 deserving and devoted nominees for […]

City holding a party to get citizen input on what they want in the way of festivals and events.

Rib fest signs and crowd

By Pepper Parr March 10, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Festivals and events are big deals for Burlington. In the summer months there is RibFest; Sound of […]

The value was in the land - making the club a contender is going to be a challenge. They are going to miss Dennison - he was the club for more than 35 years.

"I don't want to hear anymore delegations" said Councillor Jack Dennison.

By Pepper Parr March 8th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON He bought the place in 1980 – when it was a 5000 square foot operation. It was […]

Animal Shelter hosts low-cost microchip clinic - $30 per pet

How did these guys get those balls off the Christmas tree?

By Staff March 8, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington Animal Shelter invites all cat and dog owners to attend its low-cost microchip clinic […]

Is winter over? Baseball dates have been announced - Bandits will open against London May 7th.

Bandits # 2 at bat

By Staff February 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It must be the weather – 16 degrees on an early February day. Yikes! The Burlington Bandits held […]

Art Gallery announces Family Day events - three days of art classes and tours.

AGB kids withj art

By Staff February 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Might be a little early to lay down firm plans for Family Day – it is more than […]

Local videographer captures the moving of an historical home being moved along Elgin Street to its new home on Maple Avenue..

Wiggsville historical house

By Staff February 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON We are indebted to John Skardius for the smart little video he sent us of the move done […]

Historical house gets transported along Elgin to a new home on Maple Avenue - a big win for the historical community.

Wiggsville historical house

By Mark Gillies February 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A rare event indeed. A Burlington heritage property has actually been saved from demolition to make way […]

This is the month to celebrate our Black history - which is rich and deep. We didn't always get it right but we are getting better.

PK Subban

By Staff January 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON In recognition of February’s Black History Month, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned events and […]

CineStarz - Showtimes - Week of Friday, January 29, 2016 through Thursday, February 04, 2016

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Ciné-Starz Upper Canada Place, Burlington, ON L7R 4B6     Week of Friday, January 29, 2016 through Thursday, February 04, 2016 The Forest (14A) […]

Described as searing and sensitive, Going Home Star is a production put on by the foremost ballet company in North America telling a story about one of the blackest stains on Canadian history.

BPAC Going Home Star

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It is recognized as one of the most important dance productions ever mounted by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg […]

He got himself onto the Performing Arts Centre stage - where a crowd of friends listened to him sing.

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By Pepper Parr January 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A funeral at a Performing Arts Centre? Well first it wasn’t a funeral – it was a […]

Minor transit delays Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 during Robbie Burns Road Race


Minor transit delays Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 during Robbie Burns Road Race Minor delays can be expected this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 on routes 2, […]

There will be no Lowville Winter Fair this year. Parks and Recreation moved funding into events a community can put on.


By Pepper Parr January 19TH, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON There isn’t going to be a Lowville Winter Fair this year. City hall has moved the funds […]