The Supreme Cheerleaders take several National Championships in cheer leading.

Cheerleading - Stardustpyramid

By Staff April 23, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For the second consecutive year Burlington’s Supreme Chearleading won the senior level division of the Ontario Cheerleading Federation’s […]

City taking the educate them route - putting on an Arbor Day - on why trees matter. Are there people who don't know this?

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By Pepper Parr April 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has struggled mightily to get a private tree bylaw in place – it wouldn’t fly with […]

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 […]

Resident suggests public was kept in the dark about a developers plans for a part of Plains Road near Waterdown in Aldershot.

Aldershot Plains Rd at WAterdown

By Greg Woodruff April 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On March 24th city staff held a meeting to discuss possible zoning changes to a large section […]

Best Award nominees announced; a number of very deserving people on the list.

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The nominations for Burlington’s Best awards are in, and similar to previous years, the quality of individuals […]

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 […]

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 […]

Local McDonald's franchise owner adds four new people during national hiring day.

Ryan Sgro

By Pepper Parr April 16, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON He was young, proud and a little edgy. Ryan Sgro, owner of three McDonald’s franchises in Burlington […]

Justin Trudeau tours Seniors' picks up votes and dances like a Gypsy.

Trudeau at Seniors Apr 14-15

By James Smith April 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Tuesday, Justin Trudeau toured the Burlington Senior Centre, shook more than a hundred hands, made a […]

Free movies in the park - and you get to take part in choosing the movies.

movies in the park

By Staff April 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington is giving residents the chance to help decide which movies will be played this summer at Movies […]

Early designs for the Windows on the Lake appear to get public support - local residents don't seem to be as impressed.

By Pepper Parr April 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There are some differences about what is meant by minimal – those differences appear to have feathers […]

Who gets to join Tapp and Noack at the Performing Arts Centre Hall of Fame?

BPAC at night

By Staff April 13, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is accepting nominations for the third inductee of its Hall of Fame. Established […]

Angela Coughlan Pool closed due to mechanical problems

Newsflash oblong

By Staff April 10, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON We got this late in the day – Due to a mechanical issue at Angela Coughlan Pool, the […]

An event to brighten up the way we look at things - Spring is out there somewhere - maybe an art event will hasten its arrival.

Pop up graphic

By Staff April 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Spring is that time of year when we are filled with hope for warmer days and sunshine. It’s […]

Chamber of Commerce Excellence winners will be announced at Convention Centre gala.

By Staff April 9, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Glam it up a bit was the word from the President of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce as […]

Public gets first look at the design for Beachway Park: it is almost five character parks strung together

Full view with Scobie

By Pepper Parr April 8, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was a meeting with a number of agendas – the people whose homes were going to […]

Take an “Egg-Cellent” Adventure on the City’s Website

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By Staff March 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They want you to figure out how the city web site works and discover the new features and […]

Sp'egg'tacular Easter Event at Ireland House - free fun day!

By Staff March 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The sisters are excited about the upcoming Sp’egg’tacular Easter Event being held at Ireland House to support The […]

Become more Earth Savvy: Detoxify your life and keep more of your money in your wallet.

Organic cleansing

By Staff March 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON An ecofriendly non-profit will be meeting at East Plains United Church in Burlington (375 Plains Rd East) starting […]

Free breakfast Saturday if you get to the library on time and talk about your transit experiences.

Bfast meeting March 28-15

By Staff March 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Now that travelling transit is about to experience a sharp increase in ridership – heck the Mayor takes […]