Book of Best Wishes celebrating the birthday of the fourth in line as monarch of Canada to be set out in Spencer Smith Park Canada Day

RR BBW cover with gold

By Pepper Parr June 29th BURLINGTON, ON There will be tens of thousands of people strolling along the promenade of Spencer Smith Park on Canada […]

Burlingtonians signing a Book of Best Wishes to celebrate the first birthday of Prince George.

Book mark V2 bigger type

By Staff June 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. During the past ten days the citizens of Burlington have been signing a very unique birthday card for […]

The Lego Movie to be featured at Emerson Park FREE movie night – Thursday.

Lego movie

By Staff June 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Dinner is done, school is over so getting the kids to bed on time doesn’t matter all that […]

Local stained glass artist to exhibit – she is AGOG

Seaton Teresa new table H&S

By Staff June 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We don’t normally promote events that don’t take place in Burlington but one of the city’s very talented […]

The provincial election from a Burlington perspective.

Three provincial candidates

By Pepper Parr June 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was a healthy crowd. They were attentive and at Nelson High to listen to a debate […]

Kite festival Sunday at Brant Hills Park – free, fun and healthy.

Kites - kids flying

By Staff May 30, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington’s annual Kite Festival takes place on Sunday, June 1 at Brant Hills Community Park between 11 […]

Magnificent creatures that many thought were headed for extinction – now winter at LaSalle Park. Not a choice that sits well with everyone.

Trumpeters splashing - 3 of them

By Staff May 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There are few more amazing comeback stories than that of the magnificent Trumpeter Swan. Brought back from […]

Champion wheel chair basket ball tournament at Haber Centre

Struggling for the ball

By Staff Photography by Oliver Hannak April 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Things didn’t get off to a great start for the Burlington Vipers – […]

The snow will all be gone – soon; time to get the bike greased and ready to use – library offers free courses.

Basic maintenance is important and knowing how to get the chain back onto the sprockets is always good to know.

By Staff March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Someone hasn’t told city hall that we have at least one more solid snowfall coming our way […]

“Business is about promotion, connection and communication. More is better. Less is not.” James Burchill

Quite a business card isn't it?  James Burchill, the guiding force and the energy behind the Burlington Social Fusion Network is all business.

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. James Burchill, a totally shameless self-promoter, has built the Burlington Social Fusion Network to 1500 people […]

Quilt retrospective featuring work of John Willard to be shown at BAC starting February 15th.

Quilt sales and exhibitions draw consistently strong audiences.  In southwestern Ontario quilt designs were once painted in the sides of barns.

By Staff January 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON We have a fascination about quilts. Long a household staple in the rural community – it gets […]

Sunday – fun filled at the Lowville Winter Games. The only thing missing is a pick up game of hockey.

Oliver Hannak - van in ditch

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 24, 2014 It is winter – we are Canadians – we can handle it – right? The Lowville Winter […]

What they want to take from you and how they want to spend it. Budget time in Burlington. Your Budget, Your Say

Budget review 2012

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2014 You write them a cheque for times a year. It’s not exactly chump change. It’s just one […]

How fast can a group put $10,000 into the hands of a locl charity? This group says in under an hour.

Women writing cheques

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 23, 2014 It sounds really simple. It’s as direct as you’re ever going to get in terms of getting […]

Are you a voter or a consumer? Noted author suggests you are a consumer being manipulated and not served by your government.

Book event audience

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2014 Good authors, good books and a good interviewer can make for a pleasant evening. Burlingtonians got […]

Rivers forsakes his keyboard and takes to the stage – performs in Modern Times.

Pearl Company

November 28, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Ray Rivers will not be with us this week. He will be on stage at The Pearl […]

Atwood to speak at RBG evening of November 28th She will focus on her “enthralling dystopian trilogy.”

Atwood - with smile

November 16, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. This is what you would call a `”coup” The Different Drummer is bringing Margaret Atwood to town. […]

Business is meeting people – meeting people is good business – both happening Thursday at BPAC

Burchill crowd at the Ivy

October 6th, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Do you know where you are going to be at about 5:00 pm on Thursday October […]

Some of the most imaginative and amazing beds raced up Brant Street last Sunday.

Finalists Amazing Bed

September 22, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. It was the 4th Annual. They shut down the lower part of Brant Street to let it […]

Competition for the book audience at the end of the month. Local author Turpin Myers launches “Nightswimming”.

Turpin smiling with pen

September 21, 21013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Sunday the 29th is going to be a busy day for the book lovers. A Different Drummer […]