He hopes they will let him drive one of the tanks. Rivers going to Ukraine and will tour Canadian army training camp while there.

A Canadian soldier explains the conduct of a patrolling raid to a Ukrainian platoon during small team training at the International Peacekeeping and Security Centre in Starychi, Ukraine, on September 1, 2016.
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By Ray River May 12, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Not since the ’80’s, not since before the cold war ended, has the world seemed so […]

Pedestrian bridge at Paletta Lakefront Park destroyed as the result of erosion caused by heavy rainfall.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather damage was worse than the Rob Peachey, manager of parks and open space realized. Significant […]

Season starts on Saturday: The Herd is going to be let out of the barn at the farm to play at Nelson Park.

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By Staff May 10th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The season opens on Saturday. The crack of the bat will be heard. That assumes there will […]

Annual Police Day - Saturday May 13th at police HQ in Oakville - a fine family event.

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By Pepper Parr May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s an annual event – the 18th and an occasion when the police pull out all […]

Sports fields still closed - grounds still soaked.

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By Staff May 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to extreme water saturation, the following sport fields are closed Monday May 8: • All natural […]

Rains drowns out the baseball schedule - opening game for The Herd set for May 12 in London

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By Staff May 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   All that rain – it changed a lot of plans. The start of the 2017 Intercounty Baseball […]

Big Top will be going up in Lowville Park where two events will be performed.

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By Staff May 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an event that has taken place in Lowville for the past two years. It was […]

Sport Field Status - all closed until noon on Monday

By Staff May 4th, 20127 BURLINGTON, ON The city has given up on the day to day notices about the state of the playing fields […]

Sport Field Status - wet!

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By Staff May 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Due to continued wet conditions all natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed for today. […]

Sport Field Status - closed for a second day

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON On Monday the city advised the public that All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields were […]

It’s official: the new outdoor pool at Nelson Park will open this summer

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By Staff May 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The new outdoor pool currently under construction at Nelson Park will open this summer. Work to replace […]

City announces a visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet and her husband Professor Pieter van Vollenhoven to Burlington in May

By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will never be the same. Her Royal Highness Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and her […]

Scouts plant 400 trees at Halton Region Waste Management Site; erect a birdhouse as well.

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  By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Scouts from the Halton Region worked on Arbour Day planting trees at the Regional Waste Management […]

All natural grass sport fields are closed on May 1st

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   All natural grass sport fields (diamonds and rectangular fields) are closed May 1. The report from city […]

Tammy Fox is appointed the newest Executive Director of the Performing Arts Centre.

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By Staff May 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Back to square 1. The Theatre Board of The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has announced the appointment […]

New Medical Wellness Center opens - gala launch.

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By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a whole new product line. Media were invited to check out […]

The Evolution of Journalism and The End of the Newspaper

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By Ray Rivers April 28th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Like a growing number of people these days, I almost never read a newspaper anymore, though […]

Ty Howie to lead the fall reveal for the Performing Arts Centre - May 11 - not to be missed.

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By Pepper Parr April 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now an annual event. The evening that the folks at the Performing Arts Centre […]

Sound of music announces its 2017 line up - includes a day of ticketed events.

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By Staff April 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival presented by Tim Hortons is proud to announce the Festival’s 2017 free concert […]

Downtown visioning part two- a closer look for those who did not attend the event.

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By Pepper Parr April 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   By 2031 Halton will have a population 1 million people; its population today is about 550,000. […]