Is it just about getting your name in the paper? This latest is pathetic.

MMW The Knee

By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was pathetic. The media release was from the Office of the Mayor. She was exited […]

Rick Craig the man that gave the shirt off his back - part of his mission to make everyone on the planet know about Terry Fox.

Shirt off his back

The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research, an annual event in Burlington since 1981, won’t take place this year – the social distancing rules determined […]

Bruce Trail paintings from the brushes of Janet Jardine, Anne More and Victoria Pearce to be shown at The Hub in September.

Jardine painting

By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Fine Arts Association has some exciting news. Janet Jardine – in her spiffy 5th Avenue look. […]

Black Lives Matter iconography has been painted on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.

Black lives 2

By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Pride Crosswalk went in about a month ago – this month the Black Lives Matter iconography […]

Culture Days will last a month this year - everything will be done virtually. This could get interesting!

Culture days - Burlington mark

By Staff August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going virtual and is calling for local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to […]

Burlington Foundation comes through for 18 community groups

BCF logo

By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you spend $350,000 + in a hurry? You give it away – which is just […]

Terry Fox and the Carden girls

carden family on promenade

Terry Fox running through Burlington on his Marathon of Hope in 1980. The lives of millions of Canadians were changed forever by the courage of […]

Region Releases Community Investment Fund Grants for 2020

Regional crest

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional government offices are located in Oakville The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports […]

Look for tents to be set up to help the hospitality sector recover from the lockdown and limitations they had to live with during Stage 2.


By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 38 applications for patios on private property and 12 on city property for […]

Stage 3 means children can use the playground equipment - note - it will not be sanitized by the city.

Kids + water = fun and noise - all part of the Halton Children's Water Festival.  A full day of fun at a cost of $5 per student.

By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A real summer for Burlington seemed to have to wait until we got into Stage 3 – […]

Joseph Brant Museum open - also offering virtual programming.

museum virtual visits week 6

By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Joseph Brant Museum offering Virtual Visits for Kids What is a virtual visit and why would you want […]

Quarry application for new licenses is complete - the JART review process can begin - public participation will be included.

Land in process of being rehabbed

By Pepper Parr July 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now to serious part can begin. Nelson Aggregates advised the public earlier today that their application […]

Rivers - takes his play on how people coped with quarantine during the lockdown. 18 and over only for this one.

Rivers Fringe Poster

By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray Rivers Ray Rivers, our political columnist is part farmer (he and his wife used to […]

Joseph Brant Museum has officially re-opened.

Museum re-opens

By Staff July 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Giants, Dragons & Unicorns will be haunting the halls of the Joseph Brant Museum which is […]

Cedar Spring group doing the Terry Fox Run virtually.

2020 Team Cedar Springs

By Pepper Parr July 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week, a group of people gathered at the Terry Fox monument in Spencer Smith […]

The city had a message on the use of the Beachway - many didn't see it quite that way.

Beach aerial

By Pepper Parr July 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is the story about what the city wanted to get across to people and how […]

Online gambling is legal in Canada - each province determines it own rules

Paid Pattison gambling

By Alex Pattison July 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Gambling is a popular hobby for many people, as it’s an activity that can not only […]

Terry Fox this day in 1980 - stopped in Aldershot at the RBG

Terry at a microphone

By Brenda Glass July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was on this day back on July 13, 1980, that I had the privilege to […]

Adult Summer Programming will be on again at Burlington Seniors’ Centre and Central Park on July 27.

By Staff July 13th,2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington residents will have another chance to connect, socialize and be active as redesigned Adult 19+ and Adult […]

Joan Gibb 'I got the first hug. It was smelly, mind you'. She convinced Terry to change the route of his Run: Joan Gibb

Gibbs front page Beaver

Terry Fox running along LAkeshore Road in Burlington, July 13th, 1981 The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research, an annual event in Burlington since 1981, […]