Application made for 14th cannabis store: Too much of a good thing perhaps?

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By Staff August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a 14th cannabis retail […]

40k to pull the weeds from the medians; it's what the citizens expect when you're the number 1 mid-sized city in the country.

Walkser and New

By Pepper Parr August 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was all about what people thought – the brand, the image – backing up why […]

What were you looking for during the lock-down?


By Staff August 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that we are out of lock-down, we can look back and wonder what we did with […]

How many from Burlington? Will the Mayor sing an operetta from her porch?

Porch play

By Staff August 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This could be interesting. HUGE NEWS! We’re almost there! Thank You! Thank You! To all of you […]

Thomas King will talk about his newest book - Indians on Vacation - via ZOOM cast on August 28th

Indians on vacation

By Staff August 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Different Drummer Books and Harper Collins Canada invite you to what Ian, proprietor of Different Drummer, […]

Farmer's Market a 'roaring success' needs a couple of new volunteers - check it out and check in


By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Peter Bowker tells us that the “Burlington Centre Lions Farmers Market is a “Roaring Success” – but […]

Bryana Cosgrove: 'Guess what’s NOT cancelled this year...the Terry Fox run!'

Team Casey

By Pepper Parr August 16, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   From out of the blue – a few words from Bryana Cosgrove: “Guess what’s NOT cancelled […]

Summer on a Sunday in the City

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By Pepper Parr August 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer in the city on a quiet Sunday Whatever heat there is going to be hasn’t […]

Lawyer representing Burlington Rifle and Gun Club said: 'Urinating on somebody’s leg and calling it rain is constitutionally indefensible.'

Rifle range - iinside

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Burlington has a Rifle and Revolver Club? It is located on the upper […]

Cleanup GreenUp - the Burlington Green annual initiative will have a bit of a twist this year.

Burl Green 2020 Clean up graphic

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Clean Up Green Up – the annual Burlington Green initiative that cleans up the litter that others leave […]

Province sets out what is expected of Boards of Education - Remote, Synchronous learning and Asynchronous learning.


By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to get deeply into the weeds on just what the province is telling […]

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.

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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

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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

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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 […]