Family Day - the 18th - Include the Trumpeter Swans at LaSalle Park.

Trumpeter swan - Family Day

By Staff February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are the largest swans in the world, native only to North America and they have made […]

Black history a big part of Burlington's Heritage month.

Ancilla Ho Young

By Staff February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   February is Heritage Month in Burlington. Empire Loyalist Union cemetery in Aldershot. The Ghent’s were a significant […]

Musem announces more of the program offering planned for the Brant Museum which is due to re-open this summer.

Museum STEAM zone

By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Museum will re-open this summer. One of the three permanent galleries will feature an […]

Do working seniors continue to work in the same occupation after retirement? CDH publishes a focus paper

Community lens banner

By Staff January 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton, an community agency funded in part by the Hamilton Halton United Way and the […]

Trevor Copp doesn’t just do Marceau – he has extended the art of mime.

Copp as Marceau

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The works of that famous mime artist Marcel Marceau are lost to most of us. Trevor […]

School Board sponsoring conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder

SCERTS small - autism

By Staff January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is hosting a two-day conference this spring where professionals, parents/guardians and community […]

There is an epidemic of obesity in this country and the number one culprit is fast food. Ergo - a new Food Guide.


By Ray Rivers January 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when butter was bad and hydrogenated margarine the cats’ meow. But that […]

A pilot Private tree bylaw for Roseland will come in effect March 1st.

City tree photo

By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After years of getting to the point where there would be a Private Tree Bylaw Burlington is […]

The history and heritage of the city - a February feature put together by the Heritage Committee.

Odeon_Burlington Lakeshore Road at Brant

By Staff January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people in Burlington remember this theatre that was on Lakeshore Road The City of Burlington’s […]

Will the number of students who graduate in Ontario decrease because of changes in post secondary school funding?

Graduation - hats in the air

By Andrew Drummond January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week, the Ontario government announced a number of changes to the way the Colleges and […]

Gil Penalosa, originator of the 8-80 cities’ concept will talk on an Urban Park Strategy for Burlington.

Gil Penalosa

By Staff January 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has invited residents to attend a public engagement session and hear one of the best […]

Kindergarten registration underway at Halton District School Board; Parents/guardians asked to register their child by Feb. 1, 2019

Child getting off school bus

By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is now accepting registrations for Junior (Year 1) and Senior (Year 2) […]

Why Aren’t We More Like Norway

cars being charged

By Ray Rivers January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last year almost 40% of all cars registered in Norway were all-electric (EV). There are now […]

If you thought Facebook already knows to much about you - get ready for a bit of a shock. They want even more.


By Staff January 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you thought that your personal life was private – let us dissuade you of that fairy […]

President Trump doesn't beleive the climate change arguments; Premier Ford doesn't buy into the need for a carbon tax; Canadian Minister of the Environment says changes are being made while the United Nations tells us we have 11 years left to get it right.

no time to waste -belgium-climate-demonstration

By Staff December 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release from Queen’s Park the Ministry of the |Environment said: “Ontario’s Government for the […]

Boards of education across the province learn of funding cuts after 4:30 pm on a Friday afternoon.


By Pepper Parr December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Friday afternoon, days before schools close down the Christmas holiday, isn’t the time that senior […]

If there are going to be cannabis stores in Burlington - where might they be?


By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Just where can a cannabis store be located? What started out as a way for smokers to […]

Environmental oversight officers lose much of the clout they once had.

Open for business sign at border

By Gord Miller, November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one thing that matters and that is the environment. The closing of a […]

Fiorito wants to see attention paid to getting lids on Blue Boxes and a ravine management program.

Vince smiling - head cocked

We asked Burlington residents that we know and have communicated with in our seven years of operation what they think the new city council needs […]

iStem program draws more than 1000 people to Aldershot high school.

M Benz event istem poster

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There were more than 1000 people wanting to know more. They filled the auditorium, then they […]