Performing Arts Centre putting on three great workshops - register early.

BPAC raod not done yet

By Staff January 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It might be cold outside but there will be more than just the normal heat inside the […]

Citizens advising the city - you could be out almost every night of the week.


By Pepper January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do people in Burlington, who want to be involved in the way the city is run, […]

Giants, Dragons & Unicorns at the Brant Museum starting February 1st.


By Staff January 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Stories of mythical beings have been with us for thousands of years passed down through generations. These […]

Dorr recognized for his community service contribution; committee chair sets new dress standard.

Ed Doer

By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thursday was a very full day. Two of the Standing Committees met and approved a number […]

Do you remember The Night Of The Rising Sons - they would like to talk toyou.

Does anyone remember graphic

By Staff January 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We got the following earlier today: In the mid 1960’s my Buffalo NY band “The Sterlings” performed with […]

Play Challenge is now a Winter event - starts December 21st.

30-60 challenge

By Staff January 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It began just before Christmas and has proven to be popular. The overwhelming success and response of […]

Nelson Quarry to be open EVERY Thursday afternoon for all of 2020.

Beach 2

By Staff January 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are throwing the doors wide open and inviting the public to tour the existing quarry any […]

Ed Keenleyside has convinced the city to publish his second book: no royalties though.

Ed Keenleyside H&S

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ed Keenleyside has been writing about Burlington’s war time contributions for some time. When the city […]

Year in Review: February 2019 - Council passes a 2.99 % tax increase; first cannabis shop application made.

Snow fall - Joe Dogs Feb 2-15 001

By Pepper Parr December 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   February, the second month of the last year of the second decade in this new millennium. […]

The wonder of it all.

Christmas day little girl

  Yes, it has become very commercial – the retail economy depends on it, but when we see children awe struck as they look […]

3 wise men

December 24th – Christmas Eve In the time of King Herod, after Jesus was born in Bethlehem of Judea, wise men from the East came […]

Do developer gifts get returned by members of council? Mayor returns what she was given.

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr December 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Gift sent to the Office of the Mayor Mayor Marianne Meed Ward received a number of […]

Fifth application for a cannabis store in Burlington filed - public comments close January 3rd.

Cannabis manual

By Staff December 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The application for a cannabis retail store at 3007 New St. is now up for public comment. […]

Mayor does something to show a little Christmas cheer in the Hall

Mayor and her staff 2019

By Staff December 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A drab looking city hall – were it not for the poinsettia you’d never know it was […]

Is Tourism Burlington about to get access to significant funding to promote the city ?

Tourism magazine

By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When Myles Rusak appeared before a Council Standing Committee last week he set out some of […]

Glen Eden will open Friday - lifts will operate from 8:30 am to 9:30 pm


By Staff December 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Pick the slope you want. Glen Eden will be opening the hill and spinning the lifts on […]

Rotary Centennial Pond re-opens on Thursday.

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff December 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Rotary Centennial Pond will be open on Thursday It wasn’t exactly warm yesterday – but outdoor […]

Long long debates - strong differences of opinion - but council voted to create a Private Tree Bylaw on a 5-2 vote.

Tree Guelph line close up -no name

By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They did it. City Council passed a private tree bylaw during debates that got close to […]

Nothing festive about city hall - about as welcoming as a county jail.

city hall lobby

By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The talk is about making city hall a more service oriented place. Making it a place […]

Party Clean Up - At the very least, you should clear up the dishes and glasses and put them in the dishwasher.

party cleaning 1

By Jeremy Biberdorf December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hosting a party is fun and exciting. Whether it’s Christmas, New Year or a special birthday […]