Council does not approve every development that gets proposed.

Guelph Line 420

By Staff September 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wrong building, wrong place and miles outside the Official Plan and zoning for the property. The development […]

15th application for a license to sell cannabis in Burlington being considered by the AGCO

Cannabis manual

By Staff September 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Isn’t there some kind of limit? Is this what the city bought into when it approved having […]

Millcroft development meeting with residents in a virtual setting - certainly a technical challenge.

Millcroft MAD

By Staff September 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Pre-Application Community Meeting will take place this evening between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Millcroft Greens […]

COVID-19 infections have been identified in three Halton elementary schools; nothing in Burlington

covid virus

By Staff September 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board started their second week of having students in the schools – and […]

Police reporting a significant increase in bicycle thefts

bicycle theft video

By Staff September 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON’   Halton Police are advising the public that there is an increase in bicycle thefts in the City […]

Mayor's schedule for the week of September 21st to the 27th

Mayor Meed Ward

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City Clerk doubles down on Council members who talk too much

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr September 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There hasn’t been much in the way of an opportunity to get to know the city’s […]

Youth Fall Recreation programs from Parks and Rec are open for registration

Pks and Rec youth programs

By Staff September 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   After a bumpy six month period during which Parks and Recreation had to shut down everything they […]

Grandfather wants more invested in the education of his grandchildren

Leo at desk

By Ray Rivers September 18th, 2020 MOUNTSBERG, ON   These are scary times especially if you are grandparents. When it comes to educating our youth, […]

Has council had an impressive peek at its next city manager?

Sheila Jones

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   About once a month – there is this tour de force that takes place at a […]

A possible tax increase of 4.9% did get put on the table - the treasurer said that if there was no room to cut - that's wat the city was looking at.tax

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The number was put on the table. Wait for it. 4.95 % as a “possible” tax […]

Hockey ice pad to be used for covid testing - yes, the ice will be removed

covid testing

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ice pad to be used as a COVID testing location? There has been complaint upon complaint […]

Looks like the city is going to scrape through financially this year - next year is where it could really begin to hurt

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will be short about $2.9 million with its 2019-20 budget but there is enough […]

Final meeting at which the public could review and ask questions on the document that will go before Council in October to be adopted

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr September 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was to be the last of the meetings where the public could learn more about […]

Aldershot gets another development proposal - the ADI's want to add to their project next to the Aldershot GO station

Adi crane

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Another one. The Adi brothers – probably the largest developer in this city – certainly the […]

Government puts out an interactive self-assessment application - will it make a difference?

Go to school

By Pepper Parr September 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province is doing everything they can to get people to use the preventative measure they […]

Hospitals in the wider region coordinate their plans for increased COVID infections and more hospital stays

field hospital - long look

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The comments made in the video that accompanied the report from the Joseph Brant hospital on how […]

Quarry operating looking for partners on turning the property into public space once the aggregate extraction has been completed.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the reviews of the many technical documents related to the application for an extraction license to […]

Council likes the idea of a Deep Energy Retrofit Program for the city - approved $182,000 for year 1

Deep energy - windows

By Pepper Parr September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON This is a long article. If the Deep Energy Retrofit pilot project is a success – the […]

Public Health reports first case of West Nile virus in Burlington

West-Nile-mosquito-biting1

By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While Covid-19 issues keep the Public Health Unit very very busy, it also has to deal with […]

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