Halton recorded 25 COVID 19 deaths as the Region moved into Stage 3: is the public disciplined enough to keep the infection from spreading from person to person?

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Pepper Parr August 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are on the last day of a long weekend that has given us more rain […]

COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone […]

Ward Councillor gives us a peek at what they are thinking about.

Councillor Stolte looking for a response to her motion - put forward last April

By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Each of the city Councillors maintains a Newsletter which they send out to the constituents – […]

Province tightens up the rules for restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments

What will it be folks

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest problem the governments are running into getting the economy running again is the need people […]

Schools will open in September - elementary classes will be what they were before the pandemic; secondary will be split.

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The province announced earlier today that schools would open in September. Elementary level students will remain a single […]

Is Friday going to be a bad news day on the re-opening of schools?

Queen's Park

By Pepper Parr July 30th, 20020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Ministry of Education held a Technical Briefing this afternoon on the plans to re-open […]

Frontenac Public School gets funding for child care centre renovations

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has received notice from the Ministry of Education of final funding approval […]

Sick Kids weighs in on when students should return to school.

Sick kids picture

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Every household in the city that has children attending a school are faced with the questions: […]

Webinar for business people who need answers - those with the answers will be on the panel.

Annita Cassidy Hoey retirement

By Staff July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you work a business plan during a pandemic? The fleet of foot are in a […]

Mayor takes a fashion break - reminds citizens to wash their hands, stick to that six foot rule and wear a mask

Meed Ward in a mask

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor reports that: “At a special meeting July 28, Burlington City Council approved amendments to […]

Announcement on school openings will be made on August 10th.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr July 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Aug 10th, when we know what direction the Ministry has given us   How many people are […]

City will require you to pay for parking - starts August 4th.

Babes at parking meters

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city administration has been hoping to see some light at the end of the tunnel […]

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 […]

The Eyes Have It - and the number of new infections suggest we are getting it right.

GO oriental

By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The people at GO, the bus and train operation that moves many of us from place to […]

Mayor says federal - provincial money will arrive in the city 'soon'

Mayor Meed Ward and Premier - Dec 2018

By Staff July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward passed along some “ great news today when the province announced $4 billion […]

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 […]

Has Party Politics Crept into the Serious Problem of Getting Students Back into Classrooms in September

Steven Del Duca

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Liberals have found their tongues and come out with a fully-costed plan to get […]

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 […]

What if science is beaten by COVID-19 and our only recourse is permanent revision to our way of life?

covid virus

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What’s next? Does anyone know? An interesting comment from an individual who brings an “intelligence, strategic […]

School Board Chair and Director of Education for HDSB comment on how plans for a return to school are being put together

ndrea Grebenc July 15

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Trustee Grebenc with trustee Grey at a public meeting. In an interview with Halton District School […]

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