'The Promenade of Pain,' in Spencer Smith Park until Friday the 16th

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By Staff October 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The temporary art installation, “The Promenade of Pain,” has been extended through Friday, Oct. 16 in Spencer […]

Solid content at the Standing Committee today

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By Pepper Parr September 8, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a full week for city council and it isn’t over yet. Two solid […]

Ireland House Museum offering private group workshops.

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By Staff October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Book a Heritage Workshop at Ireland House Museum with your private group of 4-6 people, $30/person. All […]

Residents invited to take part in high powered panel to discuss city Integrated Mobility Plan

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By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Residents are invited to participate in yet another free virtual event on the City’s Integrated Mobility […]

Council passes a new Official Plan


By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At 10:26 am, Burlington city council approved their version of an Official Plan. Mayor Meed Ward […]

The Nelson Quarry expansion made it to the Council table

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Staff October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON This article is one of a series on the process the quarry application will go through.. Part 2 […]

Skating programs returning to select rinks


By Staff October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Public Skating, Skate 19+ and the Sticks and Pucks Program will return to Appleby Ice Centre (1201 Appleby […]

New Secure Bike Lockers to be installed at Burlington GO

By Staff October 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Good news for cyclists. As part of the construction work being done on the elevators at Burlington […]

Council agrees - free December parking will end due to abuse

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You are going to have to pay to park downtown in December – it has been […]

Burlington GO station elevators to be upgraded - work will take 2 1/2 months

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Good news and news that is not all that good for people with accessibility issues. Work […]

Lots of height, several different forms of housing - not much in the way of amenities and no one speaking up for the new residents when they arrive


By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During the virtual public pre-consultation given by the ADI Development people last week the number of […]

That Free P - it Went Down the Drain

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By Staff October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was too good to last. Or was it a case of the perk being abused by […]

Art for the entrance to the Joseph Brant Museum - public input is the next step

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By Staff October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is commissioning an Ontario-based Indigenous artist to create a permanent public art piece […]

Schedule for Her Worship Marianne Meed Ward - Mayor of Burlington

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The full picture of the ADI Station West development - row housing along with 39 storey structures

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By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The first of the Public presentations of a new development under the new rules took place […]

HDSB Chair Points Out That Spending Reserve Funds is Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

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By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The flow of information from the Halton District School Board and the parents with children in […]

Halton Regional Police Arrest Burlington Resident for a Series of Break and Enters

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By Staff October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON,. ON The Halton Regional Police Service – 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – has concluded a month-long investigation involving […]

Citizen group disagrees with Council decision.

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October 4th, 2020 Last week Council endorsed the recommendations from the Planning department on the Scoped Review of the Downtown Core portion of the […]

Premier Doug Ford: A Man Without a Plan

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By Ray Rivers October 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Haven’t we seen this movie before? The eagerness to open up the economy before the virus […]

Private sector turns out to be more transparent than the public sector.

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By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A classroom has been closed at a Burlington elementary school. A restaurant has chosen to close […]

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