Construction of Ontario Street to Graham’s Lane Multi-Use Trail is scheduled to start in mid-September

Multi use trail Ontario to Grahams Lane

By Staff August 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A portion of the Multi Use trail that will run from Ontario Street north to Grahams Lane. […]

Parks and Recreation online registration and booking system down for scheduled maintenance

Live and play cover

By Staff August 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The registration and facility booking system will be temporarily down from the evening of Aug. 9 until […]

Macbeth as a conspiracy theory to open at the Rock Garden August 13th, runs for three weeks

Macbeth logo

By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Macbeth, that classic Shakespearean play, will be performed at the Royal Botanical Gardens Rock Garden on […]

August means Jazz on the Patio - free performances at the Performing Arts Centre

Jazz - SRO

By Staff August 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre has been putting on this program for at least three years. One of […]

Election debates will be held in every ward: ECoB organizing the events

ECOB logo

By Staff August 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Those lazy easy going days of August are upon us. Let the serious stuff slide for a […]

Drinking accounts for approximately 40% of boating-related fatalities on Canadian waterways.

opp-boat

By Staff August 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Something seems to happen to some people when they are out on the water un a boat […]

Transformation of the Brant Museum well underway.

Brant Museum rendering

By Staff August 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Little by little the transformed Joseph Brant Museum begins to take shape. Scheduled to open in July […]

The long holiday weekend - what would you like to do?

A 7 year old aboriginal boy demonstrated using hoops at the Brant Day event at LaSalle Park

By Pepper Parr August 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s summer, time to relax get outside and enjoy what the city has to offer. Burlington […]

Senior staff at city hall claim they 'have created and maintained a livable, thriving city where people and businesses want to be' and being ranked # 31 doesn't really matter

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr August 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Collin Gribbons, a Burlington resident with significant depth in public transit matters, wrote in to say […]

Burlington takes a major hit in the rankings: Money Sense magazine places us 31st - behind Oakville and Halton Hills.

Burlington flags

By Staff July 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Oh dear. The numbers are in for 2018 And Money Sense has done us a dirty.   […]

Freeman Station: Big News, Big Excitement, Big Anticipation, Big Job

Freeman station Sept 18-17

By Staff July 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Friends of Freeman Station manage to pull rabbits out of a hat more often than Mandrake […]

It was the failure to communicate - something that can be fixed with a three minute conversation.

Gateway

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette was able to get some background information on the organizational mess within Sound of […]

Sound of Music volunteers desperate for answers as their organization appears to be melting down.

Crews putting in stakes

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It started out with an email sent on July 18, 2018, at 4:29 PM, from Peter […]

Young people get to experience what fire fighting is all about.

Fire fighters - rapelling

By Staff July 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department recognized 12 young people, aged 12 to 14, who successfully completed Camp Ignite, […]

Sound of Music Board holding an emergency meeting.

Newsflash oblong

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A follow up on that Sound of Music situation. The Board and the committee chairs are […]

Can the Sound of Music even take place without the volunteers - they don't think so. They are not happy campers.

SOM 2012 crew marking for set up

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of buzz, a lot of questions and very few answers on what […]

Two public art commissions - Lowville and Appleby Ice Centre

Aldershot public art - Waterdown and Plains #1

By Staff July 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The city of Burlington is continuing with its public art program and is looking for submissions for […]

Trouble in paradise: Sound of Music board of directors are being challenged to change their ways.

Rapt attention crowd

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music is part of the heart of Burlington. There are some who are […]

Mike Wallace awarded the Order of the Rising Sun by the Japanese Embassy in Canada. Beats the Burlington chain of office he wants to wear.

Mike Wallace with Japan's Order of The Rising Sun Award July 2018

By Staff July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Former Conservative MP and Burlington mayoral candidate Mike Wallace has been awarded the Order of the Rising […]

Sound of Music volunteers are demanding a meeting with the Board of Directors - why was Miller fired and who is running the operation day to day?

Brant street getting ready

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Generals sometimes haven’t a clue as to what is going on within the ranks. And […]