150 Burlingtonians celebrated as the sesquicentennial comes to a close.

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                    University of Waterloo student, Ariana Cuvin, beat 300 other submissions in a design contest to create a logo for Canada’s 150th anniversary coming up in 2017. The logo will be featured on special products commemorating the event.      Anam Latif Reporter, Waterloo Region Record 519-895-5638

By Staff December 11th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We are coming to the close of Canada’s sesquicentennial – our 150th anniversary as a country, Both […]

A celebration of food - made by the kids - shared with their parents.

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By Staff December 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Terra Madre Day is Slow Food’s annual day to promote the diversity of food traditions! Children age […]

Should the Sound of Music Festival be given an additional day for ticketed events. Let then know what you think.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff December 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music Festival wants to add another day to their already existing paid event which […]

This could be fun – a holiday wine exchange! 🍷🍷🍷

wine bottles

By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This could be fun. Former ward 4 candidate for the public Board of Education seat Margot Horne […]

Parks and Recreation department offering big discounts - what if there is no snow?

By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Parks and Recreation department appears to now have a marketing unit. They are offering rentals at […]

Second public art installation in Aldershot to be installed in Spring of 2018

Plains road art

By Staff December 5, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Xiaojing Yan’s design has been chosen as the public artwork that will be installed on a median […]

ECoB and city hall meet - will citizens support this new group that wants a much more collaborative relationship with the city. Shades of Shape Burlington perhaps?

Aerial downtown - before pier

By Pepper Parr December 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The first meeting was a low key event. The idea for getting people together to meet […]

Santa tomorrow on New Street - parade starts at 2 pm - pm Guelph Line at Prospect

Ho Ho man himself Santa

By Staff December 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For the really young ones it is a beautiful day. The weather will be crisp, much of […]

Burlingtonians put Facebook to work to get their opinions out - is anyone listening to them?

Meed Ward H&S profile

By Staff November 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON We appear to have attributed a comment made by Liz Benneian to John Was in the copy of […]

Not a lot of trust between city hall staff and the taxpayers who cover the payroll.

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr November 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a message from Kwab Ako-Adjei, the Senior Manager, Government Relations & Strategic Communications for […]

Rivers: There is a cultural revolution taking place in our society; education and conciliation may be a better pathway to peace than confrontation and litigation.

Trump and access

By Ray Rivers November 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   2017 – The year harassment dominated our news! In an epidemic of outings, victims of harassment […]

Performing Arts Centre partners with Arts and Culture Council to decorate the lobby with Christmas trees.

By Staff November 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre’s lobby will be lit up with a colourful and festive display of […]

Dave Foxcroft to referee the 105th Grey Cup game.

Dave Foxcroft

By Staff November 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents never stop being proud of their kids. You see it at the Christmas concert when those […]

Was my Netflicks service at risk - nope - it was just a crafty Identity Theft attempt

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By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON They had my attention. The moment I saw that Netflix logo on the screen I immediately went […]

Environmentalist tells audience that there is still time.

Cameron Brown - side view

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   I describe Cameron Brown as the “warm up band” for David Suzuki’s presentation at the Performing […]

Hospital opens itself up for Join the Joy! Holiday Open House - Sunday December 3rd - 11:00 am to 1:30 pm

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By Staff November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   With the re-developed Joseph Brant hospital now basically fully open the public is going to get a […]

David Suzuki brings his message to Burlington - we are the kind of city he likes.

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By Pepper Parr November 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   David Suzuki has been doing media interviews for at least 50 years – he is an […]

Santa Claus parade to take place on Sunday December 3rd - starts 2:00 pm at Guelph Line and Prospect.

Ho Ho man himself Santa

By Staff November 20, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The sprinkle of snow over the weekend told us that winter weather is upon us which means […]

Parks damaged by what is believed to have been arson repaired - at considerable cost.

By Staff November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has repaired and replaced the playgrounds in three city parks after that equipment […]

New Street Road Diet bites the dust - data didn't support the idea - nor did many of the residents.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was direct and to the point – the New Street Road Diet was to come […]