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

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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.

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

Terry LIVES here - the flag says so

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By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It happened yesterday in Burlington. Mayor makes a fashion statement. A photo op well worth the time […]

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

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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

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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 […]

With a clear focus and limited resources Robin Bailey makes the Burlington Food Bank work

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By Pepper Parr September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a series Robin Bailey has been running the Burlington Food Bank for three years. […]

Media gets it wrong - school board provides report that was incorrect.

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By Staff September 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Media yesterday, including the Gazette, reported that two students were found to have been infected by the […]

MP with a large part of Burlington in his riding reaches out with telephone calls - you can book one

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By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The moment a politician is sworn in they begin work on the next campaign. That means meeting […]

Police pull a car over and find that there was $100,000 worth of fentanyl in the vehicle.

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By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was just after 7:00 pm yesterday when a police officer spotted a car moving a little […]

Voices of the city - part of the citizen history that is seldom heard.

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By Staff September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do the seniors in the city tell their personal stories about the city they live in […]

HDSB reports two school related covid infections - meanwhile things at Charles Best run very smoothly.

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By Pepper Parr September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The report that two students were found to be infected was incorrect. Two people were found to […]

Schools throughout the Region ready for students to return - 20% have decided not to do so

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All the angst, all the concern and even the worry on the part of parents gets […]

More than $65,000 in funding for seniors project handed out by MP Karina Gould last week.

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Member of Parliament Karina Gould had a busy week. Everywhere she went federal money was […]

Executive Director of the Food Bank - listening and serving the needs of people who need help.

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a series I met an interesting man last week. In his mid-twenties he was […]

Tim Hortons SMILE Cookies - every nickel you spend gets to the Food Bank

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By Staff September 12, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Buy a Smile Cookie, help support the Burlington Food Bank. 100% of proceeds from each #SmileCookie help […]

August residential real estate sales went through the roof.

By Staff September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The data and the insights are courtesy of the Rocca Team – a leading Burlington real estate […]

Provincial Offences Court dates have changed

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By Staff September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS Revised September 2, 2020 All in-person Provincial Offences Act […]

Three words and they know exactly where you are - a simple free app makes it happen.

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By Staff September 11th,2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This one is a little on the complex side. The Regional Police have signed on to a web […]

The kind of thing you might want to do when you are stuck in traffic.

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By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Where do you find the time to complete a survey the Ministry of Transportation has sent […]

It's a mess - who is responsible and what can be done?

Burlington Heights - Dumping at Charity bins - 9-9-2020

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a couple of commercial operations in the Burlington Heights Plaza, it’s at the intersection […]