Food Bank presented with close to $70,000 from the Burlington Tim Hortons operations

The 70k cookie

By Staff October 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Guaranteed to be the biggest fundraiser of the year at the Burlington Food Bank. Can’t thank Tim […]

Mayor and MP McKenna would rather the good folks from Peel stay in Peel

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By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward cozying up to MPP Jane McKenna – there’s a picture you won’t […]

Barra Fion’s: Spanish inspired tapas restaurant, part of the Taste of Burlington

Michele Bogle October 15, 2020 BURLINGTON, ONTARIO Barra Fion’s Pre-Fixe Taste of Burlington menu boasts seven appetizers and five delicious-sounding entrees to choose from. With […]

Thefts from unlocked vehicles in driveways south of the QEW have increased: Police saying Lock it or Lose it

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By Staff October 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Residents in southern Burlington – south of the QEW, are reported to be getting a little sloppy […]

Food bank misses the annual Gift of Giving Back food delivery

Gift of Giving back logo - 10th

By Staff October 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The relationship between the Food Bank and the Gift of Giving Back people grew much stronger this […]

Artists find a way to support the hospitality sector.

Soup - bowls on the trolly

By Staff October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s favourite fundraiser is back… social distance style! Individually hand crafted bowls done by artizans across the […]

What is it that determines when a member of council should declare a conflict of interest?

Meed ward looking askance

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Every time the development at the top of Clearview Street in Aldershot comes up Ward 1 […]

Virtual pre-consultation for major Brant Street development.

Molinaro Brant and Ghent

By Staff October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The virtual Pre-consultation for the Molinaro development proposed for the Brant and Ghent intersection will take place […]

A delay in getting that new version (the endorsed one) of the Official Plan to the Region - wonder why?


By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 Grow Bold went out of favour. BURLINGTON, ON   A source in the city communications department told us that: […]

Just what DID Heather say?

Red jacket at city hall

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Just what DID Heather say during both the September 30th Standing Committee and the October 7th […]

Traffic restrictions on John and James for the installation of a construction crane

By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   John Street between James Street and Maria Street will be closed on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, […]

Performing Arts Centre turns the stage lights on - very small audiences until province eases up on how many people can be in a theatre

Gord Downie

By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the lock down was put in place Tammy Fox knew she had a problem – she […]

Leaf collection begins November 9th - just one collection this year

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s revamped loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, November 9th. Clearing the leaves along […]

Council does not appear to be interested in taking a long term view of the application for new quarrying licenses in the Escarpment

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City Council was given a thorough report on what was involved in the Nelson Aggregate application for new licenses; one to quarry on land to […]

Performing Arts Centre offering unique opportunity for local youth to participate in a professional theatre production

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By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre has created a unique opportunity for local youth to participate in a professional […]

Beer Store closes Elizabeth Street Location: employee tested positive for COVID

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By Staff October 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Beer Store announced today that its 396 Elizabeth Street location has closed while they complete a […]

Community Development Halton moves to an open membership format: a much needed and welcome change.

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By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2020, BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton (CDH) is not an organization that is immediately recognized when the letters CDH […]

On Being Thankful

The things for which we are thankful. This is a day to pause and think about what we are thankful for during these stressful times. […]

West Plains Bistro: part of the Taste of Burlington event - running until the 25th

West Plains Bistro

By Michele Bogle October 11, 2020 BURLINGTON, ONTARIO West Plains Bistro is located in Aldershot. It has a warm comfy feel, almost cozy at the […]

Citizen suggests a pause on adding people to Advisory Committees

Hunter Lawson

By Lawson Hunter October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As Council knows, public engagement is near and dear to my heart. I’ve spoken about community […]

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