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 […]

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 […]

Citizen suggests a pause on adding people to Advisory Committees

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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 […]

Thanksgiving Day - what's open - what isn't open.

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By Staff October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON What’s open; what’s not open – Thanksgiving Holiday. Animal Services The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. remains […]

Endorsed Official Plan now gets sent to the Region - what do they do with it? Perhaps the city should dramatize the delivery of the document

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What happens now? An 11 hour meeting to get through the Staff version of the Scoped […]

Mayor's intern born and raised in Burlington: experience so far has been wonderful

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By Shelby Dockendorff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Each year the Mayor adds an intern to her office team. This year Mayor Meed Ward is […]

2020 Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz Results: better than last year with one over the top offender.

By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District Police Service reports on the 2020 two day commercial vehicle traffic blitz that took […]

Burlington MP takes a strong stand on women's health rights in the House of Commons.

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By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was nothing queasy or slippery about a comment made in the House of Commons by Oakville […]

How many of the senior staff at city hall have been impacted by Covid 19?

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON   Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns reports in her newsletter that her office is continuing to work […]

Another high rise development for Brant Street.

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Proposed 26 story structure on Brant, east side, north of Caroline.   Add another one to the […]

Delegating at City Hall is not what it used to.

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By Staff October 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the days before Covid, a delegation would be sitting in the Council Chamber, often amongst their […]

'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

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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

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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 […]

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