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 […]

Council agrees - free December parking will end due to abuse

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You are going to have to pay to park downtown in December – it has been […]

Burlington GO station elevators to be upgraded - work will take 2 1/2 months

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Good news and news that is not all that good for people with accessibility issues. Work […]

Lots of height, several different forms of housing - not much in the way of amenities and no one speaking up for the new residents when they arrive


By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During the virtual public pre-consultation given by the ADI Development people last week the number of […]

That Free P - it Went Down the Drain

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By Staff October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was too good to last. Or was it a case of the perk being abused by […]

Art for the entrance to the Joseph Brant Museum - public input is the next step

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By Staff October 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is commissioning an Ontario-based Indigenous artist to create a permanent public art piece […]

Schedule for Her Worship Marianne Meed Ward - Mayor of Burlington

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The full picture of the ADI Station West development - row housing along with 39 storey structures

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By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The first of the Public presentations of a new development under the new rules took place […]

HDSB Chair Points Out That Spending Reserve Funds is Robbing Peter to Pay Paul

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By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The flow of information from the Halton District School Board and the parents with children in […]

Halton Regional Police Arrest Burlington Resident for a Series of Break and Enters

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By Staff October 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON,. ON The Halton Regional Police Service – 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau – has concluded a month-long investigation involving […]

Citizen group disagrees with Council decision.

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October 4th, 2020 Last week Council endorsed the recommendations from the Planning department on the Scoped Review of the Downtown Core portion of the […]

Premier Doug Ford: A Man Without a Plan

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By Ray Rivers October 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Haven’t we seen this movie before? The eagerness to open up the economy before the virus […]

Private sector turns out to be more transparent than the public sector.

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By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A classroom has been closed at a Burlington elementary school. A restaurant has chosen to close […]

The story behind the exercise equipment that a seniors group paid for at Burloak Park

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By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This story goes back to 2015. At the time there was a Memorandum of Understanding between […]

MMR High School has yet to experience any COVID infections - principal Proteau supports her teaching staff and is almost a den mother to her students.

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By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When we read about infection reports that are above 500 across the province and read about […]

Standing Committee of Council endorses the Official Plan - that is good news

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By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an eleven hour meeting that went as smoothly as things like this can go. […]

Council being asked to endorse what the planners think the city needs

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By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council is meeting today as a Standing Committee that is preparing to endorse the recommendation […]

Mayor Meed Ward's schedule for the week of the 28th

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Public gets a chance to comment on an Aldershot development

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By Staff September 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city now requires developers to take their plans to the public and get feedback at that […]

Detour for Transit Route 4 – Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

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By Staff September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Our apologies for the delay in getting this transit information to you. The city sent it out during […]