The provincial government is easing us into a gradual re-opening of the economy - or is the Premier reacting to the tremendous pressure from the Retail Council

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By Staff February 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario will begin to gradually reopen its economy on Wednesday but the government could use an “emergency […]

Ticketing for Overnight Parking Resumes on the 11th.

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By Staff February 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is reinstating parking enforcement of 5-hour limit on Feb. 11. Residents got a […]

What if there is a spiteful, vengeful streak?

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By Pepper February 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A regular eagle eyed reader who follows the Mayor on Twitter brought this to our attention. He […]

City is in the process of creating a Lands Partnership that will look for and create development opportunities

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr February 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a 4 part series. On October 19, 2020, City Council approved the following recommendation […]

Public Art for Regal Road - city wants input from residents

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By Staff February 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is commissioning an artist to create a public art piece for the Regal […]

Heavily weighted committee formed to discuss, share information and action around the Meridian Aldershot Quarry

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON We reported yesterday on a Motion the Mayor put forward to create a Public Health Bylaw that […]

There is a protocol requiring members of council to always congratulate staff for the reports they submit.

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Pepper Parr February 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We don’t always get it right and we have learned that sometimes the less said, the better. […]

Number of EV chargers to increase - no policy yet on a fee - most Councillors are opposed to a fee

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By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The end result of a good discussion at the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability Committee, […]

A Public Health Bylaw - isn't that a Regional issue ? Might it be related to air pollution?

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By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was one of those walk-on items; a piece of city business that wasn’t on the […]

Traffic and transit data is volatile - hit hard by the lock-downs

Eva Amos, a Burlington resident wouldlike to see stronger traffic controls along the Lakeshore, especially at Brant and Maple where she feels the right hand lanes are used by agressive drivers to rush ahead of the traffic flow.  She thinks making those right hand lanes, right hand turns only.

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Is there less traffic on the streets? What has the traffic volume curve looked like ? […]

While no one is certain when the vaccines will arrive - the city is going to make sure they are set up and ready to go operational in days

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By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a report to Council today Chris Glenn, Director of Parks and Recreation advised that the […]

If the current trend Continues, Officers will attend more than 4,000 Intimate Partner Violence Incidents by the end of this Year.

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By Staff February 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Intimate Partner Violence is the dark under belly part of our society. We don’t want to hear […]

Damage done to local economies as a result of COVID19

By Staff February 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Anita Cassidy put it bluntly when she said, “It is not a pretty sight”. In an update […]

Armed Robbery at Burlington Pharmacy - staff ordered to lie down on the floor - cash and drugs taken

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By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On January 31, 2021, at approximately 3:50 pm three suspects entered a Shoppers Drug Mart store located […]

Male Arrested in Online Extortion Investigation In the summer of 2020

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By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In the summer of 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service started an online extortion investigation when two […]

Female takes $1,200 worth of fragrance product - by passes the check aisle

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By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On Saturday January 30th, 2021, at approximately 3:40pm, a lone female entered the Shoppers Drug Mart located […]

Mountainside Outdoor Pool to be Revitalized - Parks and Recreation Looking for Community Input

Ward 3 Mountainside Pool update July 30

By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mountainside Outdoor Pool has served the community well for over 50 years. The City of Burlington is […]

Halton Regional Police Service Launches Black Heritage Cruiser Design Contest

By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In honour of Black History Month, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) and its Black Internal Support […]

Burlington COVID-19 Task Force members announced

Halton has a very good student immunization rate - 93% of students are immunized.

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has created a Burlington COVID-19 Task Force It is huge. It is all […]

Adam van Koeverden says the CN hub

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By Staff February 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Addressing the Speaker of the House of Commons Friday morning Adam van Koeverden said: Mr. Speaker, last […]