Terry LIVES here - the flag says so

flag atop pole

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

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 […]

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.

Bailey quizical look

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

Tim Hortons Smile cookie

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

Performing Arts will put on performances starting October 2 - No more than 50 people in the theatre at a time - all wearing masks

Some new light being brought to the Performing Arts csntre with the appointment of Brian McCuerdy as the new Executive Director.

By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With Public Health saying holding an event with up to 50 people was now legit Tammy Fox, […]

They were all elected - my goodness - what did we do

dancing politicians

By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The event was basically over. Mayor at an event announcing funding for transit. Each of the […]

The show will go on. Burlington Student Theatre is returning to the stage –six feet apart

Scarecrows from the Burlington Student Theatre were on hand to see the Burlington Performing Arts Cnetrte handed over to the community.

By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington’s Student Theatre programs will be returning this fall with opportunities for youth ages 4 to 17 years. […]

Rib Fest on Labour Day attendance bigger than on Canada Day

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By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They made it work. Despite a downcast day a total of 2,751 cars drove into the Burlington […]

Significant funding to build social purpose organizations available through Burlington Foundation,

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By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Helping Business be a Successful Tool for Social, Cultural and Environmental Change is the theme behind the […]

Rib Fest at Burlington Centre still very much a go - open till 7 this evening.

Ribs over charcoal

By Staff September 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When asked how they were coping with the weather – which wasn’t all that good while the […]

Together they got it done - 300 Back Packs that will be proudly worn when school opens

book packers Burlington Together 2

By Staff September 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands of students will be trooping back to school – some will not have a shiny new […]

Outdoor pools are closing - except for Nelson - they remain open until October 12

Ward 3 Mountainside Pool update July 30

By Staff September 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Closes for the season on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. LaSalle Pool and Mountainside Pool will close until […]

More this time than there was on Canada Day - Rotarians do it right - once again. Rib Fest on Labour Day at Burlington Centre

On the grill

By Staff September 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mark your calendar and get ready for a fine feed of not only finger ‘lickin’ good Ribs […]

We now know what the final part of the downtown section of the Elgin Promenade is going to look like

Elgin promenade at Brant

By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Our Mayor reports that: “As work continues to create an engaging and pedestrian-friendly link between Martha Street […]

Grandparents now find they have a new, much appreciated role.

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By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Grandparents are suddenly in demand. They are going to have the grandchildren closer to them that they […]

Parking very very limited while Lowville Park gets an upgrade.

By Pepper Parr September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   No mention of what will happen to the school house. It does need an upgrade – […]

Rotarians know a good thing when they see one - will hold a repeat of the successful Canada Day Drive Thru Rib Fest on Labour Day

Billy Bones

By Pepper Parr August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How Burlington’s Lakeshore Rotary pivoted when it became obvious that they would not be able to […]

Terry Fox and the T-shirt team. Cindy May has run the merchandise tent for a decade

Cindy May

By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee August 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON One thing that’s been a staple of the Terry Fox Run through the years […]

Application made for 14th cannabis store: Too much of a good thing perhaps?

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By Staff August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a 14th cannabis retail […]