Has Party Politics Crept into the Serious Problem of Getting Students Back into Classrooms in September

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Liberals have found their tongues and come out with a fully-costed plan to get […]

Look for tents to be set up to help the hospitality sector recover from the lockdown and limitations they had to live with during Stage 2.

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 38 applications for patios on private property and 12 on city property for […]

What if science is beaten by COVID-19 and our only recourse is permanent revision to our way of life?

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What’s next? Does anyone know? An interesting comment from an individual who brings an “intelligence, strategic […]

School Board Chair and Director of Education for HDSB comment on how plans for a return to school are being put together

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By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Trustee Grebenc with trustee Grey at a public meeting. In an interview with Halton District School […]

Beachway Parking - still a problem ; the stiff fines don't seem to be making a difference

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By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That sign says the fine for parking could be $250. What the city calls “ an abundance […]

Stage 3 does open things up - it also calls for more in the way of individual responsibility.

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By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward residing at a virtual meeting of city council. As part of a […]

Stage 3 means children can use the playground equipment - note - it will not be sanitized by the city.

Kids + water = fun and noise - all part of the Halton Children's Water Festival.  A full day of fun at a cost of $5 per student.

By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A real summer for Burlington seemed to have to wait until we got into Stage 3 – […]

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes found in Halton Region

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By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A batch of mosquitoes trapped this week in Oakville has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). […]

Hospital increases COVID19 testing capacity - drive thru clinic opened

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By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Joseph Brant Hospital is increasing its COVID-19 testing capacity by opening a new drive-thru clinic. The clinic is […]

Joseph Brant Museum open - also offering virtual programming.

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By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Joseph Brant Museum offering Virtual Visits for Kids What is a virtual visit and why would you want […]

Region sets 2% as the budget increase for 2021

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By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this month the Regional government announced that it was going to aim for a budget increase […]

Back to School for the Public School Board - Part 1

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are busy enough with the six feet thing; we’ve never washed our hands as often […]

Quarry application for new licenses is complete - the JART review process can begin - public participation will be included.

Land in process of being rehabbed

By Pepper Parr July 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now to serious part can begin. Nelson Aggregates advised the public earlier today that their application […]

Driver of truck transporting pigs to Fearmans for processing charged with Careless Driving Causing Death

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By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On June 19, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a collision on Harvester Road […]

Ward 2 Councillor Kearns creates a loop for her commercial constituents - the Round Table meets weekly on line.

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By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The COVID19 lockdown that hit the province in March was tough on everyone but devastating on […]

Final Arrest Made in Burlington Shooting Incident.

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By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service arrested the last outstanding male responsible for the shooting that occurred on […]

Trustee motion is having an impact across the province.

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By Pepper Parr, Publisher July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Andrea Grebenc in conversation with HDSB Director of Education Stuart Miller For those of you […]

The back to normal we all want is not here yet: stay vigilant and be careful - it is your health and safety we are talking about.

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By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are approaching something that is a little closer to normal. Burlington enters Stage 3 of […]

Mayor eases up a bit - taking some 'hours/days' off

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By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor is taking a bit of a break but is steps away if an issue arrives. […]

Masks a must on the GO system as of today.

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By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Donning nose and mouth coverings are now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Here’s what […]