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 […]

Oakville Burlington MP touts for Terry on the new $5 bill

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By Staff January 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   You have to give Oakville North Burlington Member of Parliament Pam Damoff more than a high five […]

Mayor struggles with meaning of

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By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   “Hope is certainly on the horizon” said the Mayor who voted along with her colleagues to […]

Damoff to hold on -line Town Hall on federal budget - February 11th

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By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff in full election mode Pam Damoff, the MP for Oakville North […]

One item is vital; another doesn't seem to make much sense - and the city needs another lawyer

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By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Operations draft budget suggests a tax increase of 4.99%. The Mayor doesn’t like the look […]

Finance department provides a budget simulation tool - figure out how you would send the money

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By Staff January 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   During February City Councillors will be debating the Operations budget which threatens to come in at more […]

Retail Theft Investigation Leads to Arrests and Charges

By Staff January 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has completed an investigation into a […]

Guidelines to help doctors decide how likely it is that a patient may live or die in the short term issued by the province.

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By Staff January 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Correction: The 44 students infected at a university student residence were at McGill University – not the University […]