All recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June.


By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run […]

Transit User's Forum scheduled for May postponed to Fall

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By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The scheduled Burlington Transit Users’ Forum, has been postponed. No new date has been set, Bfast will […]

Conservation Halton closes all parks: public not following social distance rules

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By Staff March 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The public has not paid enough attention to the requirement to maintain a social distance between people […]

Aldershot community working with St. Matthews on food collection

St Matthews Aldershot

By Staff March 21, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   St. Matthews-on-the-Plains Church, through a Partnering Aldershot, helping our neighbours have food initiative, are trying to make […]

Now that you know you are going to have the kids at home for at least two weeks - maybe more - what do you do with them?

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By Pepper Parr March 20, 2020 – 6:06am BURLINGTON, ON   One of the people we turn to for advice and comment on the work […]

Significant changes in the way the community celebrates and entertains itself on the way.

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By Staff March 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Decisions are being made in the community that give us some sense as to what we might […]

Art Gallery joins the list of locations that will be closed to the public.

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By Staff March 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington has joined with other community organizations in an effort, led by the […]

Performing Arts Centre closes Main Theatre - Community Theatre will remain open.


By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   After first deciding to keep the doors open the Burlington Performing Arts Centre will be following the […]

Conservation Halton closes almost all sites; administration offices closed to the public

Mt Nemo entrance

By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton has made the difficult but necessary decision to close a number of their park operations. […]

Tap a Maple Tree event cancelled.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton announced this morning that the Tap a Tree event that was scheduled for today, March […]

Contemporary Dance company is looking for four choreographers

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Aeris Körper Contemporary Dance company is looking for four choreographers to participate in their spring edition […]

City announces recreation facilities and program registration refunds policy during COVID19

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By Staff March 12th, 2029 BURLINGTON, ON With the COVID-19 situation, the City of Burlington will be offering full refunds for Recreation facilities and program […]

Schools to be closed for two weeks after Spring break - Performing Arts Centre to remain open.

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By Staff March 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Minister of Education has issued a Ministerial Order to close all publicly funded schools in Ontario […]

Shakespeare at the Rock on the move - Dundurn Castle is their new home.

Dundurn Castle

By Pepper Parr March 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the summer the Tottering Biped Theatre (TBT) creates contemporary, highly physical interpretations of Shakespeare. Since […]

Income tax clinics for those who need help completing their tax return

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By Staff March 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Taxes is one of those inevitables. Even if you don’t owe any money to the government – […]

Spring? Might be - Leslie Bullock saw flowers in her garden

Spring flowers Bullock

By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Signs of spring in our garden announced Leslie Bullock earlier today. She wouldn’t stretch the truth. Could […]

Bfast sets a date for its sixth annual meeting - it will be a Hallelujah event

Bfast Transit group logo

By Pepper Parr March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The tone of things related to transit has certainly changed in Burlington. Bfast, Burlington’s for Accessible, […]

First annual InMemoriam Day to take place March 26th.


By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a different approach to creating a sense of community – and it could work. InMemoriam Ceremonies […]

It is going to be chilly for the Marathon on Sunday - route, transit changes + everything else you need to know about the event


By Staff February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Starts in front of City Hall on Brant Street at 10:05 am and travels Waiting at the […]

Bullying - explaining it to younger children

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Bullying in the school yard and the hallways of an elementary school has an impact that is […]

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