Medical Officer of Health doesn't make the rules - she interprets and enforces them

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By Pepper Parr September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah K. Meghani told the several thousand people who logged into the Virtual Town Hall […]

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 […]

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 – […]

Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Results: not much in the way of changes or improvements.


By Staff August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON A joint two day operation involving the Ministry of Transportation and Halton Regional Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspectors […]

Students return to school September 14th - 20% will attend virtual classes. Part 3 of a series

Grade school wearing masks

Michele Bogle August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON In this segment of an ongoing series the article addresses continuing concerns as well as new ones. All […]

Region to get retired nurses to help out with spotting early signs of an infected student or teacher

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By Pepper Parr August 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province announced that 500 +/- nurses would be hired to assist the return of students […]

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 […]

School principals scramble to create classes now that they have much of the data they need. Public Health unit prepares for

School buses

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released by the Halton Region Public Health office we learn that they “continue […]

School opening moved to September 14th - masks required in all grades: 1-12

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By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During a two and a half hour virtual Town Hall meeting last night parents with children […]

40k to pull the weeds from the medians; it's what the citizens expect when you're the number 1 mid-sized city in the country.

Walkser and New

By Pepper Parr August 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was all about what people thought – the brand, the image – backing up why […]

Twelve days left - then school opens - a lot of unanswered questions and a lot of missing information

Michele Bogle August 26, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The people mentioned in this article are real. They are part of a group I assembled to serve […]

Part 1: The Problem - our problem - don't walk away from it.

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By Ray Rivers August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Germans are now able to buy a brand new Renault electric […]

Getting the students ready for a return to school in less than two weeks has created confusion, concern and fear in the minds of some

Child getting off school bus

By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents are concerned, somewhat confused and not at all certain what is going to happen when […]

No more waiting for the gap - crossovers for the pedestrians


By Staff August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sanity has found the people that determine where it is safe to cross a street. Burlington got […]

Halton Public School Board chair tells the Minister of Education 'he isn't helping'.


By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Reflecting the concern of parents across the province Chair of the Halton District Public School Board […]

Developer revises a six storey proposal in a quiet Aldershot neighbourhood yards away from there the ward Councillor lives - he is bound not to vote by a conflict of interest.

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By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of development taking place in Aldershot where ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith […]

Developer asking the city to put the building of a transit shelter on hold until the construction is complete.

Back 3 from the east April 2019

By Pepper Parr August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a very bumpy ride for the Molinaro Group and their Paradigm Development on […]

Public Board of Education to hold virtual Town Hall on Wednesday.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When will schools open in September? Gatherings like this inside a school will be possible IF […]

Tellier paints an expensive picture - the cost of the planning staff to meet the demands is significant - it will take at least two budget cycles to find the money

Amica development rendering

By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Interim Community Development Director Jamie Tellier has a lot of careful explaining to do in the […]

Parents asked to submit the Intention forms to school board no later than 4:00pm TODAY


By Pepper Parr August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents who have students attending the Halton District School Board have until 4:00 pm this afternoon […]

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