Regional Public Health Unit releases video - some are quite lengthy

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By Staff April 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Region Public Health Unit released the follow: Getting our community vaccinated and protecting our most […]

2500 residents and almost 3000 cars will be part of a seven tower development next to Burlington GO station

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By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   That the development is going to proceed is not in doubt. Development will begin at the […]

Municipal leaders in the Region of Halton call for sick pay for workers and a tightening of definition of what is an essential

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By Staff April 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The following statement was released by the Chair of Regional Council and the fiour municipalities within the […]

Rivers on the Federal Budget: A Chicken in Every Pot

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By Ray Rivers April 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Just like that it was over! Presentation of a budget with no real surprises, unlike the […]

Public school board hosting Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions

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By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board – Supporting positive mental health and well-being. The Halton District School Board is […]

Bylaws - the rules that set out what is permissible.

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By Staff April 21st, 2 021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall – where the bylaws get debated and set at what is permissible. How does […]

Lane Closures - North Shore Blvd East

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By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Lane closures: North Shore Blvd East, between QEW On-ramps, April 21 to December 2021 North Shore Blvd […]

City Manager Tim Commisso - 'people are asking why the outdoor amenities are closed – this puts us in a very difficult position'

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By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   While it was a virtual meeting of city council one could ‘feel’ the concern and the […]

Federal government upping the Old Age Security Benefit by 10%

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By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Those seniors who are 75 and over will see a 10% increase in the Old Age Security […]

The people thought to be spreading the Covid19 virus are caught between federal and provincial benefit programs

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By Andrew Drummond April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON,, ON   Monday morning the Ford government again voted down an NDP motion to introduce paid sick days […]

Housing Strategy Working Group needs volunteers

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By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It might become the next big thing your city Council takes on. The concept has merit and […]

A health crisis and a confidence issue - how much can the public handle ?

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a lot of people very unhappy with the Premier. Dr. Adelstein Brown, Chair of […]

Rare Saturday council meeting - long on conversation - no decisions

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a City Council meeting called by the Mayor for 10 am on a Saturday […]

Halton Region offering emergency child care to health care and frontline workers during remote learning

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By Staff April 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Ministry of Education announced that students would return to on-line learning when the Spring Break […]

Rivers: When is a Tax Not a Tax ?

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By Ray Rivers April 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION When you are wrong, you are wrong. The adult thing to do is to just admit […]

Regional Police: We will not be stopping vehicles or individuals randomly

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By Staff April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A statement from the Regional Police sets out how they plan to respond to the decisions made […]

In the next two weeks the infection numbers are going to rise dramatically - so will the death rate

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON One of a series of articles on the Science Table data that led to the decisions the […]

Data on mobility shows where the problem is - has the province made the right decisions that will lower the mobility?

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON One of a series of articles on the Science Table data that led to the decisions the […]

Burlington reacts to the mobility restrains put in place by the peovince - Mayor calls special meeting of Council for Saturday.

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By Staff April 16th,, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mayor Marianne Meed Ward has called an emergency meeting of Council for 10 […]

Province limits mobility big time - police will have the right to pull you over and if they don't like the answer you give can issue a $750 ticket

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By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The message from the Science Table at 1:00 pm was direct. You cannot meet with people […]