Damoff announces federal funding to cover air conditioning in Halton schools

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By Staff April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North Burlington brings some good news for the educators and […]

Joseph Brant Hospital at 94% capacity - CEO asks for public support in staying safe


By Eric Vandewall, President and CEO Joseph Brant Hospital April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A short walk from Joseph Brant Hospital is Spencer Smith […]

Ontario Now Accepting Public Feedback to Strengthen Municipal Codes of Conduct

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By Staff April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government has launched a 90-day consultation to obtain feedback on how to strengthen municipal codes […]

School Superintendent supports Harvard author - computers will never take over education


By Julie Hunt Gibbons April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Many of the challenges of this pandemic have been solved through the use of technology. […]

If you care about the way your children are to be educated - read on

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By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of weeks ago I heard a CBC interview about a book that talked about […]

NDP Convention produces some strong election platform positions

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By Andrew Drummond April 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This past weekend, over 2000 NDP delegates from across the country met at a virtual convention […]

Borders with the US seem to be closed both ways - a blunt Stay at Home message

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By Staff April 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We closed our border to the Americans when Trump was president. The State of Minnesota has closed […]

City manager asks people to be kind - 'we are here to help you so let us do our jobs'

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By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is disturbing when the City Manager feels he has to send out a message to […]

New Democrats want teachers and child care workers vaccinated while schools are closed

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By Staff April 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The New Demorats came out swinging today – they too want to ensure that teachers are vaccinated […]

Ward 4 Councillor talks to her constituents virtually - covers a lot of ground

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By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Members of Council are working out new approaches to meeting with their constituents. With the next […]

Crime Stoppers offering top reward for help in arresting human traffickers and drug dealers

By Staff April 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is such a hideous crime – Human Trafficking – the exploitation of people. Crime Stoppers of […]

Back to remote learning when the Spring Break ends

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By Staff April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision […]

QR Code Provide Easy Access to COVID-19 Webpage

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By Staff April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The evolution of health measures, recommendations, guidance and legislation pertaining to COVID-19 has proved challenging to keep […]

City plans for summer parking problems in the Beachway

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By Pepper Parr April 12th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council spent three days last week on a lot of business that covered everything. We […]

Liberals put their election platform in place - expect to vote in the not too distant future

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By Ray Rivers April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A record breaking 4000 Canadians participated in the Liberals’ fully virtual 3 day, 60 hour, biennial […]

What is it we aren't hearing - and why?

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather was wonderful. Lots of people out and about. I was driving south on John […]

Securing delivery of the vaccines and finding people who can actually govern are the biggest challenges we face

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By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Is there anyone saying the provincial government is doing a good job in managing the pandemic […]

Burlington grass is greener - Mayor helps out attracting new building official

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By Staff April 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward – welcomes the best to the city The Mayor sent out a note from […]

Non-urgent pre-scheduled surgeries and procedures are put on hold at Joseph Brant hospital effective April 12

An architects rendering of the new entrance to the Joseph Brant Hospital whch will now face the lake.  The entrance will be off LAkeshore Road with the new parking lot just to the west of the hospital.

By Staff April 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Joseph Brant Hospital is ramping down and postponing all non-urgent pre-scheduled surgeries and procedures effective Monday, April […]

Civic Square is going to get a new look - to be completed sometime in 2025

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By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Revised Lots of cash poured into the city today. The federal government dropped $1.9 million while the […]