Land just to the north of City Hall where Cenotaph stands to be named Veteran Square

By Pepper Parr November 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   November is seen as the time when we think more seriously about veterans from the wars […]

Joseph Brant Hospital updates their caregiver and support person presence guidelines

By Staff November 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Hospital is updating its caregiver and support person presence guidelines effective today. The following […]

Smoking and Vaping in Public Places now Prohibited

By Staff November 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a resolution passed at regional Council where it was agreed that each municipal council would […]

Province puts it hands around the throats of the Conservation Authorities

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By Staff November 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The core mandate of Conservation Authorities across the province is being threatened by an item that was […]

People cancelling medical procedures at Brant hospital

By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The news that there was a Covid19 outbreak in part of the Joseph Brant Hospital earlier […]

Calling all Art Lovers in Burlington! Participate on a Community Public Art Jury

By Staff November 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington spends quite a bit of money on public art. They want to refresh and add to […]

Charges Laid after Investigation into Local Ponzi Scheme

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By Staff November 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Was it raw greed or just plain dumb responses? Something in the order of $1.3 million was involved. […]

Two 20 storey towers proposed for Fairview - east of Appleby Line - virtual meeting December 3rd

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By Staff November 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Different development news: a two tower project that isn’t in the downtown core and isn’t on Brant […]

Stuart Miller, Director of Education for Halton District School Board resigns

By Staff November 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At last night’s Board of Trustee meeting (Nov. 18, 2020) Stuart Miller, Director of Education for the […]

Regional Council holds a very successful virtual Special meeting devoted to hearing delegation on the Official Plan.

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the day for the Regional Council to hear delegations on the five reports that […]

Citizen Engagement scrambling for committee members

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON’   It was a one hour virtual meeting with about 35 people taking part – at least […]

An application for a 16th cannabis store in Burlington has been received.

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By Staff November 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Application for a 16th cannabis retail store in Burlington WAS received by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission […]

An MPP that Chooses to Disagree with Doug Ford is usually moved to a corner seat in the back row of the Legislature

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By Ray Rivers November 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Will we soon be known as the peacock province? A province of many colours, political ones […]

We comply

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By Pepper Parr November 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a letter from Regional Director of Planning Curt Benson to Burlington’s Director of Planning, Heather […]

Two virtual public meetings critical to how the city develops are taking place: On the 19th and on the 25th

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By Pepper Parr November 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The dates and Zoom participation information is at the end of this article. What began as the […]

City looking for citizens to serve on Advisory Committees - there are 18 of them

By Pepper Parr November 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is looking for community members to volunteer on a city committee or board and play […]

'You would be forgiven if you did not know what was going on'

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By Pepper Parr November 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION On a CBC radio program earlier today Melissa Lastman, a strategist with Enterprise Canada said: She […]

Burlington Collision Reporting Centre Re-opens

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By Staff November 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police have re-opened our Burlington Collision Reporting Centre, and modified the hours of operation for […]

Covid19: New Region Restrictions not far enough or fast enough

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By Andrew Drummond November 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Nov 13, the Ford government announced that Halton region will be added to the list […]

How did Council and City Administration miss the Regional Health data?

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION City Council has a cycle of meetings for each month. They hold Standing Committee meetings at […]

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