Police seeking information on Hate Crime Incident in Burlington

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects responsible for an assault […]

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

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

Ireland House and Brant Museum to be closed for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, it has been decided that the Museums of Burlington will be […]

City shuts down all recreational facilities for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier today, the City of Burlington activated its Crisis Management Team (CMT) to coordinate City efforts to […]

We need to take care of ourselves: know the signs that suggest you might be coming down with the virus. Then get tested.

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By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   BREAKING NEWS: At noon: 20 more cases confirmed in Ontario, taking the provincial total to 79. […]

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 […]

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 […]

City manager informs council on what his office is doing with the COVID19 pandemic - focus is on informing public and business continuity

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They were minutes away from breaking for lunch when City Manager Tim Commisso asked if he […]

Burlington oncologist self isolating with her husband: This is not the time to fumble the flow of information to the public.

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By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The oncologist, who works at the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton and lives in Burlington, was […]

A collection of declarative statements - intended to change minds.

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By Staff March 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The language is a little stilted but the collection of Wheras statements tell the story. The standing […]

The Halton Conservation Authority as you know it is under threat; have your say

Residents look at a large map of their community during a Rural Summit more than a year ago.  That meeting was the genesis of making the Mt Nemo Plateau a Conservation Heritage District.

Pepper Parr March 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Conservation Authority is much more than the group that operates the ski lifts at Mt […]

Community Climate Action Plan lumbers forward

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By Pepper Parr March 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens of the city got an opportunity to have their say on how Climate Change […]

First incident of COVID19 in Halton confirmed: patient is in isolation.

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By Pepper Parr March 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We knew it was going to happen – the when was the question. When was today […]

Staff present Climate Action Plan - delegations would like to see it move along more quickly

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By Pepper Parr March 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Start with a 91 page report, then look at the delegation list – 17 people who […]

Community agency steps in to inform the public on the COV19 virus: MoH is MIA

By Pepper Parr March 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week Judy Pryde, Executive Director of Community Living Burlington, wrote to Parents, Guardians and members […]

Who sold the Millcroft land to who and what did they pay?

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By Staff March 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The public record indicates that: Gord Buck, developer “ARGO Land Development (Argo (Millcroft) Limited)” paid $5M to […]

Rivers: Is the US presidential election going to be a replay of 2016 ?

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By Ray Rivers March 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Haven’t we seen this movie before? In the Tin Cup, Kevin Costner plays a talented golfer […]

Mayor opens the kimono a little bit more - says 'some of the appeals could be resolved quickly'

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By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is still coming out in dribs and drabs but at least the people who are […]

A developers view on the housing industry in Burlington

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By Staff March 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The developers who are either building residential towers that are 20 stories plus or have applications to […]