Mayor has become a dog with a bone - doing everything she can to prevent a developer from getting an extension he is entitled to.

Garden Trail Phase 2

By Pepper Parr June 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That request for an extension from EMSHIH Developments and their Garden Trails II development is getting […]

GO adds increased cleaning to their fleet - several times each day.

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By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At some point people will begin going back to work. For those who use public transit or […]

Canadian Labour Congress asks for immediate action from the provincial and federal governments to provide emergency funding for municipalities

Letter to the editor

By Maureen Weinberger June 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dear Editor, Lost revenue due to COVID-19 will have an immediate and devastating impact on the […]

Spray pads to open June 26; Redesigned summer camps and outdoor pools open July 13

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By Staff June 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City announced the opening of spray pads on June 26. Redesigned summer camps and outdoor pool […]

Parks and Recreation are thinking about how they might re-open the Seniors' Centre

There is nothing fancy about the place.  It's simple, serves the purpose   with a bus stop almost outside the door and plenty of parking.  And the kitchen will rustle you up a sandwich if you're hungry.  The Seniors like it the way it is.

By Pepper Parr June 24, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Parks and Recreation department is sounding out people on opening up the Seniors’ Centre. People […]

Putting the pandemic into perspective

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By Pepper Parr June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the richest, most powerful country in the world. But look at the numbers; the […]

LaSalle Park Community Marina update: Marina and sailing programs closed for2020 summer season

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By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Tough year for the boating community. The boats will not be going into the water.   In an […]

New local art program will give 12 artists each an $800 commission to create art that will be put on traffic signal control boxes

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By Pepper Parr June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has been doing this for a couple of year. The Local Artist Program is […]

Population of the Region will more than double by 2051 - some of that growth is going to take place in Burlington

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Pepper Parr June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON ON   Mayor Meed Ward is sharing her correspondence from the Hon. Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs […]

Burlington Massage Therapist Charged with Sexual Assault

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By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service arrested a massage therapist who was working at a clinic in Burlington. […]

Burlington Food Bank contacted by Feed Ontario to help the provincial government determine what the longer term food needs are likely to be

Domenique W Food Bank

By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Food Bank was recently contacted by Feed Ontario to help the provincial government get a better […]

Lowville Park will partially reopen on Monday, June 29, 2020.

A river runs through the park where the salmon spawn and children get to play.

By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Lowville Park will partially reopen on Monday, June 29, 2020. Visiting Lowville Park will look different than […]

Burlington's Committee of Adjustment isn't holding meetings - small variances are being held up.

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By Pepper Parr June 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A seasoned commercial real estate developer bought a home in Burlington in 3Q 2019. He and […]

Mayor Uses an Hour of Council Time to Work Over Her Colleagues to Get the Decision She Wanted.

Garden Trail Phase 2

By Pepper Parr June 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Standing Committee earlier in the month a Staff Report on the Emshih Developments request […]

Police Chief issued strong statements when he learned of unacceptable police behaviour - his job is to now ensure that the reputation of the police force is upheld.

Halton Regional Police Services Chief Tanner wants to tweet with you.

By Pepper Parr June 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Chief of Police Stephen Tanner Halton Regional Police Chief Stephen Tanner is to be […]

Halton Chief of Police explains the options he has in dealing with unacceptable police officer behaviour.

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By Staff June 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It isn’t often that the community hears directly from the Chief of Police. The follow was sent […]

HDSB a couple of steps ahead of the province on what the return to school in September might look like.

Stephen Leece

By Pepper Parr June 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The official end of the 2019-20 school year has yet to be celebrated. It will end […]

Protester run over by a transport truck and killed at the gates to the Fearmans plant on Harvester Road.

Pig protester killed

By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a Media release put out by the Halton Regional Police service earlier today the death of […]

Sixty year old female killed when struck by a transport truck at Harvester Rd. and Appleby Line

By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 10:20 am this morning, a 60 year old woman was struck by a transport truck […]

Three arrested in motor cycle theft investigation; two held for a bail hearing

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By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The results of an investigation of a stolen motorcycle in May, the Halton Regional Police Service were able […]

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