We’re Not Ready for the United Nations

UN Canadians

By Ray Rivers June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Chief Allan Adam of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation photographed after he was beaten by RCMP officers in […]

Ontario's driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited driver testing services in a staggered, phased approach across the province

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By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Monday, June 22, 2020, Ontario’s driver testing services provider, DriveTest, will begin to gradually offer limited […]

Regional Public Health Unit data up to end of day on June 17, 2020

covid virus

By Staff June 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We are not where we want to be yet – the objective is going to be to ensure […]

14 Charges Laid Against Motorcycle Driver in Burlington

Motorcycle 9 - Tow

By Staff June 18th.2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At around 6:30 pm, yesterday a sharp eyed police officer was following up with a citizen-reported traffic complaint […]

Director of Education admits: 'We made some mistakes': has a Task Team in place to think through what will happen in September.

Blackwell and Miller at itsem Nov 2018

By Pepper Parr June 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A week from today school would have closed for the academic year. We just didn’t have […]

Update on the targeted shooting in the New Street Walkers Line part of the city.

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By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Shelter in Place order given by the Halton Regional Police earlier today to residents in the […]

Life gets a little more pleasant and bearable - the suds will flow on Friday. City is still at Level 3 of the Emergency rules.

Brant street getting ready

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city will begin to open up later this week – people will be getting out […]

Shooting on Woodview Road - victim with serious injuries transported to hospital.

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By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, on   At just after 9:00 am this morning the Halton Regional Police Service received a call regarding a […]

Mayor has soothing words for a troubled sector of the local economy - 'our beloved restaurants'

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the eyes of the Mayor the provincial reopening strategy, will allow “our beloved restaurants” to […]

Soar by Hooman Mehdizadehjafari selected for the City View Park public art commission

Soar - art work city view park

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mehdizadehjafari’s artwork, Soar will be installed in front of the new pavilion being constructed at City View […]

Arrest Made In Series of Identity Frauds. Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying Second Wanted Male.

Fraud 1 June 16

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police laid charges against one male in relation to multiple identity fraud incidents. Between March […]

Some of the locations that open up on Friday.

By Staff June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The rules that will apply to the opening that begins on Friday will dribble out from the […]

Is forgiving any interest due on tax arrears good policy or a dumb idea financially ? The city isn't exactly flush with cash these days

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The retail and hospitality sectors have been bleeding badly – they needed every break they could […]

Regional Health Unit reports on data up to the 14th.

Regional offices

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A large part f the reason the Provincial government decided to open things up for the […]

Mayor prepared to give up $1.65 million in possible revenue from late tax penalties.

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On June 22, City Council will consider a motion brought forward by Mayor Marianne Meed Ward […]

Burlington to open up to Stage 2 on Friday

Looks very cosmopolitan - and it is.  But property taxes take a big chunk out of the revenue.

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Dog Ford will announce later today that the following parts of the province will move […]

City hall has been adapting on a daily, sometimes hourly basis as the rules from the province change.


By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sheila M. Jones, Executive Director, Strategy, Accountability In a report to Council Sheila M. Jones, Executive […]

Canadian Armed Forces will be on Provincial highways next week

5 May 2011

Convoys from 2 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (2 R22R), set out to assist residents of the Montérégie region of Quebec who are struggling to cope with rising flood waters.

Operation LOTUS(E) 1-11 is the Canadian Forces (CF) joint response led by Canada Command and conducted through Joint Task Force East (JTFE) to the floods in Montérégie, Québec. The domestic humanitarian relief mission incorporates Canadian Forces Army, Navy and Air Force assets to deliver much needed assistance to communities affected by these floods.

In coordination with the Federal Government of Canada and the Provincial Government of Québec, approximately 500 members from the Land Domestic Task Force, based in Valcartier, along with approximately 100 reservists from the Territorial Battle Group, based in Montreal, are deployed in the affected areas. They are engaged in multiple tasks, including: protection of infrastructure by placing sandbags, assistance in the evacuation of people in the affected areas and the conduct of safety patrols.
Photo: Cpl Kate Duggan, Imagery Section, Valcartier Garrison
© 2011 DND-MDN Canada

5 mai 2011

Les convois du 2e Bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment (2 R22R) partent pour aller soutenir les sinistrés de la région de la Montérégie, qui sont aux prises avec des inondations.

L’opération LOTUS(E) 1-11 est l’intervention interarmées des Forces canadiennes (FC) dirigée par le Commandement Canada et menée par l’entremise de la Force opérationnelle interarmées (Est) à la suite des inondations en Montérégie, au Québec. La mission nationale d’aide humanitaire comprend des éléments de l’Armée de terre, de la Marine et de la Force aérienne afin de fournir l’aide dont on grandement besoin les collectivités touchées par ces inondations. 

En collaboration avec le gouvernement du Canada et le gouvernement du Québec, quelque 550 membres de la Force opérationnelle terrestre, basée à Valcartier, et environ 1

By Staff June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you happen to be on both highways 400 and 401 between June 14th and June 17th […]

Your social circle can now be up to ten people - which ten?

Yes to Mom

By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This could become just a little awkward. Embarrassing as well The province has said we can […]

There will be a Parks and Recreation program - rules are not yet known.

Nelson swimming pool

By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be something in the way of a summer program if and when the province […]