Some got $2500, others less - total of 124,000. distributed to the retail and hospitality sector to keep the public safe

Post promise

By Staff October 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The small “main street” retail operations, especially the hospitality sector have been badly hurt by the restrictions […]

Food Bank presented with close to $70,000 from the Burlington Tim Hortons operations

The 70k cookie

By Staff October 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Guaranteed to be the biggest fundraiser of the year at the Burlington Food Bank. Can’t thank Tim […]

Mayor and MP McKenna would rather the good folks from Peel stay in Peel

covid virus

By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward cozying up to MPP Jane McKenna – there’s a picture you won’t […]

Thefts from unlocked vehicles in driveways south of the QEW have increased: Police saying Lock it or Lose it

HRPS crest

By Staff October 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Residents in southern Burlington – south of the QEW, are reported to be getting a little sloppy […]

Artists find a way to support the hospitality sector.

Soup - bowls on the trolly

By Staff October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s favourite fundraiser is back… social distance style! Individually hand crafted bowls done by artizans across the […]

What is it that determines when a member of council should declare a conflict of interest?

Meed ward looking askance

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Every time the development at the top of Clearview Street in Aldershot comes up Ward 1 […]

Virtual pre-consultation for major Brant Street development.

Molinaro Brant and Ghent

By Staff October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The virtual Pre-consultation for the Molinaro development proposed for the Brant and Ghent intersection will take place […]

A delay in getting that new version (the endorsed one) of the Official Plan to the Region - wonder why?


By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 Grow Bold went out of favour. BURLINGTON, ON   A source in the city communications department told us that: […]

Just what DID Heather say?

Red jacket at city hall

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Just what DID Heather say during both the September 30th Standing Committee and the October 7th […]

Traffic restrictions on John and James for the installation of a construction crane

By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   John Street between James Street and Maria Street will be closed on Thursday, October 15 and Friday, […]

Leaf collection begins November 9th - just one collection this year

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s revamped loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, November 9th. Clearing the leaves along […]

Council does not appear to be interested in taking a long term view of the application for new quarrying licenses in the Escarpment

Beach 1

City Council was given a thorough report on what was involved in the Nelson Aggregate application for new licenses; one to quarry on land to […]

Beer Store closes Elizabeth Street Location: employee tested positive for COVID

beer store

By Staff October 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Beer Store announced today that its 396 Elizabeth Street location has closed while they complete a […]

Community Development Halton moves to an open membership format: a much needed and welcome change.

CDH logo

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2020, BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton (CDH) is not an organization that is immediately recognized when the letters CDH […]

Citizen suggests a pause on adding people to Advisory Committees

Hunter Lawson

By Lawson Hunter October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As Council knows, public engagement is near and dear to my heart. I’ve spoken about community […]

Thanksgiving Day - what's open - what isn't open.


By Staff October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON What’s open; what’s not open – Thanksgiving Holiday. Animal Services The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. remains […]

Endorsed Official Plan now gets sent to the Region - what do they do with it? Perhaps the city should dramatize the delivery of the document


By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What happens now? An 11 hour meeting to get through the Staff version of the Scoped […]

Mayor's intern born and raised in Burlington: experience so far has been wonderful

Shelby D H&S

By Shelby Dockendorff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Each year the Mayor adds an intern to her office team. This year Mayor Meed Ward is […]

2020 Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz Results: better than last year with one over the top offender.

By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District Police Service reports on the 2020 two day commercial vehicle traffic blitz that took […]

Burlington MP takes a strong stand on women's health rights in the House of Commons.

Damoff in the House

By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was nothing queasy or slippery about a comment made in the House of Commons by Oakville […]

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