Community Development Halton announces new Executive Director

Miike Nixon

By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton announces the appointment of a new Executive Director. “After a thorough and rigorous search […]

Burlington has the lowest number of COVID19 cases in the Region - but this week was 10 higher than last week.

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

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite a report that there are infections at two units of the Joseph Brant Hospital the picture […]

This is about as brazen as you can get.

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is about as brazen as you can get. Man drops by a used car dealership – […]

Drivers are still getting caught while impaired, blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours

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By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With a near total lock down of the community a number of people managed to find time […]

Food Bank takes a break to re-organize and sort what they have to put in the hampers that they deliver.

Bailey Apr 8

By Robin Bailey April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you are in need or know of someone who could use our help have them email […]

To 'retain our humanity in times of such crisis and give our patients’ family some solace that they were treated with dignity'.

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sunday habit is for one of us to walk up the lane to pick up […]

You elected her - now please listen to her: STAY HOME

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By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is pushing the message again and again – she has been relentless, which at […]

276 calls related to intimate partner abuse were made to the police in March alone - 150 charges laid.

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By Staff April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Maintaining a healthy intimate relationship is a challenge at the best of times. And these are not […]

It could be more than two years before we learn just how expensive that CRM system that never really got off the ground is going to cost to achieve lift off

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Keeping up to date on the reports the Finance department sends to council means learning something […]

Mayor unable to take part in the Front Line Clap this Friday evening.

Mayor Meed Ward

By Staff April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward preparing her iPad for the Front Line Clap Out she performed from the […]

COVID results for the Region of Halton - Burlington numbers are re-assuring

By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Data – data and more data. Getting a grip on what is actually happening in Burlington […]

City records a surplus in the 2019 budget; they call that a favourable variance - most of the upside came from investments

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By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are not likely to see numbers like these in the 2020 financials – linger over […]

City-wide burn ban effective April 13th

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department has issued a City-wide burn ban and suspending all Open-Air Burning Permits until […]

Proximity bylaw now has massive fines if people do not stay at least six feet apart. Error in the first version

Oh dear - now what?  Fess up and then fix it.  We goofed on that rain barell story

By Pepper Parr April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON In an early version of this article we featured a picture of the Mayor and her family […]

Mayor hands out a tax relief goody - you still have to pay those property taxes - just not right now

By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The wheels are still turning at city hall. Other than the Chair of the meeting and people […]

City to hold a second Town Hall call-in on April 14th

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going to host a second town hall – April 14 from 7 to 9 […]

Service is still available for those that need help from city hall - by telephone. Response time is reported to be very good.

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Burlington continues to maintain […]

Regional Health unit assures public nursing homes are being tightly monitored

Allendale

By Staff April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the number of COVID-19 related deaths were reported at a single nursing home in Bobcaygeon exceeded […]

The kids are back in school - just not in classrooms - it is going to be an interesting and revealing week for everyone

Sagar behind screen

By Pepper Parr April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Students will not be on school buses for the next couple of months. Classrooms won’t have […]

The rate at which the virus is spreading is staggering. The worst for North America has yet to be recorded

April 4th, 2020

By Staff April 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The numbers just keep climbing with New York State death toll from coronavirus on Saturday surpassed 3,500 […]

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