The full story on how the 40 year lease for LaSalle Park came to be

Walter Mulkiwich will bring years of experience and a committement to social justice will be brought to bear on how transit is treated in the Official Plan Review. Being a former Mayor won't hurt either.

By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Politics is not what it used to be. The city is working towards a meeting with […]

Procedural bylaw matters - Clerk is setting out some adjustments

City Council meeting - before COVID

By Pepper Parr November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a bit of a rumbling and part of the earth that we know as […]

Leaf collection began today - 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 November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s revamped loose-leaf collection program started today – Monday, November 9th. Clearing the leaves […]

Opening things up doesn't seem to be working for us - is it a matter of 'lives over livelihoods?'

By Pepper Parr November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Hopefully, there are some hard questions being asked within the groups of people who track the […]

LaSalle Park to get a solid review - lease has just over two years left.

LaSalle Pacillion

By Staff November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   LaSalle Park is back in the news. The land is owned by the city of Hamilton. Burlington […]

Members of Council have found a way to stiff people who want to address them

Council ALL 2018

By Pepper Parr November 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We wrote last week asking where have all the good delegators gone – those men and […]

Public kept out of the loop on all season outdoor patio debate

By Pepper Parr November 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a Special meeting of City Council. Mayor has the right to call a Special […]

City will learn what Region thinks of the Official Plan sent to them recently

OP 2018

By Staff November 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s New Official Plan is sailing through the Regional government bureaucracy at quite a clip After being […]

When was the last time you heard a good delegation?

Council chamber - new look

By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Where have all the good ones gone? Where are the dozen or so people who could […]

The kind of mask you wear now matters. Big question is: How do you know what kind of mask you are buying?


By Staff November 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The following came from a CBC News broadcast. Canada has quietly revised its guidelines on how COVID-19 spreads […]

Campaign to Reduce Noise from Cars Results in More Than 1400 Charges

HRPS crest

By Staff November 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has completed its 2020 Project #Noisemaker strategic enforcement campaign. The region-wide project […]

Maintenance work on hydro towers - short term


By Staff November 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Hydro One will be conducting a maintenance project at Beachway Park and Hamilton Beach this fall. Ongoing […]

Regional Medical Officer of Health updates community on the new Keeping Ontario Safe and Open Framework.

Dr Meghani at news conference Hamilton

By Staff November 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Halton Region Medical Officer of Health released a statement yesterday afternoon. To the Halton […]

This could be fun - Spencer Smith Park on Saturday

Hamilton aerial 1

By Staff November 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Hamilton Aerial Group will be putting on free performance/parade this Friday in Spencer Smith Park at […]

Did you see what our biggest customer just did?

US flag

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What now? The vast majority of our production goes south. Photo by Jason Kryk/The Canadian Press/File […]

The record number of infections yesterday - 1050 - is cause for everyone to re-think they way they behave

Tiered Regional approach

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario Premier Doug Ford says he will ease restrictions on the province’s COVID-19 hot spots, hours […]

Member of Heritage Advisory Committee not impressed with city hall plans to remove LaSalle plaque

LaSalle plaque wording

By David Barker November 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On October 14th, I attended via Zoom as a member a meeting of the City’s Heritage […]

Drive thru Covid testing discontinued - by appointment only

covid virus

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Hospital is making changes to its COVID-19 testing operations to better serve the […]

Parks and Recreation working up a program that complies with Stage 2 of the ECG mandate


By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parks and Recreation is scrambling to stay ahead of the wave – a wave that […]

Students will move in the education model within which they will complete the academic year.

MMR students 1

By Pepper Parr November 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The closing date for parents to decide if their child was going to stay in virtual […]

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