Cougars get an early start on helping others through what might be a very hard Christmas

Cougar Toy Drive

By Pepper Parr November 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Few have any idea just how Christmas is going to work out. There isn’t going to […]

Council to consider if patios can stay in place during winter months.

Dickens with tent

By Pepper Parr November 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Special meeting of City Council will take place this afternoon to decide if the temporary […]

I thought it was funny - the City Manager at the time didn't see it that way.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was three years ago. I was communicating with the then Director of Planning and making […]

Mayor is stretching her postage budget - more letter writing

Mayor Meed Ward and Premier - Dec 2018

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The original headline for this story has been replaced. She did it again. Wrote another letter. To […]

When is an apology appropriate? When do they become almost trite? What about those that are not followed up on? Ask the Aboriginal community

By Ray Rivers October 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION It’s Justin’s own fault. Unlike some other world leaders, notably GW Bush, Mr. Trudeau’s name became […]

Halton Regional Police Service Launch First Ever Youth Advisory Council

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By Staff October 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has announced the launch of their first ever Youth Advisory Council. […]

Mayor writes a letter about what is more of a Milton matter; doesn't copy that Mayor

CN Milton hub protester

By Pepper Parr October 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor has written another letter to a Member of the Doug Ford Cabinet – this […]

The Urban Growth Boundary the City is asking the Region to approve is a massive change

Aerial Burlington - Riviera before pier

By Pepper Parr October 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has a boundary that is referred to as the Urban Growth Centre. It was […]

With a dozen or more cannabis shops in the city who does the guy on the corner sell the product to?

Cannabis seized Oct 28

With close to a dozen retail cannabis operations in the city – how does the private sector make a living? Mr.Beraldo, a 59 year old […]

Will 25 storey towers be the standard for Brant Street: Council has set their hearts on keeping it to 17

Molinaro Ghent at Brant

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are back to the growth issue, which many in Burlington see as a height issue. […]

Medical Officer of Health is in an awkward situation: Advises us to limiting close contact to those within the household but makes no comment on dining in restaurants.

Dr Meghani at news conference Hamilton

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Halton Region Medical Officer of Health wrote media earlier this week setting out […]

Male Arrested for Human Trafficking Offences: Regional police changing the way these offences

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By Staff October 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Human trafficking is a heinous crime that robs victims of the fundamental right to live free of […]

Miller on disrupting the systemic Black racism that exists in the Halton District School Board

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By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For Stuart Miller, Director of Education of the Halton District School Board, it was a problem […]

Threatening Letters Distributed in Halton - THE ARE A SCAM

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By Staff October 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is warning the public of a new extortion letter scam that […]

It will be a much different looking Brant Street even if the development is limited to 17 floors

Looking south

By Pepper Parr October 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is the first view the city had of the development The opposition to the building […]

It will turn out to be a defining battle for the heart and soul of Brant Street - Mayor finally goes one on one with Carriage Gate

street view

By Pepper Parr October 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this the hill she will choose to die on? Monday evening another of the Virtual […]

A November to Remember at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre

Kevin Fox

By Staff October 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It gets dark early in Burlington come November – and it gets cold even earlier. Come in […]

Mayor's schedule for week of October 26th, to October 31st

MMW Spec Coun meet OP

By Staff October 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Her Worship Marianne Meed Ward, Mayor of the City of Burlington publishes her schedule for each week. […]

The anti-Black racism problem is now very front and center in Oakville

Oakville Trafalgar HS crest

By Pepper Parr October 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The issue came to the surface when Medina Jones posted her complaint about the way she […]

Will Halton be moved back to Stage 2 this week?

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Is it time for a painful reality check? Are we paying attention to the COVID-19 numbers? […]

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