The data is not good and the resources are beginning to be stretched - if the numbers get worse things will be very painful

Regional crest

By Staff November 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The details are always in the data. The blue line might be a little on the mis-leading […]

City recreation and facilities to remain open with new restrictions


By Staff November 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday, the province announced Halton Region, including Burlington, will move into the Red (Control) Phase with additional […]

Get to know your mask really well - you will be using it when you next put on sun skin care products - Really!

mask hold by strings

By Staff November 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We asked the Regional Medical Officer of Health for some detail on masks. What kind of mask […]

Winter time fire pits in public parks - get your marshmallows before they sell out

outdoor fire pits

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Fire pits in some of the public parks? It was on the agenda and the city is […]

There won't be a Santa Claus parade but Santa will be seen on the streets of the city.

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa and he will be in your neighbourhood. The traditional Santa parade […]

Police Warn of Scam Involving Taxi's

Crime stoppers logo

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) would like to warn citizens of a scam that has been occurring […]

More demolition in the downtown core

Molinaro John West side

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Backhoe rips apart a building on the west side of John, just north of Lakeshore Road. More […]

Air Force doing fly pasts across the province

flypast ottawa

By Staff November 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is almost as if the Canadian Air Force is putting up everything they have that can […]

Rural Burlington heard a promise from their MP to get them better internet access

AVK on computer

By Staff November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If money talks, and it usually does, the rural parts of Burlington and Milton are about to […]

City Communications department stifles the flow of information


By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this month we published a story on how the version of the Official Plan that […]

Rivers calls the Provincial Budget An Exercise in Creative Writing

Rivers hand to face

By Ray Rivers November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government released its latest budget last week, though you might have missed it given […]

Fire works may become a thing of the past but for now you can still set the things off in your backyard on two holidays.

Canada day fire works

By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   “Let’s just ban them completely” It was well into the meeting when Ward 5 Councillor Paul […]

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 […]

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