Online payments for business licence renewals and property information not available.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Access to online payments for business licence renewals and property information requests currently unavailable Online payment for […]

School Board faces challenges it has never had to deal with before - parents are apprehensive about sending their children back to school at this point.

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By Pepper Parr August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Director of Education for the Halton District School Board (HDSB), Stuart Miller The Director of Education […]

Call Clean Up - and just who would that be?

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By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands of people in this city know what it is like to take a pleasant walk along […]

Mayor does have Registry of who she meets with but there isn't the kind of transparency expected from Meed Ward.

Meed Ward as a delegation

By Pepper Parr August 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council ended a long work day on Thursday – starting at 9:30 am and adjourning […]

Former City Manager saw his time in Burlington as 'pensionable'. The man does have a way with words

James Ridge

By Pepper Parr August 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   He can’t seem to stay away from the City. One of the first things Marianne Meed […]

Tax payments are not coming in the way they used to and revenue sources are drying up - city is facing a huge shortfall

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By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   So how deep is the financial hole going to be? The city treasurer put some numbers […]

'Temporary' Mask Bylaw Extended to January 2021 - Condos and Apartments Now Included

Meed Ward in a mask

By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Council, meeting as a Standing Committee yesterday put in a 14 hour day. They got a […]

Alert Citizen Aids in Stolen Skid Steer Investigation – Arrest Made

Bob Cat Skid Steer

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While this incident took place in Action (Worth the Drive they say) it is a fine example […]

Province sets out what is expected of Boards of Education - Remote, Synchronous learning and Asynchronous learning.

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By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to get deeply into the weeds on just what the province is telling […]

City Clerk Eyeing Provision in a Provincial Bill to Limit Public Participation of Council Meetings

Council chamber - new look

By Pepper Parr August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon and probably well into the evening the Standing Committee on Corporate Service debated a […]

City of Burlington will receive $6M in Federal and Provincial Emergency Funding this Fall

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON City Council does have to come up with a budget before the end of the year. The Province […]

Food Bank volunteers get a treat from the people at the Wellington Square Meals program

Bailey Robin with Wellington Sq treat

By Staff August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON,ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank, does a two-minute You Tube broadcast almost every day […]

Arrests Made in Burlington Human Trafficking Investigation

HRPS crest

By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service – Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has concluded an investigation into an […]

Is it just about getting your name in the paper? This latest is pathetic.

MMW The Knee

By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was pathetic. The media release was from the Office of the Mayor. She was exited […]

Halton Regional Police Service now equipped with ClearMasks™

Police - with mask

By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The wearing of face coverings/masks is known to pose a significant barrier to the Deaf community, as masks […]

Tow trucks are back at work at the No Frills plaza on Brant.

Tow signs in No Frills

By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are at it again – cars being towed from the No Frills Plaza on Brant Street. […]

Lawson Hunter wants city council to 'get it right' when they look to the public for their views on the Region's Official Plan review.

Hunter Lawson

Delegating before city council is both a tradition and an important part of citizens getting their views before those elected to guide the city and […]

HDSB gets ready for the return of students in September - how many will actually show up is not clear

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By Pepper Parr August 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the end of a long week – with the week ahead not looking all […]

Black Lives Matter iconography has been painted on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.

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By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Pride Crosswalk went in about a month ago – this month the Black Lives Matter iconography […]

A Halton resident has tested positive for West Nile virus - Region doesn't say which municipality

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By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Halton resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first human case […]

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