Stage 3 means children can use the playground equipment - note - it will not be sanitized by the city.

Kids + water = fun and noise - all part of the Halton Children's Water Festival.  A full day of fun at a cost of $5 per student.

By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A real summer for Burlington seemed to have to wait until we got into Stage 3 – […]

West Nile virus positive mosquitoes found in Halton Region


By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A batch of mosquitoes trapped this week in Oakville has tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV). […]

Hospital increases COVID19 testing capacity - drive thru clinic opened

Joseph Brant hospital logo

By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Joseph Brant Hospital is increasing its COVID-19 testing capacity by opening a new drive-thru clinic. The clinic is […]

Joseph Brant Museum open - also offering virtual programming.

museum virtual visits week 6

By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Joseph Brant Museum offering Virtual Visits for Kids What is a virtual visit and why would you want […]

Region sets 2% as the budget increase for 2021

Regional offices

By Staff July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this month the Regional government announced that it was going to aim for a budget increase […]

Back to School for the Public School Board - Part 1

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are busy enough with the six feet thing; we’ve never washed our hands as often […]

Quarry application for new licenses is complete - the JART review process can begin - public participation will be included.

Land in process of being rehabbed

By Pepper Parr July 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now to serious part can begin. Nelson Aggregates advised the public earlier today that their application […]

Driver of truck transporting pigs to Fearmans for processing charged with Careless Driving Causing Death

Silent vigil - pigs being photo'd

By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On June 19, 2020, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) responded to a collision on Harvester Road […]

Ward 2 Councillor Kearns creates a loop for her commercial constituents - the Round Table meets weekly on line.

Kearns - office art

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The COVID19 lockdown that hit the province in March was tough on everyone but devastating on […]

Final Arrest Made in Burlington Shooting Incident.

HRPS crest

By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service arrested the last outstanding male responsible for the shooting that occurred on […]

Trustee motion is having an impact across the province.

Miller in a huddle with Grebenc

By Pepper Parr, Publisher July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Andrea Grebenc in conversation with HDSB Director of Education Stuart Miller For those of you […]

The back to normal we all want is not here yet: stay vigilant and be careful - it is your health and safety we are talking about.

family waving

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are approaching something that is a little closer to normal. Burlington enters Stage 3 of […]

Mayor eases up a bit - taking some 'hours/days' off

Meed Ward H&S profile

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor is taking a bit of a break but is steps away if an issue arrives. […]

Masks a must on the GO system as of today.

GO masked

By Staff July 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Donning nose and mouth coverings are now a must on GO Transit and UP Express. Here’s what […]

Most of the province is now in Emergency Measures Stage 3: challenge now is to keep the infection levels low.

Premier July 20 media event

By Staff July 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton is one of seven regions in the province that will move into Stage 3 of the […]

Halton is expected to enter Stage 3 of the Emergency measures; announcement to be made later today

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By Pepper Parr July 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Doug Ford at a Press conference It is not yet “official” but the word is […]

Mandatory mask wearing now in effect. Where will the enforcement come from?

Mator in a mask

By Pepper Parr July 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Today the temporary bylaw requiring people to wear a face mask becomes effective. The first thing […]

Donated masks might be available to the public by Monday.

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 4 Councillor Shawna Stolte with her daughter modeling masks made by community members. Ward 4 […]

Region releases the details of their mask bylaw.

Region meeting July 15

By Staff July 17, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The amount of time spent by the various municipalities is stunning. The mask by laws are temporary […]

City set aside $10k to buy masks - they become mandatory on Monday - where are the masks?

Mask Heather Sewing

By Pepper Parr July 17, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Several community groups worked together to produce 3000 masks that are being distributed in the community. […]