Freeman Station Adds to its Rolling Stock

By Staff June 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Friends of Freeman Station, the not-for-profit charity in Burlington (Ontario) run by volunteers working together to preserve […]

Bruce Trail brings in Ambassadors to help curb littering and irresponsible use of the trails

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By Pepper Parr June 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For a period of time Covid19 had us all staying indoors. Then we were allowed to […]

Statement from Burlington Mayor Meed Ward on City Council to Consider Renaming Ryerson Park

By Staff June 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   I recently received correspondence from the Chair of the Board of the Halton District School Board (HDSB) […]

Housing is more than a profit center - it is homes that determine the quality of life reputation of the community

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By Pepper Parr June 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION It was a solid exchange of views between the Chief Executive Officer of the West End […]

Bruce Trail Conservatory putting in Trail Ambassadors

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By Staff June 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On the Bruce Trail this summer, you’ll see a few new faces helping with onsite education. The […]

Ribfest will take place again on Canada Day

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By Staff June 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s Largest Ribfest is “Popping” back up this Canada Day! Canada’s Largest Ribfest, a fundraising initiative of […]

Aldershot residents can get a closer look at the plans for the re-design of parts of Plains Rd - online

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By Staff June 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a sign of the way Burlington wants to configure the way streets are used – […]

Walmart delivers a significant cash contribution to the Food Bank

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By Staff June 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the things that makes the Burlington Food Bank the success it is are the partnerships […]

It was a painful week for everyone - there was a bit of sunshine in a handmade poster

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By Pepper Parr June 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The week that is now behind us was filled with so much heavy news. The discovery […]

City Enters into Stage One of the Provincial Reopen Plan

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By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Early reports on the opening of restaurants and bars are that things went well. The turnout […]

Nelson Pool and Splash Pads Closed Today and Sunday - operational issues

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By Staff June 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to an unforeseen operational issue, Nelson Pool and Splash Park is closed Saturday, June 12 and […]

Mayor mourns loss of four members of a Muslim family

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By Dennis Gibbons June 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward says she and members of city council are committed to bringing […]

Muslim Community holds their service in Spencer Smith Park

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By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They gathered quietly at the edge of Lake Ontario to take part in a Muslim Call […]

That Park Experience - they are going to tell you what you can and can't do - they will be nice to you.

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By Staff June 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has many great parks, big and small, that residents and visitors enjoy throughout […]

Online casinos – no sign of wavering this year

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Sidney Adams June 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   So much of life and leisure has moved online over the course of the last year. The […]

Mayor assures public that city will ensure that large crowds do not congregate in Spencer Smith Park

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By Staff June 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward released the following comments to the public: Last weekend, on Saturday night, we experienced […]

Rainbow Crosswalk Survey written by the Mayor comes up short on demographic data - just who was responding?

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By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We now know a little bit more about the survey that pulled in more than 4000 […]

Newcomer to Burlington right in the middle of a huge bottle drive - Saturday June 26

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By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is surprising the effect Burlington has on people who choose to live here. Julie Neal […]

The idea of closing Brant Street completely got mentioned - didn't go further than that

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The increase in the traffic in Spender Smith Park brought an issue to a head at […]

Mayor issues statement of support for Muslim community and condemns an unspeakable act

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June 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Mayor Marianne Meed Ward issued the following statement on behalf of the citizens of Burlington, Last night many of us […]

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