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

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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

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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

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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? […]

Mayor skirts the offer of quarry land being turned into park land - no political upside in thisfor her or the ward Councillor.

MMW + Nisan + Benson on Cogeco

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward has a regular television show on the Cogeco cable network. Cogeco provides […]

Will those hydro towers ever disappear and the cables be buried?

Hydro towers - Burlington

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Region of Halton is in talks with Hydro One about burying the hydro cables that […]

Beachway evolves from a robust community to a park waiting to be put in place.

Beachway Master plan Oct 2020

By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been some time since we have heard anything about progress on the development of […]

Halfway through this term of office Council may want to reflect on what they have managed to get done and if this is really the job for those new to the job.

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By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For most of us it’s a Friday, another weekend where there are more restrictions than things […]

City gets a close-up look at the process-timeline that will apply to any expansion of the Nelson quarry

Rory Aug 8 meet

By Staff October 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With the application from Nelson Aggregates complete and accepted, the process of going through the numerous documents […]

CORE gets off to a good fund raising start: pumpkins worked the first time

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By Gord Pinard October 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON There are two things we would like to share with you today. The first is this: we […]

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