An update on the city's decision to remove a reporter from city hall when they didn't have the authority to do so

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   An update on the occasions when the city of Burlington decided I should be banned from […]

A picture is worth a thousand words - choose the ones you would use.

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   In the world of politics – the photo op is just what they do. Get your […]

BurlingtonGreen looking to the city for $50,000 a year; they have received $773,500 from the Trillium Fund since 2017

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON The Ontario Trillium Foundation advises that: The $615K grant was a Grow grant which are typically have […]

Surge pricing a growing part of consumer experience,

By Staff March 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Brock University has attached itself to Burlington in a way that higher education institutions in the area […]

Rivers on Mulroney: a fish out of water in today’s conservative camps.

By Ray Rivers March 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON “I came to office as Prime Minister determined to place the environment at the top of our […]

War Plane Museum annual model contest - registration open

By Staff March 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s greatest plastic scale model contest and sale. Contest categories include Aircraft, Armour, Automotive, Ships, Figures, Space, […]

Federal Court rules against Federal Cabinet approval of CN truck-rail hub

By Staff March 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON. ON   A break that municipalities seldom get the Federal Court of Canada ruled in favour of the Halton […]

Councillors to take part in a half day workshop on parliamentary procedure

By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Is someone kidding here? On March 7th, Council will meet in a Workshop setting to: Review […]

How does the value of your home determined - real estate does it one way - tax people do it another way

By Staff March 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday we did a short piece on MPAC – Municipal Property Assessment Corporation and what they can […]

Nominations for 2024 Cheers to Volunteer award now open!

By Staff March 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Volunteering is one of those win-win opportunities. People who have time on their hands meet with a […]

Electors can present a petition asking Council to pass a by-law dividing or re-dividing a municipality into wards or dissolving the existing wards.

By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a series Burlington has had a seven-member council since 1997, when Burlington had a […]

Why progressive jackpot games at online casinos are often the first games players gravitate to.

By Sherry Blue March 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The most popular games that online casino players tend to gravitate to the most are the […]

Weather is not what it used to be - as seen from as downtown high rise

By Staff February 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Climate change as viewed from a high rise. Typical view. Later in the day: (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), […]

Ontario communities experience a decline in homes under $500,000 

By Staff February 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario’s residential property landscape has continued to evolve over the last decade – communities with homes under […]

Sunday - Chilly Half Marathon - be aware of where the traffic will get messy

By Staff February 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s race weekend in Burlington Downtown! As a reminder to those of you coming to cheer on […]

Talk about diversity and the changes that will come with it - CDH sponsoring an in person event March 18th.

By Pepper Parr February 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Whenever the 29,000 homes that have to be built for the 120,000 new residents that are […]

Watching city staff and Council work through what will take place at RBCC when it opens in 2025

By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the month Denise Bears, Senior Manager Community Planning with Recreation Community and Culture (RCC) […]

Integrity Commissioner Rejects Conflict of Interest Complaint against Councillor Kelvin Galbraith

By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON , A complaint that ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith had a Conflict of Interest that he did […]

We know a lot more now about what RBCC will look like inside and what you can expect to be able to do - still a lot to be learned.

By Pepper Parr February 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a three part series on engagement about Robert Bateman Community Centre Denise Beard, Senior […]

Tax Adjustments Applications

By Staff February 27th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Property owners in Burlington may apply to adjust their taxes to reflect a significant change in their […]