How many building applications are there that are yet to be completed? The map tells the full story - tree permits and drainage certificates

By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Interesting. The map below came our way. The black symbols are building permits that have been […]

Millcroft residents want Mayor to recall Council and pass a resolution standing behind the needs of the community

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Why was Rick Greenspoon, candidate for the ward 6 council seat left standing outside the location […]

Development application timelines are getting longer - impacting the ability to put up the needed housing

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The length of time it takes to get a building permit application through city hall is […]

Mayoralty candidate set out her first priority as Mayor: Change the Procedure Bylaw

By Anne Marsden September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Burlington residents Anne and Dave Marsden, Pro Bono Health, Safety and Access Advocates are on the […]

The quarry that the operator wants to turn into a park is ready to announce an operator - it won't be the city

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an issue that no one on city council wants to talk about – the […]

The Grebenc Position: The Case to Elevate Public Transit to the Regional Level in Halton

By Andrea Grebenc September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON People are moving to Halton Region and expect interconnected communities. Candidate for Regional Chair Andrea Grebenc set […]

Two incumbents have reason to begin looking over their shoulders.

By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   For those running for public office for the first time name recognition is everything. Email, lawn […]

Activities for Kids & Families in Burlington - plan to visit for more than a day

  By Fred Kead September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We couldn’t agree more that Burlington is frequently ranked as one of the best cities […]

Ward 3 candidate Jennifer Hounslow: worth listening to - don't vote until you do

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   New to municipal politics but certainly not new to Burlington. She attended Central Public School and […]

Jim Kerr running to become the next Mayor: Green, sustainable, smarter and accountable - plus better communications from city hall.

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Kerr has been late getting into the race to become Mayor of Burlington and he […]

The Regional Children's Water Festival is back on - on-site for the grade 5 students - virtual for grade 2

By Staff September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The 16th annual Halton Children’s Water Festival takes place at Kelso Conversation Area in Milton from Tuesday, […]

More squabbles over upgrades to properties on Lakeshore Road

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Is there a permit for what appears to be a significant change to the grading of […]

A newer face becomes part of the picture - is this what the next Mayor is going to look like

By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   James Kerr. has thrown his hat into the ring. Now the hard part begins. The race […]

Police raid in Burlington finds vehicle engines, transmissions and car doors - $25 million in insurance losses

By Staff September 23rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday September 20, 2022, officers with the 3 District Criminal Investigations Bureau executed a search warrant […]

Fourth coyote killed this afternoon.

By Staff September 23rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a fourth coyote killed earlier today. No mention as to where the killing took place […]

Community Living will be out on the Pier with the annual Walk & Role event on Saturday

By Staff September 23rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   If you have been holding an event for 42 years and people continue to show up – […]

A record for Burlington: four Statutory meetings in a single day heralding major developments that are close to putting shovels in the ground

By Staff September 23, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Statutory meetings that signal the kind of development that is in the pipe line During the Community […]

City Clerk gives a request to delegate 'further review' after first denying what many see as a fundamental right.

By Pepper Parr September 23, 2022 BURLINGTON,, ON OPINION This is a story that somehow just got worse and worse. There is an old army […]

What a fabulous idea - check it out if playing in an orchestra is what you see in your life

By Staff September 22, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   This looks both interesting and fun – if you play an instrument and have technical requirements.   […]

City will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30 as a holiday

By Staff September 22, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON A beaded hood used by Cree women during ceremonies and special occasions will be permanently returned to Eeyou […]