Is Online Poker Ready to Keep Up with Next-Gen Gaming?

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By Harry Green April21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON       Since its advent, online poker has, in many ways, represented a closed ecosystem – a […]

Leading American newspaper takes a look at how Canada has handled the pandemic

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By Sarah Miller Liana April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor The headline read: ‘Humbling’: Canada’s self-image slides in pandemic as […]

Science Table sets out what is needed and what will not work

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By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Science Table yesterday released the following: Fighting COVID-19 in Ontario: The Way Forward Enough financial support […]

Bylaws - the rules that set out what is permissible.

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By Staff April 21st, 2 021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall – where the bylaws get debated and set at what is permissible. How does […]

Lane Closures - North Shore Blvd East

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By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Lane closures: North Shore Blvd East, between QEW On-ramps, April 21 to December 2021 North Shore Blvd […]

City Manager Tim Commisso - 'people are asking why the outdoor amenities are closed – this puts us in a very difficult position'

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By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   While it was a virtual meeting of city council one could ‘feel’ the concern and the […]

Food Bank Update: Donations are dropping off - families needing support on the rise

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By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Word from the Burlington Food Bank; Burlington Food Bank Executive Director Robin Bailey We are low […]

Federal government upping the Old Age Security Benefit by 10%

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By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Those seniors who are 75 and over will see a 10% increase in the Old Age Security […]

Ontario Safely Expands Age Eligibility for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to 40+

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By Staff April 20th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Ontario will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 40 and […]

The people thought to be spreading the Covid19 virus are caught between federal and provincial benefit programs

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By Andrew Drummond April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON,, ON   Monday morning the Ford government again voted down an NDP motion to introduce paid sick days […]

An Urban Farm just north of the downtown core - will be in place for at least two years

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By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   An interim urban farm is popping up at the North-West corner of Brant Street and Ghent Avenue […]

Housing Strategy Working Group needs volunteers

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By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It might become the next big thing your city Council takes on. The concept has merit and […]

Future of work

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By Staff April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON,, ON Local new is our focus but from time to time we drift and include background on a bigger […]

A health crisis and a confidence issue - how much can the public handle ?

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a lot of people very unhappy with the Premier. Dr. Adelstein Brown, Chair of […]

Rare Saturday council meeting - long on conversation - no decisions

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a City Council meeting called by the Mayor for 10 am on a Saturday […]

Halton Region offering emergency child care to health care and frontline workers during remote learning

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By Staff April 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Ministry of Education announced that students would return to on-line learning when the Spring Break […]

Rivers: When is a Tax Not a Tax ?

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By Ray Rivers April 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION When you are wrong, you are wrong. The adult thing to do is to just admit […]

Regional Police: We will not be stopping vehicles or individuals randomly

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By Staff April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A statement from the Regional Police sets out how they plan to respond to the decisions made […]

In the next two weeks the infection numbers are going to rise dramatically - so will the death rate

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON One of a series of articles on the Science Table data that led to the decisions the […]

Data on mobility shows where the problem is - has the province made the right decisions that will lower the mobility?

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By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON One of a series of articles on the Science Table data that led to the decisions the […]