Learning outdoors planned for Halton schools: Report on when and how due late September.

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By Staff August 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is thinking very seriously about Outdoor Learning for as many schools as […]

How many reports does it take to do a Scoped Re-examination of the Adopted Official Plan ? Lots!

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Most of the reports listed below can be reached by clicking on the link. The “Taking a […]

Just where is public sentiment now that we are in Stage 3 of the Emergency? Not where many would like it to be.

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By Staff August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are now in Stage 3 of the Emergency declared by the City and the Province. The […]

Trustees and School Board Administration debating in a private session

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The trustees have been in this private session for at least more than an hour. The […]

Classrooms are going to have a new and much different look when your child returns in September.

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By Michele Bogle August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Over the next few weeks I will be sharing the opinions and concerns of a group […]

Burlington Food Bank: Getting ready for a possible second wave.

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The front line people are the people that really get it. It’s in front of them […]

Public gets to ask questions on the review of the Downtown portion of the Official Plan: one of the best ZOOM productions so far this year.

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By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best ZOOM production we’ve seen since the lock down. Michelle Dwyer handled the […]

School Board to Hold Virtual Town Hall - question is 'when'?

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By Pepper Parr August 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is planning on holding a virtual Town Hall meeting to bring […]

Private sports facilities ask for and get a bit of a break from the city. Coach Dave felt like it was old home week

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By Pepper Parr August 17th 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Recreation Services Redesign plan for the fall to slowly reopen more recreational facilities including rinks […]

Online payments for business licence renewals and property information not available.

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By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Access to online payments for business licence renewals and property information requests currently unavailable Online payment for […]

School Board faces challenges it has never had to deal with before - parents are apprehensive about sending their children back to school at this point.

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By Pepper Parr August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Director of Education for the Halton District School Board (HDSB), Stuart Miller The Director of Education […]

Farmer's Market a 'roaring success' needs a couple of new volunteers - check it out and check in

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By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Peter Bowker tells us that the “Burlington Centre Lions Farmers Market is a “Roaring Success” – but […]

Call Clean Up - and just who would that be?

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By Staff August 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thousands of people in this city know what it is like to take a pleasant walk along […]

The collection of food for those in need is an ongoing process - don't let up at this point.

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Bryana Cosgrove: 'Guess what’s NOT cancelled this year...the Terry Fox run!'

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By Pepper Parr August 16, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   From out of the blue – a few words from Bryana Cosgrove: “Guess what’s NOT cancelled […]

Summer on a Sunday in the City

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By Pepper Parr August 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer in the city on a quiet Sunday Whatever heat there is going to be hasn’t […]

Mayor does have Registry of who she meets with but there isn't the kind of transparency expected from Meed Ward.

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By Pepper Parr August 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council ended a long work day on Thursday – starting at 9:30 am and adjourning […]

Former City Manager saw his time in Burlington as 'pensionable'. The man does have a way with words

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By Pepper Parr August 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   He can’t seem to stay away from the City. One of the first things Marianne Meed […]

Lawyer representing Burlington Rifle and Gun Club said: 'Urinating on somebody’s leg and calling it rain is constitutionally indefensible.'

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By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Burlington has a Rifle and Revolver Club? It is located on the upper […]

Tax payments are not coming in the way they used to and revenue sources are drying up - city is facing a huge shortfall

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By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   So how deep is the financial hole going to be? The city treasurer put some numbers […]