We were just unreasonable - not more than that.

By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For a city that is unable to stop talking about being voted the best medium sized […]

Rivers: My Conversation with the Leader of the Conservative Party of Canada

  By Ray Rivers March 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON “I’ll slash funding for English TV and CBC News Network, and end funding for digital news.” […]

Medical Officer of Health releases video for those getting vaccinations

By Staff March 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. Hamidah Megani, the Halton Region Medical Officer of Health, released s five minute video earlier today. […]

More than 15 thousand over 80 have registered for the vaccine shot. Doses are in place and locations being prepped.

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Keeping up with what the political class has to say can be daunting at times. Keeping […]

City has to write a developer a cheque for $17,088.97 + interest. Mayor has to wear this one

By Staff March 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Correction: The figure of $281,481.62 should have been $28,481.62 The City has been ordered to pay costs in […]

Tax payment deferral plan available

By Pepper Parr March 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It started out with; Direct the Chief Financial Officer to implement a 2021 COVID-19 property tax […]

Parks and Recreation sets out their summer program plans

By Staff March 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Parks and Recreation people, despite feeling like a yoyo – open, closed, then open again only […]

Complete pay package for Councillors: more than half a million a year

By Pepper Parr March 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   One last look at Councillor salaries. In an earlier report we gave data on the city […]

Major upgrade to ground floor of city hall - to include a grand entrance and changes to civic square

By Staff March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is going to get a new look – you won’t recognize the ground floor when […]

Burlington now has an additional vaccination site

By Staff March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   An additional vaccination site has been added: Joseph Brant Hospital. The five locations are: Vaccines being delivered […]

What were the individual Councillor contributions to the 2021 budget ?

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Once the decision is made to settle on just what the tax rate for a year […]

Are you big on gardening - looking for something to do?

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Together is planning to kick off a GROW A ROW program again this Spring. Starting […]

Vaccination roll out plan in place -now waiting for the vaccine to actually arrive - then needles can be jabbed into arms - it doesn't hurt

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   With the vaccination registration system created by the Regional Public Health Unit up and running very […]

Official: tax increase over 2020 budget will be 4.14% - 18.99 per $100,000 of assessment.

By Pepper Parr March 3rd 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now official. Council voted for a tax levy of $182,276,388 which will mean a […]

Tax rate for 2021 to be determined today: data on what Councillors are paid released this morning.

By Staff March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What city Councillors get paid has been the topic of some discussion. For the record what they […]

They got it right - COVID19 vaccination registration for Halton residents works

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is easy to complain. However, when the job is well done the people who did […]

City hall staff - overwhelmed

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   After a marathon Statutory meeting that had 58 plus delegations who wanted to be heard, Council […]

If you are over 80 you can register for your Covid19 virus shot today

By Staff March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The online booking system for residents over 80 to book an appointment for a vaccine shot launches […]

Tag days will no longer need permission from city hall.

By Staff March 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is joining the rest of the Region and communities in close proximity – they are getting […]

Burlington Together and the Food Bank working as a team to put more than food on the table.

By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Beth Martin oversees the Burlington Together Facebook page. That organization has been a significant supporter of […]