$485 million for bike lanes - no road widening

By James Portside March 13, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 4th, 2023 council met to discuss the “Phase 2 Multi Year Community Investment Plan”. […]

Art chosen for Skyway Community Centre

By Staff March 13th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington has commissioned an artist to create a sculpture for the new Skyway Community […]

BPAC and Sound of Music - that's a No Brainer

By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   When the question was put to a senior person at city hall the answer was – […]

Exploring Burlington's Online Payment Preferences: From Cryptocurrency to Conventional Methods

By Jerome Blazer March 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   In Burlington, Ontario, residents have embraced various methods of payment for their online purchases, which […]

City administration moves into a defensive mode; using police and security people to maintain order

By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The occasion that is being described took place the day the city administration took steps to […]

Performing Arts Centre has worked through its governance issues, now reviewing Board applications and sitting on a $4 million surplus

By Pepper Parr March 11th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre building is owned by the City. It is leased to the organization […]

Millcroft Land Tribunal hearing at the end of week 1

By Pepper Parr March 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It is an Ontario Land Tribunal hearing that could result in the destroying of a community […]

Russ Garth Campbell: A wise voice that will not be heard again.

By Pepper Parr March 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We learned earlier today of the passing of Russ Campbell. A wise voice that will not […]

Neoliberal economic policies which transformed the welfare state began in Canada with Mulroney

By Alexandre Dumas March 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mulroney government (1984–1993) was a contemporary of the Reagan administration (1981–1989) in the United States […]

Five-month investigation paints a picture of a dangerous and disturbing “Wild West” of private clinics operating with little or no oversight.

By Staff March 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Five-month investigation, paints a picture of a dangerous and disturbing “Wild West” of private clinics operating with […]

Some consolidation in development sector: New Horizon and Krpan join to create Newrise

By Staff March 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Meet Newrise, a new name for a development company that comes out of the joining together of […]

A federal tax increase on beer

By Staff March 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON The Canadian Revenue Agency published notice of an excise tax increase of 4.7% effective April 1, 2024. Today, […]

Look at the facts - and celebrate International Women's Day

By Pepper Parr March 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   A snapshot of population ages by gender in 2022. Raises a lot of questions – the […]

Who will live in Burlington in 2051 and how do we prepare the city today for the huge population changes that will take place

By Pepper Parr March 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   If anyone thought for as much as a second that Paul Sharman was going to behave […]

Detailed data on whatever you want to know about what is being built

By Pepper Parr March 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Data is going to drive everything. In the past – that being the last decade – […]

Don't dally - find Sally - Jeff will be with her. Mating season for these two

By Staff March 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Can You Find Jeff & Sally? When was the last time you played hide and seek?! Our […]

Housing applications approved are higher - OLT appeals are being resolved All Good news

By Pepper Parr March 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   During the second meeting of the Pipeline to Permit Standing Committee meeting, Jamie Tellier,Director of Planning […]

Ontario NDP cracks Greenbelt code info suggest intent was to conceal 

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON. ON   FOI documents suggest intent to conceal The Official Opposition NDP has obtained documents through a Freedom […]

BPAC performance with a 50% off ticket price - Stray Cats with Lee Rocker

By Staff March 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   LEE ROCKER of the Stray Cats Tickets available at 50% off! Saturday March 9, 2024 at 8pm […]

Galbraith: a lot of time sucking features in my ward

By Pepper Parr March 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Updated: 9:40 am Yet another update: Note from Councillor Shawna Stolte: Kelvin made the “time sucking” comment […]