Cleanup GreenUp - the Burlington Green annual initiative will have a bit of a twist this year.

Burl Green 2020 Clean up graphic

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Clean Up Green Up – the annual Burlington Green initiative that cleans up the litter that others leave […]

'Temporary' Mask Bylaw Extended to January 2021 - Condos and Apartments Now Included

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By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Council, meeting as a Standing Committee yesterday put in a 14 hour day. They got a […]

Alert Citizen Aids in Stolen Skid Steer Investigation – Arrest Made

Bob Cat Skid Steer

By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While this incident took place in Action (Worth the Drive they say) it is a fine example […]

Province sets out what is expected of Boards of Education - Remote, Synchronous learning and Asynchronous learning.

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By Staff August 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to get deeply into the weeds on just what the province is telling […]

City Clerk Eyeing Provision in a Provincial Bill to Limit Public Participation of Council Meetings

Council chamber - new look

By Pepper Parr August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon and probably well into the evening the Standing Committee on Corporate Service debated a […]

City of Burlington will receive $6M in Federal and Provincial Emergency Funding this Fall

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON City Council does have to come up with a budget before the end of the year. The Province […]

The biggest bat at Regional Council has come out swinging against the CN plan to build a truck-rail hub in Milton.

By Staff August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Regional Chair Gary Carr is pulling out all the stops. He has sent an email to every […]

Food Bank volunteers get a treat from the people at the Wellington Square Meals program

Bailey Robin with Wellington Sq treat

By Staff August 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON,ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank, does a two-minute You Tube broadcast almost every day […]

Arrests Made in Burlington Human Trafficking Investigation

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By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service – Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has concluded an investigation into an […]

Is it just about getting your name in the paper? This latest is pathetic.

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By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was pathetic. The media release was from the Office of the Mayor. She was exited […]

Halton Regional Police Service now equipped with ClearMasks™

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By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The wearing of face coverings/masks is known to pose a significant barrier to the Deaf community, as masks […]

Tow trucks are back at work at the No Frills plaza on Brant.

Tow signs in No Frills

By Staff August 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They are at it again – cars being towed from the No Frills Plaza on Brant Street. […]

Rick Craig the man that gave the shirt off his back - part of his mission to make everyone on the planet know about Terry Fox.

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The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research, an annual event in Burlington since 1981, won’t take place this year – the social distancing rules determined […]

Lawson Hunter wants city council to 'get it right' when they look to the public for their views on the Region's Official Plan review.

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Delegating before city council is both a tradition and an important part of citizens getting their views before those elected to guide the city and […]

HDSB gets ready for the return of students in September - how many will actually show up is not clear

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By Pepper Parr August 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the end of a long week – with the week ahead not looking all […]

Bruce Trail paintings from the brushes of Janet Jardine, Anne More and Victoria Pearce to be shown at The Hub in September.

Jardine painting

By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Fine Arts Association has some exciting news. Janet Jardine – in her spiffy 5th Avenue look. […]

Black Lives Matter iconography has been painted on the sidewalk in front of City Hall.

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By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Pride Crosswalk went in about a month ago – this month the Black Lives Matter iconography […]

A Halton resident has tested positive for West Nile virus - Region doesn't say which municipality

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By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Halton resident has tested positive for West Nile Virus (WNV). This is the first human case […]

Group opposing an application to enlarge Nelson quarry has an August 21st date to meet,

CORE August date

By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens at CORE Burlington are relieved to hear Premier Doug Ford state emphatically (regarding the […]

City setting up a virtual public meeting to take one last look at the development rules that will apply to the downtown core

New OP graphic

By Staff August 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a public meeting that will take place virtually that could well be the best opportunity […]