Grandparents now find they have a new, much appreciated role.

By Staff September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Grandparents are suddenly in demand. They are going to have the grandchildren closer to them that they […]

What’s open and closed at the City of Burlington for Labour Day Weekend

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Parking very very limited while Lowville Park gets an upgrade.

By Pepper Parr September 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   No mention of what will happen to the school house. It does need an upgrade – […]

Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Results: not much in the way of changes or improvements.

By Staff August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON A joint two day operation involving the Ministry of Transportation and Halton Regional Police Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspectors […]

Students return to school September 14th - 20% will attend virtual classes. Part 3 of a series

Michele Bogle August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON In this segment of an ongoing series the article addresses continuing concerns as well as new ones. All […]

Rotarians know a good thing when they see one - will hold a repeat of the successful Canada Day Drive Thru Rib Fest on Labour Day

By Pepper Parr August 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How Burlington’s Lakeshore Rotary pivoted when it became obvious that they would not be able to […]

Last of the free face mask donations to a community group took place recently. Food Bank will get the final lot

By Staff August 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Beth Martin Snook, the mother of two who Created Burlington Caremongers – renamed it Burlington Together and […]

Region to get retired nurses to help out with spotting early signs of an infected student or teacher

By Pepper Parr August 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province announced that 500 +/- nurses would be hired to assist the return of students […]

Terry Fox and the T-shirt team. Cindy May has run the merchandise tent for a decade

By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee August 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON One thing that’s been a staple of the Terry Fox Run through the years […]

Application made for 14th cannabis store: Too much of a good thing perhaps?

By Staff August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a 14th cannabis retail […]

School principals scramble to create classes now that they have much of the data they need. Public Health unit prepares for

By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released by the Halton Region Public Health office we learn that they “continue […]

Much more information on the return to school - big news is the start date- Sept 14th.

By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the Medical Officer of Health is responsible for health matters – that responsibility doesn’t include […]

School opening moved to September 14th - masks required in all grades: 1-12

By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During a two and a half hour virtual Town Hall meeting last night parents with children […]

40k to pull the weeds from the medians; it's what the citizens expect when you're the number 1 mid-sized city in the country.

By Pepper Parr August 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was all about what people thought – the brand, the image – backing up why […]

Twelve days left - then school opens - a lot of unanswered questions and a lot of missing information

Michele Bogle August 26, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The people mentioned in this article are real. They are part of a group I assembled to serve […]

Part 1: The Problem - our problem - don't walk away from it.

By Ray Rivers August 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Did you know that Germans are now able to buy a brand new Renault electric […]

Getting the students ready for a return to school in less than two weeks has created confusion, concern and fear in the minds of some

By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents are concerned, somewhat confused and not at all certain what is going to happen when […]

Teams and Teamwork are the secret behind the 40 years of fund raising success for the Terry Fox Run to Cure Cancer

By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee August 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON *Disclaimer: The Terry Fox Run is a grassroots event with no corporate sponsorship. We […]

This is not the time to let the Terry Fox mission down.

By Staff August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You may have seen some of them – the Terry Fox Posters in the bus shelters around […]

No more waiting for the gap - crossovers for the pedestrians

By Staff August 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sanity has found the people that determine where it is safe to cross a street. Burlington got […]