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

dRIVE THRU FOOD DRIVE

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

Team Casey

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

Centro 3

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.

Meed Ward as a delegation

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

James Ridge

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.'

Rifle range - iinside

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

City hall - older pic

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

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

Meed Ward in a mask

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

HRPS crest

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.

MMW The Knee

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™

Police - with mask

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.

Shirt off his back

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 […]