Transit is asking its customers to use the buses only if necessary

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff April 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit is asking its customer to use transit for essential travel. If you are not well, […]

Back to remote learning when the Spring Break ends

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By Staff April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, has made the difficult decision […]

QR Code Provide Easy Access to COVID-19 Webpage

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By Staff April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The evolution of health measures, recommendations, guidance and legislation pertaining to COVID-19 has proved challenging to keep […]

City plans for summer parking problems in the Beachway

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By Pepper Parr April 12th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council spent three days last week on a lot of business that covered everything. We […]

Liberals put their election platform in place - expect to vote in the not too distant future

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By Ray Rivers April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A record breaking 4000 Canadians participated in the Liberals’ fully virtual 3 day, 60 hour, biennial […]

What is it we aren't hearing - and why?

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather was wonderful. Lots of people out and about. I was driving south on John […]

Securing delivery of the vaccines and finding people who can actually govern are the biggest challenges we face

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By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Is there anyone saying the provincial government is doing a good job in managing the pandemic […]

Burlington grass is greener - Mayor helps out attracting new building official

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By Staff April 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward – welcomes the best to the city The Mayor sent out a note from […]

Covid19 infection numbers are still rising: 3813 new infections reported by the province this morning

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By Staff April 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is why we are under a Stay at Home order. This is why there is a […]

Non-urgent pre-scheduled surgeries and procedures are put on hold at Joseph Brant hospital effective April 12

An architects rendering of the new entrance to the Joseph Brant Hospital whch will now face the lake.  The entrance will be off LAkeshore Road with the new parking lot just to the west of the hospital.

By Staff April 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Joseph Brant Hospital is ramping down and postponing all non-urgent pre-scheduled surgeries and procedures effective Monday, April […]

Civic Square is going to get a new look - to be completed sometime in 2025

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By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Revised Lots of cash poured into the city today. The federal government dropped $1.9 million while the […]

Fraud Investigation Leads to Arrest and Multiple Charges

By Staff April 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) located and arrested a suspect wanted for multiple fraud charges dating […]

City of Burlington services during the Provincial Emergency and Stay-at-Home Order; Tyandaga Golf Course Opening

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By Staff April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has announced a province-wide emergency and Stay-at-Home Order, with additional restrictions to help control the […]

“Project LYNX” Targets Organized Drug Trafficking Network - Leads to Record Setting Seizure for Drug Unit

By Staff April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On April 2, 2021, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – Drug and Human Trafficking Unit concluded […]

City Staff performing very well after a full year of running a city while a Pandemic plagues that at almost every step

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By Pepper Parr April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City manager Tim Commisso in his Pandemic bunker It was exactly one year ago today that […]

City using phrase 'until further notice' to explain the length of the Stay at Home order

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By Pepper Parr April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It appears that we have another one of those left hand not talking to the right […]

Cryptocurrencies have caught on with investors, they may very soon catch on with everyone else

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By Justin Weinger April 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For almost a decade now, people have been toying with the idea of paying with Bitcoin, […]

Details on what living is going to look like at midnight tonight

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By Staff April 7, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Additional measures needed to protect health system capacity and save lives during third wave of COVID-19 Here’s […]

What were the most Profitable industries in 2020?

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By Jocelyn Bell April 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What industries were some of the most profitable in 2020, and how are they achieving this? […]

Two fine former leaders who are still doing their thing

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By Pepper Parr April 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Wow – this was certainly a blast from the past. Many must wonder – how did […]