Regional Police arrest Gavin Reid on multiple charges related to human trafficking.


By Staff March 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Human trafficking is despicable. There is no other word for it. That is takes places at all […]

Extended hours in effect at Transit terminal for two days near the end of the month

Burlingon Transit logo

By Staff March 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Transit has extended their Customer Service hours. Do you need to pick up your SPLIT pass […]

Toxicity in the public square ... tears at the social fabric of communities.

By DIANE KALEN-SUKRA March 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A concurrent path towards systemically addressing toxicity in the public square and fostering a culture of […]

The Race is On and We’re Losing

New Zealand Jacinda

  “You have a variant (B.1.1.7) that’s 50 per cent more transmissible and you’re using the same tool box and control efforts that barely worked […]

Missing is any sense of grace or civility.

Moment she became Mayor

By Pepper Parr March 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Set out below is a statement the Mayor posted on her Facebook page. What disturbs me […]

Burlington gets yet another award - this one is a little dubious

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By Blair Smith March 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A press release received today from PSD CITYWIDE announced “North America’ Top 20 Open Cities”. PSD […]

Burlington Fire Department now using innovative location app: what3words

Fire pumpet - boots at door

By Staff March 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department is now using the location app what3words to help locate anyone who needs […]

BellyUp and Tone up - 8 week class to take place while the city is in the Red Zone

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By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Registration is open for BellyUp Bellydance’s 8 Week Spring Session. Is this just a fun event or is […]

Good news: those 75 and older can register on line for vaccination

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By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting Friday, March 19, Halton residents who are 75 years of age and older and Indigenous adults […]

Football Association looking for referee recruits


By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Lakeshore Football Officials Association needs more in the way of people who can serve as officials […]

Big $$ on the table for community led ideas

By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Think big Burlington; Community-led projects could receive up to $10,000 The City of Burlington is now accepting applications […]

Alert citizen spots injured Swans on the ice at LaSalle Park; calls the Swan Coalition - rescue follows

swan Wing Damage 2

By Pepper Parr March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week we did a story about how the Trumpeter Swans were doing at LaSalle […]

Burlington city Councillor has part of her valedictorian speech published in the Globe and Mail

ROB section of March 18th edition of the Globe and Mail By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There it was – on page […]

Clean Up Green Up weekend April 22nd - Register now

Green up registration graphic

By Staff March 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is that time of year again – and there isn’t much the pandemic can do about […]

Residential and condominium sales still hot with some startling sales figures.

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.

By Staff March 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Rocca Sisters, in their regular newsletter, report that residential sales were up 40.7%, sale prices were […]

Resident has nothing but good words for vaccination process

vaccination sign

By Staff March 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is how it works. A resident from the Tyandaga area had a vaccination appointment. When it […]

Halton Police Investigate Series of Pharmacy Robberies

Alton IDA

By Staff March 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) are investigating a series of pharmacy robberies that police believe to […]

How did the guys who know how to communicate when they are running for office - fail to communicate when their public is frightened

Ballot going in box

By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   How did this get so screwed up? The province had months to create a web site […]

Bureaucracy run amok

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By Staff March 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Our apologies to the City Communications department. The provenance of the article was attributed to the city. That […]

When do I get vaccinated?

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By Jan Mowbray March 16th, 2021 MILTON, ON   I have a real problem regarding the dearth of information available with regard to vaccinations. Living […]