Man dances on Brant at Lakeshore -

By Staff April 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The shoes are the giveaway. No idea if there was any music or if he had an […]

This is how you sweep things under the rug - some would describe it as a corrupt practice.

By Pepper Parr April 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   He “overlooked” an email linked to the $8.28-billion Greenbelt scandal that was transmitted on private server […]

Burlington is not on the list that matters - so much for the Best mid sized city to live in

By Staff April 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Check out these announcements from the province: $600,000 to Sault St Marie for reaching their housing targets. […]

Sign Up For Our Community Tree Planting Event - Limited Space Available

By Staff April 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Let’s Grow Burlington’s Tree Canopy Together! BurlingtonGreen and the City of Burlington Forestry Department are organizing a […]

Eclipses: Around for just another 600 million years

By Staff April 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The total eclipse is going to be around for another 600 million years, give or take. So […]

How Mayor Meed Ward can stop the rumours in Burlington.

By Eric Stern April 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON On March 30th Mayor Meed Ward wrote the following commentary piece in the Spectator: “It is truly […]

Awkward -

By Pepper Parr April 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   There are photo ops and then there are PHOTO OPS. They are part of the business […]

Municipal civil servants have job security and a very generous pension plan

By James Portside April 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Third of a three part series on what city staff are paid and the pension program they […]

Jim Thomson gets a 50 page response from the City's Ombudsman: 'My complaint was justified'

By Staff April 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Thomson took exception with the way the city used or failed to use the Procedural by […]

A Call to Maintain Checks and Balances in Burlington Governance: 'Whammo! Yikes!'

By Staff April 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON The following is a note Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns sent out to the people who get her […]

The four members of Council that oppose the use of Strong Mayor powers have more clout than they realize - STRIKE !

By Pepper Parr April 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The conditions within which people work have changed. Employers have to treat people with more dignity […]

Monday is going to be a very big and busy day. A once in decades solar eclipse will draw millions

By Staff April 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   For less than five minutes next Monday afternoon millions of people will be bustling with solar eclipse […]

Rivers: Understanding the carbon tax and why it is the best tool to deal with the changing climate

By Ray Rivers April 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Canadian taxpayers have been doling out billions every year through their income taxes and GST/HST to […]

Winning library books marks displayed

By Staff April 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   From the Burlington library: This year, we asked for a design inspired by your favourite book, and […]

City manager takes exception to our suggesting it was the Mayor who fired two senior staff members

By Pepper Parr April 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following from the City Communications people earlier today: “With respect to recent changes […]

Rory Nisan: Whether used or sheathed, the mere presence of this weapon can wreak havoc on a municipal administration

By Rory Nisan April 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We should have been more vigilant. When Premier Doug Ford was handing out “strong mayor” […]

Mayor gearing up for her 2025 budget

By Pepper Parr April 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   This is how a municipal budget gets put together when the Mayor uses the Strong Mayor […]

City Council: Two hours for a CLOSED session update regarding a human resources matter

By Staff April 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Council met in CLOSED session this morning for two hours on a single item. Zippo in terms […]

First Date: blind date newbie is set up with serial-dater Casey - on stage at Drury Lane

By Staff April 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   When blind date newbie Aaron is set up with serial-dater Casey, a casual drink at a busy […]

New City Clerk is announced.

By Staff April 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Traditionally, City Hall has not released background information on staff changes. Today the City announced that Samantha […]