HDSB reports two school related covid infections - meanwhile things at Charles Best run very smoothly.

Student with parent - getting saniitized and checked iin Sept 14

By Pepper Parr September 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The report that two students were found to be infected was incorrect. Two people were found to […]

Schools throughout the Region ready for students to return - 20% have decided not to do so

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All the angst, all the concern and even the worry on the part of parents gets […]

More than $65,000 in funding for seniors project handed out by MP Karina Gould last week.

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Member of Parliament Karina Gould had a busy week. Everywhere she went federal money was […]

Executive Director of the Food Bank - listening and serving the needs of people who need help.

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By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a series I met an interesting man last week. In his mid-twenties he was […]

Tim Hortons SMILE Cookies - every nickel you spend gets to the Food Bank

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By Staff September 12, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Buy a Smile Cookie, help support the Burlington Food Bank. 100% of proceeds from each #SmileCookie help […]

August residential real estate sales went through the roof.

By Staff September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The data and the insights are courtesy of the Rocca Team – a leading Burlington real estate […]

Provincial Offences Court dates have changed

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By Staff September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS Revised September 2, 2020 All in-person Provincial Offences Act […]

Three words and they know exactly where you are - a simple free app makes it happen.

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By Staff September 11th,2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This one is a little on the complex side. The Regional Police have signed on to a web […]

The kind of thing you might want to do when you are stuck in traffic.

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By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Where do you find the time to complete a survey the Ministry of Transportation has sent […]

It's a mess - who is responsible and what can be done?

Burlington Heights - Dumping at Charity bins - 9-9-2020

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are a couple of commercial operations in the Burlington Heights Plaza, it’s at the intersection […]

Daily Covid in the Schools information available to parents and the general public

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By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Saying that “The Premier and our government made a promise to parents, that we would ensure […]

“Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: September 7-13, 2020”

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By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The taxpayers of Burlington can now get a peek at what Mayor Marianne Meed Ward has planned […]

Reader questions the appointment of new vice principals at public schools - the appointments were not new - they were re-locations.

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By Pepper Parr September 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Several days ago we received a letter with no return address. There was a single piece […]

Did the federal and provincial funding kill the hope for an electric transit fleet ?

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr September 10th 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When funding is given to a municipality it rarely comes as a surprise. More often than […]

Statement from the Office of the Mayor doesn't tell the whole story and doesn't give credit to those who got a better development for the community

Appleby Mall rendering 2 structure proposal 16 & 11 floors

By Pepper Parr September 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A statement came out of the Mayor’s office on Wednesday commenting on an appeal that had […]

Performing Arts will put on performances starting October 2 - No more than 50 people in the theatre at a time - all wearing masks

Some new light being brought to the Performing Arts csntre with the appointment of Brian McCuerdy as the new Executive Director.

By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With Public Health saying holding an event with up to 50 people was now legit Tammy Fox, […]

They were all elected - my goodness - what did we do

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By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The event was basically over. Mayor at an event announcing funding for transit. Each of the […]

City will hold 5th Telephone Town Hall September 23rd

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By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going to host a fifth Telephone Town Hall on September 23rd that will focus […]

The show will go on. Burlington Student Theatre is returning to the stage –six feet apart

Scarecrows from the Burlington Student Theatre were on hand to see the Burlington Performing Arts Cnetrte handed over to the community.

By Staff September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington’s Student Theatre programs will be returning this fall with opportunities for youth ages 4 to 17 years. […]

Politicians descend on transit garage and leave $12.8 million behind.

Stoltr - Kearns - Nisan at bus money

By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nine politicians trooped into a Burlington Transit garage and jointly announced that they were leaving $12.8 […]

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