How do we want to be defined - our time to be both humane and noble is here now

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What do people mean when they say “that is a defining characteristic”? What defines Burlington? Is […]

Tough questions being asked about an incomplete development on John Street: Carriage Gate in the spotlight again

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns reports that her “office regularly receives ongoing concerns and questions about […]

Jazz on the BPAC Patio in August - plans are in the works.

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There is light at the end of the pandemic tunnel we are in. And it has […]

Local Art being Commissioned for Waterfront Trail along the Beachway

By Staff July 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Beachway is getting a lot of attention these days. Lovely part of the city – just […]

The Band Plays on - Bandology pivots from wind instruments to percussion

  By Staff July 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   After such an unusual year, local non-profit Bandology has some news that will hit all the […]

Sound of Music broadcasts local artists as part of Canada Day celebrations

By Maddy Van Clieaf July 1, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music and the City of Burlington got together to let people hear […]

Sound of Music being produced at Nuvo One - line up isn't all that clear at this point

By Pepper Parr July 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON We think there is a Sound of Music program for Canada Day – and we think it […]

Art Gallery appoints an Interim Executive Director: Lina Jabra starts July 6

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery Board moved with dispatch in finding an Interim Executive Director for a minimum […]

Sudden interest in a two year old drug bust story - why?

By Staff June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Website based newspapers are different. The story is in the archives and get read years later. We […]

Stay close to shore when using a flotation device

By Staff June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They look like fun and they are fun – only if used wisely. These were not meant […]

The Bateman High school story has a decent ending - the community comes out on top

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The community battle to keep the current Robert Bateman High school functioning at some level within […]

Changes in the leadership at the Art Gallery

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre has managed to keep delivering value to the city. Robert Steven The […]

Light humour appears to have difficulty penetrating the hearts of the city. Lightening up a little would be welcome

By Staff June 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a news story earlier this week we said: “Burlington may not be ready for this.” The […]

Where does the money get spent? Have fun following the money trail

By Staff June 29, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is too hot to spend much time outside and at this point in the pandemic we […]

Ontario Funds Combatting Islamophobia in Schools

By Staff June 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government is investing in a plan to counter Islamophobia and ensure classrooms are free from […]

Rivers: Canada Day is a Time for Reflection

When a war between nations is lost The loser, we know, pays the cost But even when Germany fell to your hands Consider dear […]

Step Two of Reopen plans effective June 30th

By Staff June 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Finally, we are moving into Step Two of the Roadmap to Reopen. In this step there are […]

Tim Commisso and Brian Dean: one a neat freak the other a hot mess - catch them in a virtual production of The Odd Couple

By Staff June 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington may not be ready for this. City Manager Tim Commisso, he who dances in the streets […]

Sound of Music - Live on Line on Canada Day

By Staff June 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone in the entertainment business has had to pivot and find a way to get their show […]

Coping with Covid: Free Workshop

By Staff June 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a long, long, long 18+ months; with vaccinations on the rise and covid cases […]