What were the individual Councillor contributions to the 2021 budget ?

Iamonaco, the city's Public Involvement Coordinator may want to say something about CLOSED council sessions - maybe?

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Once the decision is made to settle on just what the tax rate for a year […]

Are you big on gardening - looking for something to do?

Garden - New Street  #1

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Together is planning to kick off a GROW A ROW program again this Spring. Starting […]

Vaccination roll out plan in place -now waiting for the vaccine to actually arrive - then needles can be jabbed into arms - it doesn't hurt

covid needle 2

By Pepper Parr March 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   With the vaccination registration system created by the Regional Public Health Unit up and running very […]

Official: tax increase over 2020 budget will be 4.14% - 18.99 per $100,000 of assessment.

budget 2021

By Pepper Parr March 3rd 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now official. Council voted for a tax levy of $182,276,388 which will mean a […]

Tax rate for 2021 to be determined today: data on what Councillors are paid released this morning.

Drill dwarfs city hall

By Staff March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What city Councillors get paid has been the topic of some discussion. For the record what they […]

They got it right - COVID19 vaccination registration for Halton residents works

Dr Meghani at news conference Hamilton

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is easy to complain. However, when the job is well done the people who did […]

City hall staff - overwhelmed

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   After a marathon Statutory meeting that had 58 plus delegations who wanted to be heard, Council […]

If you are over 80 you can register for your Covid19 virus shot today

By Staff March 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The online booking system for residents over 80 to book an appointment for a vaccine shot launches […]

Tag days will no longer need permission from city hall.

sea cadets tagging

By Staff March 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is joining the rest of the Region and communities in close proximity – they are getting […]

Burlington Together and the Food Bank working as a team to put more than food on the table.

Beth Martin

By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Beth Martin oversees the Burlington Together Facebook page. That organization has been a significant supporter of […]

Halton’s online booking system for residents 80 years of age and older set to launch Wednesday

Newsflash 100

By Staff March 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Some good news The online booking system for residents over 80 to book an appointment for a vaccine […]

Are there erosion concerns over parts of the south side of Old Lakeshore Road?

Emmas - next door - east

By Pepper Parr March 2, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Does anyone know why this is happening? The site once had a gas station on it; […]

It will be the place to be and the place to be seen - final opening date yet to be announced. The Bridgewater

Bridgewater - frpm lakeshore to lake public

By Pepper Parr March 2, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   I think many people have been so focused on what was proposed in the way of […]

There is some data that points to how much trouble we could be in if we do not follow those simple rules

Fortino signs

By Pepper Parr March 2, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week we did a piece on some research the MoH for Halton Region mentioned to […]

Hope springs eternal: 'With just a little bit more work and discussion' Mayor thinks she can deliver a better budget

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Staff February 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward – budget needs more work In her most recent newsletter Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Is this the beginning of normality - Brant Museum to re-open

Brant Inn reopen graphic

By Staff February 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   That light at the end of the tunnel may not be a train rushing towards us. The […]

The COVID19 virus variants that startled the MoH are very real

Dr Meghani at news conference Hamilton

By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Just over a week ago when Dr. Hamidah Meghani was speaking to the Regional Council she […]

What would a provincial election produce if it took place late summer when most of the vaccinations are done? Is the government preparing for such a day?

Queens Park

By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Is there a provincial election in the wind? The province released a media background piece on […]

Standing committee settles on a tax levy for the operations budget - not the 3.99% the Mayor vowed to deliver.

Council with clerk

By Pepper Parr February 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They wrapped it up. We now know what the tax levy is going to be for […]

Council disgraces itself again on its use of CLOSED meetings- they don't understand the rules and public gets left in the dark

Rory H&S 2

By Pepper Parr February 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   While waiting for City Council to come out of yet another CLOSED meeting, I was able […]

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