Mayor and ward councillor explain an LPAT decision that perhaps should never have taken place. More to this story

Mayor-Meed-Ward-and--Galbraith

By Pepper Parr August 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor and the ward 4 Councilor issued a joint statement this afternoon setting out their […]

Two hospitals - both excellent when it comes to the medicine practiced - one just does a better job than the other when it comes to

werb

By Staff August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Two people about a decade apart in age – both were on the other side of the […]

Transit service is shifting gears and improving service now that the province is at Stage 3.

Burlingon Transit logo

By Staff August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is good news – even if it is going to take some coin out of your […]

The Cost of Doing Business for the Badly Battered Hospitality Sector

Bogle - Martini House

By Michele Bogle August 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The ‘in-tent’ of this article is to shed light on a new cost of doing business […]

Limiting the rate of infections: it's all about geometric progression

Go Aikins

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We did a photo feature earlier today with photographs showing people out and about the city […]

Masks do not appear to becoming the fashion statement some expected. Few seen on the streets of the city.

Pier no mask

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t the greatest long weekend was it? The Saturday sunshine worked for a lot of […]

Now is the time to double down in our resolve. The celebrations, personal life as we knew it will come in time.

GO oriental

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve all worked and sacrificed a lot to get us to this new normal. Businesses are […]

Liberal Party Leader takes another swing at the Premier over school opening

Steven Del Duca

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   He may not have a seat in the Legislature but Steven Del Duca, Leader of the […]

Region dashboard with COVID19 data - updated daily.

Regional offices

By Staff August 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Public Health Unit has created a “dashboard” that gives you an instant look on what […]

Confusion and apprehension as parents begin to think what they want to do with their children when school opens in September

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr August 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A report published in the Washington Post (certainly a reputable news source) told of a summer […]

Halton recorded 25 COVID 19 deaths as the Region moved into Stage 3: is the public disciplined enough to keep the infection from spreading from person to person?

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Pepper Parr August 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are on the last day of a long weekend that has given us more rain […]

Food Bank has a top ten needs list you might want to do something about.

Robin Food Bank with milk

By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The feeding of people in need is not small potatoes. Food Banks have been with us […]

COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone […]

Ward Councillor gives us a peek at what they are thinking about.

Councillor Stolte looking for a response to her motion - put forward last April

By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Each of the city Councillors maintains a Newsletter which they send out to the constituents – […]

Province tightens up the rules for restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments

What will it be folks

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest problem the governments are running into getting the economy running again is the need people […]

Free masks available at city hall and some libraries on Tuesday.

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Masks have become a cottage industry The City of Burlington is offering free packs of disposable masks […]

Schools will open in September - elementary classes will be what they were before the pandemic; secondary will be split.

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The province announced earlier today that schools would open in September. Elementary level students will remain a single […]

Is Friday going to be a bad news day on the re-opening of schools?

Queen's Park

By Pepper Parr July 30th, 20020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Ministry of Education held a Technical Briefing this afternoon on the plans to re-open […]

Frontenac Public School gets funding for child care centre renovations

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has received notice from the Ministry of Education of final funding approval […]

Getting Back to School Safely with a Full Understanding of the Risks

Child getting off school bus

By Jim Young July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Ontario government will soon roll out its back to school plans for September amid ever changing […]

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