The debate is on - Mayor has to juggle her schedule - she has a Council meeting on the same day October 11th 7 PM Port Nelson United Church

By Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The best and perhaps only debate we are going to see during this election is to […]

Water Festival returned to Kelso for the grade 5 students - it was a virtual event for grades two students.

By Staff October 3, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   While the new normal has a few iffy spots to it – the closing of two sections […]

Will the truth lead to real reconciliation - might within the Indigenous community - not going to happen at Council

Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION We live in a time where offence is easily taken. We live in a time that has […]

Burlingtonians celebrate the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation at Spencer Smith Park

By Katelyn Goodwin October 1st, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington residents both Indigenous and non-Indigenous gathered in Spencer Smith Park Friday evening to mark National […]

Millcroft residents were not able to get the Mayor to put a resolution on the Council agenda in the morning - so they decided to demonstrate virtually in the evening

Millcroft – it was built as a unique community – and the residents want it to stay that way. By Staff September 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, […]

Two COVID-19 Outbreaks declared at Joseph Brant Hospital

By Staff September 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who thought it was over – try again. Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) declared two inpatient […]

National Reconciliation event will include a ceremonial - reflective walk from the Pier to the Canal

By Katelyn Goodwin September 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Friday afternoon, from 4-7 PM, residents, indigenous or otherwise, will be gathering in Spencer Smith Park […]

Canadian and Russian online casino legislation: How does it compare?  

By Dan Prefman September 30th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Anyone who lives in Burlington knows what a great place it is and what a fabulous […]

Vienna Boys’ Choir - at the Performing Arts Centre October 15th

By Staff September 29, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The angelic-voiced musicians of the Vienna Boys’ Choir bring their delightful program of Austrian folk songs and […]

How many building applications are there that are yet to be completed? The map tells the full story - tree permits and drainage certificates

By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Interesting. The map below came our way. The black symbols are building permits that have been […]

Millcroft residents want Mayor to recall Council and pass a resolution standing behind the needs of the community

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Why was Rick Greenspoon, candidate for the ward 6 council seat left standing outside the location […]

Development application timelines are getting longer - impacting the ability to put up the needed housing

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The length of time it takes to get a building permit application through city hall is […]

Mayoralty candidate set out her first priority as Mayor: Change the Procedure Bylaw

By Anne Marsden September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Burlington residents Anne and Dave Marsden, Pro Bono Health, Safety and Access Advocates are on the […]

The quarry that the operator wants to turn into a park is ready to announce an operator - it won't be the city

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an issue that no one on city council wants to talk about – the […]

The Grebenc Position: The Case to Elevate Public Transit to the Regional Level in Halton

By Andrea Grebenc September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON People are moving to Halton Region and expect interconnected communities. Candidate for Regional Chair Andrea Grebenc set […]

Two incumbents have reason to begin looking over their shoulders.

By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   For those running for public office for the first time name recognition is everything. Email, lawn […]

Activities for Kids & Families in Burlington - plan to visit for more than a day

  By Fred Kead September 27th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We couldn’t agree more that Burlington is frequently ranked as one of the best cities […]

Ward 3 candidate Jennifer Hounslow: worth listening to - don't vote until you do

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   New to municipal politics but certainly not new to Burlington. She attended Central Public School and […]

Jim Kerr running to become the next Mayor: Green, sustainable, smarter and accountable - plus better communications from city hall.

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Kerr has been late getting into the race to become Mayor of Burlington and he […]

The Regional Children's Water Festival is back on - on-site for the grade 5 students - virtual for grade 2

By Staff September 26th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The 16th annual Halton Children’s Water Festival takes place at Kelso Conversation Area in Milton from Tuesday, […]