Identity theft during this pandemic has increased - read what you get carefully - if in doubt - don't.

IDTHEFT 100X100

By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As identity theft scams go – this one is good. Well written, sounds right – but it […]

Rocca Sisters report on the real estate market for May - residential sales were down - prices up 9+%

Rocca Sisters Fashion Show

By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There were exactly half as many active listings at the end of May as compared to the […]

One Burlington supports Black Lives Matter

One Burlington logo

By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   One Burlington, the multi-cultural organization that holds a not to be missed event in the summer (it […]

“Done properly and with true commitment, they (demonstrations) can conjure broad public support for long overdue change.

BLM march June

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At what point do people being “politically correct” become the problem – getting in the way […]

Shooting on Woodview Road - victim with serious injuries transported to hospital.

HRPS crest

By Staff June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, on   At just after 9:00 am this morning the Halton Regional Police Service received a call regarding a […]

Mayor has soothing words for a troubled sector of the local economy - 'our beloved restaurants'

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Pepper Parr June 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the eyes of the Mayor the provincial reopening strategy, will allow “our beloved restaurants” to […]

What's open and permitted - What isn't open - Your family circle and your more public circle

Joe Dogs - Mark

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At one minute after midnight on Friday the city will move into Phase 2 of the Emergency […]

Halton District School Board grads earn some prestigious scholarships - none came from Burlington schools.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board is proud to celebrate the accomplishments of numerous students who have received prestigious […]

Soar by Hooman Mehdizadehjafari selected for the City View Park public art commission

Soar - art work city view park

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mehdizadehjafari’s artwork, Soar will be installed in front of the new pavilion being constructed at City View […]

Arrest Made In Series of Identity Frauds. Police Seeking Assistance in Identifying Second Wanted Male.

Fraud 1 June 16

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police laid charges against one male in relation to multiple identity fraud incidents. Between March […]

Gateway Casinos Slowed Down by the Pandemic

Gateway Sudbury PAID

By George Keburia June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The coronavirus pandemic reached Canada quite some time ago, resulting in thousands of deaths. Despite the timely […]

Retail and hospitality sectors asked to make the Promise to follow the rules when they open on Friday.

Post promise

By Staff June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week Oakville North Burlington MP Pam Damoff released the POST Promise. The promise is a partnering […]

Some of the locations that open up on Friday.

By Staff June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The rules that will apply to the opening that begins on Friday will dribble out from the […]

Is forgiving any interest due on tax arrears good policy or a dumb idea financially ? The city isn't exactly flush with cash these days

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The retail and hospitality sectors have been bleeding badly – they needed every break they could […]

Regional Health Unit reports on data up to the 14th.

Regional offices

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A large part f the reason the Provincial government decided to open things up for the […]

Mayor prepared to give up $1.65 million in possible revenue from late tax penalties.

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On June 22, City Council will consider a motion brought forward by Mayor Marianne Meed Ward […]

Reader clearly doesn't understand what media does and doesn't do.

By Pepper Parr June 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following over the weekend. We removed the name of both the writer and […]

Burlington to open up to Stage 2 on Friday

Looks very cosmopolitan - and it is.  But property taxes take a big chunk out of the revenue.

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Dog Ford will announce later today that the following parts of the province will move […]

City hall has been adapting on a daily, sometimes hourly basis as the rules from the province change.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sheila M. Jones, Executive Director, Strategy, Accountability In a report to Council Sheila M. Jones, Executive […]

Photographer reports that things were pretty dead on Brant Street on Saturday

Smith Funeral Home curb side

By Staff June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are pretty certain that Don Smith was not really offering curb side pick up – the […]

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