Internet access was not available to us - working at catching up.

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Internet access was not available to us for more than 13 hours. Working to get caught […]

Awkward change, no measurable benefit other than giving the Mayor tighter control

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council now works just a little differently. Instead of scheduling the Standing Committee meetings (there […]

Free Winter Fun Day:  Rotary Centennial Pond Jan. 13

By Staff January 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Cogeco events team will be on-site with free hot chocolate and coffee, along with cookies and prizes for […]

Watershed Conditions Statement – Water Safety 

By Staff January 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that Environment Canada and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) Surface Water […]

A new year and a city council with a new structure: Mayor holds all the reins

By Pepper Parr January 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   They will answer the Roll Call when they meet at 9:30 this morning. Last Council meeting […]

Trumpeter Swan is now the Official bird of the City.

By Pepper Parr January 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting caught up on some of the smaller decisions made by Council. A number of years […]

Punch Needle Embroidery Course at the Art Gallery.

By Staff January 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Beth Martin with her two biggest supporters. Beth Martin, the woman who created Burlington Together, one of […]

NDP claims corruption costs 48,000 jobs; Tories claim nearly 120,000 jobs were created in 2023 - figure that one out

By Staff January 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario Achieves Strong Job Growth and Investments in 2023 NDP: Conservatives’ corruption, chaos costs Ontarians 48,000 jobs […]

Chief Librarian reports that 1,255,000 books have been borrowed from the libraries

By Staff January 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON If you have a library card- this article will not be new to you – the Chief […]

City has new lobbyist registry - is lobbyist clearly defined? Is the data easy to access? How often is the data updated?

By Staff January 7th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington will have a new lobbyist registry ByLaw effective Monday, Jan. 1, 2024. The […]

What can Ontario expect from Liberal leader Bonnie Crombie in the nest 60 days?

By Pepper Parr January 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario Liberal leader Bonnie Crombie OPINION She wins the Leadership of the Ontario Liberal Party, takes the […]

Re-purpose your Christmas Tree - Royal Botanical wants 2000 of you to do just that

By Staff January 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The annual tree collection returns! RBG needs a maximum of 2,000 trees in order to strategically place […]

NDP claims Premier Ford ignoring alarm bell on cancer surgery delays

By Staff January 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON NDP urges Conservatives to stop withholding billions from health care Longer wait times for diagnosis and surgery are […]

Pop Album of The Year performer Emm Gryner will be at BPAC this month

By Staff January 05, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Emm Gryner has been an independent recording artist for 25 years. Her albums “Asianblue” and “Girl […]

There are some strong rowers in the boat called Burlington, but no one with a strong hand on the tiller

By Pepper Parr January 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION City Manager Tim Commisso, originally the Mayor’s choice as City Manager; he decided not to renew […]

Burlington Public Library Launches DiscoverySpace

By Staff January 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Public Library launched a new program in a brand-new space where kids and their families can […]

High rise towers are getting very close to 'shovels in the ground' in ward 1

By Staff January 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   For reasons that are not at all clear, Mayor Meed Ward sent out a Tweet saying that […]

Election donations getting more attention; Premier has yet to fully explain some of the Greenbelt land swaps.

By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Ford keeps meeting with provincial staff who later turn up in email traffic that refers […]

Ford’s Greenbelt explanation just keeps changing - new email telling a more complete story

By Staff January 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The New Democrats, serve as the Official Opposition at Queen’s Park. They have been on top of […]

City Clerk Arjoon no longer with the City

By Staff January 4th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Many people have wondered just where is the City Clerk. There were occasions when Arjoon seemed to […]