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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.


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 […]

Black Lives didn't seem to matter on Saturday

By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Black Lives didn’t seem to matter all that much on a nice sunny Saturday afternoon […]

Is it or isn't it? Kelly's PR flack says police 'removed' the planned protest this afternoon - police say they can't and didn't do any such thing.


By Staff June 13th, 2020 – 1:34 pm BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following about half an hour ago: This is Emily Ward on […]

Canadian Armed Forces will be on Provincial highways next week

5 May 2011

Convoys from 2 Battalion, Royal 22e Régiment (2 R22R), set out to assist residents of the Montérégie region of Quebec who are struggling to cope with rising flood waters.

Operation LOTUS(E) 1-11 is the Canadian Forces (CF) joint response led by Canada Command and conducted through Joint Task Force East (JTFE) to the floods in Montérégie, Québec. The domestic humanitarian relief mission incorporates Canadian Forces Army, Navy and Air Force assets to deliver much needed assistance to communities affected by these floods.

In coordination with the Federal Government of Canada and the Provincial Government of Québec, approximately 500 members from the Land Domestic Task Force, based in Valcartier, along with approximately 100 reservists from the Territorial Battle Group, based in Montreal, are deployed in the affected areas. They are engaged in multiple tasks, including: protection of infrastructure by placing sandbags, assistance in the evacuation of people in the affected areas and the conduct of safety patrols.
Photo: Cpl Kate Duggan, Imagery Section, Valcartier Garrison
© 2011 DND-MDN Canada

5 mai 2011

Les convois du 2e Bataillon du Royal 22e Régiment (2 R22R) partent pour aller soutenir les sinistrés de la région de la Montérégie, qui sont aux prises avec des inondations.

L’opération LOTUS(E) 1-11 est l’intervention interarmées des Forces canadiennes (FC) dirigée par le Commandement Canada et menée par l’entremise de la Force opérationnelle interarmées (Est) à la suite des inondations en Montérégie, au Québec. La mission nationale d’aide humanitaire comprend des éléments de l’Armée de terre, de la Marine et de la Force aérienne afin de fournir l’aide dont on grandement besoin les collectivités touchées par ces inondations. 

En collaboration avec le gouvernement du Canada et le gouvernement du Québec, quelque 550 membres de la Force opérationnelle terrestre, basée à Valcartier, et environ 1

By Staff June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you happen to be on both highways 400 and 401 between June 14th and June 17th […]

Your social circle can now be up to ten people - which ten?

Yes to Mom

By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This could become just a little awkward. Embarrassing as well The province has said we can […]

There will be a Parks and Recreation program - rules are not yet known.

Nelson swimming pool

By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be something in the way of a summer program if and when the province […]

Kelley's Bake Shop to be the focus of a BLM protest on Saturday

protest poster

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This was just not Kelly Childs week and it doesn’t look as if it is going […]

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