Covid infections are on the rise - waste water testing tells us there are problems. Take care - you all know what to do.

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This is not a good number. It never really went away – it just got less […]

McMaster University expansion plans make a mention of the Burlington Campus

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   McMaster University released their University Campus Plan; it is their blueprint for the development of the […]

There is something cruel about this notice

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION There is something cruel about this notice.   Burlington Seniors’ Centre The Burlington Seniors’ Centre at […]

Libraries have been more than books for a long time - friendly faces all over the place

By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A couple more days and we can put our feet up, relax knowing that we have […]

If you can find a way to donate blood this holiday season - do

By Staff December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Picture is better than 1000 words Hospitals need fresh blood everyday – you may know someone who […]

Rivers: What will Canada do at the Next COP?  

By Ray Rivers December 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON “transitioning away from fossil fuels in energy systems, in a just, orderly and equitable manner, accelerating action […]

Winter Solstice to be celebrated in Lowville tomorrow - an experience worth having

By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The darkest day is close at hand. The Winter Solstice will be celebrated, recognized and maybe […]

Jenna Baird - a United Way volunteer sponsored by the City of Hamilton

Pepper Parr December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Just who are the people who serve as volunteers with the Halton-Hamilton United Way. They come from […]

Trudeau made it pretty clear: he isn't going to be taking a walk in the snow anytime soon.

By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of chatter about who the next leader of the Federal Liberal Party […]

Ann and Dave Marsden to meet with City Manager and Senior Staff - meeting took months to arrange

By Staff December 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Communicating is more than two people talking at each other. It requires some listening as well. Anne […]

Ontario sees a record increase in the value of property inventory with $42 billion in new assessments

By Pepper Parr December 19, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario sees a record increase in the value of property inventory with $42 billion in new […]

Burlington Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2024 - 2025 Board Directors

By Staff December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2024 – 2025 BCC Board of Directors. […]

Do the things that are important to you NOW, today if possible, and don't put them off to some distant date.

By Pepper Parr December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There is no cure It was a blunt statement, that hit hard is as I reads […]

United Way Halton & Hamilton Delivers Holiday Joy and Support through Holiday Helping Hand Program

By Staff December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON In a year marked by surges in inflation, economic pressures, heightened poverty rates, and escalating mental health challenges, […]

City services are limited during the holiday season - what is open when - all set out below. Be safe and take care of each other

By Staff December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. will be operate as follows: Sunday, Dec. 24 and Monday, […]

Sylvite Cultivates Hope in Local Communities with $30,000 Donation to Food Banks

By Staff December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON When a $30,000 donation to local food banks is announced – people listen. This donation represents Sylvite’s third […]

Signatures on wine bottles shown to influence Ontario shoppers: Brock research  

By Staff December 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   New research from Brock University’s Cool Climate Oenology and Viticulture Institute indicates a winemaker’s label signature can […]

Are there ways – other than elections to remove members of a municipal Council? Alberta has figured that out.

By Staff December 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON This article came from Canadian Press release; it was written by Brett McKay, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, St. […]

A one-of-a-kind experience when the longest night begins

By Staff December 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This Thursday December 21st, Lowville Festival and THiNKSPOT invite you to Celebrate the Winter Solstice with a […]

For unto us a child is born

By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Publishing a greeting, a wishing of good health and good fortune is not uncommon. Years ago, […]