Feds want deputy ministers to shake conventional thinking on policy making and develop fresh perspectives on key issues

By Kathryn May December 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Canada’s top bureaucrat has assembled a dozen teams of deputy ministers to shake conventional thinking on policymaking […]

Delegating at city hall: Rules of that game need some changes

By Pepper Parr December 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   People who delegate at city council have frequently had a concern with the way agenda items […]

Provincial goal of building 1.5 million homes will not be realized without adequate land supply

By Pepper Parr December 11, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A report released last week said: the Provincial goal of building 1.5 million homes will not […]

Real Estate Rule Changes now Allow Option for Sellers to use an Open Bidding Process

By Pepper Parr December 10th,2023 BURLINGTON, ON   New rules for Ontario real estate are coming into force that are meant to provide more clarity […]

Ontario has partnered with some Staples retail locations to make it easier to access government services

By Staff December 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario has partnered with some Staples retail locations to make it easier to access government services The Ontario […]

Burlington Muslim Youth Partner with Canadian Blood Services

By Staff December 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association donated 15 units of blood in Burlington to support Canadians […]

City asking for Expressions of Interest for 'refreshing' the area surrounding City Hall

By Pepper Parr December 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON They are serious. The city has put out Requests for Expressions of Interest for the renewal of […]

Figuring out who gets to use Spencer Smith Park

By Pepper Parr December 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   When the city decided that the Food Truck Festival wasn’t going to be allowed to host […]

Large Stormwater Storage Tanks to be owned by 98 unit condo corp development on Millcroft golf course property has potential legal problems

By Staff December 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Daintry Klein was delegating on the Drainage By-law Amendment; one of those dry as toast subjects – […]

What takes place when at Spencer Smith Park

By Staff December 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON What takes place in Spencer Smith Park ? Who decides what takes place? Spencer Smith Park seen from […]

'The Evolution of Sports Gambling in Canada: A Historical Perspective'

By Trevor Hurry December 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Sports gambling has been a contentious topic in Canada for many years, with its roots reaching […]

City conducting public test of Alert Burlington on December 14, 2023

By Staff December 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON A test of Alert Burlington, Burlington’s public notification system for community emergencies will take place on Thursday, December […]

Alinea works at getting what it has wanted for some time - Employment Lands concerted to Multi Use- think residential

By Pepper Parr December 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The land-use planning scandal that has rocked Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government has revealed how the province […]

Current City Manager Tim Commisso Started in the Finance Department When He First Began Working for the City

By Pepper Parr December 7th,2023 BURLINGTON, ON   During the budget debates City Manager Tim Commisso said on more than one occasion that Burlington had […]

A Little Poem that is Hard to Look At: 'We draw in our dreams, in our imaginations'

By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We hear the news day in, day out. How do we react to stuff like this? […]

RONA Celebrating converted locations in Burlington

By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Whenever there is competition in any sector of the economy the consumers is the winner. When […]

So this is where things are with development in Burlington?

By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Dave Amborski, a professor at the Centre for Urban Research at Toronto Metropolitan University, formerly Ryerson. […]

Ontario in Top Ten Ranking of Math Students. Report says 'student well-being and academic rigour often go together.'

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   While Canadian teenagers score well on international math, reading and science tests — scores in […]

Bonnie Crombie in the Legislature by Easter?

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   “If a seat presented itself that was logical, of course I would seek that seat,” Bonnie […]

Thomson Outs Council on the Handling of the Consent Agenda

By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Thompson was back before a Standing Committee to first remind them that when there are […]