4-Week Loose-Leaf Collection Program Begins Monday, November 8th

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 8. Residents are encouraged to […]

The size of city council and the level at which they serve

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What kind of representation does the public get from the current City Council? The merits of […]

Clear cutting in rural Burlington destroys parts of an Eco-system.

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a tough tough weekend for Hope Woodcock and her family. They live in the […]

Charges Laid Against Burlington Man in Relation to Lengthy Fraud Investigation

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a lengthy fraud investigation […]

City of Burlington seeks input on Major Transit Station Areas

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington you know today is going to be a lot different in a decade – the […]

TD Bank delivers BIG Thanks & 100 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies to Beth Martin Snook

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   TD has launched its annual TD Thanks You campaign to personally recognize and reward outstanding customers whose […]

Adding 18 people to the Planning staff to handle the development applications in the pipeline: there are 47 of them

By Pepper Parr October 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Jeremy Tellier is one of the more entertaining members of the Planning Department in Burlington. That […]

New Democrats get donations from more individuals than the other two parties combined.

By Staff October 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We can’t seem to get out of election mode. The Ontario New Democrats announced earlier today that […]

Results of 2021 Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz

By Staff October 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has compiled the results of this year’s two-day commercial motor vehicle […]

Follow up on the proposed Waterfront Hotel redevelopment

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The pre-application presentation, that the city planning department requires of a developer before they submit an […]

Oakville Community Foundation setting out to hear what the Mississaugas of the Credit have to say about Treaty Rights

By Staff October 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The Mississaguas of the Credit First Nation and the Oakville Community Foundation have launched “Debwewin”– the Oakville Truth […]

Damoff reflects on her return to office and the nastiest campaign she has ever experienced

By Rory O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter October 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Recently re-elected Liberal Member of Parliament, Pam Damoff, reflected on her journey […]

What happened to civility? - When did words start losing their unifying potency and meaning?

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Margaret Lindsay Holton, rely on her to do something different. She has put together WHAT and calls […]

Flags at city hall - when do they get lowered?

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader wrote asking why the flags at city hall were always lowered – it seemed that […]

City sets out vaccination rules for its employees

By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   While the vast majority are choosing to be vaccinated – there are holdouts. City Hall is […]

Operation Impact 2021: Be a Hero. Aim for Zero.

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Tomorrow marks the beginning of Operation Impact 2021, a national public awareness campaign aimed at making Canada’s […]

What does cipher and encryption mean? A fascinating exhibit that will appeal to students with a bit of a science bent

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a fascinating exhibit coming to the Joseph Brant Museum – this is one for both […]

Condo boards can continue to meet virtually until September 2022

By Staff October 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Government of Ontario has made regulatory amendments under the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) and four […]

Will newly identified flood hazards cripple some of the developments now in front of the planning department.

By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Planner Alison Enns, Manager of Policy and Community, delivered a report on Floodplain and Spills Approach: […]

Regional MoH has yet to determine if RAT will be used in schools.

By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial Medical Officer of Health announced earlier this week that Rapid Antigen Tests (RAT) would […]