Cutting Red Tape to Build More Homes Act to streamline approvals for garden suites, laneway housing and basement apartments

By Staff April 13th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Yet another government plan to get housing built. A bill was introduced to the Legislature on Wednesday […]

Where do the people who want to get elected to serve the public come from?

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington seems to have a pattern when it comes to electing their City Council. They elect […]

Burlington is #9 out of a list of 35 in rental rates

By Staff April 13th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington finished 9th out of 35 cities in the rental increases list for the month of March. […]

Those advertisements that were popping up on your computer monitor - we managed to get rid of them

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   A little celebration and a deserved pat on the back for the people who take care […]

Getting messy when people selected to serve on an agency board need governance and integrity advice.

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It started as a question. Regarding agencies board and commissions and Integrity Commissioner advice? Would Counsellor […]

Just what has happened at City Hall and is there even more to come?

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor has had a busy past 30 days – and the hecticness is not over […]

United Way Halton & Hamilton reaches historic $12.5 million target

By Staff April 12th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON During last night’s Evening of Celebration, United Way Halton & Hamilton honoured community donors and partners following a […]

That pledge city council unanimously agreed to is now seen by some as a mistake

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Who’s counting and why are they getting different totals. The counting got serious when Burlington signed […]

Low Pressure System will bring Widespread Rain across Southern Ontario starting Overnight Tonight

By Staff April 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that Environment Canada and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry’s (MNRF) Surface Water […]

Is Mayor Meed Ward feeling the heat and talking about a reset of the Strong Mayor powers - looks that way

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Mayor Meed Ward had several opportunities to speak to City Council when they met for most […]

18 projects given Arts and Culture Fund grants - $75,000 distributed

By Staff April 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF) provides grants to local artists, multicultural groups and arts and […]

Staff harassment complaints: more than 1 a week - 17 staff people had to take time off as a result. A very toxic, fearful, degraded environment.

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   During the two day Council meeting Chris Kroes, Manager, Health, Safety & Wellness reported on Employee […]

Decisions made by the Mayor that returned some of her Strong Mayor powers to the City Manager and Council

By Staff April 10, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The following are three decisions Mayor Meed Ward made under the authority she has with Strong Mayor […]

Lakeshore resident wants his Councillor to tell him what the fuss with the Mayor is all about

By Staff April 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Some Councillors are very focused on how they relate to their constituents. Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns […]

Burlington was one of the best places to be for a perfect eclipse experience

By Staff April 9th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   If you watched the eclipse from Burlington you got the full Monty. Eric Stern and Denis Gibbons […]

Convergence of Video Gaming and Casino Entertainment in Burlington

By Daniel Fraser April 10th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington from the air. Burlington has always had a diverse economy and embraced many types […]

Can you see yourself in this incredible eclipse gathering

By Staff April 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   How did Burlington react to the eclipse? A crowd too large to count descended on Spencer Smith […]

Me and my Eclipse

By Pepper Parr April 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Me and my eclipse. Well, I didn’t feel any emotional change. It never got dark where […]

Premier wants paper bags available at LCBO locations - watch how fast that happens

By Staff April 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier made it really clear: How many trees are we going to have to cut […]

Mayor declares a Conflict of Interest on a Notice intended to keep an unnamed person out of Council Chambers. Matter will be discussed in closed session

By Pepper Parr April 8th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   This is something new. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward The Mayor declaring a Conflict of Interest on […]