Getting Back to School Safely with a Full Understanding of the Risks

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By Jim Young July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Ontario government will soon roll out its back to school plans for September amid ever changing […]

Sick Kids weighs in on when students should return to school.

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By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Every household in the city that has children attending a school are faced with the questions: […]

Webinar for business people who need answers - those with the answers will be on the panel.

Annita Cassidy Hoey retirement

By Staff July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you work a business plan during a pandemic? The fleet of foot are in a […]

Mayor takes a fashion break - reminds citizens to wash their hands, stick to that six foot rule and wear a mask

Meed Ward in a mask

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor reports that: “At a special meeting July 28, Burlington City Council approved amendments to […]

Announcement on school openings will be made on August 10th.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr July 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Aug 10th, when we know what direction the Ministry has given us   How many people are […]

City will require you to pay for parking - starts August 4th.

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By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city administration has been hoping to see some light at the end of the tunnel […]

Burlington Foundation comes through for 18 community groups

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By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you spend $350,000 + in a hurry? You give it away – which is just […]

Terry Fox and the Carden girls

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Terry Fox running through Burlington on his Marathon of Hope in 1980. The lives of millions of Canadians were changed forever by the courage of […]

The Eyes Have It - and the number of new infections suggest we are getting it right.

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By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The people at GO, the bus and train operation that moves many of us from place to […]

Mayor says federal - provincial money will arrive in the city 'soon'

Mayor Meed Ward and Premier - Dec 2018

By Staff July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward passed along some “ great news today when the province announced $4 billion […]

Profiles of Hope: Donald Carmichael - what to do to stay engaged and active with the cause for 2020

Carmichael with Fox photo

Terry Fox running his Marathon of Hope along Lakeshore Road in 1980. There is a monument in almost this exact spot, closer to the water, […]

Region Releases Community Investment Fund Grants for 2020

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional government offices are located in Oakville The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports […]

Has Party Politics Crept into the Serious Problem of Getting Students Back into Classrooms in September

Steven Del Duca

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Liberals have found their tongues and come out with a fully-costed plan to get […]

Look for tents to be set up to help the hospitality sector recover from the lockdown and limitations they had to live with during Stage 2.

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 38 applications for patios on private property and 12 on city property for […]

What if science is beaten by COVID-19 and our only recourse is permanent revision to our way of life?

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What’s next? Does anyone know? An interesting comment from an individual who brings an “intelligence, strategic […]

School Board Chair and Director of Education for HDSB comment on how plans for a return to school are being put together

ndrea Grebenc July 15

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Trustee Grebenc with trustee Grey at a public meeting. In an interview with Halton District School […]

What Makes Burlington So Special to an Outsider?

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By Andrew Balza July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is a pleasant city in Ontario, bang on the border. To many people, passing through […]

Beachway Parking - still a problem ; the stiff fines don't seem to be making a difference

Parking problem

By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   That sign says the fine for parking could be $250. What the city calls “ an abundance […]

Stage 3 does open things up - it also calls for more in the way of individual responsibility.

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By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward residing at a virtual meeting of city council. As part of a […]

Stage 3 means children can use the playground equipment - note - it will not be sanitized by the city.

Kids + water = fun and noise - all part of the Halton Children's Water Festival.  A full day of fun at a cost of $5 per student.

By Staff July 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A real summer for Burlington seemed to have to wait until we got into Stage 3 – […]

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