Metrolinx is adding reinforcements to its fleet of mobile vaccine buses to help push back against the spread of COVID-19.

By Staff January 18TH, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Metrolinx has partnered with the Government of Ontario to operate a fleet of mobile COVID vaccine clinics […]

COVID-19 Outbreak Expanded to Additional Inpatient Unit at Joseph Brant Hospital  

By Staff January 18th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The COVID-19 outbreak that was declared on Unit 4 North 700 (4N700) on January 12 has extended […]

Open Letter from the Halton Members of Parliament to Catholic Trustees

By Pepper Parr January 18th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The four Members of Parliament who represent the people of Halton wrote an Open Letter to […]

Letter from Halton MPs to Catholic Trustees was inappropriate

By Pepper Parr January 18th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Opinion Last Friday, the four members of Parliament who represent the people of Halton sent an open […]

Council gets lauded for being leaders at community engagement - then goes mute when the biggest development the city has seen in some time is in front of them

By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Council has been holding a number of Closed session meetings – all kinds of litigation taking place. […]

City council wants to know more about the Indian Act - to support the Indigenous people?

By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   There was an agenda for a Council Workshop scheduled for this afternoon. That it was cancelled […]

Snow Event declared for Jan. 17, 2022 – On-street parking cancelled

By Staff January 17th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   To allow snow removal equipment room to clear roads safely and quickly, all on-street parking has been […]

Opposing views on Pride Flag will be heard by Catholic Trustees on Tuesday

By Pepper Parr January 16th, 2022 BURLINGTON,, ON   The debate on flying the Pride flag at Catholic schools in the Halton Region will be […]

Pride flag issues bedevil the Catholic School Board - federal MP's write an Open Letter

By Pepper Parr January 16th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Tuesday of this week the Halton District Catholic School (HDCSB) Board will hear delegations related to […]

Things are getting better and better in the news room; circulation has some new offerings as well

By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   In the next week or so you will begin to see some subtle changes to the […]

Dress Warmly: Top 5 Ideas for a Fun Winter in Burlington

By Amy Hogan January 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Winter in all its glory In countries and cities where winter is in all its glory, […]

Ford loses a key Minister: Phillips resigns - didn't want to run for re-election in June

By Pepper Parr January 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this the beginning of the downfall of a provincial government? In a major pre-election setback […]

Changes in the Downtown Terminal opening hours

By Staff January 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, the Downtown Terminal opening hours will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. […]

Ward 5 Councillor speaks out on the Regional Growth projections

By Paul Sharman January 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON The following response to residents of Burlington who have emailed City Council members regarding the potential increase […]

GWD Foundation for Kids gifts $3.42 million to Burlington Foundation

By Staff January 13th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The GWD Foundation for Kids announced a $3.42 million major gift that will continue the legacy established […]

Sweetgrass to be the name of the former Ryerson Park

By Pepper Parr January 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Ryerson Park was to be renamed. Egerton Ryerson was no longer in fashion and the Mayor saw […]

Second COVID19 outbreak at Joseph Brant Hospital

By Staff January 13th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   An outbreak has been declared on Unit 4 North 700 (4N700) at Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) after […]

Home Builders Association looks forward to working with city on inclusionary zoning - making homes available to all income levels

By Mike Collins-Williams January 13th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The West End Home Builders’ Association is very pleased to participate in the City’s Housing Strategy […]

Plan B fears the city might have missed the boat on keeping view to Spencer Smith Park as part of the public domain

By Don Fletcher January 13th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON An earlier version of this article included illustration that were out-dated. The illustrations have been revised. We […]

What is Inclusionary Zoning and why should you care - it may be the only way some people every get to own a home

By Staff January 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is going to hear a lot about Inclusionary Zoning. Most council members love the idea and […]