Raw cookie dough as a bed time treat; a 'quarantini' to celebrate the end of chemotherapy

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By Nicki St George April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nicki St George is the mother of two, Leo 11 and Bea 8. She is […]

City to hold a second Town Hall call-in on April 14th

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is going to host a second town hall – April 14 from 7 to 9 […]

Service is still available for those that need help from city hall - by telephone. Response time is reported to be very good.

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By Staff April 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of the City’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Burlington continues to maintain […]

Regional Health unit assures public nursing homes are being tightly monitored

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By Staff April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the number of COVID-19 related deaths were reported at a single nursing home in Bobcaygeon exceeded […]

If you're self isolating and need food - Call the Food Bank - they will deliver

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank asks if his Team is ready for another week […]

Mayor turns to the 'grass roots' for help and direction in meeting the COVID crisis

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By Staff April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward today announced the launch of a Task force that will share information and […]

How to protect your private information online

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By Clair Nash April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON As our online life continues to grow so do the risks involved in managing so much of […]

The kids are back in school - just not in classrooms - it is going to be an interesting and revealing week for everyone

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By Pepper Parr April 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Students will not be on school buses for the next couple of months. Classrooms won’t have […]

The rate at which the virus is spreading is staggering. The worst for North America has yet to be recorded

April 4th, 2020

By Staff April 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The numbers just keep climbing with New York State death toll from coronavirus on Saturday surpassed 3,500 […]

The challenge: Learning to stay inside and walk safely when you choose to be outside

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By Pepper Parr April 4, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting people to fully understand what we are up against with the COVID19 crisis. During a […]

Critical six foot rule not being observed on the hospital site where 93 bed modular health unit is being assembled.

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By Pepper Parr April 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the right decision. Create additional ICU capacity for the wave of infections that are […]

Response to the Mayor's call for a Front Line Clap goes unheeded.

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By Pepper Parr April 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that it is the thought that counts. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward wanted to […]

Easter is about more than chocolate and painted eggs - Palm Sunday ahead of us.

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By Pepper Parr April 4TH, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Easter isn’t about coloured eggs and the Easter Bunny. Starts with Palm Sunday, then Good Friday, then […]

The data suggest we can reduce significantly the number of people who will die because of the virus - if we follow the rules

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By Pepper Parr April 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province could experience something between 3,000 and 15,000 deaths from the COVID-19 virus – if […]

Province reduces the number of essential services that can operate during the COVID crisis: from 74 to 44

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By Staff April 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province has revised the list of essential services that can remain open and operate in the […]

Reports indicate the province is on the right path with the shutdowns that have taken place.

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By Pepper Parr April 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The message leaking out of Queen’s Park from highly respected journalist is that the province did […]

Community comes through for the Food Bank - hampers will have an Easter treat in them

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Pepper Parr April 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a very telling message this morning. Listen in: “ I wish I could share […]

Burlington’s business support organizations come together as Team Burlington to support businesses through COVID-19

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  By Pepper Parr April 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some very tough times ahead for the hospitality and retail sectors of the Burlington economy. […]

Police can now use bylaw enforcement officers to crack down on those who do not comply with emergency orders being made by the province.

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By Pepper Parr April 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police Service officers are now collaborating with local bylaw enforcement officers to respond to […]

Rivers wonders why face masks are not mandatory in Ontario

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By Ray Rivers April 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Spouting Donald Trump regularly spouts so much misinformation that the American public has almost become immune […]