Young cookie maker meets fire Chief - she puts him behind the wheel

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By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Eight year old Emmet Stem decided he could help. He had learned how to bake and […]

City recovers much of the money taken by an on-line fraud in 2019

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By Staff December 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has recovered $322,641.67 of a $503,026.66 fraudulent vendor payment made in May 2019. The recovery […]

Majority of Canadians support a total shut down

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By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The leading edge of the second wave of Covid19 infections has hit. 2275 new cases in […]

A burning issue -

By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Back in January when the world was normal I was invited to serve as a judge […]

Long way to go to reach 5000 signatures on the petition to put Terry Fox on the new $5 bill

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By Staff December 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is really nothing that exciting about the statement that set out what a Legislature wants to […]

2020 Keys to the City awarded to two citizens

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By Staff December 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Kendall Cooper and Ian Elliott have been named as the 2020 recipients of the Keys to the […]

Early public response on the Council workshop not all that good.

Premier Wynne beleives that this level of traffic eats away at the time people deserve to have with their families and that the time spent in cars is damaging the provincial econonomy.  Is GO the answer - and will we go along with that kind of a solution?

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Workshop city Councillors went through this morning was detailed and certainly informative. With the exception […]

Council workshop to hear details on a different approach to mobility

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The last council event for the year takes place this morning. Angelo Bentivegna serving as chair […]

Police RIDE program underway -

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By Staff December 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We don’t usually publish the Impaired Driving Offences Within list the Halton Region release once every week. […]

Too little too late: How does one say Merry Christmas after stealing it from you?

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“Speaking with reporters during a regular briefing at city hall on Wednesday, [Toronto] Medical Officer of Health Dr. Eileen de Villa said that the recent […]

Hawthorne community digs deep and delivers for the Food Bank

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By Staff December 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They refer to it as the Hawthorne Community – made up of Hawthorne Dr., Juniper, Concord and […]

Eastern parts of the city see Santa in a Fire Truck

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By Staff December 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Those that got the message and were aware – came out in small groups. Families gathered on […]

Noted Burlington sports writer takes an amusing look at how NHL games should be played starting in January

Stanley Cup BEST

By DENIS GIBBONS December 11, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Nothing good occurs during a pandemic, yet some of its side effects could bring positive changes. […]

Clerk's Office has difficulty responding to media requests - apparently has a protocol with directions and instructions

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By Pepper Parr December 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We got another one. This is the third or fourth – maybe the fifth time people […]

No lockdown for Burlington

By Pepper Parr December 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier did not put any additional Regions in lockdown. Toronto and Peel are the only […]

Petition to have Terry Fox picture put on a new $5 bill

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By Staff December 11, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A rendition of what a Terry Fox $5 bill could look like. There are still a couple […]

Santa back on his Magical Tour this weekend follow hashtag #SpotSantaBurlON to see where he is.

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By Staff December 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: Due to heavy rain forecasted and exposure to the elements for Santa and his volunteer firefighter driver, […]

Premier to make an announcement on possible lock-downs today

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By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: The Premier did not announce a lockdown for Halton Region Sometime today Premier Ford is going […]

Freehold property listings much lower this November than a year ago

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By Staff December 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Data and commentary from the Rocca Sisters Team sets out where they believe the Real Estate market […]

Gift of Giving Back sets up at Burlington Centre

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By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the plans that worked wonderfully in the past can’t be used this year – what […]