Mayor claims she works well with her council - does the evidence support her statement?

By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released by Mayor Meed Ward recently she said: Burlington Council is very cohesive […]

Major changes in structure of volunteer committees at Chamber

By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We had heard there would be changes in the structure of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce […]

All Guilds annual exhibit ends on Saturday at the Art Gallery - fascinating place.

By Staff August 8th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We all know how hot it is – and we might be running out of places we […]

Ward 6 Councillor struggles with issue being debated - confuses capital spending with operating costs and revenue to be generated

By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna has for the most part taken a different approach to looking […]

Repair Cafe will open up on Tuesday in Aldershot on Plains Road - in front of the BIA office - look foe the white tents

By Staff August 8th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We are a little late with this notice – our apologies. The Repair Café will take place […]

Last week Council went for a $39million spend to build a new Skyway Arena - Stolte chose fiscal prudence and voted no.

By Pepper Parr August 8th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON This is a long article. It focuses on one new arena but sets out how this council […]

The 8th anniversary of the flood went by without a word. It was an occasion when the city really pulled together

By Pepper Parr August 7th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   I almost forgot. Thursday of last week was the eighth anniversary of the flood. At what […]

West Nile Virus returns to the Region

By Staff August 6, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The 7th wave of Covid19 is reported to have peaked. Monkey pox infections have increased Rabid bats […]

Another motorcycle fatality

By Staff April 6th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON On August 6, 2022 at approximately 3:09pm Halton Regional Police attended the area of Waterdown Road and Craven […]

St. Christopher's kicks off drive for back pack donations

By Staff August 5th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Open Doors at St. Christopher’s is kicking off their yearly backpack program in partnership with Food4Kids Halton, Compassion […]

Is the city now asking people to file a Freedom of Information request and pay a fee to get what in the past has been on the city web site and available to anyone ?

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   On the matter of it getting harder to get public information from city hall – try […]

Freeman Station to be open on Saturday - posters on Lakeshore Road will be in place all weekend

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Lots to do in the weekend ahead of us. Station will be open on Saturday The […]

Jeffrey Graham is missing

By Staff August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) is seeking the public’s assistance is locating Jeffrey Graham (56) of […]

Halton Region Public Health confirms rabies in a bat found in Oakville

By Staff August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Covid19, then Monkey Pox, then close to unbearable weather and now bats have been found in Oakville […]

HRPS to Launch eTickets Pilot Project

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Mike Burton is a Sgt with the Halton Regional Police Service. He has something to tell […]

Milton Mayor faces an unknown in the October municipal election

By Pepper Parr August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   It is now official. Milton Mayor Gord Krantz sitting in his office – which is just […]

Remembering to drop off some needed items at the Food Bank will help

By Staff August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Tummies don’t don’t know how to take vacations. Shelves are close to bare the the Food Bank. […]

The Region may have a very low crime rate - but there is still a lot of crime taking place. High end car theft is close to rampant in Oakville

By Staff August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We reported yesterday that the Region of Halton had the lowest ranking on the Crime Severity index […]

5 Canadian Side Hustles - Worth Looking Into

By Eszter Ivan August 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Looking for the next money-making side hustle you can utilize while in Canada? Look no further, […]

If there is ever going to be affordable housing decision makers need to know more about where people are living now.

By Staff August 3rd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Haltom is a non-profit organization that focuses on community wide issues within the Region of […]