Council learns that Covid vaccinations will probably be done on a mass - public basis

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By Pepper Parr December 10, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When I talked to my doctor last he mentioned that I would probably get my Covid […]

Burlington Green has arranged for the screening via Zoom of an important film

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By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are some things that you don’t want to miss watching. The tearing down of the […]

Burlington Foundation Delivers 2nd Round of Support Funding: $476,000 to 28 Charities

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By Staff December 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Foundation announced it has awarded $141,000 in funding to 10 charities through the second round of […]

What will the students bring home with them - and what will they take back to school?

Christmas break

By Pepper Parr December 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a couple of weeks the kids will be coming home for the holidays. I know […]

Transit plans show promise - the challenge now is to deliver while facing a tough budget situation

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By Pepper Parr December 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Transit was showing some very impressive ridership increases; city council was impressed – it looked as […]

Objection Letter to the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) License Application for the proposed Burlington Nelson Quarry Extension

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By Staff December 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington Community Planning Department is in receipt of the information package, dated, October 27, […]

Public will be able to ask questions of quarry operator at a virtual meeting December 10th

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By Staff December 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Nelson Aggregate application for licenses to expand their quarry operation in rural Burlington is getting a […]

Arrests and Charges Laid in Purse Thefts by Halton Police

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By Staff December 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police have arrested and laid charges against one male and one female in relation […]

Metrolinx settles on a location for the layover lines - Harvester at Walkers Line

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By Staff December 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Metrolinx had to pivot and change its mind twice before it landed in the site for the […]

Council Committee chairs nominated for the 2021 term of office

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By Pepper Parr December 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Running of Council business in Burlington is done using a Standing Committee structure. Burlington has three […]

A first for the city: a heated bus shelter - paid for by a seniors group

Burlington Seniors Centre

By Pepper Parr December 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Why the city could not say they were grateful for the initiative and the money that […]

Council works its way through a very heavy work load - more on GO service improvements and changes to the arts file

GO site from north

By Pepper Parr December 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meeting as a Standing Committee on Monday went through a very heavy agenda. They […]

Santa seen in town - in a Fire Truck - no reindeer

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was no new snow on the ground but there was a Santa sitting as a […]

Former football great teams up with Oakville North Burlington MP Damoff to put Terry Fox on the new $5 bill

Terry Fox five dollar bill

By Staff December 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It follows that if Burlington has a magnificent monument celebrating and recognizing the occasion when Terry Fox […]

Santa takes to his first Magic Trail Tour on Saturday: Rural Burlington, Tyandaga, Brant Hills and Mountainside are the first communities

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By Staff December 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail is an innovative alternative to the traditional Santa Claus […]

Council sticks its neck out to bring people downtown to shop. Big dollars in parking revenue will get away

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By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an amendment to the parking bylaw submitted by a Council member to be heard […]

Adding an economic sustainability lens to the way local business and public agencies do business

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By Nicole Ramberg December 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Environmental, social and economic sustainability are integral components in a thriving society; it is important to […]

Seventh Town Hall on Covid19 to take place December 16th - a virtual event

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By Staff December 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Another Town Hall on Covid19. This next one will be on December 16th, between 6:00 and 7:00 […]

Leaves getting a lot of attention from the female Councillors

Stolte and Kearns - budget book

By Staff December 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The leaves are getting a lot of attention Having fallen to the ground they expected to get […]

Leaves are now weather dependent - snow impedes their collection

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff December 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Leaves and parking – the two bug bears that bedevil Burlington. Ward 4 Councillor Shawna Stolte City […]