Town Hall on line at 6:45 pm - Call 1-800-280-9610 to listen in or follow the audio on twitter @yourtvhalton.

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By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is going to hold an electronic town hall this evening – it will not […]

Council learns how to hold public meetings via the internet using webcasts that don't, as yet, have any room for public participation. We do learn that taxes are due in April

By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   After completing two Special Meetings of City Council electronically the public is advised that meetings for […]

Non profit sector proves to be both nimble and innovative in an uncertain environment: Food Bank ensures people have what they need

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By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The not for profit sector in Burlington has shown that it can be nimble and innovative […]

Bandanas replaced face masks for thieves who rob an LCBO location

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By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service arrested four males in connection to theft of alcohol from the LCBO […]

COVID19 is approaching the half a million mark: it can be contained - just follow the rules.

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By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The growth of the COVID-19 in Burlington is very very small when looked at from a global […]

Marathoner is ready for the long haul with kids out of school.

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By Ashley Worobec March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of […]

Getting tested for COVID19 at the hospital

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Pepper Parr March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are all working at keeping our distance from others; going out only when it is necessary; […]

Transit User's Forum scheduled for May postponed to Fall

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By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The scheduled Burlington Transit Users’ Forum, has been postponed. No new date has been set, Bfast will […]

Burlington Transit Modifies Schedule

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With social distancing measures in place, Burlington Transit will reduce its service and operate on a modified […]

Amazon keeping the scammers off the site

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By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During a crisis like this the scammers come out from under the rocks they call home. They […]

Region reports there are now 15 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19 in Halton

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional Medical Officer of Health released a report this afternoon that was a bit of a […]

Real estate sales are down but prices are holding and days on the market acceptable

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.

By Pepper Parr March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a phrase: When the going gets tough – the tough get going. The Rocca […]

City finds a way to answer the questions the public has - email is working at this point. Credit is due

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By Pepper Parr March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier today we reported on the city decision to shut down every service being delivered by […]

Telephone access to Service Burlington is currently unavailable

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By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a stark, somewhat blunt statement, the city announced that: City Hall is closed. But tax payments […]

1-888-444-3659 - number for the business sector to call for support and answers to questions on staying open

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By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province has launched a toll-free line 1-888-444-3659 to provide support to Ontario businesses who have questions […]

Mayor tells citizens meeting in groups that this has to stop. For those who are returning to Canada - go home and stay home for 14 days

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By Staff March 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said yesterday that: Halton Region announced their decision to proceed with the Declaration […]

A mother’s journal of her first week of self-isolation with Leo, 8 and Bea, 6

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By Nicki St. George March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking […]

City council holds first every remote meeting - lasts nine minutes - passes everything.

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By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a little bumpy at the start. “Keep a cell phone charger on hand” said […]

There is a link between the Hydro need for a bigger line of credit and the wave break being built for the LaSalle Park Marina

Moving electricity seems to be a task they can do well enough - using the telephone appears to be a skill set that needs development.

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City council will be meeting this afternoon for two Special Council meetings that will be held […]

Rate of COVID19 spread - infections, deaths, recovered.

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By Staff March 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a web site that collects data from around the world on the number of COVID-19 […]