City recreation and facilities to remain open with new restrictions


By Staff November 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday, the province announced Halton Region, including Burlington, will move into the Red (Control) Phase with additional […]

Get to know your mask really well - you will be using it when you next put on sun skin care products - Really!

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By Staff November 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We asked the Regional Medical Officer of Health for some detail on masks. What kind of mask […]

Winter time fire pits in public parks - get your marshmallows before they sell out

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By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Fire pits in some of the public parks? It was on the agenda and the city is […]

The purpose of a headline - and how do you know you got it right?

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By Pepper Parr November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   People who take an interest in their community want information. In the newspaper business that means […]

Bank closed due to Covid19 outbreak. It is out there - amongst us. Time for serious caution

Would a downtown mobility hub result in greater density on the east side of Brant Street?  Would traffic from the core work itself to the Burlington GO station?

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bank of Nova Scotia on Brant Street north of Caroline was closed for a short period […]

Paying Special Tribute to Local Givers on National Philanthropy Day

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By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Foundation today announced $82,500 in Phase 3 grants from their COVID-19 Pandemic Response Fund. These new […]

There won't be a Santa Claus parade but Santa will be seen on the streets of the city.

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa and he will be in your neighbourhood. The traditional Santa parade […]

Police Warn of Scam Involving Taxi's

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By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) would like to warn citizens of a scam that has been occurring […]

Have you heard of Kid Poker?

Kid Poker

By David Burke November 12, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Have You Heard of ‘Kid Poker’? What it Takes to Become a New Daniel Negreanu One […]

More demolition in the downtown core

Molinaro John West side

By Staff November 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Backhoe rips apart a building on the west side of John, just north of Lakeshore Road. More […]

Air Force doing fly pasts across the province

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By Staff November 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is almost as if the Canadian Air Force is putting up everything they have that can […]

We do Remember

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Remembering the Fallen At a time when a pandemic has taken over the world and we are all at risk – we look for ways […]

Remembrance ceremony will be virtual this year

Remembrance Day wreaths - dozens at cenotaph

By Staff November 11th, 2020 Burlington, ON   It won’t be the same. Brant Street filled with people who have gathered at the Cenotaph to […]

Rural Burlington heard a promise from their MP to get them better internet access

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By Staff November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If money talks, and it usually does, the rural parts of Burlington and Milton are about to […]

City Communications department stifles the flow of information


By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this month we published a story on how the version of the Official Plan that […]

Rivers calls the Provincial Budget An Exercise in Creative Writing

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By Ray Rivers November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government released its latest budget last week, though you might have missed it given […]

Fire works may become a thing of the past but for now you can still set the things off in your backyard on two holidays.

Canada day fire works

By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   “Let’s just ban them completely” It was well into the meeting when Ward 5 Councillor Paul […]

The full story on how the 40 year lease for LaSalle Park came to be

Walter Mulkiwich will bring years of experience and a committement to social justice will be brought to bear on how transit is treated in the Official Plan Review. Being a former Mayor won't hurt either.

By Pepper Parr November 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Politics is not what it used to be. The city is working towards a meeting with […]

Procedural bylaw matters - Clerk is setting out some adjustments

City Council meeting - before COVID

By Pepper Parr November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a bit of a rumbling and part of the earth that we know as […]

Leaf collection began today - November 9th - just one collection this year

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 November 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s revamped loose-leaf collection program started today – Monday, November 9th. Clearing the leaves […]