Waterfront development: likely to be the top story in 2022

By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Sticky bit of news came out the last few weeks of last year. It will probably be […]

Hospital under pressure - asks that only the really ill attend

By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Hospital put the following on their web site: Hospital visits This wave of […]

If we do this right 2022 could be a Happy Year

And so we get another chance. Maybe this time we will get it right. Join us in this clarion call. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); […]

COVID19 testing_ who gets what and where do they go.

By Staff December 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In response to the rapidly spreading and highly transmissible Omicron variant, the Ontario government, in consultation […]

Province’s GO-VAXX Bus coming to Burlington Jan. 24 and Jan. 31 – Appointments Required

By Staff December 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The GO-VAXX Mobile Bus Clinic will be coming to Burlington in the new year on Monday, Jan. […]

City continues emergency response to ensure business continuity and prepares for COVID-19 impacts in 2022

By Staff December 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a lengthy media release put out by the city administration they said “The number one priority […]

Unmasked skaters using Discovery Pond in Spender Smith Park

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We are still doing it to ourselves. The advice from the MoH is to get outside […]

Provincial MOH sets out how the province will face the Omicron virus - less testing, more isolation, and wear the masks

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore took to the microphone for a media […]

Last quarter of the year was as drab and disappointing as 2020's year end. 2022 offers challenges.

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter December 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON 2021 has been a year we are not going to forget quickly. We […]

Province reporting positivity rates of 27%: Chief Medical Officer of Health to make a 3 pm announcement

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The province reported a positivity rate of 27% yesterday. That’s the percentage of people who test positive […]

Rivers on - The federal Liberal record during 2021

By Ray Rivers December 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Many folks, including some Liberals, criticized the Trudeau government for choosing to call an election in […]

The Best Casinos Within Canada to Liven Your Spirit

By Staff December 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON https://www.casinosformoney.com/ca/real-money/ Canada is a known location that many tourists wish to visit and explore. From its beautiful nature […]

Confusion and frustration reign when competency and skilled managers should be at the wheel

By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The Provincial Science Table determines the Omicron variant of Covid19 is here and it is going […]

Summer of 2021 had no real RibFest; no Sound of Music; no Canada celebration but an election no one wanted

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter December 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The worst of the pandemic was over, for the time being, or so […]

GOVAXX plans prove to be a bust - hopefully the registration procedures will improve.

By Staff December 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a bumpy ride. The province announced that booster vaccinations were available and […]

Food4kids Halton gets new leadership: Dania Thurman appointed Executive Director

  By Staff December 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We first saw Dania Thurman in action when the community rallied around Central High school that […]

Second quarter of 2021: restrictions and changes - but life went on and people continued to be people

By Ryan Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter December 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON 2021 has been a year we are not going to forget quickly. We […]

January to March of 2021 was hard - it didn't get any easier during the balance of the year

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter December 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The year started out with a sense of caution, within days the […]

Walkins for vaccinations are no longer being accepted at clinics planned for Burlington, Oakville and Milton. Registrations must be done on line

By Pepper Parr December 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been some monumental screw ups in setting up locations where people can get COVID19 […]

What could a Commonwealth Games in Burlington look like? eSports is getting a close look

By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a 3 part feature on bringing the Commonwealth Games to the area. Antonio Gomez […]