Regions to issue debentures for $17 million - $10 million will be for Burlington.

2018 Regional Council

By Staff Feb 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was an item in a recent Regional Council agenda. It was the passing of a bylaw […]

Report on role advisory committees play at city hall to be discussed on Tuesday.

Burlington flags

By Staff February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is billed as the Report of the Volunteer Members of the Citizen Advisory Committee Review Team. […]

Police now have a satellite system that passed its first set of tests.

HRPS cruiser with sat dish

By Staff February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What will you do when you look at the rear view mirror and spot the police cruiser […]

Mayor studying to earn a Chartered Director designation - doesn't reveal who is paying for the expensive course.

By Pepper Parr February 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a Standing Committee earlier in the month we thought we heard Mayor Marianne Meed Ward […]

A small number of families took part in the 30-60 Winter Challenge - enough to build upon.

Winter fun 1

By Pepper Parr February 24th 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The weather certainly co-operated. There was some really good snow which helped make the December, January […]

An additional 100 new homes reported to be planned for the Millcroft community. Couple of golf holes to disappear

Miillcroft mill

By Pepper Parr February 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime during Mayor Goldring’s second term he said that the intensification that was going to take […]

Nelson Aggregates clears the first of many hurdles to creating a large park on the quarry properties on Guelph Line

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan finally got to meet the people doing the pre-development work for […]

Community Development Halton taking a closer look at Human Rights for those in the not for profit sector.

CDH right collage

By Staff February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton is holding an introductory workshop to basic human rights principles as it relates to […]

Plans to re-design the Millcroft golf course and add some housing: Mayor not in the loop at the beginning

Miillcroft mill

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This morning, at around 10:00 am, the Mayor and a councillor issued a joint statement related […]

Three arrested and charged with vehicle theft

Police cruiser New_look

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, 0N   Here is how it went. A van was stolen in Toronto. The driver gassed up in Burlington […]

What Burlington offers that our New York neighbours do not

Sound of music - from stage

By Thomas Blake February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is a fabulous city to spend time in, as any who lives there will know. […]

Mayor has a plan on how she will attempt to have some boundaries and designations changed.

Meed Ward - tight head shot

By Staff February 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Beside the issue of buildings that too many people thought were just too high – the issue […]

Canada’s residential school history is to be told on the Main Theatre stage at Performing Arts Centre

BPAC KahaWi dance

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mush Hole, a heart-breaking piece by Kaha:wi Dance Theatre that moves through Canada’s residential school history […]

Chilly Half Marathon March 1st - Road Closures!

They do flood the streets.

By Staff February 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The true believer running crowd will be out on the roads March 1st for the Chilly Half […]

MP reflects on value of listening, even to a small minority, to reach common ground

Adam van K H&S

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Milton MP Adam van Koeverden in a former occupation. Adam van Koeverden, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister […]

Spring/Summer Live and Play program registration opens February 22 - online and in person

Lawn Bowling Club is right beside the Seniors Centre.  In good weather plenty of opportunity to get out and get some exercise and fresh air.  The Library is a very short walk away.  Much of wjhat Senirs need in the way of civic services are in the immediate area.

By Staff February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington adults, aged 19+ and 55+, will be able to register for Spring/Summer Live and Play programs […]

Councillor gets a 'bum steer' from staff as she is learning to do her job.

Audit Kearns 5

By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During the very difficult meeting at which the Audit Committee discussed the report the auditor had […]

How much risk does the city tolerate? Flooding was never a serious risk before 2014; it is now . There is now a Risk Registry

Flood Fairview plaza

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The word risk is creeping into sentences in documents and conversations around city hall. City Manager […]

Councillor Sharman: 'Not getting answers to my questions. Did we have any guidance on installing CRM from the very beginning?


By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Part two of that awkward Audit Committee meeting last week. City manager Tim Commisso defending staff and […]

Are city staff both 'excited and dealing with internal terror' asks the Mayor and is there an answer to the Customer Relations Management problem?

MMW looking screen

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Audit Committee heard the report from the Auditor on the problems with the Customer Relations Management […]