Council does not appear to be interested in taking a long term view of the application for new quarrying licenses in the Escarpment

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City Council was given a thorough report on what was involved in the Nelson Aggregate application for new licenses; one to quarry on land to […]

Performing Arts Centre offering unique opportunity for local youth to participate in a professional theatre production

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By Staff October 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Performing Arts Centre has created a unique opportunity for local youth to participate in a professional […]

Beer Store closes Elizabeth Street Location: employee tested positive for COVID

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By Staff October 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Beer Store announced today that its 396 Elizabeth Street location has closed while they complete a […]

Community Development Halton moves to an open membership format: a much needed and welcome change.

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By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2020, BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton (CDH) is not an organization that is immediately recognized when the letters CDH […]

On Being Thankful

The things for which we are thankful. This is a day to pause and think about what we are thankful for during these stressful times. […]

West Plains Bistro: part of the Taste of Burlington event - running until the 25th

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By Michele Bogle October 11, 2020 BURLINGTON, ONTARIO West Plains Bistro is located in Aldershot. It has a warm comfy feel, almost cozy at the […]

Citizen suggests a pause on adding people to Advisory Committees

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By Lawson Hunter October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As Council knows, public engagement is near and dear to my heart. I’ve spoken about community […]

Thanksgiving Day - what's open - what isn't open.

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By Staff October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON What’s open; what’s not open – Thanksgiving Holiday. Animal Services The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. remains […]

Fire fighters and anonymous young men collect for the Food Bank

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By Staff October 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Dads drove to the Food Bank earlier this week at the end of their Food Drive […]

L3Harris applied systems manager recognized at the national Women of Color (WOC) STEM Virtual Conference

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By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Annie Wang: a manager in applied systems at L3Harris’ Burlington operation. Annie Wang She is among 40 […]

Endorsed Official Plan now gets sent to the Region - what do they do with it? Perhaps the city should dramatize the delivery of the document

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What happens now? An 11 hour meeting to get through the Staff version of the Scoped […]

Taste of Burlington Pre-Fixe Dining Experience at Rayhoon Eatery in Burlington

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By Michele Bogle October, 9, 2020 BURLINGTON, ONTARIO Located in the middle of Village Square; a quiet oasis – not a car to be heard […]

Mayor's intern born and raised in Burlington: experience so far has been wonderful

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By Shelby Dockendorff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Each year the Mayor adds an intern to her office team. This year Mayor Meed Ward is […]

2020 Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz Results: better than last year with one over the top offender.

By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District Police Service reports on the 2020 two day commercial vehicle traffic blitz that took […]

Burlington MP takes a strong stand on women's health rights in the House of Commons.

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By Staff October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There was nothing queasy or slippery about a comment made in the House of Commons by Oakville […]

How many of the senior staff at city hall have been impacted by Covid 19?

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON. ON   Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns reports in her newsletter that her office is continuing to work […]

Another high rise development for Brant Street.

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Proposed 26 story structure on Brant, east side, north of Caroline.   Add another one to the […]

Delegating at City Hall is not what it used to.

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By Staff October 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the days before Covid, a delegation would be sitting in the Council Chamber, often amongst their […]

'The Promenade of Pain,' in Spencer Smith Park until Friday the 16th

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By Staff October 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The temporary art installation, “The Promenade of Pain,” has been extended through Friday, Oct. 16 in Spencer […]

Is the problem with the people who are not getting it?

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By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Why is it that we read the numbers, we know how to prevent the disease from […]