If you want to see misrepresentation on a massive scale be at the Performing Arts Centre Thursday night. Incredible story.

Miss Representation poster

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 23, 2012 It started with two good friends telling another friend about a trailer for a movie called “Miss […]

Is the environmental message really getting delivered? BurlingtonGreen fights on – Awareness, Advocacy and Action.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 27, 2012 BurlingtonGreen, probably the best run community organization in the city and one with measurable impact, held their […]

Enjoy Christmas the way it was celebrated at Ireland House – a long time ago.

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REVISED November 27, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 26, 2012 There has been a whiff of winter; there was a sprinkling of snow […]

Pedestrian struck while crossing Plains Road East Sunday evening. Injuries were serious.

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REVISED By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 25, 2012 Halton Police are currently investigating a collision between and vehicle and pedestrian in front of St. Mathew […]

Can you become an entrepreneur without a Mentor? O’Krafka doesn’t think you should even try without one.

Tina Turner on the left with Donna Messer critique funding proposals for entrepreneurs who want to appear before the Pythons' Pit.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 23, 2012 Becoming an entrepreneur is now fashionable; it’s hip. And if you’re a budding entrepreneur then you need […]

Help the environment and the 200,000 people who make use of a United Way service in Burlington/Greater Hamilton.

Most of these would get dumped into a landfill or shipped to some African country where desperately poor people wouild scavenge to collect scrap they could sell.  The Burlington United Way has arranged for electronic waste to be collected with funds then goping to the United Way campaign.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2012 The United Way campaign isn’t going to go away – unless of course, we go right over […]

Meetup groups are popping up all over the place. Should City Hall host a Meetup?

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2012 Earlier this year I wrote about the BusinessInBurlington MeetUp organized by social media entrepreneur James Burchill. […]

Two bus fires, tens of thousands in damages but the transit system is running just fine.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 21. 2012 Transit Advisory meetings are going much better these days. Joanne Vassell-Pittman ended her stint as chair during […]

Final stages of a project in the planning stages for more than 20 years. A Delta Hotel and two condos to go up on Lakeshore Road.

Bridgewater from west looking east on Lakeshore

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 20, 2012 A project that has been in the works for more than 20 years cleared another hurdle and […]

Has the final Jackson mark been made? Is the Walkway the last public performance by the former Mayor? Don’t bet on it.

Always there to help the "Sally Ann" former Burlington Masyor Cam JAckson, recognized for 35 yeaRS of community service on the weekend, continues to head up the Salvation Army Food Drive

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 20, 2012 It was a bit of a mystery to many people. Everyone knew why they were there, many […]

Is the Mayor’s “Dream Team” going up against a BurlingtonGreen vision? Will a rosy future for the city come out of all this?

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2012 We know a bit more about that Defining the Dream idea the Mayor has been toiling away […]

Taxi service pilot project works well enough to be done again during the holiday season says operator..

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2012 It is always interesting when a person who operates a business in the city; one that requires […]

We are here to serve and the city of Burlington has numerous opportunities for those who want to serve their community.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2012 Burlington, like many other municipalities across the province, looks to its citizens for advice, guidance and fresh […]

It`s a closed meeting, about Human Resources, the hiring and the firing of people; taking place in two different places at the same time.

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REVISED By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2012 If you’re looking for any of the city council members this morning or the city manager […]

Burlingtonian struck and killed by a vehicle on North Shore Blvd.

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By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 15, 2012 A pedestrian crossing North Shore Blvd, in the vicinity of the Burlington Golf and Country Club was killed […]

They are going to have their hands deeper into your pockets forever and ever. Hospital levy will not end.

Picking your pocket

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 14, 2012 Mayor Rick Goldring got the surprise of his life, when he learned that the province expected him […]

GO train accident victim dies of his injuries.

GO train collision

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 14, 2012 A 34 year old male, involved in an accident with a GO train last Saturday, November 10th, has […]

Clay in the hands of a potter can be an art form or it can produce soup bowls used for fund raisers.

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2012 There is something very grounding about crafting clay into ceramics. Shaped by human hands for over […]

A lot of noses are out of joint over the Mayors Dream Team. Few members of Council want to spend three days in a workshop.

Nose out of joint

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2012 The Mayor’s dream could become a bit of a nightmare. More than half of his Council isn’t […]

He can tell you more than you want to know about Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz – and he knows what poverty does to a community.

United Way - Change starts here

By Pepper Parr HAMILTON, ON November 11, 2012 For Len Lifchus, this time of year tends to be all about the numbers – are the […]