Empty nesters, Golden Years operatives, Seniors, recently retired – all have a new place to hang out – it isn’t a Tim Hortons.

Seniors in study session

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 Carole Ward, Burlington’s 2010 Civic Recognition Award winner for community service once said that Canada is about to […]

Halton Regional Police Service Launch Holiday R.I.D.E. Campaign. They’ll getcha.

Drunk driver signagge on road

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 – The Halton Regional Police Service have started their holiday R.I.D.E. campaign – and have once again […]

Be careful what you promise the kids when you want to slip out of town for a few days.

Cosgrove - pink mustache 2

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 22, 2011 “A promise is a promise Coach”, were the words that greeted a Burlington parent upon his return from […]

A classic failure to communicate and a promise that probably can’t be kept. The natives are not happy.

Herit Wksp Note takers

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 19, 2011 – There was a failure to communicate – which can get a little awkward when there are […]

Four scotches in five minutes – not bad for a retired bookstore owner who set council straight on the designated homes registry.

Farm House

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 21, 2011 – When someone appears before Council to speak to an issue they are given five minutes to […]

Openings still available for those interested in community police support training.

HRPS car

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 21, 2011 – Are you interested in learning more about the Forensic Identification Unit, the Tactical and Rescue Unit, or […]

Aldershot High students win $250. prize for the school’s Eco Club; Serve as Burlington Transit Youth Ambassadors.

BT YA cheque presentation Aldershot

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON., November. 18, 2011 – Two students at Burlington’s Aldershot High School convinced nearly half the student body to commit to finding […]

City Solicitor’s dance card filling up – Council to hear legal strategy December 14th ; will she ask Council to go into closed session?

Pep hand to face

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 16, 2011 – It was a Community Services Committee meeting; that meant Scott Stewart was on deck and that […]

Here’s one for you –you won’t believe it – a photo-op at a traffic intersection. Your tax dollars at work.

Round about

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 17, 2011 Halton Region is inviting the media to a photo opportunity of Halton dignitaries at Halton Region’s […]

A tag day for Burlington – not Sea Cadets selling you a tag at the mall – the Region will ask for $1 – maybe more to take garbage.

Garbage truck NOT HAlton riders at rear

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 16, 2011 The Region is responsible for garbage and waste collection and is going to introduce a tag day […]

It took longer than expected and it will take even longer to get to like them but the orchids have been planted.

Orchid small holes

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 14, 20111 Have you ever had one of those days where you were probably better off just staying in […]

An immigrant and a refugee became our Governor General – talks at RBG of her experiences.

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By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON November 13, 2011 For former Governor General Adrianne Clarkson there was no such thing as a short answer and if […]

Mayor snags honoured speaker for Inspire series; Andre Picard to speak November 23.

Picard Andre HS

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 12, 2011 Going out on a high note is the best way to leave the stage – which is what […]

Paddy Torsney, former MP reviews book written by former Governor General. Recommends it to everyone.

Clarkson Adrianne

  By Paddy Torsney BURLINGTON, ON November 11, 2011 It is fitting that I write this review of Room for All of Us by […]

SOLD OUT ! Big words and delightful news for the Burlington Art Centre Soup Bowl event. Just two days available now

Wearable making jewelly

Wearable Art event a success at Burlington Art Centre. By Staff After a very successful Wearable Art event the Burlington Art Centre now moves into […]

Reader writes: Traffic lane configuration on Lakeshore at Brant is all wrong. Let’s change it.

Water Street - old picture

  Eva Amos, a Burlington resident would like to see stronger traffic controls along the Lakeshore, especially at Brant and Maple where she feels the […]

Lest we forget.

Navy memorial

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years contemn. At the going […]

Plains Road hair and nail salons experiencing a break in streak – bad hair day perhaps?

Bad hair day

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON November 11, 2011 Between August 29th and September 10th, five nail and hair salons on Plains Rd, in the area of […]

Dutch Highlanders visit the city. Pipe and drum band performs military music at city hall.

Highlnders parade CH

By Staff Veteran watches Dutch Highlanders remember at city hall cenotaph. BURLINGTON, ON November 9, 2011 As the city gets ready to celebrate Remembrance […]

If you can’t beat them, then you join them – so former Acting City Manager Scott Stewart accepts an award.

Burlington city hall with clock

By Staff Burlington, ON November 8, 2011 This city is big on two things: Galas and awards. There is hardly a city council meeting that […]