So far a very quiet campaign – does that mean the minds are made up?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2011 – At the half-way point – no political party is losing the race but no one is […]

City sees major benefits in elite cycling – prepared to work with new leadership at cycling club.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 15, 2011 – It was a great idea at the time but it got off to a shaky start […]

It’s a done deal. Council to approve pier contractor Sept 26th. Council members may dance on their desks.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 14, 2011 It’s done. The city’s Community Services Committee approved an Engineering department recommendation to go with the bid […]

Chair of Council Committee “will be more vigilant” when Council is in closed session.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 15, 2011 When city council committees meet to do the business of directing the city they do so in […]

Mayor’s Inspire program brings top notch, international level speakers to the city.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2011 The Mayor is ready to put on the third in a series of Inspire sessions that he holds […]

Some informed people don’t agree with the Mayors Inspired speaker. Global warming debate continues. Should be interesting.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 14, 2011 – Lawrence Solomon, is executive director of Energy Probe and author of The Deniers: The world-renowned scientists who […]

Is Burlington becoming home to the PC lunatic fringe.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 14, 2011 – Just so you know and just in case you were confused the Lady Jane sets the […]

For Burlington, Liberals choose hospitals, not highways.

By Karmel Sakran, Liberal candidate, Burlington. We asked each of the candidates to tell you, our readers, what they thought was wrong with the election […]

Hospital expansion to be completed late in 2016 or 2017. Make a Doctor’s appointment today for 2017

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2011 – They were all smiles – there was finally much more in the way of confidence on […]

New ethical standard begins to show itself at city hall. Lancaster leads, Dennison follows.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2011 – The ethic of a city council takes a little time to develop. Some city council’s play […]

The big boys are ganging up on the local gal – they have a fight on their hands. This one knows how to swing – and hit back – hard.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 13, 2011 “If this one doesn’t want to make you throw up, nothing will. That was Warren Kinsella’s opening […]

The other opposition party is also promising change, but change to what – and is their change affordable? .

By Peggy Russell, Candidate for the New Democratic Party in Burlington We asked each of the candidates to tell you, our readers, what they thought […]

Getting closer – staff has made choice, which they explain to Council andt that t gets voted on. Will it be a 4-3 for or an all 7 for?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2011 The Engineers have done their work and come to the conclusion that Graham Infrastructure of Mississauga should […]

Another Liberal election promise – improved GO train service. Great idea – ahem, when will we see this?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2011 It looks like it might be choo choo Dalton. The Premier of Ontario, Dalton McGuinty, told the […]

So what do we know at the end of the first week of electioneering for the Burlington seat at Queen’s Park?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12. 2011 End of the first week – and where are we in the provincial election? Well it is […]

Council gets ready to begin hiring a new city manager.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 12, 2011 – The city is without a City Manager. The task is being done on a rotating basis […]

Creative Burlington runs out of options and decides to cease operations.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 8, 2011 An organization that has fostered, nurtured and developed creative talent in Burlington announced yesterday that it will cease […]

Salt with Pepper: Community Student Threat-Assessment Training? They’re not kidding.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 10, 2011 – I guess it’s something we have to do – but these are our children and that […]

There was certainly a buzz in the air but then it was a partisan crowd. Nothing but rosy red Liberals.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON — Premier Dalton McGuinty highlighted the Ontario Liberal Plan to build a high-skills, high-wage economy during a visit to Burlington today. […]

More than a century of growth and significant technical development to be celebrated.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 9, 2011 – Not many organizations can look back over their shoulders and realize they have completed 100 years of […]