Has a way been found to improve how we elect our leaders?

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The quality of our democracy is facing unprecedented threats. Low voter turnout, mistrust in institutions, polarization, […]

United Way into the final stretch - they need a boost from you

By Staff February 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   United Way Halton and Hamilton announced significant progress towards their fundraising goal of the 2023-2024 campaign. So […]

Nisan asks Legislative Standing Committee: Where is my son going to live?

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan was the last of the Burlington speakers presenting to the Standing […]

Doug Ford finally gets a break - Supreme Court says he can keep his screts

By Pepper Parr February 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Doug Ford finally gets a break. His marching orders to his Cabinet members can be kept […]

Elementary school teacher reach tentative agreement with public school board

By Staff February 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton District School Board and the Halton Elementary Teachers-ETFO (Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario) announce that a […]

The rodent says it will be an early Spring.

By Staff February 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Wiarton Willie predicts an early Spring. Did we have a winter? Didn’t see his shadow – early […]

New Burlington Teen Tour Band Director and 80th anniversary tour at Courseulles-sur-Mer

By Staff February 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Teen Tour Band, Canada’s oldest and largest youth marching band, is set to delight audiences locally […]

Statistically Canadians show an increasing trend of downloading apps

By Dianne Hudson February 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Mobile technology has effectively given consumers a computer in their pocket or, for real tech lovers, […]

As You Like It – that Land acknowledgement - at BPAC until the 4th

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   To start, the current event at the Performing Arts Centre Community Theatre has had sold out […]

Transit Director speaks to community luncheon on service levels - gets challenged on closed washroom issue

By Staff February 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday Burlington Director of Transit Catherine Baldelli was the guest speaker at a luncheon at St. Luke’s […]

Henniges Automotive closing Burlington location

By Staff February 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Henniges Automotive Holdings Inc. says it will close its Burlington, Ont., plant which makes vehicle sealing systems […]

The feeling one gets on seeing a fog bank

By Staff February 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Most people would understand what someone means when they say a “fog bank rolled in”. Capturing such […]

Why Tim Commisso decided not to seek a second contract to serve as City Manager

By Pepper Parr January 31st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a comment made during a meeting of the Ontario Big City Mayors (OBCM) – […]

Classic Albums Live at BPAC - adds a second date to the program

By Staff January 31st, 2024 BURLINGTON. ON   Favourite Classic Albums Live and its roster of A-list musicians from across the country will be performing […]

Poverty in Halton - 49.7% of people living in poverty reside in Oakville, Burlington 21%, Milton 21%, Halton Hills 8%

By Pepper Parr January 31st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON We neglected to give credit where credit was due. The report was written by Community Development Halton. […]

Finding the perfect match for your family's childcare

By Helen Hawker January 30th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON Making sure children are happy is a large part of every baby sitting assignment. Finding trustworthy […]

Why did Tim Commisso choose not to renew his contract?

By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We can now tell you quite a bit more is as to why City Manager Tim […]

Tammy Fox one of 50 people nominated for Hamilton Halton YWCA Woman of Distinction

By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington likes to recognize people for the contributions they have made to the larger community. On […]

Provincial Standing Committee is told that Burlington is not interested in any form of amalgamation - but it does want the province to fund what it expects in the way of getting homes built

By Staff January 30th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Legislative Standing Committee on Heritage, Infrastructure and Cultural Policy heard from two of Burlington’s city […]

Washrooms in the John Street Transit station will be for Staff Only

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   An update on the washrooms in the John Street Transit Terminal. There will be no public […]