Getting children to speak the truth can be a struggle: punishing lie-telling actually increases this behaviour

By Staff May 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting children to speak the truth can be a struggle at times. While a lie, when discovered, […]

Education week: Setting up students up for success beyond the classroom. 

By Staff May 6, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Ministry of Education has created a theme to be used during Education Week – May […]

Ineffective current recycling program needs an update: it has taken far to long to do something about it

By Pepper Parr May 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   “It’s absurd how ineffective our current recycling program is, and how long it’s taken to do […]

Burlington Liberals appear to have done what the Leafs did: failed to show up.

By Pepper Parr May 6th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Provincial Liberal Association met for their AGM on April 17th. The following are the […]

A look at the path that got the Prime Minister to where he is today - worth reading

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We need to remember how it all started. Veteran journalist Paul Wells, an observer of national […]

Battle of the Atlantic - the WWII event that made the Navy what it is today - celebrated Sunday.

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It is celebrated on the first Sunday in May; In remembrance of the longest campaign during […]

PC party holds the Milton seat - low voter turnout was disappointing. Ford threw everything he had into the campaign.

By Ray Rivers May 4th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Zee Hamid, Progressive Conservative candidate on the election campaign trial. He won. Conservative Zee Hamid handily […]

OLT hearings give a peek at what the Lakeshore Road development could look like - IF it gets approved

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Land Tribunal completed a solid week of hearings on the plans to re-develop the […]

Vote in Milton appears to tell Premier Ford - things are just fine. Voter turn out - about 25%

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a lot of talk recently at City Council meetings about democracy. The look […]

City  launches Civic Recognition program: Nominations now open

By Staff May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON’   The City of Burlington is introducing a new civic recognition initiative to celebrate the individuals and groups […]

Stiles: ‘People have gone to jail for deleting government emails’ 

By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   There’s more. Are you surprised? Official Opposition Leader, Marit Stiles speaking in the Legislature Ontario NDP […]

Lyme disease and Ticks: what you need to know if you are wandering around outdoors

By Staff May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   As temperatures start to climb this time of year, the Ontario government is encouraging people across the […]

Library Annual Writing Contest, Write Here Write Now, runs May 1 to 31.

By Staff May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Calling all aspiring Burlington writers—embark on a literary adventure and let your creativity soar! Burlington Public Library’s […]

Pickleball enthusiasts want to see a better deal for Parkinson disease victims

By Staff May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The pickleball community is asking their enthusiasts to get ready to “slice through the latest scoop in […]

By-election taking place in Milton today

By Pepper Parr May 2nd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Today is by-election day for people who live in the Milton riding. The northern part of […]

Pam Damoff, MP for Oakville North Burlington announced today that she will not be seeking re-election

By Pepper Parr May 1, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, MP for Oakville North Burlington announced today that” Even great chapters come to an […]

A little more detail on the Mayor's Speaker Series; first one to take place on the 27th

By Staff May 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   In a tweet the Mayor sent out we learn the following: My new Mayor’s Speaker Series ‘Innovation […]

New electricity rate proposed for EV chargers: 150,000 electric vehicles now on Ontario roads

By Staff May 1st, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario Exploring Options to Reduce Electricity Rates for Public EV Chargers. New electricity rate would help get […]

More about the re-development of the Waterfront Hotel

By Pepper Parr May 1, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   There are several sides on the Waterfront Hotel redevelopment. Darko Vranich owner of the property wants […]

Summer employment opportunity - Volunteer & Community Engagement Officer

By Staff April 30th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton (CDH) is a non-profit organization committed to building a society in which diversity, equity, […]