There are limits to what a Mayor is supposed to do internationally; three trips abroad is not what she was elected to do.

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By Pepper Parr January 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How many times does the Mayor have to travel abroad to represent the city? Mayor Marianne […]

Who does the Regional government do for you - and do they matter?

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By Pepper Parr January 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON   The Halton Region is critical to the convenience and comfort of the life people who line in […]

Citizens advising the city - you could be out almost every night of the week.

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By Pepper January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do people in Burlington, who want to be involved in the way the city is run, […]

UPDATE: Burlington Investigation of individual located submerged in a viaduct .

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By Staff January 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is saddened to confirm that the deceased individual who was located submerged […]

Body found submerged under the ice in a viaduct at Grahams Lane and Legion Road

Graham Lane - Legion

By Staff January 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this afternoon, the body of a deceased individual was located submerged under the ice in a […]

Baird to return to Court on February 18th

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By Staff January 21, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sean Baird had another day in Court – he didn’t attend, his lawyer Caroline McKenna, a Hamilton […]

Halton is not a leader when it comes to the degree to which we pollute.

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Weren’t we supposed to be the good guys – the number one (#1) mid-sized city in […]

Giants, Dragons & Unicorns at the Brant Museum starting February 1st.

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By Staff January 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Stories of mythical beings have been with us for thousands of years passed down through generations. These […]

Why does hockey have the grip it has on sports enthusiasts?

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By C. Nash January 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Soccer, tennis, football and baseball are sports that have a following. Hockey has stood the test […]

How many countries should Burlington twin with?

Juno Beach Centre

By Pepper Parr January 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has twinned itself with two cities: Itabashi in Japan and Appeldoorn in the Netherlands. […]

Council has a recommendation to consider increasing the number of communities around the world with whom we develop formal relationships

Spring trees will bloom in Itabashi, Japan and hopefully in Burlington as well.

By Pepper Parr January 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mundialization Committee was delegating last week to a Standing Committee on changes that were being […]

Snow plowing updates

Snow plows - tandem on Fairview

By Staff January 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On major routes they work in tandem to get the snow off at a single run. Quite […]

Wundeba has both environmental issue and ownership problems

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By Staff January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The people in the Mt Nemo community have shared some news. A restaurant on Guelph Line that […]

Police seize rifle, drugs and cash in drug trafficking investigation.

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By Staff January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service’s – Burlington Street Crime Unit has completed a drug trafficking investigation. In […]

Prospect Street closed - Jan. 20 to 24, 2020

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By Staff January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Prospect Street will be closed between Dynes Road and Cumberland Avenue from Monday, Jan. 20 to Friday, […]

Councillor goes looking for way to recoup lost revenue - also wants city to think about not providing snow removal from private residences.

Angelo watching Roru

By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Things sort of fell off the wagon during the Budget deliberations last December. There is a […]

Changes planned for the Advisory Committees? Something appears to be in the works.

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By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader, who is more comfortable remaining anonymous, but who we know to be reliable, wrote […]

Residents getting value from its city council

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By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They were close to bringing it home. Standing Committee chair Shawna Stole, who proved she could […]

Council endorses Preferred Concept for the Downtown section of the adopted but not approved Official Plan: policy work now begins.

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By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON It was a long but very fruitful session of the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility Standing Committee. […]

Dorr recognized for his community service contribution; committee chair sets new dress standard.

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By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Thursday was a very full day. Two of the Standing Committees met and approved a number […]