General Sir Isaac Brock exhorts citizens to join the armed forces and beat back the Americans who had invaded Lower Canada.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 6, 2012 Marvelous Mike was there, asking – “did you get the cheque?” Mike delivers money from the federal […]

East end Burlington resident injured in home invasion; police asking for help.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON August 6, 2012 Just after 9:30pm, Sunday, an east end Burlington home was invaded by two males. One of the […]

Book store launches candidate for American Presidential election. Eh? Really!

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2012 It was billed as a bit of political theatre – in a bookstore. What was Ian Elliott […]

One singe solitary girder arrived – we need 39 of the things. It was all all gussied up with a fresh coat of zinc galvanization.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 5th, 2012 I wasn’t in town on Friday, so I don’t know if the Burlington Teen Tour Band came […]

West Nile virus has worked its way to human beings – extra-precautions necessary.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 4, 2012 The West Nile virus has always been out there – it had just not been seen with […]

Whatever happened to ‘customer service’? New columnist weighs in with her experience. Do not mess with MLH

BURLINGTON, ON August 3, 2012 When a company employee makes an obvious error, who should absorb the cost of that error – the company […]

Courage, commitment and energy will propel Michele Benoit across Lake Ontario to raise funds for clean water in Africa.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2012 It takes a certain character, commitment and frame of mind to get up well before the sun […]

Is the older order being changed by the new order? Will Business in Burlington overtake the Chamber of Commerce?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 2, 2012 Every organization goes through a process of social change. The Boy Scouts are not what they once […]

You can swim anywhere you want on the Burlington waterfront – can’t do that in Oakville.

By Staff The Halton Region Health Department monitors the water quality at public beaches throughout Halton and they are saying that based on July 31st […]

Doctors have learned how to spin the facts and manipulating public opinion from the politicians. Truth is they just want more of your money.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON August 1, 2012 According to a press release from the Ontario Medical Association – a lobby that “represents the political, […]

Historic re-enactment between John Brant and General Sir Isaac Brock will take place at LaSalle Park Monday August 6th.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 31, 2012 August is always a great month for Burlington and things to do. Along with the traditional, this […]

They are out there again – trying to scam seniors of their savings. If the “bank inspector” calls – demand to see him at his office.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 31, 2012 The Bank Investigator Scam is back. And as they usually do- they target vulnerable trusting seniors who […]

Positive West Nile virus mosquitoes found in Burlington.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 30, 2012 Two samples of mosquitoes collected last week in Burlington have tested positive for West Nile virus (WNV), bringing […]

Cornerstone Drive house gutted in a fire that is now under investigation.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 30, 2012 Someone isn’t satisfied with how or why a fire got started that totally gutted a house on Cornerstone […]

Three lads from Burlington do a sterling performance of a complex Harold Pinter play. Expect to see more from Mischa Aravena

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, on July 30, 2012 Every parent watches anxiously as their children step out onto the stage they will live their lives […]

Burlington athlete advances to Olympic semi-finals in back stroke. Sinead Russell shows her stuff

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 29, 2012 Burlington has three native citizens in the 2012 Olympics.. Burlington’s Sinead Russell comes out of her start in […]

Burlington man struck by westbound freight train in the Plains Road – Brant part of the city.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON July 29, 2012 Early, early Saturday morning, the 28th – A Burlington man was struck by a freight train on the […]

Has the Mayor moved into election campaign mode ? It’s a little early isn’t it? – but we don`t set the political agenda.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Municipal elections have fixed dates in Ontario and the tradition has been to get out on the […]

Halton ranked safest regional municipality in Canada with a population of over 100,000

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Based on federal government statistics, the Region of Halton is the safest place to be in all […]

Take part in an environmental research project: where are the Chimney Swifts? – great summer project for the kids.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON July 27, 2012 Would you like to be a small part of a scientific survey that will help determine why […]