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I didn’t know that – didn’t want to know THAT. Ontario has fewer civil servants than anyone else. Fees for almost everything to go UP^

    By Staff December 31, 2013 BURLINGTON, ON. Ontario has the lowest number of public sector employees per capita. In 2012, Ontario had […]

Just over a day left to make your United Way contribution if you want the tax return for 2013.

December 30, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Has all the wrapping paper been cleaned up and put out for the waste collection people? Are […]

Identity thieves find a new angle – if your security software is up to date it will help block this kind of crap.

December 30, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. It doesn’t take the identity thieves and the bank scammers very long to find a new angle. This […]

We made it through the ice storm: power now on throughout the city.

December 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Gerry Smallegange, Burlington Hydro’s CEO, had dinner with his family Sunday night. The last home in […]

Ray Rivers looks at 2013; saw scandal, corruption, a new Pope and a political leader who will expand our smoking choices.

December 30, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. There is no question that Rob Ford was Canada’s newsmaker of the year. The chief magistrate […]

Who serves on city council and how did they get there. You could be there – think about it.

December 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The holiday Season is often used as a time of year to look both back at […]

7 parks – 7 perks; no Hoopla New Years Eve: Conservation closes everything except Glen Eden – they lower some prices.

December 29, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Darn – it was a good idea – it’s still a good idea but it isn’t going […]

Hydro crews closing in on the final home that will get power restored: biggest problem they have had in decades.

December 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Gerry Smallegange probably didn’t sleep all that well Friday night. The weather people are predicting winds […]

Hydro works around the clock Christmas Day to get power on in North Burlington homes. “It’s a challenge” says the Mayor.

December 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Christmas Day in a rural fire hall and hearing explained Gerry Smallegange, Burlington Hydro’s President and […]

All Conservation Halton Parks closed until December 27th , Glen Eden scheduled to reopen December 26th – Boxing Day

December 24, 2013 By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. All Conservation Halton Parks and Glen Eden are still without power at the end of Monday the […]

Burlington to host 2014 Canadian Wheelchair Basketball League National Championship April 4-6 at Haber Recreational

December 25, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. When the Alton Campus was planned one of the intentions was to make the recreation portion of […]

More than 200 homes still without power on Christmas Day – city will meet public in Kilbride at 4 pm.

December 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. All the roads are passable – you might have to be careful on many of them […]

City and Hydro getting the storm damage under control but there are people who are going to have a cold Christmas.

December 24, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington Hydro reports that approximately 850 customers located north of Hwy 5 are still without power and […]

Power restoration well under way with small pockets still without hydro.

December 24, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. The city opened three locations where people could go to for warmth and shelter while power in […]

The power outage and retail politics. Who was on the front line and who wasn’t?

December 23, 2013. By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. We were away for three days and missed the havoc the weather wreaked on Burlington. Tucked […]

Rivers plans his Christmas shopping: it could have been worse.

December 24, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. Ray Rivers usually writes for us the last part of each week – but his material […]

Target stores get hit with credit card breach – data stolen on thousands of cards.

December 20, 2013 By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. You will have heard about the 40 million credit and debit cards that were stolen from Target […]

No coal for these Christmas stockings – the Significant Seven are not forgotten.

December 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. We wish each and every one of the significant seven that set policy at city hall […]

Two children say no – police now looking for older man carrying a small pink backpack.

December 19, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Police are asking the public for the public’s assistance in identifying a man who interacted with two […]

Is a sole source contract the only option for delivery of a service? Apparently so. More transparency from the contractor perhaps?

December 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Does a sole source contract fit in with the values of an organization like BurlingtonGreen? Would […]