Mortimer art has delighted in the past – her porcelain umbrellas will be featured at this showing.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 16, 2012 Three new exhibits will take up a temporary home at the Burlington Art Centre filling two of its […]

Blasts from the past – pictures of the Burlington that used to be. What kind of a city do you want to see come out of what we have?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city we live in and enjoy today wasn’t always what we see as we walk the […]

Here is a great idea – and we hope we are wrong – but it will fail because it has not been properly promoted.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The city wants its citizens to take to the streets – get out on the road and […]

It’s going to be one of those crystal clear summer nights with the sweet sound of fine music – with the unfinished pier as a backdrop.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The opening night will be great. The weather is going to be close to perfect and the […]

If you fish – you want to fully understand what the budget bill is doing to you. It will be worse than getting a fly hook in your finger.

By Lake Ontario Waterkeeper BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 “No Fishing” signs popped up across Toronto’s waterfront recently. Will we see signs like this in […]

Hospital board recognizes 17 years of leadership and brings in a new chair with great neckties. Good omen?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 14, 2012 The Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital held their Annual General Meeting and instead of being a real yawner […]

Renowned environmentalist, Jane Goodall to visit city and present BurlingtonGreen awards in September.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON – June 14, 2012 BurlingtonGreen in partnership with the Jane Goodall Institute of Canada is thrilled to announce that Dr. Jane […]

Some Council members were expecting more in the way of senior staff changes. Is there more? Should there be more?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 13, 2012 Some Council members expected something quite different in the way of staff changes that were released after […]

High school artists win scholarships and will exhibit on the Art in Action fall studio tour.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 Art in Action awarded two scholarships at their annual silent fundraising auction at Rayoon –Persian Fare in Burlington’s […]

It was a police operation code named “commute” – covered a lot of ground between Hamilton and Toronto; none on the GO train.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 This was a big one. A total of nine people charged with multiple offences during what the […]

Meed Ward not going to quit questioning pier turbine decision. Her Council members are failing to follow her responsible lead.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 She does it every time – she’s consistent and while she drives her fellow Council members bananas […]

Big changes at city hall – egos bruised and staff shuffled around. City restructures top levels; lots of disruption at finance.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 One of the three General Manager position at city hall was declared vacant this evening. Acting General […]

Dogs running loose in Central Park? Councillor Meed Ward wants to give it a trial run if this is what community wants.

  BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward advised the city last night at a council meeting that her Ward Advisory […]

Stop the bus – we want to get off. Bfast, Burlington’s community transit advocate thinks the city is making a mistake.

Revised and corrected June 12, 2012 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 12, 2012 BFAST has asked the city to stop cuts to transit service. […]

Week 53 of the pier count down; walkway to natural beach coming along nicely. Steel fabrication taking place.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 11, 2012 It wasn’t exactly a busy, busy week on the pier front but if you listened carefully you […]

Saturday was rained out day. On Sunday Elvis at Polish Hall, Cottonwood at the Drummer and lots of bikes on Appleby Line.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2010 While Saturday was pretty close to a write off from a weather point of view and it […]

Freiburger is on the right track with is cultural plan thinking – getting the city on the same track is going to take some doing.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 10, 2012 He launched and managed to gain some altitude and it looks like he will stay aloft. Jeremy […]

When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June10, 2012 When you screw it up – well you fess up, apologize and make amends. Oh dear – now what? […]

Halton Police Make Arrest in Stabbing Incident in Burlington near Tansley Woods Recreation Center

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON June 9, 2012 The Halton Regional Police Service were called to the wooded area near Tansley Woods Recreation Center on reports […]

Job opportunity for local a community activist with lots of friends. Task is to make Marvelous Mike Wallace a Hero

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON June 8, 2012 We may have spoken a little too quickly – when we said there would be no one […]