Mayor gives the business community his take on our economic health. “We are in good shape”. Really?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 26, 2012 He managed to get through a 25 minute speech without once saying a word about The Pier, […]

State of the City; Goldring addresses business community advises “we are in good shape.

By Mayor Rick Goldring BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Thank you all very much for coming this morning to the […]

An exceptional service for Halton Region employers; one-to-one service for those looking for work.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 Halton Region residents looking for work or employers looking to fill positions now have access to a “personalized” […]

Neighbours help nab thief attempting to break into a Woodland Ave home.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 A Woodland Avenue resident, returning to her home at 4:45 in the afternoon on January 23rd interrupted a […]

Tax increase thinking would have Burlington as one of the lowest in GTA – council talking 3.4%

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2010 – This time last year Council member Paul Sharman was savaging senior city staff over the data […]

Those were not neighbours making a call – imagine what could have gone wrong had the criminals gotten into the house

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2012 It was a cold Canadian winter night with everyone in a home on Cherry Hill Crescent snuggled under […]

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate – delicious fun event at Ireland House.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2012 – It is difficult to see any relationship whatsoever between chocolate and the Ireland House at the Oakridge […]

The reindeer that left Spencer Smith Park didn’t go back to the North Pole. They were stolen.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 16, 2012 There is a group of people, less than twenty, who gather in a city workshop and plan for […]

One of the better advocates for equality and social justice to speak in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 16, 2012 Literally thousands of Burlingtonians log into Our Burlington – and that pleases us. The analytical reports we […]

It was a very timid first step. The public involvement coordinator does have her work cut out for her.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2012 It was the first of five public meetings – and we hope that the other four are […]

A Naked Lady in Burlington – Pier gets stripped of the steel beams that were to hold the platform. This is good news.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 13, 2010 There is a little progress every day – and the unseasonably warm weather the last few weeks […]

Burlington MP Mike Wallace gets a promotion, a raise in pay and then lands in hot water.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 11th, 2012 It was a great day in Burlington history and perhaps the brightest day in the life […]

Burlington band makes big waves with eight million ripples.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 10, 2012 – Eight million You Tube hits and counting. Walk off the Earth, a Burlington based band has […]

More people in Burlington get scooped in RIDE program than anywhere else in the Region.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 10, 2012 – Halton Regional Police released statistics on the number of people caught in the net they put out […]

Cable re-broadcast of important program on health services in Ontario.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 10, 2012 – The Mayors Inspire program that featured Andre Picard will be re-broadcast on Cogeco Cable at 9:30 pm […]

“This job was made for me” and sure enough she got it. What is the city getting?

PART TWO   By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 9, 2010 – When Christine Iamonaco saw the ad she knew instantly “that job was meant […]

It’s going to be a made in Burlington to work in Burlington group – are we ready to really engage each other?

PART ONE   By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 9, 2012 It wasn’t a very well written document, but over time it took on a […]

Big trucks are attracting the attention of the thieving community. Load of engines get taken from fenced compound.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 5, 2012 – During the Christmas holiday period suspects as yet known slipped into the fenced compound of Trans East […]

Just a few days left to get your 15 minutes of fame on the stage of the Performing Arts Centre.

By Staff If you really want your 15 minutes of fame on a Burlington stage – get your demo into the Mayor’s Cabaret. There are […]

That didn’t hurt now – did it? Hospital CEO’s now have to open the kimono and show it all.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 4th, 2012 – There, that didn’t hurt now did it? Remember those words from your first visit to the […]