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Community organizations can now submit applications for Regional funding

By Staff October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Community organizations can now submit applications to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) for non-profit human […]

Molinaro Group lets the public see what they want to take to city planners for the Brant - Ghent intersection.

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Molinaro Group spent years assembling the 13 properties at the Brant and Ghent intersection. Now […]

Mayor will be showing off one of the smartest locations in town.

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   She is back – we missed those regular updates. The Mayor does her version of a […]

Conservation Halton doing a virtual event on flood planes: if you are near one of the major creeks this is for you

By Pepper Parr October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington certainly knows something about floods – that downpour in 2014 was not forgotten. Conservation Halton […]

Burlington does OK on a Municipal Democracy Index; Oakville does better

By Staff October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We count our calories, watch our pounds and measure our blood pressure. But who’s measuring our democratic […]

Rivers: A Halloween Scary Story - All Trick and No Treat

By Ray Rivers October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION City Council passed resolutions to phase out natural gas Burlington is one of over 30 municipalities, […]

4-Week Loose-Leaf Collection Program Begins Monday, November 8th

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 8. Residents are encouraged to […]

The size of city council and the level at which they serve

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What kind of representation does the public get from the current City Council? The merits of […]

Clear cutting in rural Burlington destroys parts of an Eco-system.

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a tough tough weekend for Hope Woodcock and her family. They live in the […]

Charges Laid Against Burlington Man in Relation to Lengthy Fraud Investigation

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a lengthy fraud investigation […]

City of Burlington seeks input on Major Transit Station Areas

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington you know today is going to be a lot different in a decade – the […]

TD Bank delivers BIG Thanks & 100 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies to Beth Martin Snook

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   TD has launched its annual TD Thanks You campaign to personally recognize and reward outstanding customers whose […]

Adding 18 people to the Planning staff to handle the development applications in the pipeline: there are 47 of them

By Pepper Parr October 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Jeremy Tellier is one of the more entertaining members of the Planning Department in Burlington. That […]

New Democrats get donations from more individuals than the other two parties combined.

By Staff October 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We can’t seem to get out of election mode. The Ontario New Democrats announced earlier today that […]

Results of 2021 Commercial Motor Vehicle Blitz

By Staff October 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has compiled the results of this year’s two-day commercial motor vehicle […]

Follow up on the proposed Waterfront Hotel redevelopment

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The pre-application presentation, that the city planning department requires of a developer before they submit an […]

Oakville Community Foundation setting out to hear what the Mississaugas of the Credit have to say about Treaty Rights

By Staff October 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The Mississaguas of the Credit First Nation and the Oakville Community Foundation have launched “Debwewin”– the Oakville Truth […]

Damoff reflects on her return to office and the nastiest campaign she has ever experienced

By Rory O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter October 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Recently re-elected Liberal Member of Parliament, Pam Damoff, reflected on her journey […]

What happened to civility? - When did words start losing their unifying potency and meaning?

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Margaret Lindsay Holton, rely on her to do something different. She has put together WHAT and calls […]

Flags at city hall - when do they get lowered?

By Staff October 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader wrote asking why the flags at city hall were always lowered – it seemed that […]