Gratitude, being gracious to one another – here’s how they do that at city hall – 2800 times this year.

By Pepper Parr April 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Most of the information that comes to Council is through reports staff create and submit to […]

It really isn’t about just coloured eggs – is it ?

By Staff April 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The kids love them, grandparents have a great time hiding the coloured eggs and parents learn to […]

Election round up; what things look like on a ward by ward basis. Some upsets possible.

By Staff April 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Just over six months to go before the people of Burlington cast ballots for the city council […]

Burlington’s Best nominees announced by the city; gala event May 15th at convention centre.

By Staff April 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The City of Burlington announced the nominees for the 2014 Burlington’s Best Awards. The winners will be […]

Province wants to keep you safe – police on the prowl for those not using a seat belt. $240 fine.

By Staff April 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This Easter long weekend the Halton Regional Police Service will be participating in the Provincial seat belt […]

What’s causing climate change? Us – and unless we change our ways now there won’t be much of a world for those who follow us.

By Ray Rivers April 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Skeptics will point to the winter we’ve just experienced and ask: “what global warming”? But that […]

North Burlington residents petition the MOE – but they don’t make their demands public.

By Pepper Parr April 16. 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While the current city manager is out looking for new digs in Calgary as he transitions […]

They got him – serial bank robber arrested in Guelph as he walked out of a bank he had just robbed with cash in his pockets

By Staff April 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Halton Regional Police investigators have arrested the serial bank robber who has targeted banks in Burlington, Oakville […]

Losier “In the Garden” at Burlington Art Centre along with Moore, Pierce and Rankin.

By Pepper Parr April 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The sun is moving into Claudette Losier’s world. An active artists since 2007 when she sold […]

Community group opposing apartment project on New Street appeals city decision to OMB.

By Pepper Parr April 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Roseland Heights Community Organization (RHCO), announces that two of its members, Anup Ogale, and Gavin […]

How does a five year contract get filled in 26 months? Calgary is paying Fielding just $65,000 more. His leaving is not about money.

By Pepper Parr April 15, 2014. BURLINGTON, ON. Mayor Goldring noticed Thursday afternoon that he had an appointment on his calendar with the city […]

City Manager Jeff Fielding accepts a position with City of Calgary

By Pepper Parr April 14. 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It must have been with a heavy heart that Mayor Goldring announced today that city manager […]

If James Smith wins the ward 5 council seat – will transit have traction at city hall?

By Pepper Parr April 14, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This isn’t the first run up the hill for James Smith, he has run for the […]

Vanessa Warren files nomination papers – fourth candidate to go after Lancaster’s council seat.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. “In the absence of effective leadership in ward 6” said Vanessa Warren “I have filed nomination […]

A “fishy” story – people are being hurt and a part of rural Burlington may have a badly contaminated water supply.

By Pepper Parr April 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Was it the cold winter that resulted in hundreds of dead fish floating on the pond […]

Three former finance ministers talk tax returns – no mention made of tax reductions.

By Ray Rivers April 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is tax season and I normally use an XL spreadsheet to do mine, but this […]

Friends of Freeman Station raises close to one third of its objective in a month: additional donors waiting in the wings.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The objective was $300,000 – more than $80,000 of that was raised in less than a […]

Regional police suspect there is a serial bank robber hitting local banks – 8 so far in this year.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Region just might be looking for a serial bank robber – and this kind of […]

Citizen reminds council it isn’t delivering; Mayor takes exception to the comments.

By Pepper Parr April 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While not yet a candidate Bell Line resident Vanessa Warren let fly at a city council […]

Seperatism for Quebec has gone into hibernation; it will take another generation or two to bring it out of the cave.

By Ray Rivers April 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. While we held our breath Monday night, Quebecers chose to postpone their discussion on sovereignty and […]