This is not the government trying to help you - this is someone wanting to steal your money.

By Staff January 4th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It does sort of look official – but it isn’t. If you see this in your electronic mail […]

Halton District Public School Board: a 2015 review.

By Walter Byj January 1, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON The six new trustees elected to the Halton District School Board, out of a total of 11, […]

Former Burlington Cougar Josh Jooris breaks scoring slump.

By Staff January 3, 2016 CALGARY, AB Former Burlington Cougars centre Josh Jooris broke out of his 11-game scoring slump with a goal and an […]

Region has issued an Extreme Cold Weather Alert starting the evening of Sunday, January 3

By Pepper Parr January 3rd, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Christmas Day there were people in the city wearing shorts. Today the Region has issued an Extreme […]

What was the first reader comment for 2016 about? The Beachway park and the houses that have to be torn down before very much can be done.

By Staff January 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t the kind of comment from a reader that we really wanted to see as the […]

What happened the last three months of last year? Some pretty good stuff actually - and one more small pier story.

By Staff December 31, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The last quarter of the year – what mattered most? There was some movement, finally, on the Strategic […]

Burlington property prices were up by 9.2%, year over year. Put's the P in prosperity doesn't it!

By Staff January 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Rocca Sisters paint a pretty clear real state picture of Burlington and surrounding markets. The average property […]

A visual map that is worth looking at - Burlington has an amazing amount of public art.

By Staff January 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The cultural community that we saw come to life in 2012-13 has great expectations for 2016 – that […]

Make it the kind of year you want it to be!

It is a brand new clean slate – how much of the baggage from 2015 you want to drag into this New Year is […]

What was the best thing that happened to city in 2015; What was the worst thing that happened to us in 2015 and what was important but got totally ignored?

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON What was the best thing that happened to city in 2015; What was the worst thing that […]

Influenza Outbreak Reported in Burlington Long-term Care Home

By Staff January 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Region Health Department is reporting the region’s first confirmed Influenza A outbreak at a long-term […]

2015 in review - July, August and September - some significant appointments made.

By Staff December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The year in review – July, August and September – how did the city do? July 2015 Union […]

This storm is over as far as the snow removal people are concerned.

By Staff December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   Snow Update Primary and secondary sidewalks continue to be plowed this evening. Bus stops will be cleared […]

Roseland residents wonder where the Dennison OMB decision is - been sometime since the hearing took place.

By Pepper Parr December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There are people over in Roseland who, in the dark of night, click on their computer mouse […]

Steel beams from the first attempt to build a pier in Burlington finally find a home - over a creek in Ancaster.

By Pepper Parr December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Can one get through a year in Burlington without some mention of the pier – the project […]

First winter storm waves - captured by Donna Zaffino

By Staff December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON One of the real pleasures of living downtown is being close to Spencer Smith Park and being able […]

2015 – Year in review – top story second quarter – Flood victims get financial support.

By Staff December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON What happened to our city during the 2Q (April, May, June) of 2015? Click on the link for […]

Snow Update: December 29, 2015 9 a.m.

By Staff December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Snow Update: Dec. 29, 2015 9 a.m. Approximately 5 to 7 cm of snow accumulated in the city […]

2015 - A Year of promise hope and challenges: Rivers on what we got and what we didn't get.

By Ray Rivers December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Columnist Ray Rivers looks at 2015 and comments on where we got it right and where we […]

Making 2016 work: Trevor Copp wants to see the Performing Arts Centre deliver on the promise.

By Trevor Copp December 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Trevor Copp is the dancer who brazenly told city council in 2012 that there really was a […]