This is the month to celebrate our Black history - which is rich and deep. We didn't always get it right but we are getting better.

By Staff January 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON In recognition of February’s Black History Month, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned events and […]

Regional police to begin a crackdown on residential streets – looking for speeders and those whole fail to stop properly.

By Staff January 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Residential speeding and failure to comply with stop signs continues to be a high priority for the residents […]

The old Beachway community that used to exist on either side of Lakeshore Road is getting a nifty upgrade with bike lanes and curbs and a stop light. Progress!

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The beginning of the new Beachway community will show its head when the city begins upgrading Lakeshore […]

Strategic Plan to be the theme of Mayor Rick Goldring’s State of the City address.

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Chamber of Commerce is hosting Mayor Rick Goldring’s State of the City address Thursday morning […]

Craven upsets a citizen - this is one vote he is not going to get next time around.

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Having a spitting match with a constituent isn’t smart politics. Larry Good wrote his Council member and […]

Cogeco does not want to see the CRTC Canadian program funding contribution diverted away from its community channels.

By Staff January 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Cogeco Cable’s parent presented their views on a Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (“CRTC”) policy review. This review […]

The budget debates settled on an increase higher than the accepted rate of inflation - some significant problems on how to manage the costs have become evident.

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Is it a good budget? There are few taxpayers who are happy about the rate of increase […]

That budget - Councillors Sharman and Dennison make comments.

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON. The meeting started with a close to mammoth photo op – players from the Barracudas and the […]

CineStarz - Showtimes - Week of Friday, January 29, 2016 through Thursday, February 04, 2016

Ciné-Starz Upper Canada Place, Burlington, ON L7R 4B6     Week of Friday, January 29, 2016 through Thursday, February 04, 2016 The Forest (14A) […]

Mayor interrupts delegation - says he was straying from the topic under discussion. So much for encouraging people to take part in the civic process.

By Pepper Parr January 26th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It was his first serious delegation, one at which he had a concern he wanted to put […]

Residential tax rate will be $17.10 per $100,000 of home assessment value.

By Staff January 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The residential tax rate for 2016 is going to be $17.10 per $100,000 of home assessment value. City […]

Take the Halton Court Services customer service survey; they don't want to know why you were there - they just want to know if you were treated nice

By Staff January 25, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Court Services is committed to providing our customers with the best service possible. Please take a […]

Ontario Creating New Enforcement Team to Combat Contraband Tobacco: they want the tax money.

By Staff January 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario is taking action to combat contraband tobacco and keep our communities safe by creating a new Contraband […]

Described as searing and sensitive, Going Home Star is a production put on by the foremost ballet company in North America telling a story about one of the blackest stains on Canadian history.

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It is recognized as one of the most important dance productions ever mounted by Canada’s Royal Winnipeg […]

Burlington’s Will Finch decides to call it a career after too many concussions.

By Staff January 25, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington’s Will Finch, the record-setting, fourth-year quarterback of the University of Western Ontario Mustangs is calling it a […]

Can the Mayor and the two Councillors who voted for the Free Monday transit for seniors find a fourth vote to make the basically no cost pilot take place?

By Pepper Parr January 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON It’s called being between a rock and a hard place, The rules will ‘get ya’ every time. […]

He got himself onto the Performing Arts Centre stage - where a crowd of friends listened to him sing.

By Pepper Parr January 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON A funeral at a Performing Arts Centre? Well first it wasn’t a funeral – it was a […]

Minor transit delays Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 during Robbie Burns Road Race

Minor transit delays Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 during Robbie Burns Road Race Minor delays can be expected this Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016 on routes 2, […]

Aldershot citizen speaks in favour of free transit on Monday. for seniors - council vote no.

By Jim Young January 21st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON I am speaking as a private citizen in support of Burlington Seniors Advisory Committee’s effort to reduce […]

Council nixes the idea of a pilot project that would let seniors ride free on Monday's They approved $16,000 for their Car Free Sunday event.

By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON Robert Lovell doesn’t understand. Robert Lovell He was interviewed for the job he has as a member […]