If their parents aren’t telling them then somebody has to – Region takes on Sex Ed role.

By Pepper Parr The Halton Region Health Department is launching the first phase of Sex Healthy Halton; a social media campaign to promote safer sex, […]

This comes with your Canadian passport – natural ice in a natural setting – tax free.

By James Smith BURLINGTON, ON January 27, 2013 This is as Canadian as it gets – folks taking advantage of the cold to play shinny […]

Burlington Liberals take part in making Kathleen Wynne Premier: Matthew Powell tells the story.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 27, 2013 It is the democratic process at its very, very best. When a group of people with competing […]

New Premier for the province when you get back to the office on Monday.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2013 So – Sandra Pupatello wins – then what happens? First there will be a by-election to get […]

A little more depth in that State of the City address would have been nice; telling the full story and sharing the concerns is better practice.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 24. 2013 It was back in 1986, when Roly Bird was Mayor of the city. At that time there […]

If the weather channel doesn’t do it for you – you can now look at maps with crime locations,

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 Effective immediately, Halton residents can access neighbourhood-level crime incident data from the previous day, week, or month, […]

Ward 4 resident says PAC was a mistake before it was built and is now an expensive mistake.

        BURLINGTON, ON January 24th, 2013 Dear Sir: In the beginning there was a plan for a partnership between the city, […]

Mayor tells a sold out crowd that the city is doing just fine – said the same thing last year.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 Mayor Rick Goldring delivered his third State of the City address to a sold out audience at the […]

A winter that can be celebrated; a full day of fun: The Lowville Winter Games Sunday 11-4

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 24, 2013 While hockey is the sport that drives our passion – winter is what really makes us Canadians. To […]

The million dollar ask might have some significant conflict to deal with; Theatre Board will be called to account on this one.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 24, 2013 It was early in the term of this city council. She forced a recorded vote on six […]

How much of the dream will the Mayor tell us on Thursday? He plans to run for a second term – then what?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 23, 2013 The commercial elite will bundle up early tomorrow morning and head out to the Convention Centre to […]

If you don’t tell them what you think – they can’t hear what you have to say. Region wants your opinions.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 22, 2013 Regional chair Gary Carr is very big on telling people he wants to hear what they have to […]

Frizzle feature now available to all the “old farts”. Our Burlington responds to a readers request.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 Our Burlington has a new feature that we are calling the Frizzle feature. It came about as […]

Voyeur arrested at Maple View Mall; three young women stalk the predator and pass him over to security.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 A photography career has come to an abrupt end for a Hamilton resident who was arrested by Regional […]

Councillor Sharman comes to the rescue: Overnight parking relief for Ward 5 community.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2013 Parking in the community east of Appleby Line and north of Mainway is impossible. The houses were […]

Local artist holds his first solo show at Burlington Art Centre.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 22, 2013 It`s taken awhile but Don Graves is holding his first solo show at the Burlington Art Centre. […]

Rural Burlington isn’t quite sure what it wants to be – knows part of what it doesn’t want to be.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2013 They were all there. Those that farm the rural part of Burlington; those people that live in […]

Fire department looking for volunteers – tough training program.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21st, 2013 The Burlington Fire Department is looking for individuals who are interested in a challenging opportunity to serve […]

And we thought we were cheeky – all they want is a couple of hundred shy of a cool million. It won’t be as easy for BPAC this time around.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 21, 2012 Well you have to give them some credit for having the temerity to ask the city for […]

BPAC wants a cool million – just to keep the doors open

The Performing Art Centre may have to do a bit of a tap dance to get city council to go along with their ask for […]