If the grass you cut was really hay – would you get a lower tax rate? Developers take hay off vacant land and pay 1/5th the tax you pay.

By Pepper Parr March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. During the time of Jesus in first century Israel, there were tax collectors who could walk […]

Is the Prime Minister’s diplomacy part of the Canadian peacekeeping tradition or is it a shameless vote grab?

By Ray Rivers March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Canada was one of the first nations to respond to the civil unrest in Kiev and […]

The snow will all be gone – soon; time to get the bike greased and ready to use – library offers free courses.

By Staff March 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Someone hasn’t told city hall that we have at least one more solid snowfall coming our way […]

Mobility hubs – what are they and do they matter to the city? Planners are looking at four of the things.

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This is part 1 of a four-part series on the concept of Mobility Hubs; a concept […]

“Business is about promotion, connection and communication. More is better. Less is not.” James Burchill

By Pepper Parr March 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. James Burchill, a totally shameless self-promoter, has built the Burlington Social Fusion Network to 1500 people […]

Chimney fire results in an estimated $250,000 damage to Hadfield Court home.

By Staff March 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. At a time when many were at church last Sunday, the fire department got a call – […]

Lone male assaulted close to the Art Centre on Lakeshore Road at 2:00 am by three suspects.

By Staff March 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON On Saturday March 8, 2014 at approximately 2:40AM, a male victim was walking eastbound on Lakeshore Road […]

Community Foundation announces grants – 25 were awarded for a total of $90,615

By Staff March 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) announced today that is has awarded 25 grants to a wide array of […]

Salesman arrested for accosting a child inside her home while making door to door calls.

By Staff March 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. On Saturday March 8th 2014, a salesman working for National Home Services was going door to door […]

Imagine That! – good idea. The hotel level service is a smart idea.

By Staff March 9, 2013 BURLINGTON, ON. Cute name, conveys the message, and it might meet the needs of busy people with significant parent […]

Mainway accident victim succumbs: 75 year old dies with family at his side.

By Staff March 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. An accident on Mainway in Burlington earlier in the week was more than an Oakville resident’s body […]

The making of a community activist: Emily Ferguson, all 5 feet 2 inches of her took on the big guys.

By Emily Ferguson March 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. My name is Emily Ferguson and I am the sole individual behind Line 9 Communities. (This […]

Driver flees accident scene. Why – driving a stolen car – police catch this one.

By Staff March 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Back in February there was a collision at Appleby and New Street involving three vehicles. Two of […]

Province boasts about significant job increases – do you think they want to call an election?

By Pepper Parr March 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It’s just, jobs, jobs, jobs – nothing else matters. The focus on creating jobs is so […]

Are the 30 conditions strong enough to protect Burlington if there is an oil spill? Enery Board approves pipeline change.

By Pepper Parr March 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. That the National Energy Board (NEB) decided to let Enbridge Pipeline Inc., reverse Line 9, a […]

Garbage removal supervisor sent to jail for 45 days for not properly supervising safety of workers.

By Staff March 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. A company engaged in garbage removal and hauling, and a supervisor have been found guilty of failing […]

Evening accident sends senior to Hamilton hospital – struck by a car on Mainway.

By Staff March 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. On a cold Thursday evening a 75 yr. old Oakville resident was rushed to Hamilton General Hospital […]

Justin Trudeau – To the manor born – or does he have to earn it? In this country he has to earn it

By Ray Rivers March 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There is a whiff of change in the air as the polls place the Trudeau Liberals […]

Meed Ward gets the free parking and transit passes for city staff on the table – council was not pleased.

By Pepper Parr March 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The evidence Meed Ward put on the table was pretty persuasive – parking is a taxable […]

Enbridge Line 9 decision to be released in Calgary late Thursday afternoon. Pipeline runs through Burlington north of Sideroad #1

By Staff March 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The National Energy Board will release its decision in Calgary Thursday on Enbridge’s controversial plan to increase […]