295,671.77 lbs of food raised through the Giving Back project; bit more to come.

By Staff November 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Not quite the number that was hoped for (305,000 LBS) but a fabulous number nevertheless. Some of the […]

Kim Kelly, a special constable with the Regional Police to Receive Governor General's Caring Canadian Award

By Staff November 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Kim Kelly, a Special Constable with the Halton Police Service, will be meeting the Governor General of Canada […]

Part two of the visualization exercise council recently went through - what might our city look like?

By Pepper Parr November 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Second of a multi part series on how the city thinks intensification could be managed. Last month […]

Giving Back well past the half way mark of the 305,000 lbs of food they planned on collecting.

By Pepper Parr November 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They came trooping through the door – lugging boxes and bags of food that would be weighed, […]

Pedestrian struck by train - declared deceased at the scene

By Staff November 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON A life was lost last night when at approximately 9:35 p.m. Halton Regional Police received a report that […]

Regional police work with Border Services nab imported heroin - two charged held for a bail hearing.

By Staff November 3rd, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police partnered with the Canadian Border Services and intercepted a shipment of heroin they believe […]

Ward Councillor suggests the development blight in the east end of the city might be coming to an end - hope for the Lakeside plaza?

By Pepper Parr November 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There is apparently some development movement in the east end of the city – Lakeside Plaza is […]

CineStarz showtimes for Week of Friday, November 06, 2015 through Thursday, November 12, 2015

Ciné-Starz Upper Canada Place, Burlington, ON Burlington, ON L7R 4B6   Week of Friday, November 06, 2015 through Thursday, November 12, 2015 The Last Witch […]

Giving back gets a number attached to it: 1 million lbs of food collected by young Burlington hockey players and donated to families in need.

By Staff November 2nd, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Tuesday, November 3rd and Wednesday, November 4th, more than 2,000 young hockey athletes and students will come […]

Citizen is perplexed; Council member misleads and Mayor gives a whole new meaning to meaningful response

By Pepper Parr November 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Mayor blows off a constituent – publicly, and the most proactive member of city council disappoints […]

Citizen finds the meaningful response from the Mayor a little on the disappointing side - and feels he still doesn't have an answer to questions everyone agrees are important.

By Pepper Parr November 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The doggedly going after Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor for answers to questions […]

By registration only family flue shot appointments available at the Regional office in Oakville.

By Staff November 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The best way to protect young children from getting infected with influenza (flu) is for all family members […]

The Platters and the Ink Spots - on the stage of the Performing Arts Centre this Friday - one show only.

By Pepper Parr November 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you are of a certain age – there is a piece of entertainment coming to town […]

Skips bail on a driving while impaired charge - police would like to find Donald Ray McGill

By Staff October 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There are numerous people who continue to evade the police and the court system and continue to live […]

Who paid for the pizza? Public money did - your money. Do we have labour peace in the educational system?

By Ray Rivers October 31st, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Something doesn’t smell right. An astounded public has discovered that the provincial government has been giving grants […]

Public school board posts policy documents on its web site - not that easy to find - Gazette provides instructions.

By Walter Byj October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In an effort to be as transparent as possible with their decision making, the Halton District School […]

It will be the Mother of all photo ops - can the Mayor get to them all?

By Staff October 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This was clearly the Mother of all photo ops. As part of the Healthy Kids Community Challenge Burlington […]

School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are getting.

By Staff October 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON School board announces evening session for parents who want to improve the grades in mathematics their children are […]

First glimpse of the draft Strategic Plan for the balance of this term of office - some rash deliverable dates were put on the table.

By Pepper Parr October 28, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON After a long summer break when meetings with more than 70 groups or individuals were held by […]

Ontario Passes Law to Protect Freedom of Expression, Works to End Strategic Lawsuits That Stifle Free Speech

By Pepper Parr October 27th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Today Ontario passed an act that protects freedom of speech on matters of public interest. Vince Rossi, […]