Province eases up on restrictions in place at Long Term Care facilities starting Monday. Granny can now go to the LCBO all by herself if she is fully vaccinated.

By Staff February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Though this pandemic is far from over – the number of new infections is coming down – […]

Draft of school calendar for 2022-2-23 school year. Ministry has to approve

By Staff February 4th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Subject to any changes made by the Ministry of Education – the following is the proposed school […]

Urban Design Advisory Panel comments on development slated for Waterfront Hotel site

By Staff February 5th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of years ago the Planning Department decided they wanted input from outside professionals who were […]

Barbetta: 'There are people who poison their trees in order to weaken them so that they have to be taken down'

By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Leslie Barbetta is part of the Active Community Teamwork (ACT) neighbourhood association. Her current focus is the […]

Pop up events to make people aware of population growth plans to take place on Saturday

By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The growth that municipalities have to take on to reach the provincially determined population levels has a […]

Waterfront study resumes February 15th; expected to last four months - meanwhile Planning staff work flat out to complete their work before an April 17th deadline.

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is resuming work on the Waterfront Hotel Site Planning Study. When the study is […]

GO-VAXX clinic at Sherwood Park - schedule change. Now to take place on Saturday the 5th

By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Update to Feb. 5 GO-VAXX Indoor Walk-In Clinics schedule Feb. 5 schedule is now as follows: 10 […]

At one point 9% of city staff were impacted by COVID19 - it has lowered to 3%

By Pepper Parr February 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Update at 11:05 am Council went into a Closed session on what was described as a “personal […]

Election sign bylaws and a review of Closed Session meetings: will there be a change in the way the public is treated?

By Pepper Parr February 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION City staff and Councilors are getting prepared for the fall municipal election. Two items on the […]

Let them Truckers Roll - if they can afford the gas prices they can drive all day

By Ray Rivers February 2nd, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   It was 10 pm on December 3, 1973 when a 37 year old trucker from Kansas, […]

Black History Month begins today: this is not a single day event.

By Staff February 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In recognition of Black History Month in February, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned […]

HDSB Director of Education Curtis Ennis launches his public participation event

By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the Region of Halton it has become the practice for the Director of Education to create […]

Make a note of this: GO-VAXX walk in Clinic at Sherwood Park has a new date February 5th.

By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Update to Feb. 5 GO-VAXX Indoor Walk-In Clinics schedule Feb. 5 schedule is now as follows: 10 […]

Blood Services inventory running low - Omicron is impacting everything.

By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON New and returning donors needed to support patients through Omicron JAN. 31, 2022 (OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services […]

The forthcoming provincial election needs some hard thinking - I like the look of a minority goverment

By Pepper Parr January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION During her State of the City address on Thursday the Mayor would not declare that she […]

Performing Arts Centre re-schedules and re-opens - it all begins February 20th

By Staff January 31st, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   “Live, Local and Open for Business” said Performing Arts Centre Executive Director Tammy Fox who sat down […]

Keenleyside reports on state of affairs at Freeman Station

By Ed Keenleyside, President Friends of Freeman Station January31st, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON A Report to All FOFS Directors and Members at Large We’ve been closed […]

Hospital still struggling with new outbreaks of Covid19 - this virus is still with us

By Staff January 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Days after announcing that levels 4, 5 and 6 of Joseph Brant Hospital had been cleared of […]

Lions Park sold to the city - Club Hall and ROCK facility not part of the sale

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   City of Burlington purchases Lions Club Park property There are two parts to this story. Part […]

Burlington introduces online lobbyist registry to promote greater transparency in local government decision-making process

By Staff January 28th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has launched an online lobbyist registry designed to document interactions between individuals who lobby members of Burlington […]