Wallace uses five of his fifteen minutes of fame, the 15 minutes he was a song & dance man at BPAC don`t count.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 1, 2012 – When you get a document that starts with: `”Pursuant to Standing Order 108(3)(a) and the motion […]

The waters under this bridge are not troubled – yet. Council and community going to have to work this out.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON February 1, 2012 – The good people in the Glenwood School Drive part of the city, who used to use […]

Ottawa reporter claims Burlington MP Mike Wallace is about to trash one of our parliamentary traditions

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 31, 2012 In the news business it’s called the “plain brown envelope” that was usually left at the front […]

Queensway community residents miss their bridge; city council ponders $2 million replacement.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2012 – It was built in 1972 so that students could get to the school on the other […]

Region and McMaster name JBMH as preferred site for Family Health Care: is Burlington really on side for this?

By Pepper Parr Burlington, Ont. –Jan. 26, 2012—McMaster University has selected Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital as the preferred site for the Halton McMaster Family […]

Dedicated municipal servant rents apartment across from city hall; moves into city manager’s office.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 29, 2012 He got into the municipal business as a meter reader while still a student in his […]

Eleven very big and very expensive truck tires are not where they are supposed to be.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 26, 2012 There is someone out there who has wheels that don’t belong to them. Thieves stole twelve Michelin X2E2 […]

Mayor gives the business community his take on our economic health. “We are in good shape”. Really?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 26, 2012 He managed to get through a 25 minute speech without once saying a word about The Pier, […]

State of the City; Goldring addresses business community advises “we are in good shape.

By Mayor Rick Goldring BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 Good morning ladies and gentlemen. Thank you all very much for coming this morning to the […]

An exceptional service for Halton Region employers; one-to-one service for those looking for work.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 Halton Region residents looking for work or employers looking to fill positions now have access to a “personalized” […]

Neighbours help nab thief attempting to break into a Woodland Ave home.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 25, 2012 A Woodland Avenue resident, returning to her home at 4:45 in the afternoon on January 23rd interrupted a […]

Tax increase thinking would have Burlington as one of the lowest in GTA – council talking 3.4%

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2010 – This time last year Council member Paul Sharman was savaging senior city staff over the data […]

Those were not neighbours making a call – imagine what could have gone wrong had the criminals gotten into the house

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2012 It was a cold Canadian winter night with everyone in a home on Cherry Hill Crescent snuggled under […]

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate – delicious fun event at Ireland House.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 17, 2012 – It is difficult to see any relationship whatsoever between chocolate and the Ireland House at the Oakridge […]

The reindeer that left Spencer Smith Park didn’t go back to the North Pole. They were stolen.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 16, 2012 There is a group of people, less than twenty, who gather in a city workshop and plan for […]

One of the better advocates for equality and social justice to speak in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 16, 2012 Literally thousands of Burlingtonians log into Our Burlington – and that pleases us. The analytical reports we […]

It was a very timid first step. The public involvement coordinator does have her work cut out for her.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2012 It was the first of five public meetings – and we hope that the other four are […]

A Naked Lady in Burlington – Pier gets stripped of the steel beams that were to hold the platform. This is good news.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 13, 2010 There is a little progress every day – and the unseasonably warm weather the last few weeks […]

Burlington MP Mike Wallace gets a promotion, a raise in pay and then lands in hot water.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 11th, 2012 It was a great day in Burlington history and perhaps the brightest day in the life […]

Burlington band makes big waves with eight million ripples.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 10, 2012 – Eight million You Tube hits and counting. Walk off the Earth, a Burlington based band has […]