Body of deceased male found floating in shallow part of Beachway Park is thought to be that of Matthew John MacLeod.

November 3, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Regional police have yet to confirm if the body of a deceased male found in the shallows […]

Citizens speak – hundreds of them. Not all disagree with Council decision to sell waterfront land- but majority do. Was Council wrong?

November 2, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Making a democracy work is not easy. Politicians have that difficult task of listening and then […]

Part 2: Citizens speak out on sale of waterfront property.

November 2, 2013 By Staff. BURLINGTON, ON. Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward asked citizens to email her with their views on a motion the […]

Burlington MPP rolls up her sleeve to lead by example: flu season is approaching, McKenna prepares.

November 1, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Doctors will tell you that children under five are at the highest risk for serious illness […]

Early morning forced entry of DeQuincy Cr., home terrifies resident: two firearms stolen.

October 31, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. A 4:00 am break-in at a Dequincy Crescent home woke the residents who found themselves staring at […]

Murray and Diana Hogarth talk about how they built Pioneer into the biggest independent gas station operation in the country.

October 31, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It doesn’t take long to get the gist of Murray Hogarth. If you listen and watch […]

The Senate mess: what can we expect next?

October 31, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. This has been a crazy week in Canadian politics. it wouldn’t surprise me if Joe Oliver, […]

City’s premier art event – Studio Tour this weekend. 29 artists, 8 locations.

October 28th, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It’s that time of year again – Halloween yes – but much more interesting is the […]

BAC event is no ordinary soup kitchen: the bowl is a piece of art and the soups are divine. So good they usually sell out. Book now.

October 30, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It sold out last year and has sold out frequently before that – so if you […]

Ho,Ho, Ho – but is isn’t all that funny. Rotarians getting stuck with a bad rap when all they did was write cheques.

October 29, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The four Burlington Rotary organizations in Burlington got trashed by local media and people involved in […]

Citizen committe takes a whack at city council; not a knock out punch.

October 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The Burlington Waterfront Committee released a statement this morning smacking city council for two of its […]

Pier court case still chugging away – legal fees getting higher and higher; public kept in the dark.

October 28, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. We don’t hear much about the Court cases related to the construction of the pier other […]

Masquerade Ball resounding success – we tell the story in pictures.

October 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was a SOLD OUT event. No numbers yet on exactly how much was raised but […]

Electronic polling by the city: a good opportunity for citizen over site and engagement.

October 27, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. City Hall is getting into electronic public opinion polling. They are going to create a panel […]

The New Battle in the Online Payment Sphere: Amazon vs PayPal

October 26, 2013 By James Burchill BURLINGTON, ON. Amazon has launched a service called Login and Pay with Amazon which allows partner sites to […]

The city wants your insights – they are going to go electronic and online to get them and spend $100,000 to make this happen.

October 26, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Governing is all about information. Power is also all about information. How does one get that […]

Horse racing in Ontario: They’ve been at the post for years – then the starting gates were almost closed.

October 26, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. There was time when the only way you could place a bet was to go a […]

Burlington artists now know where the cookie jar is – can they get their hands into the thing?

October 24, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. You know that culture has some traction in Burlington when city council members ask what a […]

Death knell rung for homes in the Beachway Park. The end of a community that has been a part of Burlington for more than 100 years.

October 25, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. There is an ancient custom of ringing the Death Knell as soon as notice of the […]

Public gets a park upgrade and a couple of “windows” – big money gets the really good stuff.

October 21, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Susan Ford, an Aldershot resident, passed us a note at the end of the City Council […]