Insurance Bureau donates $5000 to flood relief - some gulps were heard when that news got out.

By Pepper Parr October 7, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The amounts donated to the Burlington Flood Relief fund increase each day. Small amounts get […]

Tuesday debate at Paletta Mansion a do or die evening for Peter Rusin; so far the Mayor hasn't slipped up.

By Pepper Parr October 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   There are Rusin for Mayor popping up around town – maybe as many as a dozen. […]

Wallace fund raiser described as a flop by big time Tory; has the starch gone out of the Conservative shirts?

By Pepper Parr October 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   We haven`t got the municipal election behind us – yet and it looks as if there […]

Look for a major concert to be held to raise funds for flood disaster relief.

By Pepper Parr October 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It is far from over. The bigger corporations are writing cheques and the photo ops get […]

Candidate asks: Private citizen vs Public official - where does the line get drawn?

By Carol Gottlob, Candidate Ward 4 October 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Each week, until the ballots are cast on October 27th, we are going […]

Jivan Sanghera: My moment with the Mayor: ward six candidate gets a full monty from the Mayor and takes an election sign home.

By Pepper Parr October 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   We dropped by Mayor Goldring’s campaign office on Fairview – he was holding an open house. […]

Alton village residents getting pummelled with robo-calls. Were you one of the hundreds that had the phone ring?

By Staff October 6, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Life in the Alton Village seems to be about on-line voting and robo-calls. The natives up there […]

The No Vacancy Cirque at the Village Square introduces Lana Kamaric to the city. Her Alice in Wonderland work sells well.

By Pepper Parr October 5, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Lana Kamaric crossed our path at the September No Vacancy Cirque event at the Village Square. […]

Bank of Montreal issues a cheque for $20,000 to the flood relief fund

By Pepper Parr October 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was Willie Sutton who, when asked why he robbed banks, replied “because that’s where the […]

Janis Ozollapa missing

By Staff October 4, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Police are seeking help from the public to locate 50 year old Janis OZOLLAPA who was last […]

That increase in honoraria for school board trustees - just went down the drain

By Staff October 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   You might have heard the howls at some kitchen tables this morning when the 11 men and […]

First Dance plays at the Performing Arts Centre - will run for two weeks.

By Lana Kamaric October 3, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Traditional ballroom dancing involves a man leading and a woman following. So what happens when the […]

Four unit development on Lakeshore Road raises a lot of questions about the kind of city Burlington wants to be.

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Burlington must be one of the toughest cities in the province to get a development through […]

Police doing very well catching the break and enter bandits - this culprit was doing business in Niagara Falls as well.

By Staff October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday September 26th 2014 shortly before 3:30 pm police responded to a residential break-in on Vancouver […]

Meed Ward counters claim that downtown is dieing as a destination. Call Arnott statement shameful

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   For the record, said ward two Councillor Marianne Meed Ward 22 businesses have joined the downtown […]

Rivers takes in Venice; finds they too want to seperate - misses out on Clooney wedding.

By Ray Rivers October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   It seems everybody wants to have a referendum these days. I’m in Italy visiting Venice this […]

100,000 riders decide not to take the bus - because the bus wasn't where they thought it was going to be?

By Susan Lewis October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   There is trouble in paradise – Burlington Transit staff received more than 300 complaints within the […]

24 businesses have moved out of the downtown core since January 2014 - that is not a defintion of a vibrant community.

By Staff October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We have been politely corrected; our headline originally read 24 businesses when it should have been 23 – […]

Election telephone survey not being done by the city. So who is doing the polling?

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Word is that there are some professional pollsters taking the temperature of the voters in Burlington. […]

Ward two residents get to hear who wants to lead them at the Regional and city levels.

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington got its first chance to see the three contenders for the office of Mayor last […]