Population shifts suggest there might be some consolidation, especially at the public elementary school level

By Walter Byj May 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON While some parts of the Halton region are experiencing high growth spurts, others have remained stable. In […]

Police end long investigation into sexual abuse - charge now retired school teacher.

By Staff April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Bureau have completed an investigation into allegations of historical […]

Mayor assures audience that intensification will not impact traditional communities - Tyendaga golf course seems to be safe

By Pepper Parr April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For an event that is critical to how Burlington decides to grow and of concern to a […]

Province gives the Region the balance of the $2.8 million promised to cover part of the cost of recovering from the ice storm December of 2013

By Staff April 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On April 22, 2015, the Province committed to compensating Halton Region $2.8 million for response and recovery efforts […]

Community Foundation distributes $897,000 to groups in the city - highest level ever for the organization.

By Staff April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) distributed more than $897,000 in grants to charities and not-for-profit organizations, the largest […]

Halton Region set to host Spring Compost Giveaway - this suggests there is a gardening season on its way

By Staff April 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For those of you who are absolutely certain there will be no more snow – this is good […]

Home Depot location in Burlington aide police in arresting fraud artist - she was charged with 24 offences

By Staff April 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Tuesday 28th April uniformed officers got a call from a Burlington Home Depot location who wanted to […]

If you need a good Mother's Day idea that involves the kids - look no further. Be a Rock Star for your Mom

By Pepper Parr April 29, 2015 Burlington, ON It is coming up – Mother’s Day is not that far away. That means another breakfast in […]

Strategic Plan deliberations begin - intensification and where people are going to live appears to be the question that will shape the conversation.

By Pepper Parr April 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The creation of the strategic Plan for the next three years began Tuesday morning at the LaSalle […]

Resident claims there are very good reasons for the province to continue owning hydro - changing technology for one.

By Phil Davis April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON In the discussion of the Hydro-One sale the focus has been on its impact on customer cost. […]

City and region give Transport Canada their views on how the regulations regarding public input on air park development can be changed. Progress - finally.

By Pepper Parr April 28th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The public is slowly getting some input on what is done in the way of development at […]

Latest email scam - this one didn't come from your bank.

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It looked official enough – but there was something phony about it so I zipped a short […]

Petition to Stop the Sale of Hydro One; resident wants control to stay in the hands of the province

By Staff April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Joe Gaetan has taken the position that “Regardless of your party politics, selling off Ontario Hydro One Inc., […]

Three days of culture, culture, culture - what will Burlingtonians decide to produce?

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Culture in Burlington took another step forward last week when a Culture Days information session took place […]

Workbook for planning the future of Burlington extended to May 4; Strategic Plan to get an upgrade

By Staff April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Getting people to tell you what they think before decisions are made seems to be harder than listening […]

Hamilton and Burlington get an ultimatum from the Harper government : take the Burlington Canal Lift Bridge or it will be sold.

By Pepper Parr April 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: Got the following note from Transport Canada: “Just wanted to note that this article is inaccurate. […]

11,970 people take part in the 2015 CleanUp GreenUp of the city

By Pepper Parr April 27th 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They were celebrating their fifth year as the leaders of the annual CleanUp GreenUp event that brought […]

Transit advocates issue a short report with recommendations - will city council react?

By Pepper Parr April 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Late in March, BFAST (Burlington for Accessible Sustainable Transit) held a meeting to hear what transit users […]

Aldershot residents feel they aren't being told the whole story - It's not right and regrettable as well.

By Pepper Parr April 25, 2105 BURLINGTON, ON Tom Muir is an active community participant – he is also a bit of a burr under […]

Reconstruction work on Waterdown closes the road until sometime in October.

By Staff April 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The planned closure of Waterdown Road, between Plains Road and Masonry Court, is on track – the road […]