Can you identify this suspect? Call the police or Crime Stoppers.

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By Staff December 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   He may not have wanted his picture taken – the police now want to take a clearer […]

Public school board supports free transit for high school students - city will give it the nod on Monday.

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By Staff December 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Trustees of the Halton District School Board (HDSB) encourage the Burlington community to add their voices to […]

Tax increase still at 3.99%; Mayor wants to keep it there - couple of Councillors seem prepared to let it rise - even if just a bit.

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By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is rock solid on holding the budget increase to 3.99% over last year’s 2.99% […]

Government ends the current six week session; will return in two months to take care of the people's business.

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By Staff December 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release from the province we are told that: After a successful fall session, the […]

The Loose Leaf collection program has ended, zone four did not get full service. Program is under review.

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By Staff December 11th, 2019 Burlington, ON   The Loose Leaf Collection Program has officially, and finally, been completed for 2019. Residents with remaining leaves […]

Wolfe Island Bridge down to two lanes until March of 2020.

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By Staff December 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Wolfe Island Bridge temporary lane closures have been extended to March 23, 2020 The temporary lane […]

Entrepreneurship for women: thinking big and going global

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By Staff December 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a new women’s accelerator program called Beyond Boundaries that is being run by HalTech The […]

Sound of Music appears before city council budget committee - there might not be much for the Festival.

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By Pepper Parr December 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With the budget before them and the Mayor having whittled down what she would like to […]

A provincial funding program that benefits everyone: grants to police services to put more sworn officers on the streets to catch drunk drivers.

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By Staff December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Now here is a Christmas gift that everyone gets something out of. The provincial government is putting […]

Working towards a 4% tax increase - some expensive ideas being floated.

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By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday and Thursday of this week council is going to go through documents and approve […]

Council members get a chance to promote their pet projects - some want to spend spend, others want to save.

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By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council will meet today and Thursday to crunch the budget numbers and deliver a budget […]

Heavy duty foundation work started for 'The Gallery' opposite city hall.

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By Staff December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   No doubt now about what is happening opposite city hall. Tight fit on a small site. It’s […]

The disappointment heard around the city.

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By James Young December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I attended The Planning and Development Committee on Thursday when Councillor Bentivegna expressed his controversial “disappointment” […]

November real estate sales off slightly - 2.3%; properties sold for 98.18% of the asking price.

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By Staff December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Rocca Sisters Team, who provide this commentary and data feel the “the most significant result from […]

Joseph Gaetan sees an upside to online learning - it worked for him.

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By Joseph A. Gaetan December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At the moment, the secondary school unions and the Ontario government are at loggerheads over […]

Canadian online casinos give every individual a chance to participate in their casinos.

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By Rachelle Otto December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Are you searching for an online casino that allows Canadian players? Well, get your gaming suit […]

Driver chooses the wrong way to settle a driving dispute - arrested.

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By Staff December 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At around 10:00 AM yesterday, a citizen reported to the Halton Regional Police Service that he observed […]

David Barker: Let’s make the Downtown and Lakeshore Precincts totally pedestrianized; that’s Lakeshore to Caroline and Martha to Locust.

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By David Barker December 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What is the Vision for the Downtown? The public’s vision for the Downtown is to provide […]

Tanner: Council has a choice to make, and very little time to make it.

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By Roland Tanner December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the delegation I gave at City Hall yesterday on behalf of ECoB. It is, in […]

Don Fletcher once again explains to Council why Plan B is critical to saving what Burlington is.

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By Staff December 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Don Fletcher stood before a Standing Committee to tell them about a Citizens Plan for the Waterfront […]