Disaster relief fund donations reach the $120,000 level. Committee to manage the distribution of those funds still being put together. Why is it taking so long?

By Pepper Parr August 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This is not going to be easy. The people who are going to have to manage the […]

Disaster relief donations pass $100,000. Probably going to need $250,000

By Staff August 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The $100,000 mark for the Burlington Disaster Relief fund has been passed. To be exact the number for […]

Ceramics residency being created at Art Gallery of Burlington; applications close September 8.

By Staff August 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB) has been a champion of visual art and fine craft in Burlington […]

It was a disaster August 4th and it is still a disaster for more than 1000 Burlington homes. The need is great - do donate.

By Staff August 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was a chilly weekend that put a damper on the public events – but the people working […]

Might be a “barn burner” of a speech at the Central Library Tuesday night. Gould will accept the Liberal nomination.

By Pepper Parr August 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. She just might deliver a “barn burner” of a speech; she certainly has it in her. At […]

Flood relief funding has yet to reach $100,000 - reach for the cheque book now - they need your help.

By Staff August 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Mayor Rick Goldring said the local Disaster Relief Fund had reached $100,000 – not there yet Your Worship. […]

Why do we treat immigrants as equals and our aboriginals as mis-guided children?

By Ray Rivers August 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. When the UN adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), enshrining their minimal standards […]

Murray Edgar Hogarth dies at his cottage - Burlington is smaller today because of his passing.

By Pepper Parr August 15, 2015 Burlington, ON The lights would have dimmed a bit last Monday when Murray Hogarth’s spirit left this earth. […]

Local donations to disaster relief fund tops $80,000 - Mulholland to head up committe with

By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is official! Besides being the Best mid-sized city in Canada – Burlington is also a disaster […]

Disaster fund donations top $74,000; city council to formally ask for help from the province on Thursday.

By Pepper Parr August 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. City council will be meeting Thursday morning to consider asking the province to declare parts of the […]

School board trustee decides to run for council - produces a library worth of position papers.

By Pepper Parr August 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Jennifer Hlusko must have been one of the most popular girls in the grade ten science class; […]

Jim Curran challenges city election sign bylaw and declares he will win in ward 6 - stay tuned for October election results.

By Pepper Parr August 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If boots on the ground are what win elections – then Jim Curran is in the race […]

Children's Festival - Saturday and Sunday on the waterfront. Super hero theme this year

By Staff August 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON It will be the fun event of the weekend for families with small children. Each year the people […]

Corporate sector donations to flood relief pass $55,000 - and it has only begun. Province will match up to $2 for each $1 raised.

By Staff August 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON When the politicians met with the city residents who were up to their knees in water in their […]

Infinate Daydreams, till the 24th at the Art Gallery of Burlington. Still time to include your pictures.

By Staff August 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON We are a little late getting this to you – the Art Gallery of Burlington issued a Call […]

M.M. Robinson graduate Karina Gould going for the federal Liberal nomination

By Pepper Parr August 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON She exudes youth and at 27 Karina Gould, a Burlington native seeking the federal Liberal nomination for […]

Sexual deviant exposes himself to children at MApleview Mall - police asking for help.

By Staff August 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON There is a man out there exposing himself to people at the Mapleview Mall – police are asking […]

Gottlob: Fresh eyes and a need to be effective - but needs to get the campaign going if she hopes to challenge the incumbent.

By Pepper Parr August 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. She just might be a dark horse in ward 4 where candidates are running against Jack Dennison, […]

Citizens deal with disastrous flooding and soothing words from their political leaders. One local church delivered cheques within 36 hours.

By Pepper Parr August 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON When there is a disaster in a community the province has a program that requires the community […]

Cowboys and Indians

By Ray Rivers August 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON My dad once gave me an Indian headdress he’d bought in northern Ontario. It was just a […]