North Shore Blvd E accident leaves Burlington cyclist in critical condition. Rushed to Hamilton General

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 20, 2012 Halton Regional Police are investigating a serious collision that occurred Thursday evening between a car and a cyclist. […]

Burlington streets will be car free two Sundays; one June 10th the other July 15th from 2 pm to 7 pm

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2012 Car free Sundays? Will they work? Will the public actually get themselves to those parts of town […]

Is being sustainable a philanthropic gesture or does it impact your bottom line?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2012 Can you be sustainable and profitable at the same time ? Some organizations think of sustainability as philanthropy […]

Acclaimed Canadian author to read; first novel by Kilanko part of the program – April 29 – Different Drummer

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2012 Frances Itani, a Canadian writer, celebrated internationally for her fiction, which includes the sublime Deafening and Remembering the […]

Racist graffiti painted on the walls of St. Patrick Elementary School on Kenwood Drive.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON APRIL 19, 2012 Sometime over the weekend of March 6th, someone snuck onto the grounds of St Patrick’s Elementary School […]

Kale Black goes from a high school co-op placement to leadership of the BurlingtonGreen Youth Network.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2012 It is often the youth of the community that see the obvious way of doing something well […]

City decides the wind turbine for the pier isn`t worth the additional expense – cancels the feature.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 19, 2012 Did you hear the one about the wind turbine that was going to have a battery pack […]

City re-jigs the organizational structure it will use to work with hospital staff on the re-development of JBMH.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 18, 2012 In a lengthy report to the Budget and Corporate Services committee we got a look at what […]

Councillor Dennison wants to have a beer on the patio of the Pump House Pub and the sooner the better suits him just fine.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 18, 2012 They couldn’t approve the proposed Staff Direction quickly enough. There was a friendly amendment that was just […]

Pump House possibilities just got a little better. Building will get an upgrade making it an even better locale for a coffee shop or pub.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 18, 2012 Ahem – this gets a little embarrassing. Our Burlington is a great fan of one of the […]

Burlington is going to get cleaned up when thousands take to the streets and trails in the community to pick up trash.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON – April 18, 2012 – It’s a start – but a web site isn’t going to get me on my bicycle […]

A branding makeover by one of the best in the business – open to anyone prepared to go before a panel of marketing practitioners.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 18, 2012 Look upon it as Burlington’ version of the Dragon’s Den – the prize, or the investment in your […]

One has to give the Friends of Freeman an A for great effort. Councillor Meed Ward gets an A as well for pulling a rabbit out of a hat.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 17, 2012 They think they have a home –even if it’s an interim one – but a Council Committee […]

Some city streets to be closed two different weekends during the summer.

By Staff Bicycle lanes will be painted on Appleby Line and Walkers Line and on- street parking on those two streets south of New Street […]

It’s going to be interesting to see how the developer and the city work out a way to recover the zoning that has now been lost..

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 16, 2012 Well the good folks over at Carriage Gate – the people who are behind the Medica One […]

Burlington’s best citizen nominees announced, some tough choices, especially for the environment award.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 16, 2012 –The best of Burlington’s finest civic-minded volunteers, advocates and community leaders will be announced on Thursday, May 10 […]

Finally, advice and direction from Waterfront Advisory Committee. Great idea – but no one is sure they will be around to see it through.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 14, 2012 At last, finally – they are going to do something and the troops in the trenches are […]

They weren’t necessarily leaders when they started out but they certainly led this city in the right direction.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 14, 2012 Leadership and the ability to see the big picture and the long term goal is the heart […]

Hospital ask for $9 million – gets $22.5 million. Says, thank you and will have a site plans ready by the end of May.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 14, 2012 We don’t know if the cheque just arrived in the mail or if hospital CEO Eric Vandewall […]

There will be public art outside Performing Arts Centre – and that’s about all we know. Deadline for submissions was Friday.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 14, 2012 For some, a Friday the 13th would be looked at a little askance and those who deal […]