What if the way the ballots are counted was changed? Would anything be different? Some surprises.

By Pepper Parr October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   During the debate in ward four Tuesday evening Mayor Goldring brought out an interest he has […]

Transit advocacy survey gets no response from three council members; this is a car centric city

By Pepper Parr October 9, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Elections bring out all the interest groups. Many of these groups have taken to using questionnaires […]

Photographer takes ballet dancers off the stage; portfolio on display at the AGB.

By Lana Kamaric October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Ballerina Project by Rolly Astrom is now showing at the Art Gallery of Burlington for […]

There was a time when it was the Natural Governing Party of Ontario - will it rise again?

By Ray Rivers October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   They used to call the Ontario Progressive Conservatives (PCs) ‘the natural governing party’. Originated with the […]

Police looking for non-judgemental and empathetic people to help support victims of crime and trauma.

By Staff October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Police work is more than just catching criminals and writing traffic tickets. When a crime is committed […]

Candidates invited to tour three neighbouring properties that have been most damaged by the Airpark’s fill operations.

By Pepper Parr October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Elections bring out every interest group in the city. Some are minor, a little self serving […]

Flood relief creeping up on the halfway point; major donors are now in line - banks are expected to add to the total.

By Pepper Parr October 8, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON.   The momentum to keep raising funds for Burlington flood victims is continuing at a strong pace. […]

Ward 4 debate a standing room only event; no clear winners but a lot of solid information and they now know where Dennison stands on his property severance

By Pepper Parr October 8, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The rain was pouring down – but that didn’t stop the ward four folks from packing […]

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 […]