Fielding gives his opinion survey tool a test drive – the wheels didn’t fall off. He would like more people involved.

By Pepper Parr March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The city will be taking its best minds and prettiest faces to Queen’s Park to tell […]

Sharp eyes in Aldershot bring police to the scene of a house break-in.

By Staff March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON On Wednesday March 26th shortly before 11:00 am, a citizen reported seeing a suspicious white truck and […]

Elections: In the end, democracy is about representing the public will.

By Ray Rivers March 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Canada is held up as a model for how […]

Pot hole reporting goes electronic – no more calls to your city councillors; they will be happy campers.

By Staff March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON You will soon no longer have to call your council member to complain about pot holes on […]

Second bank robbery on Brant Street in the last three months; no weapons seen – no injuries.

By Staff March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Halton Regional Police Service is reaching out to the public to assist in identifying a suspect […]

Council having a tough time getting through all the reports: developer isn’t having a problem.

By Pepper Parr March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON There was a lot of energy lost, a lot of huffing and puffing as well as […]

Just how much public input should there be in city hall decisions? Some think there should be more input than they have now.

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Point: Notices were mailed to all the people in the rural community about a meeting to […]

Advocate for preventing railway crossing deaths given a bigger platform by Miniter of Transport: Raitt to promote better safety.

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Denise Davy, a mother who lost a son in a railway crossing accident, became a tireless […]

Another drug raid; three more drug trade types off the streets – for how long?

By Staff March 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. In the early morning hours of March 21st 2014, The Halton Regional Police, Burlington Strategic Support Team […]

Province proposes to limit salary increases for MPP’s until the budget is balanced – in 2019.

By Pepper Parr March 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The media release said the province was going to freeze MPP salaries until the provincial budget […]

City approves six storey building on New Street despite 250+ objections. Future of Brock lands is a big question.

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Change is probably the hardest thing people find they have to do. We like what we […]

Former Liberal has decided to seek the NDP nomination for Burlington; provincial election expected soon.

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. The Burlington Liberals have their candidate chosen and she has been doing regular Saturday door to […]

Another piece of the Taylor legacy to be decided upon: Public art for Mountainside Recreation Centre.

By Pepper Parr March 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON It will be part of his legacy, a project he has patiently nurtured and developed for his […]

Rivers: “trade deals have inadvertently contributed to the de-industrialization of Canada.”

By Ray Rivers March 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Another day, another free trade deal. Canada has landed what is being called a big one, […]

It’s a hoax – get taken in and you could face a real mess of financial trouble.

By Pepper Parr March 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They are at it again. The graphics on the email certainly look real enough. Anyone doing […]

Keith Braithwaite wants you to enjoy what he maintains are the best spaghetti and meatballs in town.

By Staff March 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. St. Luke’s Church Annual Spaghetti Dinner! In the Parish Hall 1382 Ontario Street, on Saturday April 5 […]

First of the incumbent council members files nomination papers: just what is Meed Ward running for?

By Pepper Parr March 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward made it official yesterday –she is running for re-election in […]

Burlington Eagles are leaders on and off the ice; Mayor congratulates the team for their incredible food drive achievement.

By Pepper Parr March 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Mayor Goldring, talking as if the group of young boys were his own children, proudly told […]

If it looks too good to be true – it usually isn’t – scam artists pretending to be the government.

By Staff March 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Tax time approaching and those who choose to steal instead of work for a living have found that […]

Is there a problem with transparency on the proposal to protect the Mt Nemo plateau?

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. When we first wrote about the Conservation Heritage District we said this was going to get […]