We appear to be in the mudslinging phase of the provincial election.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 29, 2011 You know someone is running a little on the scared side when they start slinging mud. However, with […]

Wake me up when it’s over!

By Casey Cosgrove BURLINGTON, ON September 28, 2011 – Is it just my imagination, or does there seem to be a noticeable lack of interest […]

If it works, leave it alone. If it’s broken, fix it. If it cannot justify its existence, it goes.

By Jane McKenna, Progressive Conservative candidate for Burlington. Our Burlington was created to reduce the information deficit that was described and defined in the Shape […]

Dreadful, is being polite. Not one of the candidates roused any interest or enthusiasm. Surely Burlington can do better than this.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 27, 2011 The Chamber of Commerce web site said “No walk ins” – implying that if you hadn’t reserved […]

Council offices, the Mayors Open Door and seeing taxpayers as revenue and city hall staff as an expense.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 27, 2011 The Mayor has always been on the eighth floor of city hall. Up until very recently Council […]

This is Burlington’s most important election in decades, Jo Brant Hospital redevelopment in peril under Hudak

  Our Burlington was created to reduce the information deficit that was described and defined in the Shape Burlington report. As part of this initiative […]

Mea culpa – fingers were ahead of my brain. Sorry about that.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 26, 2011 We goofed. While writing a column I somehow managed to mangle a name. The intention was to […]

Peggy Russell makes her case. “We believe in putting people first.”

By Peggy Russell, New Democratic Party candidate. Our Burlington was created to reduce the information deficit that was described and defined in the Shape Burlington […]

City hall staff romp on Brant Street, raise $3300. of their $60,000 target for United Way.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 23, 2010 The city kicked off it’s part of the United Way Campaign with a great romp out on […]

It was part of the soft opening of the Burlington Performing Arts Centre – however, nothing soft about the applause.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 23, 2011 And there it was, a theatre slowly filling up with people and dead ahead a rich, crimson […]

Youth ambassadors in place to change how students use transit. Higher gas prices doing a large part of that job.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON., September 22, 2011 – Coming to a high school near you: keen, environmentally conscious Burlington Transit Youth Ambassadors prepared to […]

Getting down to the short strokes. Candidates to square off at two events giving us a chance to see what they can do.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 24, 2011 Well the candidates know there is going to be an election of October 6th and the people […]

Bank president talks to Burlington business about diversity and inclusion – says it’s the smart thing to do.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2011 When asked how many people there were at the Burlington Economic Development Corporation’s Mayors “Connect-Collaborate-Create” luncheon Laura […]

Property damage to retail location on Fairview. Video surveillance captured images. Can you help?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2011 – Stupid senseless property damage from youth out on the streets at 3 am resulted on the windows […]

These things happen – we mixed up a couple of names. Shame on us but could a Karmel Jackson get elected in this city ?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2011 One needs a sense of humour in this business and one also needs people out there who […]

Liberal candidate gets huffy over suspicion that hospital funding by a PC government might not materialize.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 22, 2011 Karmel Sakran, the Liberal candidate for the Burlington seat is ticked. He thinks Tim Hudak, the leader […]

Is Burlington – a set of unique, distinct, but isolated communities within a larger community setting?

This is the first of a regular column by Casey Cosgrove that will appear on Wednesday’s in Our Burlington. Cosgrove, is a life long […]

Performing Arts Centre donours to be recognized at two seperate events. Invitation Only for very special people.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 20, 2011 The folks that put up the big bucks – and there were $11 million of those dollars put […]

Must be more police on the drug beat – several arrests the past couple of weeks. Hamilton man faces several charges.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON September 20, 2011 Halton Regional Police Drug and Morality Unit have been working a drug trafficking case since last July and […]

What have we been up to? Growing like crazy and adding contributors. Casey Cosgrove starts later this week.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON September 19, 2011 We will soon have a year of operation under our belts – time to bring you up […]