High rise intensification, traffic congestion, sidewalk patios and Lakeshore Road

By Pepper Parr May 29th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON High rise intensification, traffic congestion, sidewalk patios and Lakeshore Road – put them together – well you […]

Foxcroft refereed the Legendary Bill Walton once at University of Iowa game when he was a member of the NBA  All Stars

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The sports world lost a basketball icon this week. Bill Walton died of cancer; he was […]

Jennifer Keesmaat: We have to have a conversation - and now is the time to start

By Pepper Parr May 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Jennifer Keesmaat took to the stage last night and stood for more than an hour as […]

Reaching a target - they are very close to making counselling, coaching and support available for adults, youth and children

By Staff May 28th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   People helping people has always worked – but it does take work to make it happen. Eagle’s […]

First Burlington Community Cares Forum - for anyone passionate about enhancing the community's well-being.

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Do I see the very beginning of an election campaign being put together? Here is what […]

Government wants input on the scope of disputes heard by the Condominium Authority Tribunal

By Staff May 27th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   If you live in a condominium that you own – this is for you. If you own […]

Re/Max Canada’s president speaks out on the housing crisis — and why the real estate market is about to heat up, yet again

Originally reported in the Toronto Star May 27th, 2024   Christopher Alexander, President of Re/Max Canada talks about this year’s market expectations and why […]

It will be your Civic Square - have a real say in what it should look like

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   We wrote earlier this month about the revitalization of Civic Square. The City has a survey […]

Basit: settled in and getting on with the business of running the city.

By Pepper Parr May 27th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   He has been in place for a month; got through Standing Committee meetings, a Council meeting […]

Finding the next ship to command

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION I wrote in an opinion piece last week that I believed the ship is taking on […]

An online auction that is worth a look - at least a hundred items available

By Pepper Parr May 26th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a group located on the western edge of Burlington that supports people going through […]

What do you do when your ship is taking on water - look for another ship

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   A hypothetical look at what Mayor Marianne Meed Ward might find a useful way out of […]

Use part of the weekend to get rid of stuff that you don't need anymore - it can be recycled

By Staff May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON BurlingtonGreen and Tech Genius team members are looking forward to greeting you and accepting your broken or unwanted […]

Lakeshore West GO service to be modified for track upgrades to be completed.

By Staff May 24th, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Lakeshore West rail service will be modified for short periods of time on some weekends until Sunday, […]

Carpenter Hospice annual hike - June 1st

By Staff May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a week or two away – but you might want to make a note of […]

Nothing is going to be 'as they are' in a decade; parkland will be scarce - the Nelson Aggregate offer should at least be listened to. 

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION There were two very passionate delegations earlier this week. Gord Pinard (CORE Burlington) and Roger Goulet […]

If people in Ontario don’t speak up, a lot of farmland, forests, wetlands could become destructive suburban sprawl

By Staff May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The provincial government has been playing fast and loose with the legislation they are dumping on a […]

Now the public gets to tell City Hall what they like about the proposed designs for Civic Square

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   Council likes what has been proposed for the revitalization of Civic Square. It is now in […]

Development planned for Fairview has scale that makes it a reasonable height - a place where families can be raised

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The drive to get the thousands of homes that are going to be needed has resulted […]

The Sports Hall of Fame and the six inductees will be front and center at a SOLD OUT event May 28th

By Pepper Parr May 23rd, 2024 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Sports Hall of Fame will be holding its annual induction ceremony on Tuesday May […]