We have a face mask bylaw - comes into effect July 20th - unless the Region comes up with something different

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By Pepper Parr July 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At times it seemed like a gong show. The Mayor was riding herd on a city […]

Online gambling is legal in Canada - each province determines it own rules

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By Alex Pattison July 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Gambling is a popular hobby for many people, as it’s an activity that can not only […]

GO improves transit option for those in the Dundas - Alton area

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By Staff July 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With construction recently wrapping up on the Park & Ride lot at Highway 407 and Dundas Street, […]

Terry Fox this day in 1980 - stopped in Aldershot at the RBG

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By Brenda Glass July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was on this day back on July 13, 1980, that I had the privilege to […]

Halton gets left off the Stage 3 list - another week at least of small groups and limits on things you can do

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By Staff July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Large parts of the province are being moved to Stage 3 of the Emergency Control measures in […]

Adult Summer Programming will be on again at Burlington Seniors’ Centre and Central Park on July 27.

By Staff July 13th,2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington residents will have another chance to connect, socialize and be active as redesigned Adult 19+ and Adult […]

Pat Burgess will do his 40th Terry Fox run this year - Covid19 will not deter him - third in a series

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By Burlington Terry Fox Run Committee July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research, an annual event in Burlington since […]

Get some answers on the Thursday Telephone Town Hall on school opening in September

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By Pepper Parr July 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier is expected to announce today that he will move to Stage 3 and open […]

City does have a serious financial shortfall due to COVID19 - treasurer believes it is manageable

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By Pepper Parr July 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Tax due dates are be made a little longer, there are deferrals, and there is tax […]

Joan Gibb 'I got the first hug. It was smelly, mind you'. She convinced Terry to change the route of his Run: Joan Gibb

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Terry Fox running along LAkeshore Road in Burlington, July 13th, 1981 The Terry Fox Run for Cancer Research, an annual event in Burlington since 1981, […]

Rivers and creeks water levels higher - caution with children

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By Staff July 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that some areas of the watershed received over 25 mm of rain generated from […]

Double shooting on Plains Road East: 1 dead

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By Staff July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Was it the hot hot weather? Did tempers get lost? It has been some time since Burlington […]

Halton Chief of Police gets sucked into a twitter debate with a politician.

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By Pepper Parr July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dear Chief – you got sucked into the undertow when all you wanted was a short […]

The Beachway will be the place to be - but it can only accommodate so many people

By Staff July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In her newsletter A Better Burlington, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward praises that jewel of a beach iin […]

Region holds onto its bond/credit rating - a successful track record of more than 30 years

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Pepper Parr July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Regional Chair Gary Carr – as proud as a new father over the credit/bond rating There […]

Senior Liberal Party officials should begin planning for a leadership convention - Justin's time is up

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By Pepper Parr July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Margaret Trudeau at a WE Charity event. The Prime Minister’s mother, Margaret Trudeau, gets paid $250,000 […]

Now that we are really politically correct do we take the Joseph Brant name off the hospital and never erect a statute in his name?

In this portrait Joseph Brant is seen wearing the gorget given to him by King George III.  That gorget is the most important piece in the collection at the Joseph Brant Museum.

By Joseph A Gaetan July 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Christopher Columbus, Abraham Lincoln, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir John A MacDonald, Henry Dundas-1st Viscount, Peter […]

Mayor goes public with her mask.

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By Pepper Parr July 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor wasn’t all that keen on the idea of wearing a face mask. She […]

Beachway parking problem has resulted in much stronger enforcement and some pretty stiff fines.

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By Pepper Parr July 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a full day’s work for members of city council today – they began at […]

Home values are rising again, and they are selling quickly - condo market not as healthy

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By Staff July 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   According to the Rocca Sisters -a real estate agency, the pandemic that has turned our world upside […]

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