Three quarters of a million students took part in a mock election: Interesting results

By Staff September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Memo to Directors of Education across the country. Young people do care about who gets elected to […]

Climate event - Spencer Smith Park, Saturday - the job now is to continue telling the story

By Staff September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     Hayley Verall, There will be musical performances including Burlington singer Hayley Verall, two children’s singing groups, […]

What is being done to address the issue of housing affordability ?

By Staff September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The evidence is in, and it is overwhelming. The cost of housing has grown much more quickly […]

City of Burlington will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30 as a holiday

By Staff September 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, Sept. 30 […]

Former Burlington Elementary School Teacher Charged with Historical Sexual Assault

By Staff September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a sexual assault that […]

How and why was the Rambo Creek diversion chanel built

By Eric Chiasson September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For those of you who live or work in the downtown Burlington area or who enjoy […]

Lowville residents enjoy sneak previews at Thinkspot

  By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     Some 40 residents gathered in Lowville at Walt Rickli’s Interactive […]

Public can now get a look at what the developer wants to do with the Waterfront Hotel site

By Pepper Parr September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On the evening of September 8th, there was a virtual pre-application presentation given by Bousfields, planners […]

A suspect on an attempted murder charge has been found deceased

By Staff September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON. ON   The Halton Regional police were looking for David Lavoie (37) of Hamilton as a wanted in connection […]

Karina Gould keeps the Burlington seat; Emily Brown was never able to attract the Conservative vote

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Relieved at having won the seat Gould talks to media. She held […]

Rivers: An Unnecessary Election?

  By Ray Rivers September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION By law there has to be an election four years following the last one, except […]

Province gearing up for - QR code type application expected on October 22nd

By Staff September 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario is still dealing with the fourth wave of Covid19 infections that are driven by the highly […]

It was Casey's evening - friends gathered at Cosgrove field to celebrate # 19

By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that having empathy for others is a very […]

41st annual Terry Fox Run kicked off on Sunday - dozens of teams running and walking to meet targets

By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Terry Fox passing through Burlington 41 years ago on his Marathon of […]

Job # 1 today - vote

By Pepper Parr September 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   You should know who the candidates are by now. Your job today is to get out […]

Region Community Investment Fund: Applications due November 1st.

By Staff September 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Community organizations can now submit applications to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) for non-profit human […]

There is now a Terry Fox donut - exclusive at Sunshine

By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Perched on the top of the building – for donut lovers it […]

Give the Liberals a minority - and hope the Liberal Party will find the leadership needed when Justin resigns.

By Pepper Parr September 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Many of us have already voted – hopefully a really significant number of Canadians will turn […]

The Holiday Market looks like a done deal - with nothing in the way of public input

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Pepper Parr, Publisher September 17, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Local business owners are divided over the potential benefits […]

Enhanced vaccine certificate - What this means for City of Burlington facilities

By Staff September 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province of Ontario’s enhanced vaccine certificate to stop the spread of COVID-19 launches on Sept. 22: […]