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 […]

Police getting their Irish up over drivers that drink – pointed messages being handed out.

By Staff March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Regional police have both a sense of humour and a message they will be handing out this […]

What’s private? City’s policy and procedure on personal privacy and what you can access.

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Information is power. Knowing what is happening gives the person with the information an advantage over […]

Brian Heagle: Lawyer, basketball player, community activist; forms his own organization. Will his ward councillor be on the Board?

By Pepper Parr March 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We are always intrigued with the doings of Brian Heagle. We are continually asked if Mr. […]

Smith let’s the Irish in him come out – asks us to forget Brendan Behan and think of Pope Francis instead.

By James smith March 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Paddy wagons stand at the ready, I read Halton Police have RIDE checks out on […]

Well – which is it? Freeman Station or the Burlington Junction? What do you want it to be?

By Staff March 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. In a recent letter sent to the Friends of Freeman Board of Directors, David explains his reasons […]

No Ides of March for this city. Mayor is safe – so far, but it is far from over.

By Pepper Parr March 15th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Still quiet on the municipal election front. No Ides of March for the Mayor of this […]

Work of a master quilter on display at BAC – several powerful statements made with these quilts.

By Pepper Parr March 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. John Willard has certainly put a much different twist on what we thought quilts were all […]