David Thomson has been missing since the end of July - police to conduct a ground search on Monday.

By Staff August 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   David THOMSON is 24 years old – he has been missing from his residence in the Appleby […]

Municipal corruption; rampant in Montreal, evident at one point in Toronto - what about Burlington? Any thoughts?

By Ray Rivers August 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Quebec’s Charbonneau Commission uncovered gross corruption between Montreal politicians and the construction industry. That’s Quebec, some […]

BMW to hard to break into - police officer smashes window to rescue two children.

By Staff August 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a reason those BMW’s are as expensive as they are – not that easy to […]

Burlington Mayor elected to municipal association board; heading for an acclamation as second term Mayor

By Staff August 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   They figured it out. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO), has looked at the nominations posted […]

Financial squeeze coming - and it won't be because of the tax bill.

By Pepper Parr August 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There is a squeeze coming. For the past two weeks the United Way has served as the […]

Burlington waits for Minister McMeekin to sign our request to be declared a disaster area. Time is being wasted.

By Pepper Parr August 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The small print needed a closer look. On August 14, ten days after that disastrous flood that […]

Ward 6 candidate Jim Curran can't seem to keep out of hot water; scews up Virtual Townhall meeting.

By Pepper Parr August 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   James Curran, candidate for the ward 6 council seat, just can’t seem to keep out of […]

Samaritan`s Purse gives Burlingtonians a huge helping hand - more than 100 families will benefit.

  By Pepper Parr August 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was the Samaritan’s that called Burlington to tell them about the service they had […]

Fund raising passes $128,000 - many homes still have water in their basements. Disaster relief committee not yet set up.

By Pepper Parr August 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They have been a God send said Red Cross volunteer Peter Hodgson –and indeed the Samaritan’s Purse […]

“We're looking to give you the best Friday night you've ever had.” - Cirque September 19th

  By Pepper Parr April 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We got our first look at what a No Vacancy event was about last year […]

Disaster relief fund donations reach the $120,000 level. Committee to manage the distribution of those funds still being put together. Why is it taking so long?

By Pepper Parr August 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. This is not going to be easy. The people who are going to have to manage the […]

Disaster relief donations pass $100,000. Probably going to need $250,000

By Staff August 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The $100,000 mark for the Burlington Disaster Relief fund has been passed. To be exact the number for […]

Ceramics residency being created at Art Gallery of Burlington; applications close September 8.

By Staff August 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Art Gallery of Burlington (AGB) has been a champion of visual art and fine craft in Burlington […]

It was a disaster August 4th and it is still a disaster for more than 1000 Burlington homes. The need is great - do donate.

By Staff August 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was a chilly weekend that put a damper on the public events – but the people working […]

Might be a “barn burner” of a speech at the Central Library Tuesday night. Gould will accept the Liberal nomination.

By Pepper Parr August 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. She just might deliver a “barn burner” of a speech; she certainly has it in her. At […]

Flood relief funding has yet to reach $100,000 - reach for the cheque book now - they need your help.

By Staff August 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Mayor Rick Goldring said the local Disaster Relief Fund had reached $100,000 – not there yet Your Worship. […]

Why do we treat immigrants as equals and our aboriginals as mis-guided children?

By Ray Rivers August 15, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. When the UN adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), enshrining their minimal standards […]

Murray Edgar Hogarth dies at his cottage - Burlington is smaller today because of his passing.

By Pepper Parr August 15, 2015 Burlington, ON The lights would have dimmed a bit last Monday when Murray Hogarth’s spirit left this earth. […]

Local donations to disaster relief fund tops $80,000 - Mulholland to head up committe with

By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is official! Besides being the Best mid-sized city in Canada – Burlington is also a disaster […]

Disaster fund donations top $74,000; city council to formally ask for help from the province on Thursday.

By Pepper Parr August 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. City council will be meeting Thursday morning to consider asking the province to declare parts of the […]