Pier mediation date set; City meets with legal counsel to determine who will do the talking for the city.

By Pepper Parr March 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We all know about insurance. We pay those premiums month after month convincing ourselves that we […]

106 city hall staff members on the provincial sunshine list – earning more than $100,000 annually.

By Staff March 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Each year the province requires municipalities to publish a list of all those who earn more than $100,00 […]

Measles: If you were at any of the locations listed below on the dates shown you may have been exposed to measles.

By Staff March 31, 2014, BURLINGTON, ON. There has been another outbreak of measles that has the capacity to impact people in Burlington. Persons […]

They did that pretty quickly – upped the gas prices lickety split. An interim rate increase – do we really expect those rates to come down?

By Staff March 29, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON. The long, cold, snowy winter isn’t over yet – and we are going to pay for it […]

Oakville MPP appointed to Cabinet – no room now for McMahon running for the Liberal seat in Burlington.

By Pepper Parr March 29, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Premier Wynne is going to take part in Ted McMeekin’ s nomination event in Hamilton on […]

Angelo Bentivegna will run in ward 6 – challenges Lancaster, critical of her air park involvement.

By Pepper Parr March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. They are sometimes called “issue” politicians; people who had an issue with city hall and fought […]

They did it again: Those 100 Women Who Care gave the Halton Women’s Place $5200.

By Pepper Parr March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Someone suggested it might be called drive through charity and while that is an apt description […]

Fielding gives his opinion survey tool a test drive – the wheels didn’t fall off. He would like more people involved.

By Pepper Parr March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The city will be taking its best minds and prettiest faces to Queen’s Park to tell […]

Sharp eyes in Aldershot bring police to the scene of a house break-in.

By Staff March 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON On Wednesday March 26th shortly before 11:00 am, a citizen reported seeing a suspicious white truck and […]

Elections: In the end, democracy is about representing the public will.

By Ray Rivers March 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If it ain’t broke don’t fix it. Canada is held up as a model for how […]

Pot hole reporting goes electronic – no more calls to your city councillors; they will be happy campers.

By Staff March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON You will soon no longer have to call your council member to complain about pot holes on […]

Second bank robbery on Brant Street in the last three months; no weapons seen – no injuries.

By Staff March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Halton Regional Police Service is reaching out to the public to assist in identifying a suspect […]

Council having a tough time getting through all the reports: developer isn’t having a problem.

By Pepper Parr March 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON There was a lot of energy lost, a lot of huffing and puffing as well as […]

Just how much public input should there be in city hall decisions? Some think there should be more input than they have now.

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Point: Notices were mailed to all the people in the rural community about a meeting to […]

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 […]