Province gives itself new authority to set binding priorities on school boards

By Staff July 30th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, issued the following statement: Stephen Lecce, Minister of Education, “Today, our government […]

Asbestos removal at former Bateman site well underway - word asbestos now being used UPDATED

By Staff July 29th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This article had material added after it was first published. A reader has advised us that: The […]

Environment advises - it is going to be a wet weekend.

By Staff July 29th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Date: July 29, 2023 Time: 11:00 A.M. Conservation Halton advises that up to 50 mm of rainfall […]

Care Clinic now part of the Headon Road Shoppers location, one of three in the province

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   In 1962 a man named Murray Koffler, a pharmacist opened up a drug store named Shoppers […]

City looking for input on renewing the playgrounds at Nelson Park and Millcroft Park

By Staff July 28th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The City is getting ready to renew the playgrounds at Nelson Park and Millcroft Park. First step […]

In the virtual faerie tale world that City Council has become there are three powerful wizards

By Staff July 28th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Telling a story is a combination of what is written, the photographs that accompany the content and […]

Are Forest Fires in the Region something we should be preparing for?

By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Is this scene something that we will see in Burlington? Anywhere within the Region for that […]

Provincial audits of municipal development charges - civic planners aren't going to win this round. Province wants to raid the reserves before the Mayor does

By Staff July 27th, 2027, BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario has selected a third party to audit the finances of six municipalities as part of its […]

Local Cadet Hones Leadership Skills: Grzybowski,

By Staff July 27th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Victoria Grzybowski is a Petty Officer Second Class of 65 Royal Canadian Sea Cadet Corps Iron Duke, […]

The size of City Council is already on the minds of this Council. Would Mayor Meed Ward make it an election issue in 2026 ?

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   How did the idea of a bigger city council end up on the table? It started […]

Update: Burlington Skyway Bridge Closure - no closure of Niagara-bound traffic on QEW Burlington Skyway this weekend

By Staff July 27th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There will not be a closure of Niagara-bound traffic lanes on the QEW Burlington Skyway this weekend […]

Burlington Chamber of Commerce - looking for leadership on Task Forces, Committees, and Event Ambassadors

By Staff July 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Chamber of Commerce values the time and contributions of their member volunteers. The Chamber has […]

WEATHER ADVISORY Rainfall amounts up to 30 mm are expected with higher amounts possible should thunderstorms develop

By Staff July 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Date: July 26, 2023 Time: 7:40 P.M. Conservation Halton advises that Environment Canada is tracking a storm […]

More Greenbelt land slips into developer hands - 500 acres in June

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2027 BURLINGTON, ON   Marit Stiles, Leader of the Official Opposition NDP said today that the Ford-connected developers snatched up […]

Karina Gould sworn in as House Leader - a critical Cabinet Appointment

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Karina Gould reading the oaths during her swearing in as House Leader Karina Gould MP for […]

Karina Gould: Big changes in her life

By Pepper Parr July 26, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   As Karina Gould walked toward Rideau Hall with her son we learned that she is pregnant […]

What if Burlington had a larger city council?

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We hear people saying: “I’m not interested in politics, it doesn’t matter to me”. We shudder […]

Will Karina Gould get a promotion today?

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Today is the day we will learn what role Karina Gould will play in the Cabinet […]

The NEWS

  “Around 500 newsrooms closed their doors across the country… and they will continue closing their doors…..The status quo is not working because the money […]

That Holiday market initiative appears to have taken a pass on Burlington - good news

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A posting by For the Love of Markets yesterday caught our eye. “We have had some […]