Falling snow took precedence over fallen leaves.

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By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Leaf collection has been suspended until the snow has been cleared. Schedule adjustments, if any, will be […]

Public School Board Wants Input on their Next Multi-Year Plan

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is asking students, families, staff and the community to share views […]

High school information nights - schedule dates.

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By Staff November 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   High school information nights are scheduled during the month of November to provide an opportunity for students, […]

Lest we forget

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Remembered, respected   The memorial was put in place after WWI when the citizens of Burlington wanted to do something to remember the fallen. It […]

Burlington residential is a sellers market.

By Staff November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The average price of a freehold property in Burlington in October was $938,897, up 5.5% as compared […]

Bridgewater struggles to keep up with the published completion and occupancy schedule.

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By Pepper Parr November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During a walking tour led by staff from the Planning department one of the group asked […]

Was making private property a public park like space a way to get around parkland dedicated?

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By Pepper Parr November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When I first heard the word POPS at a Standing Committee this week, I thought the […]

Jumanne Salmon charged with Exercise Control over a prostitute and seven other offenses.

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By Staff November 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In October 2019, members of the Halton Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit initiated an investigation pertaining […]

Can the way we elect our Members of Parliament be improved?

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By Staff November 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During the past two week our political columnist Ray Rivers has written about the way we elect […]

Does the Mayor have a strategy for saving the 'football'; there is one.

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By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Much of the public rationale for Marianne Meed Ward running in ward 2 in 2010 was […]

Development to be located in the 'football' got a rough ride - CORE consultants believe they have a strong case.

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By Pepper Parr November 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The developer got a rough ride. It wasn’t any better than the public reception they got […]

Planning and Development Service Counter will be Closed on the 11th

By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Planning and Development service counter located on the second floor in City Hall at 426 Brant […]

New Democrats argue that public pressure, and falling polls, have brought about changes in pending.

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By Andrew Drummond November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Has the Ford government learned how to govern? This past week, the Ontario government returned to […]

Beyond Boundaries: A Program that Helps and Supports Women who Start and Run Businesses.

By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of their Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES), Haltech Regional Innovation Centre and the Halton Region Global […]

Rivers: There is a Better Way to get the Government we Deserve and Need.

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By Ray Rivers November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part Two – It’s Not a Horse Race If not First-Past-the-Post (FPP) then what? Most parliamentary democracies […]

Parking at Centennial Pool and Ascension Elementary School Closed until the 8th.

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By Staff November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   To support the Gift of Giving Back Food Drive, the parking lot in front of Centennial Pool […]

Frustrated and Disappointed: Scobie wonders if it is all going to get away on us.

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By Gary Scobie November 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Once more into the breach. While there have been some good measures this new Council has […]

Nisan takes a credibility hit - might not be able to deliver on a promise.

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By Staff November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Something went wrong somewhere and Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan finds himself in a bit of a […]

Coles notes version of Monday's Committee of the Whole meeting

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By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some thoughts and observations on the Committee of the Whole meeting that took place on Monday. […]

Lawson Hunter underwhelmed with council's response to his delegation.

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By Lawson Hunter November 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The deafening silence that followed my delegation to Council of the Whole on Nov. 4th spoke […]