Quebec’s Messy Election: The results could determine if we are really a sea to sea country.

By Ray Rivers April 2, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It is a messy business – the election in Quebec. The Parti Québécois (PQ) is a […]

It is easy to get fooled by email like this: Canadian banks never, ever send this kind of email.

By Staff April 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Some people will get taken in by this. If they bank with the Royal Bank of Canada […]

Smoking in public parks and recreation locations illegal as of today – it is to be self-enforced. Right.

By Staff April 1, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Starting today, right now actually you have to butt out in any city park. Burlington passed a […]

Final round of ice-storm debris and brush cleanup starts today. Different schedules for urban and rural parts of the city.

By Staff March 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington, Ont., March 31 2014 — The city and Halton Region will begin the final round of […]

Postal thefts uncovered: Some of the stuff recovered look like Christmas gifts.

By Staff March 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. If you were expecting a parcel to get to you by mail – we can now tell […]

Burlington’s coyote population, known as MISSO 14, constantly tracked by the Ministry of Natural Resources.

By Pepper Parr March 31, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There were myths to be dispelled and facts to be shared – and it would have […]

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 […]