Hydro staff come up for air – now look for better ways to communicate. Upgraded website to be part of the solution.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 17, 2014 And how did you get through the power outage? These events tend to recede from our […]

A million jobs he says. Within 8years. Really! So says Tim Hudak as he prepares for two by-elections.

By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. January 17th, 2014 February 13th Ontario electors in Thornhill and Niagara Falls will head to the polls. Thornhill Tory […]

Some magazine said we were the number one medium sized city: do the facts support that? Basically – yes!

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 15, 2014 While Burlington’s budget is certainly not settled – the broad strokes are clear enough. The public […]

Premier tests the temperature of the politicl waters. Will she get a Valentine?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 15, 2014 Premier Kathleen Wynne has decided to put her toes in the water and see if it’s warm […]

City Executive Budget Committee cuts council some slack and reduces their ask by .58% Council hasn’t taken that deal – yet.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 15, 2014 There was a bit of a buzz in the Council Chamber Tuesday afternoon – the significant […]

It took less than five minutes to decide we wanted to become a disaster – so much for being # 1 mid-size city in Canada.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON January 14, 2014 It took city council less than five minutes to decide they wanted to be seen as […]

What is the first clue that the email shown below is an attempt to steal your identity?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 14, 2014 Identity theft is a BIG business, and a rather successful one for some people as well. This […]

BAC holds 35th annual art auction: An original Bateman work on the list.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 14th, 2014 More than one hundred works of art and fine craft by Canadian artists will be up […]

Mt nemo plateau could become a Heritage Conservation District. Ramifications for some property owners would be significant.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 13, 2014 There they were, all seven of them, smiling and apparently happy to be back at their […]

You want to start a personal art collection and are not sure how to start? Free seminar at the BAC.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 13th, 2014 Is art collecting just for those with bags of money? If it’s for the rest of […]

When you know what the rules are, it is a lot easier to play the game. Air Park situation takes on a different look.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 12, 2014. The legal tussle over what can be done at the Burlington Executive Air Park is one […]

Local Aldershot lad wants to make good by getting a seat on city council.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 12, 2014 “When people use the services we offer – they are buying me” is the way Jason […]

Poor cousins get hand me down service from the city. Beachway residents complain of lousy service.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 12, 2014 It was always a poor cousin part of town. Young people were told by their parents […]

Getting the horses into the gate is taking some time; starting buzzer doesn’t go off until September. Lots of time?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 11, 2014 Getting the horses into the gate is taking a bit of time. The Usual Suspects are […]

Film fest to showcase short pieces by 12 directors; is Burlington about to become Hollywood north?

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 11, 2014 If the idea of short, short films – some not much longer than a television commercial, appeals […]

No one it Ottawa seems to know where the “buck” stops: they do in other city’s.

January 10, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. By Ray Rivers The dealer in a wild-west game of poker was selected by the position of a buckhorn […]

Rising temperatures and rain = flooding. Keep kids away from fast flowing creeks and clear the catch basins.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 10th, 2013 You do know that all that snow is going to melt at some point. The weather people […]

Collard wants another chance, Carr wants his third go at it and Simpson likes the look of Ward 5. All ramping up for the October election.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. January 10th, 2014 Amy Collard – running again as School Board trustee in ward 5. Amy Collard, the Public […]

Burlington artists have some of their work added to the province’s permanent collection.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON January 8, 2014 The Ontario Archives has purchased two more pieces of artwork from the Burlington Art Centre Art Sales […]

Major drug bust in Oakville – Burlington media invited to tag along.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. January 8, 2014 They are selling the stuff legally in Colorado where a member of their Legislature sent an email […]