Different gifts - laced with quality and a uniqueness you don't find very often

By Pepper Parr December 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON A very modern look for a fine piece of leather-craft. Available only at the art gallery in […]

The new Covid 19 rules impact Burlington - starting on Sunday

By Staff December 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province has announced that Ontario, including Halton Region and the City of Burlington, will be applying […]

A day to just give because you can - it works - quite well actually

By Staff December 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Giving Tuesday for 2021 went well – better than the year before. The idea of creating a […]

Province tightens everything - starting 12:01 a.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2021.

By Staff December 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Responding to the rising number of Covid19 infections and the rate at which the Omicron variant is […]

Clarksdale students decorate lobby of hospital

By Staff December 17th, 2021 BURLINGTON, O N   Students at Burlington’s Clarksdale Public School wrote and decorated Christmas cards that are currently on display […]

An Apology isn't enough: a full, complete explanation how city Staff produced a newsletter with decisions that had not yet been made is required

By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Delivered to citizens on the 14th with budget decisions that had not yet been made. It […]

Police Officer charged by SIU for Sexual Assault and Breach of Trust

By Staff December 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is one of the harder jobs a Chief of Police has to do – suspend one […]

Charitable Donations Trends in Halton, Ontario, and Canada, 2015-2019

By Staff December 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Community Lens is prepared by Community Development Halton to disseminate and interpret important community data as it becomes […]

Gift selections at the Art Gallery Shop are distinctive, unique and crafted locally.

By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Theo, Manager of Sales at the Art Shop can answer any question you have and tell […]

Back and forth at a Council meeting - just to get to the point where they agree to take a half hour break.

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   To get a true sense as to how your City Council got to the point where […]

Council passes a budget without letting the public see just how dysfunctional this tribe of seven actually is

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The spin masters at city hall are doing everything they can to put the best possible […]

City Talk reports news before it even happens? Who tells them to do that?

By Pepper Parr December 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The City Communications department sent us the following: The recently issued copy of City Talk, which is […]

Can city council pass a budget? Might not happen but it did

By Pepper Parr December 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON They got to the edge, looked over and backed away. The budget will pass – 4.62% increase […]

Seniors Home Safety Tax Credit Being Extended

By Staff December 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government is helping seniors stay in their homes longer by extending the Seniors’ Home Safety […]

Holiday Market Closed early on Saturday due to high winds

By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mother Nature howled – people were sent home It was unfortunate. Mother Nature turned on the […]

Call Centres and the law in Canada

By Connie Price December 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Have you found yourself calling an organization to resolve a problem and finding that the person […]

The certificate says that I now know how to work with the public -my concern is working with city hall.

By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Are we in the photo op business now? Nope – that sphere of interest and public […]

Palettas puts their muscle behind bid to bring Commonwealth Games to the city.

By Pepper Parr December 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The three of them were before a city Standing Committee to talk about a bid that […]

Municipal Alcohol Policy - Did you know we have one?

By Staff December 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   To be Approved by Council on: December 14, 2021 The purpose of the Municipal Alcohol Policy (MAP) […]

Some downtown stops you don't want to miss - best to be appreciated before that man in the Red Suit arrives

By Staff December 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The wonder of it all. Adults looking forward to meeting with family and friends The really young […]