Mayor puts her spin on the 535 Brant, 26 storey development - a snow job on the part of Her Worship

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward and ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns issued a joint statement late in the […]

Lease renewal is said to be the issue that brought about the decision to close the Queen's head

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON A great pub, a fine crowd of regulars. Closing appears to be related to issues related […]

Queen's Head to Close - September 16 last call

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2026 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is a stunner for you. One of the places downtown that is actually vibrant will […]

“Wartime-Scale Effort” Needed As Several Ontario Cities Already Behind On Housing Goals - Burlington is one of them

By Staff July 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON In early 2022, the Government of Ontario very publicly pledged to build 1.5M new homes across the […]

Has Burlington done well by the architects who design the high rise tower that exist and are planned?

By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The city of Toronto now has a new Court House – it is a 17 floor […]

Heritage Week will celebrate the city and its history - lots to do

By Staff July 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   While July isn’t over yet, most people are looking forward to the next holiday weekend that begins […]

Begin thinking about what the redesign of the adaptive reuse of the recently acquired Robert Bateman High School should look like

By Staff July 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   City has announced dates for visioning exercises on the redesign of the adaptive reuse of the recently […]

Environment Canada issues Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Halton Hills and Milton: torrential rainfall expected

By Staff July 23rd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that approximately 20 to 35 mm of rain has fallen over the past couple […]

Burlington Liberals meet with leadership candidate Ted Hsu

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We were advised today that there is a fifth candidate: Dr. Adil Shamji. Our apologies for missing […]

Joe Dogs just got a new neighbour - the relationship will be interesting

By Pepper Parr July 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Tough future ahead for the group that owns Joe Dogs – the buildings next door are […]

Blood donors needed this weekend to ensure patients have the blood they need

By Staff July 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Canadian Blood Service is asking donors to book and keep their appointments – inventory has reached […]

Skyway Closed for the weekend - 40 Food Trucks in Spencer Smith Park

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There are two things to look for and be aware of during the coming weekend. This […]

With a reported $22 billion in excess funds stashed away - ER rooms are being closed on weekends - go figure

By Staff July 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Marit Stiles, Leader of the Official Opposition Marit Stiles, Leader of the Official Opposition NDP, calls for […]

Is this who we are? Apparently.

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   As people we seem to have problems discussing and facing issues that we find uncomfortable. There […]

5 Ways to Build Your Wealth and Get Financial Stability

By Patricia Lee July 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It takes time, patience, and perseverance to build money, but the road is worthwhile in the […]

Are there problems providing breakfast for school children? MP Gould gets scolded by the Breakfast Clubs of Canada

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We don’t hear about problems in ensuring that public school children are not properly fed a […]

Do the different departments at City Hall bother to talk to each other?

By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday of this week I sent a note to Blake Hurley, the newly minted City […]

Ireland House is the location for a series of Heritage Workshops

By Staff July 20, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Besides being a destination for events and running an active programs for young people the Burlington Museum […]

Learn how to harvest seeds from your garden this year - then use them next year. Free at the Public Library

By Staff July 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   You spent the time you needed to plant your garden and in the weeks ahead you will […]

If you are a Senior and want to use free transit you will need a Presto card

By Staff July 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   With all day free transit for seniors starting August 1st, people will need to get a Presto […]