What difference would a private tree by law make to this city? Does anyone really want one?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 5, 2013 Burlington has an Urban Forest Management Plan that was approved in 2012 and included 40 recommendations, one […]

Toronto resident makes Region his place of employment; breaks into more than ten business operations. No bail for this one.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 5, 2013 OK – so we are the best mid-size city in the country to live in – but this […]

Minor hockey in Burlington gets 20 big ones: $20,000 in the bank – what should it be spent on?

By Pepper Parr No one knows how many times this vote button was pushed. Often enough to bring $20,000 to Burlington. BURLINGTON, ON April 5, […]

Indian Point neighbourhood gets first of several close looks by planning department as city creeps toward a new Official Plan.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 3, 2013 – The first hint that there were going to be neighbourhood character studies was when the Planning […]

Catholic school boards may have less money to work with but their salary levels are just as good as the public school board.

By Staff The Halton Catholic District School Board has 192 staff members on the provincial governments “sunshine list of people earning more than $100,000 per […]

The T-shirt might be pink; the message is audacious. The one person who has made Social Media really work has spread his wings.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 1, 2013 You will see the T-shirt first. 517 People. 25 Vendors. 344 Comments. 158 Photos. What Next? Indeed […]

Public payroll levels are close to running amok. Numbers for Halton District School Board show 328 above the $100,000 level.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 2, 2013 – If you thought the “Sunshine list for the city of Burlington was big – the school boards […]

Burlington pays 117 of its employees more than $100,000 a year; that gets them on the “sunshine” list.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 28, 2013 The following city of Burlington employees were paid a salary in excess of $100,000 during 2012. The taxable […]

Is the cheque going to be in the mail? Soon? City is not absolutely positive the money is going to arrive.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 29, 2013 It’s just one darn thing after another with that pier. We get to see pretty pictures of […]

Twelve of the best of us have been named: several of them will be fully recognized in May.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 29, 2013 The nominations for Burlington’s Best awards are in, and in just six weeks the winners will be revealed […]

Thanks a thousand, and if Burlington’s BLOMHA has the numbers we just night see $100,000 come to town.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON March 27, 2013 The several hundred people directly involved with that clicking and clicking and clicking last weekend, along with […]

Drug Warrant executed in Burlington; not a good Friday for these people.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 29th, 2013 The Burlington Strategic Support Team executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act search warrant at a residence located […]

Is there life for Village Square once the Friedman’s sell? There are certainly some great ideas being talked about.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. March 28, 2013 There is no deal – yet, but there are some very interesting conversations taking place about what […]

Brant Street access to Spencer Smith Park limited; pier construction and public safety has area fenced off.

  The yellow portion of this graphic outlines the area that is screened off to the public. Entry into Spencer Smith Park will be from […]

Even time has to get a check-up. City Hall clock to be removed and given both a check-up and a clean up.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 28, 2013 Bob Jurk, currently a Senior Project leader in the Engineering department, remembers the day when he put the […]

Meed Ward holds feet of Councillors Lancaster and Dennison to the flames. Wanted them to pay part of Car Free Sunday event.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Marc h 28, 2013 It was almost sweet. The Community Services Committee was meeting to discuss a report on the […]

Noted photographer and author to speak at BAC; tickets are limited.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON March 27, 2013 If you are a photographer and want to improve your craft note Saturday April 13th at the Burlington […]

Not the most promising of starts – maybe the name change needed a slower introduction. The Twins have become Bandits

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. March 27, 2013 What we all knew and loved as the Burlington Twins appear to have gone rogue and changed […]

The feds are giving back some of the money we gave them; Burlington will see roads and water facility improvements.

By Staff OAKVILLE, ON – Halton MP Lisa Raitt, Minister of Labour and the MP for Halton, has spread the largesse she hands out into […]

Momentous occasion for the city; its citizens have an engagement charter. Now to make it work at every level.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, on. March 27, 2013 The Budget and Corporate Services committee unanimously approved a Community Engagement Charter for the citizens of the […]