Halton Region seeking public input on key priorities for 2023-2026

By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Think through the really important issues – the attempt on the part of the provincial government […]

Applications for Cohort 2 of the i.d.e.a. Fund program are now open!

By Staff March 25th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   They call it seed money – the cash needed to get an idea from concept to the […]

The BPAC Season comes to an end - three performances left + the BTTB

By Pepper Parr March 25th.2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Well 2023 was a lot better for the Performing Arts Centre than the two previous years. Tammy […]

BTTB to perform twice on April 2, at Performing Arts Centre

By Staff March 25th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   They will return to the city that is their home after a fabulous tour in Ireland where […]

Ford Conservatives plan to reduce eye exam eligibility for seniors

By Pepper Parr March 25th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON It was almost is as if the government was doing some pay-back to the optometrist sector. […]

Jim Thomson to the Mayor: 'you are so full of it.'

By Jim Thomson March 24, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   To: Mayor Marianne Meed Ward cc: City Council Re: Due Process under the Procedures Bylaw The […]

The Jaundiced Eye

Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy commenting to Premier Ford on their way into the Legislature on March 23rd to deliver the 2023 budget.   Minister […]

The support this part of the universe gets isn't anything to be proud of - individually we have work to do

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Communities around the world are expected to support Earth Hour on Saturday, March 25 from 8:30 […]

It is ugly, despicable, life destroying behaviour and it takes places in our community – to our children.

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It is ugly, despicable, life destroying behaviour and it takes places in our community – to […]

Long term care got better funding, kids coming out of foster care got the break they needed - your food budget didn't get any help

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON A quick summery of the provincial budget Getting to a balanced budget was the priority. Interim Liberal […]

Educators in the Region given an opportunity to learn how to include the story of the Indigenous community in their classrooms

By Staff March 23rd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Gord Downie of the Tragically Hip left a mark on this country. The final months of his […]

Hospital ignores public concern over health quality issues: transparency, accountability and trust take big hit

By Pepper Parr March 23rd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a very disappointing situation. Last weekend the Hamilton Spectator published a front page feature […]

‘outa sight….outa mind' Maybe not for long - there is a solution in sight

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington couple remind us once again about people that dump their garbage behind commercial locations […]

City now accepting applications for 2023 spring and summer temporary patio permits

By Pepper Parr March 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is now accepting applications for the 2023 temporary patio program. Patio takes up parking […]

Conservation Halton Watershed Report Card: Some A's and some C's

By Staff March 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   What is a Watershed? A watershed is an area of land drained by a creek or stream […]

Preparing for Cross Country Moving: A Comprehensive Guide

By Steve Trustler March 22, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Moving to a new home can be a daunting task, especially if you’re moving long distance. […]

Skills Competition takes place at MMR on the 30th

By Staff March 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The 31st annual Halton Skills Competition (secondary panel) has returned and will be held in-person on Thursday, […]

Different Drummer launches 2023 Book and Author series

By Staff March 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Ian Elliott has announced a new season at The Different Drummer; the bookshop burgeons with marvellous new books. […]

Federal Minister for Environment decides to study land close to properties where developers want to build home homes

By Staff March 22, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has climbed aboard the drive to reverse the land swaps and the Greenbelt Land […]

Mayor explains rules at the start of every Council meeting - the rules do not appear to apply to her behaviour.

By Pepper Parr March 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   At the beginning of each Council meeting the Chair reads out a Land Acknowledgement and explains […]