Economic development is down to building on existing parking lots. Is this the best we can do?

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Economic development in the city has stalled. Part of the reason is that no one […]

How an air park company can communicate with its neighbours. Group north east of Toronto actually meets with its residents.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. There is usually a better way – we often can`t see it because we don`t […]

Beachway homeowners win a cliff hanger; staff recommendation to acquire all the homes loses.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Conservation Halton votes against a Staff Recommendation to implement a program to purchase the homes in […]

Male manages to get his picture taken while breaking into a tire shop. Police would like to know who this “celebrity” is.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 27, 2013 Halton Police have released a video image of a suspect involved in a Burlington break-in and are […]

Large multi-level police force raid on drug gang in Burlington-Hamilton. $100,000 cash seized.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 27, 2013 If the drug business is like any other business and reacts to the laws of supply and […]

That didn`t take very long: pier records its first assault.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Shortly after midnight , last night, a group of friends were visiting the Burlington Pier when they […]

No pier trial until Spring of 2014 at best; watch for a decision to go the mediation route.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 26, 2013. Remember that meeting that was to take place at the Court House in Milton; the one […]

Do banks have any social responsibility when they lend? TD Bank thinks they do and have loaned the Air Park $4.5 million.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 25, 2013. The banking business has changed. There was a time when they wanted rights to your […]

Air Park meeting takes place; all survived – did enough happen to result in a second meeting and will they make a difference?

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 25, 2013. That the meeting actually took place was a surprise to many. Vince Rossi, owner of […]

Air Park battle between residents and Vince Rossi is part of a much bigger question: Does the Region want an airport?

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 24, 2013. They will apparently meet in a barn – during one of the hottest days so […]

Sunshine, cotton candy and car free streets in one part of Alton with skateboard soaring in another part of the Village.

    By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 24, 2013. If you were out and about on the weekend – and who wasn’t – you were […]

Parking, parking, parking – free on Saturday’s and all of December. Add to that an increase of 25 cents an hour.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 24, 2013. The city is getting creative. They are totally revising the way parking is going to […]

Are you listening? Are we listening – because “they” certainly are.

    By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. June 24, 2013. I grew up in the back woods of Ontario with a party-line phone. Everybody listened […]

Haber inks deal that puts his name on one of the newest buildings in the city. The name will still appear on transit buses,

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 24, 12013. Chris Haber is a personal injury lawyer with a strong ability to promote. The name […]

House fire on Lakeshore suspicious; Fire Marshall called in. Police investigating arson.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. June 23, 2013. A fire in a large residence on Lakeshore Road has resulted in a joint Halton Regional Police and […]

That underpass on King Road will eventually open – but it won’t be this month or next for that matter.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON.  June 22, 2013.  Getting around King Road north of Plains Road is going to be different for the month […]

Performing Arts Centre in the final round of interviews for new Executive Director.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 21, 2013. With a full 13 member Board of Directors compliment in place, the Performing Arts Centre […]

Pinedale plaza no longer viable and needs redevelopment; residents don’t like the intensification.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 21, 2013 It’s an eyesore. It no longer works as a commercial entity and the owners of […]

Great hair, knows how to work the crowd – and there was a crowd. Trudeaumania? Not yet.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. June 20, 2013. It was a pure photo-op. He with the hair and the strongest political pedigree in […]

Mayor and Meed Ward wanted you to know – the rest of council decided you have to wait to learn legal costs of pier.

By Pepper Parr. BURLINGTON, ON. June 19, 2013 They did get close, well not that close, but they did talk about it. And when […]