City activists seek support to oppose allowing tar sands oil to cross the Escarpment.

    By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 13, 2013. People across the province and the province itself are gearing up for the National Energy […]

Chamber adapts to changes in the commercial sector and creates awards for both large and small companies.

By Walter Byj BURLINGTON, ON. April 13, 2013. Love of community and heartfelt appreciation of their fellow employees was a constant theme by winners […]

In conference with Premier: Any Escarpment road is on hold – while they continue to study. Is the public going to be in on those studies?

By Pepper Parr While it might be Toronto doing all the howling about transit and grid lock, Premier Kathleen Wynne understands that it is people […]

Chamber 0f Commerce fetes its finest.

By Walter Byj BURLINGTON, ON. April 11, 2013. As with all organizations, there is a time to work and a time to celebrate. The movies […]

That evasive action training police officers get came in handy; avoids accident and snags a driver with more than 80 mgs

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 11, 2013 Just a little after midnight on Wednesday April 10, 2013 a Halton officer was driving a police cruiser […]

There is nothing more to say – except to mourn the loss.

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Do we need two flood reports? Conservation Halton produces a report and the Region produces a report. Why two?

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 11, 2013 – Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement – Flood Outlook today at 2:30 p.m. on […]

Plant shrubs on the 20th, come back in 2020 and see them still growing: BurlingtonGreen looking for real environmentalists.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 11, 2013 The weekend of April 20th BurlingtonGreen hopes to have 10,000 people out on the streets, the ravines and […]

Pulling Burlington into the circle of environmentally responsible cities; one tree at a time.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 11, 2013. The people on Indian Point want the trees they have kept. The residents in the Orchard wanted […]

Cogeco Cable getting into sports broadcasting with a bunch of bandits.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON April 10, 2013 In just over a month, the umpire at the Nelson High ball park will bark out – […]

He started teaching us what hope was all about 33 years ago.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 10, 2013 It was 33 years ago this Friday that a young man dipped his foot into the Atlantic […]

Here’s how you keep your constituents happy. Residents plan to fight their Council member every foot of the way.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 9, 2013. There is something about Jack Dennison that makes one shake their heads. He is a proven businessman, […]

6000+ Burlingtonians have signed up so far for the GreenUp Clean Up BurlingtonGreen wants to see 10,000 registrations.

  This is where the rubber hits the road for the BurlingtonGreen people. Get your supplies, get registered and add to the CleanUp-GreenUp collection. By […]

The Coronation

Ray Rivers was seen pontificating with a bunch of Burlington Liberals Saturday morning before he headed into Toronto for the Liberal Party of Canada Showcase […]

Mayor decides to try on transparency for size – it looked pretty good on him. He just might do that again.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 8, 2013 It was a rambunctious meeting. City Council was preparing to vote on a decision made in committee […]

They really set her up. They wanted to shut Meed Ward down – last night they did just that. The fallout, & there will be some, will not be pretty.

By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. April 9, 2013. It was almost slick – if a little underhanded – the kind of thing we used to […]

Notice for the pooper scoopers: Norton park, recently opened, will be closed for a month – grass has to be given a chance to grow.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 8, 2015 If you are in the habit of taking the pooch to the park and you are partial to […]

Talk to people who understand the issue and voice your concerns and opinions on a proposal to reverse the flow of a pipeline.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 8th, 2013 This is very short notice – we just leaned of the event on the weekend. Environmental Defence is […]

Middle of the day on a major street – thief walks in saying: “I thought the house was for sale” and walks out with cash.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. April 8th, 2013 On a bright day, middle of the day, a Burlington couple were doing gardening work in the front […]

Hogarth’s named Philanthropists of the year; they’ll gas up the chariot and drive to the Masquerade Ball in October.

By Staff BURLINGTON, ON April 8, 2013 When Murray Hogarth was named Burlington’s Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010, he was inducted into the Economic […]