After five years as Council members some did not fully understand what a Conflict of Interest is.

By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION During a lengthy city council meeting on Tuesday, Burlington’s Integrity Commissioner found herself having to explain […]

Integrity Commissioner advises Mayor she has a Conflict of Interest: Mayor vacates the Chair and sit in the Chamber Gallery

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Janice Atwood, one of the two partners of Principles Integrity moved the focus of her presentation […]

Enhanced city wide windrow removal program could be in place for next winter

By Staff April 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON As we pull away from winter and manage to get through spring to begin enjoying summer city council […]

How are Progressive Jackpot Slots Different from Normal Slots?

By Shelley Green April 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This page reveals the main difference between regular online slot machines and progressive jackpot slots. If […]

Is there a basement apartment in the house on Caroline that is rented out? No!

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There was some confusion about just what is in the basement of the house on Caroline […]

Nicholas Leblovic was not having a good day

By Pepper Parr April 18, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It was going to be a bumpy meeting and it didn’t get off to all that […]

Nickolas Leblovic wanted 15 minutes to explains to Council what he said and why he said it - they gave him 5 minutes

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Nickolas Leblovic explained to city Council: I’m here today to address the integrity commissioner’s report related […]

Mental health and student proficiency levels top issues for District School Board

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Chair of the Halton District School Board Margo Shuttle worth commented yesterday on the statements made […]

Integrity of city council is at risk - report from the Integrity Commissioner is being challenged

By Pepper Parr April 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Today may prove to be a momentous day in the history of the city. During a […]

Many of Mayor Meed Ward's campaign donours in the 2018 election took a pass in 2022

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Donations to the Mayor Marianne Meed Ward 2022 election campaign were down significantly from 2018. The competition […]

Ward 3 Councillor had more financial support in the 2022 election from people who did not live in the ward than from those who did

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 3 Councillor Rory Nisan at one of the few Council meetings he attended in person. Rory […]

Ward 2 Councillor got more votes than any other member of Council and was able direct campaign donations to local charities

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 city Councillor Lisa Kearns Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns won more votes of any ward […]

Nominations for HDSB wards 1&2 trustee now closed

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The official list of certified candidates running for the position of Halton District School Board Trustee – […]

Province wants more input at the school board level; HDSB doesn't come out smelling like roses

By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The province isn’t happy with the school boards across the province are doing. They don’t like […]

Provincial Liberals decide on when their new leader will be selected

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Liberal Party’s new Executive Council met to establish the leadership process for electing a new […]

Member of Committee of Adjustment gets hammered by the Integrity Commissioner - report goes to Council on Tuesday

By Pepper Parr April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON This report is excerpted from a report prepared by the Integrity Commissioner and sent to City Council. […]

Changes in Education policy to be announced by the Minister of Education today

By Staff April 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Minister of Education Stephen Lecce Minister of Education Stephen Lecce plans to introduce legislation today that will […]

Mayors' confidant subject of a complaint report from the Integrity Commisioner

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Updated – A note from Diane Leblovic is set out at the bottom of this article City […]

Election campaign finance reports hard to find on city web site

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The words accountability and transparency get banged about like a ping pong ball – but little […]

Covid19 is still with us - data tells the story. Positivity testing rates are high

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite the statements being made by a Halton District School Board candidate for trustee Covid19 is […]