Worobec finishes the race - just shy of the target she set for herself.

Ashley with bib number

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The race was run. It was a solid run – just shy of the target Ashley […]

It wasn't a raid but the police did shut down the Monster Mansion on Lakeshore at Goodram when they were getting disturbing behaviour reports.

Lakeshore mega 4319 A view

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Change only happens instantly on television. The people in the Goodram – Lakeshore Road community are […]

Leaf take up begins November 4th - check the map to learn when your street will get the treatment.

Tree - Thanksgiving

By Staff November 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As the colours change they mark the days to the leaves falling – get ready to rake […]

Worobec runs her race - aims for a 3 hour 30 minute run.

Ashley at airport

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the day before the race. Ashley Worobec at the airport waiting to board a […]

Halton voter turnout in the federal election was higher than the average in the rest of Canada: Burlington had the highest turnout in the region.

Flag at house of commons

By Staff November 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal election is over and the country got the leadership it wanted. What many didn’t realize […]

Telephone Survey of 740 residents to start Monday.

Community durvey 2019

By Staff November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This time THEY are coming to YOU. You are not going to have to spend time staring […]

Is Burlington going to have to pay more to attract better people and keep those we have? What is this going to do to the budget?

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   About 50% of the non-union staff at city hall are not paid all that well. Laura […]

The 2020 budget is not going to be the gift that we got in 2019 - the increase in 2020 over 2019 could be as much as 100% MORE.

Sharman hand to head

By Pepper Parr November 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   During the federal election we heard members of the Liberal government comment frequently that people want […]

It was a horse race the Liberals could have won but they failed to deliver on that 2015 promise to change the way votes are counted.

Ballot going in box

By Ray Rivers October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a 2 part column. There is no better way to determine the winner in […]

It is a nasty, sneaky, dishonest way of explaining to tax payers how much of a tax increase they are going to be hit with.

Tax collector

By Pepper Parr October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a nasty, sneaky, dishonest way of explaining to tax payers how much of a […]

Public gets a chance to learn just how the iSTEM program is working at Aldershot High School.

M Benz event istem poster

By Staff October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best decision that came out of the PAR (Program Accommodation Review) of 2017 – […]

How we got to where we are with the Official Plan - it is not a pretty picture.

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr October 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the second of a six part series on how the city is revising the adopted […]

The Christmas sales have begun - Halloween is being bumped to the side.

Port Nelson sign Christmas 2019

By Staff October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   And so it begins. The Port Nelson United Church people remind us that Halloween may be two […]

Civic Chorale Singers at St. Christopher’s Anglican Church, Saturday, November 23 at 7:30 pm

Civic chorale

By Staff October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Civic Chorale Singers will celebrate humanity’s need for love, redemption and comfort with an evening […]

Mayor has a dashboard that tells her everything she needs to know about her Red Carpet.

Red tape red carpet

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor has a “dashboard”; a place where you can see everything you wanted to know […]

Taking a Closer Look at the Downtown: What You Need to Know

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr October 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is the first of a six part series on how the city is revising the adopted […]

Is it a 'football' or a peanut? It iis certainly the most important piece of land left for development in the downtown core. Probably the last chance to do something magnificent in this city.

football lakeshore

By Pepper Parr October 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The land between Lakeshore Road and Old Lakeshore Road has been referred to as the football […]

Recreation services wants to know what you think of their new plans - they aren't playing around.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 29, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Yet another survey. City of Burlington looking for feedback on Recreation Services Department’s priorities This began […]

The evolution of baseball's unwritten rules; the game is changing.

Acuman Braves basebakk home run

By John Cole October 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With MLB players expressing themselves like never before, author Jason Turbow explains how baseball can maintain […]

Brant Street and Lakeshore Road will be closed for short periods of time.

Burlington flags

By Staff October 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We knew this was coming – that doesn’t make it any easier to cope with. The intersection […]