Staff have suggested an interesting approach to getting the public involved in how the Bateman site could be used.

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON In a staff report to a Standing Committee the communication and engagement tactics and milestones are set […]

Council will get a detailed briefing on the next steps for the Bateman property on June 1st. Some very good news despite the cost

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   On the first day of June a Standing Committee will go over how the city is […]

Let parents have a say in plans to upgrade water front amenities before consultants produce a report telling council what they should do.

By Pepper Parr May 24th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Changes are going to be made to the pond at the base of the Discovery Centre […]

Councillor Stolte will return to the Council Chamber

By Pepper Parr May 23, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   From a usually reliable source: Councillor Shawna Stolte is “..back in action and healthier than ever.” […]

Future vision of the Waterfront Centre

By Pepper Parr May 23, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Spencer Smith Park is over crowded – people have realized that for some time. What to […]

Mayor slips into a fake news mode with the 'absolutely not' remark

By Pepper Parr May 23, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward says there will “absolutely not be a City of Halton.” That is […]

Gaetan on the EV: Likes the Project Arrow EV

By Joe Gaetan May 23, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   About 25 years ago I attended a Sustainable Living Exposition at the Direct Energy Centre, now […]

It is time for Honest,Direct Engagement and Straight Talk about what the possible impacts of Upper Tier Dissolution will be other than expensive

By Blair Smith May 22, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Today reports that: Mayor Marianne Meed Ward says there will “absolutely not be a City […]

It is going to take more than grassroots love to stop Doug Ford from doing whatever he wants to do with the Regions

By Pepper Parr May 22nd, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Doug Ford is at it again. He seems to have this fixation on what the municipal […]

The problem with the 29 storey Waterdown Road Development is not the height or density - it's what is directly across the street

By Pepper Parr May 22, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The development proposal that is currently before the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) is a 29-storey, 295 […]

Art Gallery will be open Monday - 1:00 - 4:00 PM (Free Admission)

By Staff May 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery will be open on the holiday Monday. There is a Family Drop-In: Poetry Pantry […]

Covid19 data from the Regional Health people shows a significant rise in infections

By Pepper Parr May 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It sort of crept up on us. There was the sense that the pandemic was over […]

Splash pad hours - operational until 9 pm

By Pepper Parr May 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It might not be news today but when the weather is warmer and you want to […]

There will not be a city sponsored fireworks display on Victoria Day

By Pepper Parr May 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s city council made it clear sometime ago that they were not big fans on firework. […]

Burlington may have the wittiest Council in Ontario.

By Blair Smith May 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON ON My liege, and madam, to expostulate What majesty should be, what duty is, What day is day, […]

JBH Healing Garden Enhances Mental Health and Addiction Care

By Staff May 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) has transformed a courtyard outside its Mental Health and Addictions Unit into […]

Splash pads open tomorrow

By Staff May 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON In time for the Victoria Day long weekend, the City’s nine splashpads will be open by Saturday, May […]

Everything You Need to Know About a DUI Arrest in Canada

By Milorad Radak May 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON DUI refers to any offence related to driving under the influence, be it from alcohol, drugs or […]

Just how far does Google reach into your pocket or purse? You may not want to know

By Pepper Parr May 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how far does Google reach into your pocket or purse? Most people know what Googles […]

Council wanted some leverage on hospital spending and service - insisting the CEO keep residents informed would be a good place to start

By Pepper Parr May 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Hospital Board of Directors had sent the City Clerk a notice setting out […]