Bryan Adams: Popular singer opens the kimono - not a pretty picture; racism never is .

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By Ray Rivers May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   “f….g bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards.” ”My message to them other […]

This weekend is a challenge - can we individually keep that two metre distance and prevent the transfer of the COVID virus from person to person

The ceremonies over the Naval Promenade becomes the fous with the Seniors' out in force listening to the All MAle Welsh Choir.  Strolling along is Craig Stevens, the city's project manager on the pier project.  He direction and oversight kept the project going when it got a little wonky at times - but that's another story.

By Pepper Parr May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   During a day long council session, working as a Standing Committee, Mayor Meed Ward made the […]

Brass knuckles and switch blade knives part of a drug trafficking seizure; recreational drugs?

By Staff May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A drug trafficking investigation by the Regional Police Burlington Street Crime Unit in April resulted in a […]

Human Trafficking Charges Laid in Burlington Investigation

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By Staff May 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The nasty, socially ugly business of human trafficking is in front of us again. On May 13, […]

Major changes to service delivery in the works. Like it or not - it is scheduled to be imposed today

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By Pepper Parr May 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a new graphic related to what the city administration iis call Service redesign. Administration […]

With seven retail cannabis stores in Burlington now - there is an application for an eighth.

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By Staff May 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   An application has been received by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) for a retail […]

Kowalchuk put Emma's into bankruptcy on Wednesday

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By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometime on Wednesday, today, Craig Kowalchuk went to the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy in […]

BDBA regrets the closing of Emma's - lauds Kowalchuk for his leadership

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By Staff May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Downtown Business Association (BDBA) released as statement this afternoon on the surprising closing of Emma’s […]

Province cancels the new regional courthouse plans - mayors looking for a different decision

Court house location - McMahon

By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Remember that announcement by the then MPP for Burlington, Eleanor McMahon that a new courthouse was […]

Farmers Market to Open June 10th and June 12th

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By Staff May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wonderful news from the Farmer’s Market. IT IS Official – the Burlington Centre Lions Market will open […]

Thieves use face masks to hide their identity while they steal from unsuspecting shoppers.

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By Staff May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, On   The Regional Police Service would like the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects responsible for distraction thefts […]

Emma's is now part of the city's history - closed forever.

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By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some background on the closing of Emma’s Back Porch. Emma’s at its best – it was […]

That Closer Look at the Downtown will be back on Stage for its next presentation - will this be the final one?

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By Staff May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Closer Look was that part of the Official Plan Review that focused on the downtown – […]

Provincial parks are opening up; Conservation parks still closed. Weather conditions are what keep us out of the parks now

Escarpment in the fall

By Staff May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Saturday, May 9th, the Province announced it would be reopening provincial parks and conservation reserves starting […]

St George: Playing euchre over Zoom with my girlfriends from high school. How would THAT work?

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By Nicki St George May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   WEEK 8 – Monday, May 4th Today I commence my new work-from-home/complete grad schoolwork/homeschool/stay active/keep […]

What if - we are still in lock down come December?

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By Pepper Parr May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The strategic thinkers ask the “What if” questions. Their job is to attempt to look over […]

In Halton one infection at a nursing home is considered an outbreak and they are all over it

Deepika Lobo

By Pepper Parr May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Her name is Deepika Lobo. She is a medical practitioner who has the honorific Dr. in front […]

Rivers: Governments let this outbreak get as bad as it is: they are doing the right thing in keeping the money flowing

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By Ray Rivers May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON “All countries will wake up after the global pandemic with much higher debt levels. Canada is fortunate […]

Fearmans reports first COVID19 infection at the pork processing plant

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By Staff May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sofina Foods plant in Burlington, known locally as Fearmans, has reported that an employee tested positive for […]

GTA municipalities join forces to plan for a COVID19 recovery.

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By Staff May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the province improves its testing and report fewer new infections the municipal sector pulls together to […]