The real story behind the title 'Queen Elizabeth II' - relates to a train going through Burlington

By Pepper Parr October 16th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Alan Harrington is an accountant, sometimes called a number cruncher, which isn’t really accurate either. Harrington […]

Mayor shows it can be done - people can meet in a live, real people in the room situation - she just doesn't want to do it for you

By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There they were. Three Mayors: ours, the Mayor from Barrie and the Mayor from Mississauga. Talking […]

Police in Burlington Make 3 Arrests and Seize Shotgun and other Weapons

By Staff October 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Investigators with the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Street Crime Unit in Burlington have made three arrests […]

Mayor hosts Mayors from 29 big cities - shows them what we have going for us

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter October 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario’s Big City Mayor(OBCM) caucus met in Burlington for the first time […]

Art Gallery Soup Bowl fund raiser underway.

By Staff October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They have been doing it for years and weren’t about to let a pandemic get in the […]

Is the province about to end the State of Emergency it put the municipal world into?

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   From a source that has been reliable in the past there is word that the current […]

Walmart applicants (they want to hire 154 people in Burlington) can simply walk into their local store, apply and be interviewed on the spot.

By pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   All those people who don’t want to return to the hospitality sector might want to give […]

Early readership survey results show some surprises on how well the five new Councillors are thought to be doing in their first term

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We are in the final ten days of running a readership survey. Some interesting responses. A […]

Community organizations can now submit applications for Regional funding

By Staff October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Community organizations can now submit applications to the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) for non-profit human […]

Molinaro Group lets the public see what they want to take to city planners for the Brant - Ghent intersection.

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Molinaro Group spent years assembling the 13 properties at the Brant and Ghent intersection. Now […]

Mayor will be showing off one of the smartest locations in town.

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   She is back – we missed those regular updates. The Mayor does her version of a […]

Conservation Halton doing a virtual event on flood planes: if you are near one of the major creeks this is for you

By Pepper Parr October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington certainly knows something about floods – that downpour in 2014 was not forgotten. Conservation Halton […]

Burlington does OK on a Municipal Democracy Index; Oakville does better

By Staff October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We count our calories, watch our pounds and measure our blood pressure. But who’s measuring our democratic […]

Rivers: A Halloween Scary Story - All Trick and No Treat

By Ray Rivers October 13th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION City Council passed resolutions to phase out natural gas Burlington is one of over 30 municipalities, […]

4-Week Loose-Leaf Collection Program Begins Monday, November 8th

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 8. Residents are encouraged to […]

The size of city council and the level at which they serve

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What kind of representation does the public get from the current City Council? The merits of […]

Clear cutting in rural Burlington destroys parts of an Eco-system.

By Pepper Parr October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a tough tough weekend for Hope Woodcock and her family. They live in the […]

Charges Laid Against Burlington Man in Relation to Lengthy Fraud Investigation

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a lengthy fraud investigation […]

City of Burlington seeks input on Major Transit Station Areas

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington you know today is going to be a lot different in a decade – the […]

TD Bank delivers BIG Thanks & 100 backpacks filled with back-to-school supplies to Beth Martin Snook

By Staff October 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   TD has launched its annual TD Thanks You campaign to personally recognize and reward outstanding customers whose […]