Ryan O'Dowd now reports on the city he grew up in

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter April 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ryan O’Dowd is a second year student at Sheridan College studying journalism […]

Heat warning issued for Aug. 11-13: Libraries open as cooling stations

By Staff August 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   An extended heat warning has been issued by Halton Region for Aug. 11-13, 2021. When a heat […]

Online gaming is a major phenomenon today: who leads the present and future of mobile gaming?

By Isaac Talmer August 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Online gaming is a major phenomenon today. Its audience base and unparalleled revenue growth challenge […]

Green Party announces their candidate for the federal election they suggest could be called next week.

By Staff August 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Federal Green Party Association is pleased to announce that Christian Cullis will be the Green […]

Why are we at the point where a fourth Covid wave is expected?

By Pepper Parr August 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION I keep hearing about the “expected fourth wave” as if it a certainty. What would make […]

Public school board starts to prepare for the return to classes in September

By Staff August 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Chair of the Board of Trustees for the Halton District School Board, Andrea Grebenc, isn’t pleased […]

Humane Society gets hit by two criminal acts at two locations

By Staff August 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an upsetting weekend for Burlington Humane Society. Both the animal shelter at 740 Griffith Court, […]

Comic book design classes at the library - virtual - Registration full - get on the waiting list

By Staff August 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Next Saturday, August 14th, is Free Comic Book Day, and we’re celebrating by learning about comic design […]

The Foundation for the province we have today was put in place by a man who said: 'Bland can be Beautiful'

  By Ray Rivers August 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION If he hadn’t been politically assassinated by his own caucus, Patrick Brown might have become […]

Artscape fund raiser for the hospital gets very close to the $37,500 target at first showing of Maple Leaf Art

By Ryan O’Dowd; Local Journalism Initiative Reporter August 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Large crowds gathered for the Burlington Artscape Leaf Walk today to celebrate […]

On line, in person or by cell phone - which will be first for you ?

By Jeannie Longford August 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   You’ve been waiting all year for it, and it’s finally here. Online casinos on websites like […]

City and the Region got their clocks cleaned at the most recent Land Tribunal hearing.

By Ryan O’Dowd, Local Journalism Initiative reporter August 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Member of the Ontario Land Tribunal and the 40+ people and […]

Monarch butterflies and pretty girls are what made the Enchanted Tour at the RBG Rock Garden a delightful day

By Maddy Van Clieaf: Local Journalism Initiative reporter August 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Folk music and magical ambiance charmed the Rock Garden at the […]

Threat of rain cuts the Gift of Giving Back food drive short

By Max Bowder, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter August 8th, 2091 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gift of Giving back food drive was cut short today after […]

A slightly different look at the growth of the city downtown

By Pepper Parr August 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There are public hearings taking place at the Ontario Land Tribunal. Before a full hearing can […]

West Nile Virus returns to Burlington

By Staff August 7th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The West Nile Virus has returned to the Region and chosen to make a home for […]

Slight increase in the Covid count - you can keep it even slighter

By Staff August 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a sudden jump in the number of new Covid19 infections. The impact the variances […]

City of Burlington names new Chief Information Officer

By Staff August 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Chad MacDonald has a big pair of shoes to fill. He was appointed today as the City’s […]

Chief Smith passes away quietly in lonely solitude at the Halton Centennial Manor in Milton. Burlington failed him.

By Mark Gillies January 24th, 2015 Lee J Smith, former Burlington Chief of Police BURLINGTON, ON   Lee J Smith was a “Man’s Man”, because […]

Kids helping Feed Kids will be on hand Saturday at the Centre - they need whatever you can do to stock up the food banks

By Staff August 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Robin Bailey of the Burlington Food Bank and Jean Longfield with Rick Dale explain the importance of the […]