Rivers on the Convoy: Let Them Truckers Roll - A Postscript

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON     The report of the Commission of Inquiry into last year’s imposition of Canada’s Emergencies Act […]

CASPIR - a web site the air plane fans will want to visit - part of what the Warplane Heritage Musem

By Pepper Parr February 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here: learn why We all have personal interests. Things that we spend time on […]

The assessed value of your property was kept at the 2020 value - bit of a break on your tax bill

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The pandemic hurt everyone – and the province realized that relief was needed everywhere it was […]

Burlington Conservative Association holding Town Hall meetings

By Staff February 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Those who spend time paying close attention to local politics are getting more involved. The Burlington Association […]

There was information the city should have made available to the public when it voted on the tax rate increase for 2023

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The tax increase is 7.52 It is made up of: • City 6.34% • Region of […]

Has wishful thinking replaced solid, reliable planning as the city converts Bateman High School into a university and a community hub ?

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   No matter how you look at it – it is going to be tight. While the […]

Some people are going to go home tonight looking a lot different than they did when they arrived at the Port House.

By Pepper Parr February 17th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Spiderman – Erin Sauder’s favourite face painting The city has all kind of establishments spread throughout […]

Canada’s Health Care System Suffering from Malnutrition

  By Ray Rivers February 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why What Canadians need to ask their provincial and […]

Celebrate Maple Season at Conservation Halton this Spring

By Staff February 16, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why Conservation Halton welcomes the sweetest time of the year with […]

Burlington came in fifth on the list of 35 cities for average monthly rent in January for a one-bedroom at $2,210 and eighth for average monthly rent for a two-bedroom at $2,519.

By Staff February 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why. Rents are not coming down -and there is yet to […]

Do you have travel plans? Hospital has some advice

By Staff February 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why If you are making travel plans for the Family Day […]

Council pontificates on the 7.52% budget increase they approved - warned that there will be another just like it in 2024

By Pepper Parr February 16th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why. City Council was in session for a solid seven […]

If you wander on to the Port House - you can leave with a bit of a Glow Friday night

By Staff February 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why Short notice for an interesting event at the Port House […]

Hamilton 2030 Commonwealth Games Bid Committee runs out of time - the 100th anniversary event will take place somewhere else

By Pepper Parr February 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Hamilton is no longer the top choice to host the Commonwealth Games in 2030 due to […]

Public engagement gets the short end of the stick during debate on the flood plane smack in the middle of the east side of the downtown core

By Pepper Parr February 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here; want to know why? Sharman on public engagement: Councillor Paul Sharman: A realization […]

City still looking for artists who to do public art for the under construction Skyway Community Centre

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This request Expressions of Interest in taking on a public art project was released a number […]

Art Gallery Summer Camp Registration opens on the 16th

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Art Gallery weekly in-person Summer Camps are back for children and youth from July […]

To those loyal readers - the thousands of you - we are still here.

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   When one door closes, even if firmly locked and barred, another one will open. When I […]

Extent of the asbestos at former Bateman high school may impact what the building can be used for - can the public afford the cost ?

By John Best February 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Our friends at The Bay Observer did a very detailed and in-depth article on the asbestos problems […]

A budget that is higher than the numbers produced by city staff: 7.08% increase rose to 7.57 %

By Pepper Parr February 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the end of a very long day – they had put in close to […]