All is well maintains Gary Carr - the Region still has its Aaa bond rating

By Pepper Parr February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton, and the municipalities within the Region ar in great financial shape. How do we know […]

Public got its first look at leader of the Opposition going after the government - and how the government has chosen to respond.

By Pepper Parr February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a look today how things are likely going to go at Queen’s Park. Marit […]

How to Spot a Fake Review Online

By Ralph Emerson February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON The vast majority of people agree that reviews are an invaluable resource when making decisions about what […]

The 2023 Terry Fox T- shirt is now available

By Pepper Parr February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   It was July 13th, 1980 when Terry Fox arrived in Burlington. There is a monument to […]

School Board asking for public input on Board’s Multi-Year Plan 2020-2024, Special Education Plan and Operational Plan.

By Staff February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board values input from parents/guardians, members of the community, staff and students concerning […]

Millcroft community gears up for Land Tribunal hearing

By Pepper Parr February 21st, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There is some progress on the Millcroft development issue. The case is now at the Ontario […]

Art Gallery of Burlington - 2023 featured exhibitions and events.

By Staff February 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Make a note now of the future events you will want to take in The Art Gallery […]

Burlington MPP Natalie Pierre will be part of a rough and tumble sitting of the Legislature that returns returns on Tuesday

By Pepper Parr February 20th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Queen’s Park, a building that was first opened in 1893, is reported to need tens of […]

Monday the 20th - Family Day. Lots of things to do

By Staff February 12, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why. A day created for families – make the best of […]

The difference between a coyote and a fox is

By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   News? Well not exactly. A reader sent us a note about an animal they had spotted […]

Deputy Mayors to take part in a workshop this week to discuss just what the job description is

By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There are two meetings that will take place in the next 90 days that will, or […]

Out for a walk in the middle of the day at Brant and Ghent.

By Pepper Parr February 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON We are still here – find out why. The animal isn’t exactly smiling is it?   UPDATE: […]

'This is a council that puts their money where their mouth is.'

By John MacDairmid February 19th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We are still here – find out why On Tuesday, February 14th, Burlington City Council took […]

Burlington is now offering Community Hubs at two locations - free to community-led activities.

By Staff February 18th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Community groups looking to provide free activities, programs or events to Burlington residents can book a free […]

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 […]