Food Bank has a top ten needs list you might want to do something about.

Robin Food Bank with milk

By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The feeding of people in need is not small potatoes. Food Banks have been with us […]

COVID Alert Available for Download Beginning Today

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government is encouraging everyone to download the new COVID Alert app on their smart phone […]

Ward Councillor gives us a peek at what they are thinking about.

Councillor Stolte looking for a response to her motion - put forward last April

By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Each of the city Councillors maintains a Newsletter which they send out to the constituents – […]

Province tightens up the rules for restaurants, bars, and other food or drink establishments

What will it be folks

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest problem the governments are running into getting the economy running again is the need people […]

Free masks available at city hall and some libraries on Tuesday.

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Masks have become a cottage industry The City of Burlington is offering free packs of disposable masks […]

Schools will open in September - elementary classes will be what they were before the pandemic; secondary will be split.

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The province announced earlier today that schools would open in September. Elementary level students will remain a single […]

Is Friday going to be a bad news day on the re-opening of schools?

Queen's Park

By Pepper Parr July 30th, 20020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Ministry of Education held a Technical Briefing this afternoon on the plans to re-open […]

Frontenac Public School gets funding for child care centre renovations

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff July 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has received notice from the Ministry of Education of final funding approval […]

Getting Back to School Safely with a Full Understanding of the Risks

Child getting off school bus

By Jim Young July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Ontario government will soon roll out its back to school plans for September amid ever changing […]

Sick Kids weighs in on when students should return to school.

Sick kids picture

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Every household in the city that has children attending a school are faced with the questions: […]

Webinar for business people who need answers - those with the answers will be on the panel.

Annita Cassidy Hoey retirement

By Staff July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you work a business plan during a pandemic? The fleet of foot are in a […]

Mayor takes a fashion break - reminds citizens to wash their hands, stick to that six foot rule and wear a mask

Meed Ward in a mask

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor reports that: “At a special meeting July 28, Burlington City Council approved amendments to […]

Announcement on school openings will be made on August 10th.

HDSB sign and bench

By Pepper Parr July 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Aug 10th, when we know what direction the Ministry has given us   How many people are […]

City will require you to pay for parking - starts August 4th.

Babes at parking meters

By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city administration has been hoping to see some light at the end of the tunnel […]

Burlington Foundation comes through for 18 community groups

BCF logo

By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How do you spend $350,000 + in a hurry? You give it away – which is just […]

Terry Fox and the Carden girls

carden family on promenade

Terry Fox running through Burlington on his Marathon of Hope in 1980. The lives of millions of Canadians were changed forever by the courage of […]

The Eyes Have It - and the number of new infections suggest we are getting it right.

GO oriental

By Staff July 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The people at GO, the bus and train operation that moves many of us from place to […]

Mayor says federal - provincial money will arrive in the city 'soon'

Mayor Meed Ward and Premier - Dec 2018

By Staff July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward passed along some “ great news today when the province announced $4 billion […]

Profiles of Hope: Donald Carmichael - what to do to stay engaged and active with the cause for 2020

Carmichael with Fox photo

Terry Fox running his Marathon of Hope along Lakeshore Road in 1980. There is a monument in almost this exact spot, closer to the water, […]

Region Releases Community Investment Fund Grants for 2020

Regional crest

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional government offices are located in Oakville The Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF) supports […]