Millcroft Greenspace Alliance documented as an early example of green infrastructure for stormwater management

By Staff March 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Millcroft Greenspace Alliance (MGA) recently attended a series of seminars focused on Reaching Canada’s Protected Areas Target […]

Burlington aerospace company picks up a $2.3 million federal grant

By Pepper Parr March 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government handed out $11 million to to the aerospace sector; $2.3 million went to […]

5 Tips for Coping With Hearing Loss

By Paul Sebastian March 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Hearing loss can be a difficult adjustment. Suddenly, everything you’ve known to be normal has changed, […]

Canada has legalized gambling sports with the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act

By Alexander Raev March 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Chad Beynon, a senior employee at Macquire Group, the Canadian sports betting market alone is estimated […]

Council seems prepared to hustle the 2023 Outdoor Patio Program - wants to push it through over a two day period. Where is the public engagement ?

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This is becoming a habit – and not a good one. For a city that talks […]

The surplus part of the 2022 budget isn't known yet. Are there some surprises ?

By Pepper Parr March 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We haven’t seen the last of the most recent city budget. At the end of the […]

Weather systems are changing - flooding on a massive scale - Burlington has experienced what happens

By Staff March 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We all know about Climate Change; it’s now part of every decision make. Cyclone Freddy – the […]

Ford directing public dollars to a for-profit clinic instead of public hospital

By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This looks like the way it is going to be. Marit Stiles, leader of the Opposition […]

Opposition Motion to give condo owners a place to go for negligence, unfair fees lost after debate.

By Staff March 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Given that condominiums are going to be the form of of home ownership that is going to […]

Jefferson Salamanders gets King Road closed so they can make babies on the other side of the road.

By Staff March 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON     He is coming back A sure sign of spring: King Road closed for annual migration of […]

Is it better to leave a snowy road alone or put up with the blocked driveways ?

By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This is Canada and we get snow – we learned this past week just how much […]

You, Your Kids and the Internet

By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON This is the first in an ongoing series about how parents can teach their very young children […]

Some people didn't get the memo - everything was closed in the city on Friday - but there was a hockey game to be played

By Pepper Parr March 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The notice came from City Hall: The City of Burlington’s recreational facilities, Sims Square, Downtown Transit […]

Spring Forward - Fall Back

By Staff March 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Daylight Savings Time: As part of this time-honoured custom, the majority of Canadians will move their clocks […]

Feedback from the readership matters - we can't change what we don't know needs changing

By Pepper Parr Match 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The city does a lot of surveys. At any given time there can be two or […]

Millcroft doing the homework needed to make their case at the OLT - fundraising time

By Staff March 11, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Land Tribunal is ultimately responsible for the decision on the outcome of the Golf Course, […]

Cars flipping over - not used to winter driving yet eh!

By Staff March 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Several cars in front of the house one of our free lancers live in. He won’t be […]

Building Community Connections: a new initiative from Recreation, Community and Culture

By Staff March 10, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Anything that is designed to teach people how to grow relationships in their community is a step […]

Always fresh, sometimes funny - a food and veg service new to Burlington

By Staff March 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Putting the word ugly in the description of your service is a dodgy approach – even if […]

A condo at $500,000, first large affordable development. Northshore will be marketed by National Homes

By Pepper Parr March 10, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   My question for Jason Pantalone, President and Managing partner of National Homes was: “How did you […]