Federal grants help three community groups to continue helping others

By Pepper Parr April 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The big dollar grants from various levels of government can overwhelm a bit – just how […]

A 16 year old youth in a lot of trouble - where were the parents?

By Staff April 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In March of 2021, members of the Halton Regional Police Service – 2 District Criminal Investigations Bureau […]

Regional Public Health Unit releases video - some are quite lengthy

By Staff April 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Region Public Health Unit released the follow: Getting our community vaccinated and protecting our most […]

2500 residents and almost 3000 cars will be part of a seven tower development next to Burlington GO station

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   That the development is going to proceed is not in doubt. Development will begin at the […]

Municipal leaders in the Region of Halton call for sick pay for workers and a tightening of definition of what is an essential

By Staff April 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The following statement was released by the Chair of Regional Council and the fiour municipalities within the […]

Rivers on the Federal Budget: A Chicken in Every Pot

By Ray Rivers April 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Just like that it was over! Presentation of a budget with no real surprises, unlike the […]

Public school board hosting Mental Health & Well-Being Information Sessions

By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board – Supporting positive mental health and well-being. The Halton District School Board is […]

Is Online Poker Ready to Keep Up with Next-Gen Gaming?

By Harry Green April21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON       Since its advent, online poker has, in many ways, represented a closed ecosystem – a […]

Leading American newspaper takes a look at how Canada has handled the pandemic

By Sarah Miller Liana April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Reprinted from the Christian Science Monitor The headline read: ‘Humbling’: Canada’s self-image slides in pandemic as […]

Science Table sets out what is needed and what will not work

By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Science Table yesterday released the following: Fighting COVID-19 in Ontario: The Way Forward Enough financial support […]

Bylaws - the rules that set out what is permissible.

By Staff April 21st, 2 021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall – where the bylaws get debated and set at what is permissible. How does […]

Lane Closures - North Shore Blvd East

By Staff April 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Lane closures: North Shore Blvd East, between QEW On-ramps, April 21 to December 2021 North Shore Blvd […]

City Manager Tim Commisso - 'people are asking why the outdoor amenities are closed – this puts us in a very difficult position'

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   While it was a virtual meeting of city council one could ‘feel’ the concern and the […]

Food Bank Update: Donations are dropping off - families needing support on the rise

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Word from the Burlington Food Bank; Burlington Food Bank Executive Director Robin Bailey We are low […]

Federal government upping the Old Age Security Benefit by 10%

By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Those seniors who are 75 and over will see a 10% increase in the Old Age Security […]

Ontario Safely Expands Age Eligibility for AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine to 40+

By Staff April 20th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting Tuesday, April 20, 2021, Ontario will offer the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to individuals aged 40 and […]

The people thought to be spreading the Covid19 virus are caught between federal and provincial benefit programs

By Andrew Drummond April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON,, ON   Monday morning the Ford government again voted down an NDP motion to introduce paid sick days […]

An Urban Farm just north of the downtown core - will be in place for at least two years

By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   An interim urban farm is popping up at the North-West corner of Brant Street and Ghent Avenue […]

Housing Strategy Working Group needs volunteers

By Staff April 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It might become the next big thing your city Council takes on. The concept has merit and […]

Future of work

By Staff April 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON,, ON Local new is our focus but from time to time we drift and include background on a bigger […]