Halton Council appointed Lisa Kearns as Council representative to the Halton Police Board

By Staff January 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Council appointed Ms. Lisa Kearns as Regional Council representative to the Halton Police Board for […]

Grindstone creek - it plays a vital role - hampered by Bill 23

By Staff January 10th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Note from a reader: Just saw your piece on the importance of Ontario wetlands, and wanted to share […]

You can never know too much about Real Estate - the Rocca Sisters want to teach you more

By Staff January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Enjoy the gift of Real Estate investing is the way the Rocca Sisters explained a Workshop they […]

MP Karina Gould has an RCMP security detail - in her hometown.

By Staff January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Who knew? During her New Year’s levee, Burlington MP Karina Gould found two demonstrators with a large […]

City Manager announces a lifting of the requirement that staff wear masks while working indoors at City Hall

By Staff January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A stabilization in reported employee sick time has led to a decision by the City’s senior leadership […]

That 7% tax increase explained

By Staff January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve taken a slightly different approach and are using graphics to tell the budget story. We are […]

Right, Wrong and Reading the Room

By Staff January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting it right and listening to the people that pick up the tab has been a consistent […]

Are Transparency and Accountability about to take another hit today ?

By Pepper Parr January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   When the six council members and the Mayor meet they have an agenda that usually runs […]

OPINION: City continues to fund a lot of highly questionable, specious and frankly, wasteful initiatives

By Stephen White January 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   City council begins deliberating on what the tax rate will be for 2023-24 today. They will […]

Digital services is a big department. Manageable?

By Staff January 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Chad MacDonald runs the Digital Services department If you thought the Planning department was growing at a […]

Arts & Cultural Council of Burlington looking for jurors assist in choosing applicants for Arts And Culture fund for 2023

By Staff January 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   ACCOB has once again been asked to find some interested community ACCOB members to act as […]

The way wetlands work and why they are protected and where they are now not as protected

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   So just why are wetlands really important? The Premier of the province wants to permit building […]

Legitimate and serious concerns are ignored or skilfully deflected with practised “spin” by the current city council

By Blair Smith January 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   I freely admit that problems of transparency and meaningful engagement exist at all levels of the […]

The Wetlands: Is there an issue? Most certainly. Is there a police investigation? Not yet

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Is there an issue? Most certainly. Is there a police investigation? Not yet – the Ontario […]

Ontario Land Tribunal puts a stop to the re-development of the Waterfront Hotel site

By Pepper Parr January 6th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON’   The Ontario Land Tribunal issues an order that puts a halt to the plans to redevelop […]

Canada is now in the electric car business

By Staff January 5th. 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The public got its first look at an all-Canadian electric vehicle that was designed, engineered and built […]

Milton Catholic school teacher arrested on child pornography charges

By Staff January 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   In December 2022, the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Internet Child Exploitation Unit (I.C.E.) commenced an investigation […]

Another scam - this time the scammers use the post office to try and fool you.

By Staff January 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   When there is email that you don’t instantly recognize – look for the address it came from. […]

Resident sees a 'general public distrust in the government, less faith in the rule of law'

By Charles Zach January 5th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Mr. Zach is responding to the article on how the Ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith decided he […]

Mayor has basically given Councillors license to shut out any constituent

By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The heart of a community is made up of the people who do things; Work at […]