Open Letter to Regional Chair, Gary Carr

By Halton Residents Against Sewage Backup and Flooding October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Dear Mr. Carr: Eleven weeks have passed since the Aug. 4th [...]

A quiet well run ward with some strong development potential and an Air Park that is a problem that could become an opportunity.

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By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The ward covers the eastern half of rural Burlington and tracts that run from Hwy 407 [...]

Ward six council member faces nine challengers with a spotty first term record.

By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette is doing profiles of each member of Council. They are based on four years [...]

Strong statements from those who want to buy waterfront property and the council member who says this shouldn't happen.

By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Councillor Marianne Meed Ward is upset that we didn’t tell her side of the story when [...]

Citizens take formal complaint to provincial government - asking that Councillor Meed Ward be held accountable.

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By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Mike Swartz and two of his neighbours Ralph Williams who lives on St. Paul Street and [...]

Advance and internet voting up significantly. Is it because more people are now aware that they can vote on line or is there something more significant going on?

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By Staff October 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Almost 10 per cent of Burlington’s eligible voters have cast their ballots for the 2014 Municipal Election. [...]

Chair of stop Escarpment Highway Coalition joins the debate - says a New Niagara highway corridor is not needed in Burlington.

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Letter to the Editor By Geoff Brock October 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   A point of clarification. Peter Rusin never said a highway through Burlington [...]

Ward 3 – what has it got going for it? Vast majority of the voters are south of Dundas but the issues the Council member focuses on are north of Dundas. Does one win an election that way?

By Pepper Parr October 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The ward runs from the QEW all the way up to Dundas – the municipal boundary. [...]

Twenty four year council veteran doesn't buy into term limits - let the voters decide he says.

By Walter Byj and Pepper Parr October 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette is doing profiles of each member of Council. They are based on [...]

Final week and final push for a first time candidate running against a 20 year veteran.

By Carol Gottlob Candidate Municipal and Regional Council – ward 4 October 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Each week, until the ballots are cast on October [...]

To the best of our knowledge at this time - the Burlington Air Park did not hack the Gazette web site.

By Pepper Parr October 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Our lawyers received the following letter from lawyer Peter E. J. Wells, who represents the Burlington [...]

Grade six student raises $3000 + for flood victims; supermarkets join in the flood relief fund raising drive.

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By Pepper Parr October 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   All the big players and the heavy hitters have stepped up and done what they could [...]

Why is there a difference between what a candidate says and what they have done? Mayor shifts his campaign tone.

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By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   He’s calling the first four years of his time as Mayor the “cleanup/set up” phase for [...]

Loose leaf collection begins November 3rd; start bagging them now - make room for the snow that is coming.

By Staff October 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   A loose leaf collection service is provided to Burlington residents in the fall, typically beginning the first [...]

Gazette to put election results on-line - available seconds after count is completed. We will be as current as the CBC - and local, local, local.

By Pepper Parr, Publisher, Burlington Gazette October 19th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Early next week all of the homes south of Dundas in Burlington will [...]

Differing views on the inevitability of an Escarpment highway; Mayor has decided an opinion is too risky politically.

By Pepper Parr October 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The matter of economic development for Burlington came up during the Chamber of Commerce debate at [...]

Painter meets poets - more like a gathering of friends sharing their artwork. Monthly at the Black Bull

Burlington Poetry Slam group

By Lana Kameric October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into Black Bull Tavern last night. My [...]

Chamber of Commerce fails to provide adequate access to disabled Anne Marsden; mayor gives a peek at his economic development thinking - privately.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was a “sold out” event. It was also an embarrassing occasion when the Chamber of [...]

Sale of waterfront land hasn't become a major issue - but at least one candidate wants to keep it alive.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Why didn’t council stop the sale of public waterfront land? Council votes 6-1 to sell waterfront [...]

Shiny new buses will be on the streets in 2015; being paid for out of the gas tax refund the province gives Burlington.

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By Staff October 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the life of the current council an agreement was signed with Metrolinx and 12 other [...]

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