Our Burlington - that's what they used to call us.

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By Staff March 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you were with us way back in 2010 when we first hit the streets you would have […]

Air Park issues; employment lands and a twenty year tax projections that gives nothing but indigestion. Burlington gets ready to welcome a new city manager.

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By Pepper Parr March 5, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON One would hope that a health club benefit is one of the perks that James Ridge negotiated […]

Developing talent, discovering opportunities; techies under 20 to strut their stuff at the AGB

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By Pepper Parr March 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Employers need to continuously develop new talent, acquire new skills, and be open to fresh insights and […]

Mayor expected to announce a new Chief of Staff - took long enough.

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By Pepper Parr March 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Finally – the Mayor is going to have a Chief of Staff – not sure if Brian […]

New event for Ontario artist's to offer their wares in Burlington waiting for council approval.

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By Pepper Parr March 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON At the beginning of each meeting of the city Councillors the Chair asks if there are any […]

Rivers would like to see the Ukraine manufacturing tractors - doubts this is going to happen in the near future.

Russian troops invading Crimea

By Ray Rivers March 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   That title has to be taken tongue in cheek. British author Maria Lewycka provides a valuable […]

Delegating at city hall is an art - you have to push to hold council accountable for what they do.

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By Pepper Parr March 3. 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is when people can appear before those they have elected and have an open dialogue; an […]

John Waldie “The Father of Burlington” paid for the library and created the Greenwood cemetery.

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By Mark Gillies March 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Part oneof a four part feature. John Waldie was born in Scotland in 1833 to James and […]

Beachway back in the news - what's up?

By Pepper Parr February 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Revised For some reason the Burlington Beachway seems to be making the news The community used to […]

Local public school part of 50th flag anniversary celebration

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By Pepper Parr February 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlington has thousands of people who remember all too well the public debate over the adoption of […]

Winter wonderland - but how much longer do we want this to last?

The Gazette’s Education reporter Walter Byj needed a reason to get out of the house – and as chilly as it was he braved the […]

Escarpment is part of a provincial review of the Ontario Greenbelt; Crombie to chair the panel.

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By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the largest permanently protected greenbelt in the world and looking […]

Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been extended by the Halton Region Health Department

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An Extreme Cold Weather Alert has been extended by the Halton Region Health Department for the overnight period on Friday night into Saturday morning, February […]

Are the Burlington Best awards as transparent as they should be?

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By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON City hall has announced the closing date for nominations for a BEST AWARD. It is April 7, […]

A crusty Burlington salt will show a short feature film on the Beach Canal lighthouse.

Burlington canal light house

By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you can get yourself over to the Central Library on Sunday the 8th of March you […]

Hospital foundation raised $2 million in four months - 40 of the 60 million needed is in the bank.

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By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It was back in 2011 when newly elected Mayor Rick Goldring told a Chamber of Commerce crowd […]

Mental health leader talks to female high school students about the importance of getting the right mentor.

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By Pepper Parr February 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON This was the 19th time former MP and Member of the Privy Council Paddy Tourney held her […]

Development of a revised Strategic Plan now on the front burner - start thinking about it.

By Pepper Parr February 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON With the budget in place and a new city manager hired, Council is now going to turn […]

Province opens up it student summer job program - it's all on-line.

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By Staff February 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The province has announced that youth in Ontario can now apply for summer jobs. Ontario’s Summer Jobs programs, […]

Elderly couple taken for $5500 - police believe there are other victims

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By Staff February 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Following a police investigation, the Halton Regional Police arrested Robert SPEARING (47) of Hamilton after he allegedly defrauded […]

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