Sidewalks will be open during construction of the 23 storey tower opposite city hall. Demotion to begin early in September.

aerial rendering of site

By Pepper Parr August t 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Lisa Kearns waiting for a question from the audience. Lisa Kearns, Councillor for ward 2 […]

Corn on the cob - a summer delight and an amazing plant.

corn eating

By Pepper Parr August 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For most of us – corn on the cob is something that is a summer-time favourite. […]

Homicide investigation on No 2 side road; not a public safety matter.

By Staff August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortly after 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service received a call […]

There is a better than even chance that the Ford government will strip citizens of effective political representation next year.

Halton map cropped

By Pepper Parr August 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They gather every year for an annual conference – an event that lets the municipal sector […]

Steward of Sheldon Creek supports social activist who told the story about by law abuses.

Vince Fitorio

By Vince Fiorito August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I agree with Doreen Nicol’s recent Burlington Gazette article. City policy appears to harass people doing […]

Using social media and online news police were able to return much of the stolen property.

Stolen - currency collection

By Staff August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service found that working with its media made it possible for residents to […]

Burlington MPP is said to have given up on Twitter

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Jane McKenna yuks it up with guests at the Joseph Brant hospital annual meeting. A few […]

Premier looks to the municipal sector to get back all the money the Liberals spent when they created an $11 billion deficit.

Ford at AMO Aug 2019

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Premier tried to download the costs of a number of services onto the municipalities […]

What does it cost a candidate to get elected: for at least one it didn't cost him as much as a dime. One candidate put up $25,000 - and lost.

City election logo

By Pepper Parr August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How much of their own money did 2018 election candidates put up? Some surprises. Paul Sharman […]

Marathon is much different for a 27-year-old versus a 39 year-old working mother of two!

H&S tired look

By Ashley Worobec August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I had a good week again this week, but mid-week I verged into over-training. Each of […]

Bylaw enforcement officers making us look like a dumb backward city.

Doreen article pic - Altheia's milkweed

By Doreen Nicol August 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette became aware of this situation earlier today. You won’t know whether to laugh or cry. […]

An astonishing record of public service.

Gift of photo op

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is said to be worth 1,000 words – How about $84,000? Food and funds – […]

Not only is municipal amalgamation on the table - The Lovelies believe it was never off and that mapping is being done as we speak.

We love logo

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Those good folks at “We Love Burlington” believe, as do many municipal leaders and other community groups, […]

Seaman who was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour by the President of France died recently.

McConnell + Vandomm

By Pepper Parr August 19th, 2019 Burlington, ON   There are some people who do not hold public office, were not the subject of significant […]

Police have set up a viewing site for those who had property stolen prior to July 4th.

Stolen items watch

By Staff August 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On July 4th 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service arrested a suspect early in July who was […]

Condo sale price gains lower than residential - but nothing shabby about the numbers.

condo units for sale

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Condos are seen as in a sellers market. The Rocca Sisters, in the report on the sales […]

It wasn't money that won the ward 1 seat - Galbraith just got more votes without spending all that much money.

Aldershot Village sign Plains Rd

By Pepper Parr August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has been doing a series of articles on the amount of money that was […]

Rocca sisters release their July real estate numbers and their take on where the market went and why.market

Home For Sale Real Estate Sign and Beautiful New House.

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Rocca Sisters report that July proved to be a very strong month for real estate sales […]

The fraud artists are going after the municipal sector - Saskatoon got taken for a full million.

City hall sign

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s old news to Burlington – we got hit for just half a million. The City of […]

Weather warning - Record inflows from Lake Erie

Flood watch graphic

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Record inflows from Lake Erie are expected to continue which impacts water levels in Lake Ontario. Add […]

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