Ward 5- its problems and its opportunities. Is it well led?

Appleby Village - Pineland construction BEST

By Pepper Parr October 24, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the ward that current MP Mike Wallace ran in; it is the ward that [...]

It's all about the data. The data suggests that Paul Sharman could be in serious trouble in ward 5.

By Pepper Parr and Walter Byj October 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Although his venture into local politics was somewhat by accident, the past four [...]

Ron Foxcroft, Honourary Colonel of the Argyll and Sutherland Regiment, works with troops at their Hamilton armoury as the grieve the loss of one of their own - Corporal Nathan Cirillo

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By Staff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Ron Foxcroft a member of the Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) board and Chair of the BCF Disaster [...]

The Mayor of Hamilton - who will it be - where will he take them. Aldershot is not in that picture.

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  By Ray Rivers October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Hamilton used to be the second largest city in Ontario, with a powerful football team [...]

Candidate for Regional chair talks of a doubling of our population; Woodruff says our heads are buried in the sand

By Greg Woodruff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I would like to share with you my experience while running for the Halton Regional Chair. [...]

Transit gets discussed at community meeting: Hlusko and Brown didn't like what they heard

By Staff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Burlington Transit held a community meeting on proposed changes to Route 6 at Tansley Woods Community Centre [...]

Flood relief claim forms available - Town Hall meeting being held to learn how to fill them out - only 40 have been filed.

Fortinos store sign

By Pepper Parr October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   There is no doubt that Fortinos got behind the flood relief effort in a big way. [...]

Soldier shot in Ottawa, believed to be from Hamilton; Regional police holding press conference.

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police will hold a media conference this afternoon at 3:00 to assure the [...]

Flood victims struggle to get the information and help they need - bureaucrats talk a lot, politicians get caught in the middle.

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   A second citizens group has been set up to deal with the flooding problems that resulted [...]

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.

NGTA full study area Juny 4-2012

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 [...]

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