Ten candidates are beleived to have applied for the job of city manager for Burlington.

By Pepper Parr December 21, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   Pat Moyle, the interim city manager expects to be able to leave his job at the […]

84 year old male with Alzheimer’s missing.

HRPS crest

By Staff December 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police need the public’s help in locating a missing 84 year old man. Ken […]

Limiting what public service employees spend on entertainment and travel - keeping noses out of the trough.

By Ray Rivers December 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The federal government spends $43 billion (2011/12), which is about half of all direct program spending, […]

City Hall is closed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, reopening on Monday, January 5, 2015. Sweet!

Burlington flags

By Staff December 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall: City Hall is closed on Wednesday, December 24, 2014, reopening on Monday, January 5, 2015. […]

Twelve finalists selected for Pan Am torch relay. Citizens get to vote which one will carry the torch for Burlington.

Pan Am Torch bearers

By Staff December 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is being considered a major celebration community for the Pan Am Torch Relay, and has asked […]

The new Economic Development Corporation told council what they plan to do. The plans are promising; the targets are ambitious and they are not asking for more money.

Zoned commercial, spitting distance to the QEW, minutes from downtown - owner wants to rezone and make it residential.

By Pepper Parr December 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Strategic Plan was introduced to a Council Stranding Committee. There is a revised policy or […]

What is the rush? Are they ashamed of the decision they made and want to to make sure the public doesn't have a chance to protest?

Burlington City Council Group

By Pepper Parr December 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   What’s the rush? Has your city Council let the holiday schedule deprive you of an opportunity […]

A train wreck was averted; Taylor to chair Standing Committee, Meed Ward vice chair.

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr December 16, 2014 Burlington, ON   It was a train wreck in the making. Two powerful engine going in different directions on […]

Final numbers for flood relief are now in: 310 applications - $2.9 million to be distributed.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff December 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Burlington Community Foundation announced early this morning that they have received a total of 310 applications […]

Getting that vision thing worked through is proving difficult for this council. They now have to deal head on with intensification and they don't like it.

Burlington ariel

By Pepper Parr December 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   City Council met for the first time as a Standing Committee since they were all re-elected. […]

Applications for flood relief funding top 300; amount available for distribution in the $2.7 million range.

Basement flooded - stuff piled up

By Pepper Parr December 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   For some reason getting application forms for funding under the province’s ODRAP program became a mad […]

City council getting closer to deciding on who the new city manager will be.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was a short terse announcement. There will be a meeting of City Council at 11 […]

Council members will be looking for time to go over the first cut of the 2015 budget during the holidays.

Vanessa Williams + Woodruff Budget meet

By Pepper Parr December 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   There will be some heavy reading for the newly elected Council. Director of Finance Joan Ford […]

Is there some tit for tat going on at city hall? Why is a developer having a problem renting sales office space on Brant Street?

375 Brant - Adi

By Pepper Parr December 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Is there a developer in town with a small, small zoning problem? Wants to use some […]

Monday is the FINAL day to get flood funding applications into the Burlington Community Foundation.

By Pepper Parr December 14, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Burlington Community Foundation office on the South Service Road will be open until 5:00 pm […]

Air park now subject to input from the city and other stakeholders on its development plans. About time.

By Pepper Parr December 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Vince Rossi had no idea that it was going to come to this. For years he […]

Sound of Music sets February 15th as closing date for 2015 bookings

SOM from high shot

By Staff December 14, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Time to figure out if you and that horn are ready for the big stage. The Sound […]

Where is the line between giving and taking drawn?

ADI project - rendering from LAkeshore

By Staff December 13, 2014 BURLINGTON 13, 2014   Here’s one for you. Developer plans to ask city council for permission to build 28 storey […]

Air Park people and the city jockey back and forth in site plan application; provincial agency decides a public meeting isn't necessary.

Air Park dump truck

By Pepper Parr December 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It is a grind. Each step the city takes with the people who run the Air […]

Does the downtown core look any better this Christmas - you be the judge.

BDBA Xmas 2014 Rahoons

By Pepper Parr December 12, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Donna Zaffino has been a Gazette reader for some time. She is a frequent commenter and […]

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