Burlington Taxi Driver robbed - two suspects fled on foot.

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By Staff December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police are seeking the public’s assistance identifying two males that robbed a Burlington Taxi driver. […]

Mayor gives what Councillor Meed Ward calls a political responsibility to the city manager.

James Ridge - looking right

By Pepper Parr December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District school Board Director of Education Stuart Miller delegated to city council a while ago […]

The gift that brings a smile to your face because someone else got the benefit.


By Pepper Parr December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It happens every year. What do you get the person who teaches your children? How much […]

Rivers: Tolls may not be fair but they appear to be necessary.


By Ray Rivers December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   One day electrically powered vehicles will grace our streets and roadways and the gas pump will […]

Detours for the Santa Claus Parade, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016

By Staff December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON This Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 is the Burlington Santa Claus parade. Due to multiple road closures, several routes […]

800 and counting - Central high school parents group is papering their community with lawn signs.


By Staff December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The #centralstrong crowd took the GO train to Toronto, got themselves to Queen’s Park and let the […]

Politicians kick off the holiday Season.

Stroll Mayor not on

By Pepper Parr December 1st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s kick off time for the holiday season! Expect politicians of every stripe to invite you […]

Regional police arrest photographer known to attend Candance sponsored events where he would record various competitions throughout the GTA.

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By Staff December 2, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police have arrested and charged David KRON, 24yrs of Thornhill on Thursday the 01 December […]

Secret Formula For Making Money Online - Really? But you did look - just in case I do have a secret.


  By James Burchill December 1, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Make a fortune on-line. I know, you figure “What a load of BS…Like he has […]

Internet is in for the 2018 municipal election; ranked balloting is out.

Intense to the point of making delegations uncomfortable ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman does know how to drill down into the data and look for results.

By Staff December 1st, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   In what was the longest city council meeting the Gazette can remember – just short of three […]

Committe that will provide recommendations to the Director of Education on how he resolves his high school capacity problem is announced.

No more desks set out in neat rows.  The classroom furniture is now such that students can sit by themselves or in groups of two or three - up to eight.  The objective was to create situations where the students learn to work as groups and to collaborate on a problem - question or assignment.

By Pepper Parr November 30th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Thursday morning a relatively large group of people will gather under the direction of Scott Podrebarac, […]

In Praise of Council Members:

Jim Young

By Jim Young November 30th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It is always easy to lift the pen or get on the keyboard to complain about […]

Citizens get to keep a right they have had for more than 25 years.

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr November 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t a hill worth dying on was the way Councillor John Taylor put it as […]

Too good to be true?

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By Staff November 29th, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON   There are hundreds of thousands of them out there – people looking for a way to separate […]

There is a trend taking place on how city council plans to report to its citizens.

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By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when the city had three General Managers and three Standing Committees. That […]

Jim Young declares: Because you will stand before them in 2018 and they will demand to know.

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By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   City council and the few that attend city council meetings along with the even fewer who […]

Architect Society hands out awards - and raised funds for United Way as well. One rather stunning design.


By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON The Hamilton Burlington Society of Architects held their awards event last Thursday – some decent work – […]

The look of the Burloak Park has been released - public can comment at a November 30th meeting.


By Staff November 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The long, long, long term plans for the Beachway Park in the west end of the city […]

Gareth Williams feels vindicated by US decision to audit internet votes.

By Gareth Williams November 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It has certainly been an interesting month in politics, especially south of the border. Many were […]

Jane McKenna wins Burlington PC nomination by 41 votes over Jane Michael

By Pepper Parr November 27, 2106 BURLINGTON, ON Update: We have been advised that the Progressive Conservative nomination meeting for the Burlington association held yesterday […]

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