Trumpeter swans get attention during a council meeting to hear public concerns about the budgets.

Steve on budget

By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a short meeting. Scheduled as an occasion to take a deeper look at the […]

Wine and cheese and the lyrics of Cole Porter will warm a heart on Valentines Day

Hearts - red and black

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You can buy chocolates. You can give her flowers – you’ve certainly done that before – but […]

Performing Arts doubles the funds raised with their Festival of Trees - money to be used to make Community Theatre available to local artists.

Trees Carl Dixon - 2018-BPAC-

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than the credit card balances we would rather not look at and the toys those […]

Musem announces more of the program offering planned for the Brant Museum which is due to re-open this summer.

Museum STEAM zone

By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Museum will re-open this summer. One of the three permanent galleries will feature an […]

A year to 'rekindle': Port Nelson United Church cuts the ribbon.

Port Nelson outside

By Staff January 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Years of planning and hard work came to fruition at Port Nelson United Church, as the congregation […]

Trevor Copp doesn’t just do Marceau – he has extended the art of mime.

Copp as Marceau

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The works of that famous mime artist Marcel Marceau are lost to most of us. Trevor […]

Freeman station pushing for more memberships - place looks better every month.

Freeman station Sept 18-17

By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Hamilton Spectator recently did a front page feature on the Freeman Station. The “Friends” of Freeman […]

The history and heritage of the city - a February feature put together by the Heritage Committee.

Odeon_Burlington Lakeshore Road at Brant

By Staff January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people in Burlington remember this theatre that was on Lakeshore Road The City of Burlington’s […]

Rivers on Patrick Brown - Part 3 - It Was Pretty Ugly

Patrick Brown resigning

By Ray Rivers January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Ray Rivers has been writing on just what did happen to former Conservative party leader Patrick Brown […]

What was the Mall is now the CENTRE and it has a Hub.

Centre - hub pic 3 BEST

By Staff January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What we all once knew at the Burlington Mall is now the Burlington Centre. It is going […]

Could the Boards and Committees not get by on a 1.5|% budget increase?


By Pepper Parr January 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Local Boards and Committees are to be given a 2% increase over their 2018 base budget. […]

Glenn Gould: He was both a musical genius and a great eccentric; his work to be heard at BPAC on February 3rd..

Glenn Gould

By Pepper Parr January 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In the eyes of this humble arts dilettante – the Performing Arts Centre just justified the […]

Time to think about just who Burlington's Best are.


By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is inviting you to give thanks by nominating someone for a Burlington’s Best Award. “A […]

Bus route changes Sunday - Mike Taylor tribute is expected to tie things up.

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone is getting into the prep for the tribute to Mike Taylor, the member of Walk Off […]

Downtown expected to be packed Sunday evening for the Mike Taylor tribute - parking will be free but spaces will be hard to find

City Hall BEST aerial

By Staff January 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event will take place in Civic Square – tight fit. Walk Off The Earth’s memorial tribute […]

Burlington Arts and Culture Fund applications now open

Arts fund graphic 2019

By Staff January 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is launching the 2019 Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF), an annual program […]

Walk Off the Earth along with a number of other bands will commemorate and celebrate Mike 'The Beard Guy' Taylor Sunday evening in Civic Square.


The poster says it all.   The people putting this event together are part of the family that supported Mike Taylor and his Walk Off […]

Are residents seeing a change in the way city staff are relating to residents? Some think so.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Change in an organization isn’t always immediately evident. The Gazette is getting feedback from its readers […]

Walk Off the Earth will hold a commemorative event on January 13th to celebrate the life of Mike 'The Beard' Taylor


By Staff January 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Details are skimpy – just the date known at this point. Walk Off the Earth will be […]

BURLINGTON COMEDY FESTIVAL will take place from February 24th – February 27th; several venues.

Comedy Festval 2019

By Staff January 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For the Fifth year in a row the BURLINGTON COMEDY FESTIVAL will take place from February 24th […]

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