Sound of Music announces part of the 2019 program - no word yet on a new Executive Director.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival has announced the first two headliners for the 40th edition of Canada’s Largest […]

Amazing Bed Race will be part of the Appleby Line Street Festival this Sunday.

Bed race 2015

By Staff September 20, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Amazing Bed Race drew hundreds of observers when it took place on Brant Street. It will […]

The quaintness Burlington longs for will be in the part of Waterdown the city wants to annex.

waterdown street plumbing

By Pepper Parr September 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON. ON   There is another way of looking at the idea the Mayor has of annexing parts of […]

Send the kids to Spy School on the October 5th PA day.

Spy school theme Museums

By Staff September 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The next P.A. Day Camp being put on by the Museums of Burlington is on October 5 […]

Tanner: Is the Heritage advisory committee protecting our history or are they focused on property right?

Renwick house Heritage

By Roland Tanner September 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette is publishing an increased number of Opinion pieces. During the lead up to an election […]

38th annual Terry Fox run on Sunday

Fox run aerial

By Staff September 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a tradition in this city. Every September for the past 37 years Burlingtonians have run, […]

Dixieland Jazz with breakfast at the Seniors' Centre on New Street - Saturday morning

The Bistro, the heart of the Seniors'entre and the focal point for many of the administrative problems.  The new agreement with the city didn't resolve this problem but they have agreed to give it a year to come up with a solution that works for everyone.

By Staff September 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   All welcome at the Burlington Seniors’ Centre’s Breakfast @ the Bistro event on Sept. 15 The Burlington […]

Eagles bring home hardware early in the season - six teams make the city proud.


By Staff September 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The first series of tournament to kick-off the 2018-2019 season were held last weekend; the Burlington Eagles […]

Public school board to host a human rights symposium in December; nationally recognized and respected indigenous leaders to take part.

By Staff September 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is proud to be hosting a Human Rights Symposium this year to […]

Rhythm and Beat to take over the Art Gallery during the launch of Culture Days in Burlington

Culture day dancer

By Staff September 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Arts and Culture Council of Burlington (ACCOB), in collaboration with the City of Burlington and the […]

Leena Sharma Seth appointed Manager Grants and Donour Relations for Burlington Foundation..


By Staff September 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Colleen Mullholland, president of the Burlington Foundation, announced the appointment of Leena Sharma Seth as the Manager […]

The Borrow a Bike program is now operational - for the senior set.

bike borrowing

By Staff September 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to peddle around the city and try using a bicycle there are now […]

Applefest; a family event that celebrates the end of the harvest season takes place at Ireland House this weekend.

Fallfest tractor

By Staff September 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is that fall festival hymn: Come, ye thankful people, come, Raise the song of harvest home! […]

Fibre Content Exhibit open at the AGB - some very fine work on display, well worth the time.

Houses Fibre

By Staff September 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The reception for the Fourth Biennial Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Fibre Art took place at the Art […]

Drop-in Recreation Calendar isn't fully operational - use the Live and Play catalogue for now.


By Staff September 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The calendar for drop-in recreation activities is experiencing difficulties. To ensure you have accurate information, please use the […]

Ben - a Nelson Youth Centre success story.

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The staff at the Nelson Youth Centre tell the story about Ben, a young boy who was […]

Nelson Youth Centre celebrates 40 years of working with youth in the community.

Nelson house from air

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was forty years ago when Ron Gardner founded the Nelson Youth Centre. It has been serving […]

Award winning author to speak about how Canadian soldiers survived the first World War.

Tim Cook book cover soldiers

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Different Drummer books is sponsoring Tim Cook, multiple award winning, nationally revered historian and author The Secret […]

Ice cream vendor opens up on lower John Street - exceeds cash flow projections before three months of operation.


By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Setting up a new business in downtown Burlington is both a challenge and an exciting opportunity […]

Koogle Theatre is going to help tell the story of the Brant Inn: the whole story ?- that could be juicy.

Pic 7 Brant Inn 1937

By Staff September 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens are going to tell their stories about the Brant Inn, a locale that at one […]