Better debate behaviour and more responsible spending - please!

Jagmeet and BLOC debating

By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Things to keep in mind as you think about where you want your ballot to go […]

The Conservative Candidate has Taken a Stealth Approach to Winning the Burlington Seat.

Michaels with election sign

By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has been interviewing candidates for the upcoming federal election in order to provide a […]

Karina Gould - who is she, what has she done and should she be re-elected?

Gould In the House while Obama speaks

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s residents live in one of three federal ridings. Burlington, where Karina Gould is running for […]

'I wish I could explain': installation art at Norton Community Park

Art Norton image

By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city invests a considerable amount of money in public art and throughout each year contests […]

Rivers on Climate Change: Canada is a Leading GHG Contributor

Greenland iceberg melting

By Ray Rivers October 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada is one of the world’s leading contributors to climate change. Here are some facts: Canada’s […]

Prime Minister to Perhaps Hoist a Few While he Rallies the Liberal Faithful.

By Staff October 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Liberal team will be in Hamilton on Monday, the 14th. Part of the Collective Arts brewery. […]

Council moves to take immediate action on an Air BnB location that is inexcusable and intolerable for people in the Lakeshore Goodram part of the city.

Lakeshore mega 4319 A view

By Pepper Parr October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a group of people who live on the eastern side of the city, south […]

A viewpoint on where the city is going - straight up seems to be the direction.

Burlington flags

By Staff October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are all kinds of ways to communicate – tweeting being the one that some people can’t […]

Police Trying to Identify Owners of Seized Property

Police theft recoveries

By Staff October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The stuff is sitting in a locker at Police Headquarters waiting for someone to claim it. The […]

Calling All Three-Year Olds - Kindergarten Open Houses

kindergarten children

By Staff October 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Beginning school is a big step for children and parents, and the Halton District School Board wants […]

A loyal voter with concerns about some of the baggage the candidate is carrying.

Karina not Justin UP close

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Typical suburban lawn sign – what is that splash of yellow? The personal touch has always been […]

An up close look at what took place at an LPAT meeting - scary.

Plains Road 92

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette received the following from the city three days afrer the article appeared. “I wanted to […]

They've done it again - failed to communicate and left the public wondering what had happened.

CORE rendering

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Figure this one out. There is a development proposed for some of the property on the […]

What’s open and closed in Burlington on Thanksgiving ?

Tree - Thanksgiving

By Staff October 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Thanksgiving should be something special for Burlington. Deep within the DNA of the city is an attachment […]

Rivers on the Debate: Was this Dragon’s Den or the Cooking Show?

Canadian flag at Quebec referendum

By Ray Rivers October 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Just Trudeau and Andrew Scheer – they hammered away at each other. Neither managed to land […]

A bit of an improvement on commercial vehicle inspections but the number charged with offenses is still far too high.

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By Staff October 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you’re driving on the major highways you know how many trucks there are on the road. […]

City council is looking at four options related to a new private tree bylaw.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is having the private tree by law debate – again. We are in different […]

Staff reports missing from the Monday Committee of the Whole Agenda - no one seems to know why.

Marsdens

By Pepper Parr October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Marsdens (Dave and Anne) were never in the business of making life easy for their […]

Those that toured the quarry - 150 people - appeared to like what they saw and heard.

14a rendering of the lake 77acres

By Staff October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   More than 150 visitors came from across Halton Region to attend Nelson Aggregates’ Quarry Open House and […]

The Provincial Review report is believed to be in the Minister's hands - when will the public get to read it? Ever?

We love B Prov Rev

Blair Smith and Lynn Crosby October 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “If you judge from appearances here,’ replied Madame de Chartres, ‘you will be often mistaken; […]