Are we ready for 2019?

2019 New Yr graphic

By Staff January 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON What kind of a year is it going to be? A number of resident offered their thoughts for […]

The resident, the black Honda and the Regional Police budget.

frosted car window

By Rob Narejko December 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The temperature was minus 2, crisp, not cold. The sun was shining brightly in a clear […]

Transit service makes changes to eight routes effective January 6th.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff December 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON As a result of customer feedback Burlington Transit has introduced improvements to Routes 1, 2, 5, 11, 21, […]

President Trump doesn't beleive the climate change arguments; Premier Ford doesn't buy into the need for a carbon tax; Canadian Minister of the Environment says changes are being made while the United Nations tells us we have 11 years left to get it right.

no time to waste -belgium-climate-demonstration

By Staff December 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release from Queen’s Park the Ministry of the |Environment said: “Ontario’s Government for the […]

Changes made to eight transit lines - take place effective January 6th

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 December 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Thank you to our Burlington Transit customers who contacted us with questions about route and schedule changes […]

Interim city manager will know where the bodies are buried as he renews relationships with staff members who have come on board since left the city in 2008

Tim Commisso 3 stern

By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A follow up on Tim Commisso, the Interim City Manager who will show up for work […]

Jane McKenna gets attention she may not have wanted in major media.


By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s MP, Jane McKenna, managed to get her name in the Globe and Mail on Friday. […]

Speak wisely, act wisely and that wisdom will trickle down to the people you are there to serve.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Stu Parr, who is not a relative nor a friend – we’ve never met; made a […]

Some Big names performed at the Central arena that turned 50 this year.


By Staff December 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Central Arena is now 50 years old. The milestone was marked by a Tim Horton’s Free Holiday […]

Rivers; his 19 predictions for 2019 - personally he plans to hibernate.

Rivers hand to face

By Ray Rivers December 27, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is no reason to be generally optimistic about the prospects for the upcoming year. Near […]

The vision Meed Ward had in January of this year. Is this the Burlington we will see going forward?

By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON This is a story the Gazette published almost a year ago. It was about a series of […]

Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns sets the pace for the rest of the Council members.

Kearns with Mike

By Pepper Parr December 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She is off to an exceptionally good start. Lisa Kearns was the first out of the […]

Local resident to be made a Member of the Order of Canada


By Pepper Parr December 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is both a Burlington and a Hamilton story. A Membership in the Order of Canada […]

Glen Eden to open on Saturday: snow making machines have been working around the clock.

Glen Eden hills

By Staff December 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Hard to believe but Conservation Halton announced that Glen Eden will open Saturday, weather permitting at 8:30 […]

Rivers on Patrick Brown Part Two - He said, She said

Brown hounded out of Queen's Park

By Ray Rivers December 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for any misconduct of a sexual nature that is of […]

City services holiday schedule: transit, courts, parks and recreation.

City council photo Xmas

By Staff December 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of City of Burlington administrative services will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December […]

Appleby Ice Centre - Rink 4 closed for repairs; December 22 to January 5th.

Apleby free skate

By Staff December 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Appleby Free Skate is sponsored by Tim Hortons.   Appleby Ice Centre – Rink 4 is shut […]

Tim Commisso, former Burlington General Manager, brought back to serve as interim General Manager for six months

Burlington flags

By Staff December 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A refreshing change. The tough look of a bean counter? Tom Commisso to serve as interim city […]

New city council will need to ground itself and understand the mistakes that were made in the past in order to ensure they don't get repeated.

Burlington flags

By Staff December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of celebrating and congratulating of the new city council sworn in on December […]

Boards of education across the province learn of funding cuts after 4:30 pm on a Friday afternoon.


By Pepper Parr December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Friday afternoon, days before schools close down the Christmas holiday, isn’t the time that senior […]

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