What will not be open on the Civic holiday.

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By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s the Civic Holiday this weekend; a number of administrative services will be closed on Monday, Aug. […]

If the Economic Development Corporation is wrapped up - what does that do to TechPlace and the hefty lease they signed?

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By Pepper Parr July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What started out as a comment made at the annual Chamber of Commerce State of the […]

Level of disinfectant in the wading pool cause of seven people being transported to hospital for further evaluation.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 2 p.m. City of Burlington aquatics staff noticed an […]

Is Most Public Engagement Worthless ? Some interesting views on how we engage the public.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A devoted Gazette reader popped us a note. “You might want to read this over and perhaps […]

Planning staff are bending backwards to produce critical reports that will shape the direction of the city for decades.

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By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Despite a year of significant upheaval in the Planning department – staff are now working on several […]

The lovelies write the Minister; it wasn't a love letter.

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By Lynn Crosby, David Myers, Deborah Ruse, 0Blair Smith, Josie Wagstaffe July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last May the province dumped a new piece […]

Federal funding available for energy upgrades in the small business sector.

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By Staff July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville Burlington North MP Pam Damoff asks: “Are you or someone you know a small business owner […]

Thinking behind the five year plan is sound - is it affordable?

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Engagement with the public on a much different and highly desirable scale is taking place during the summer.

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the really big issues during the October election was that city council was not […]

Rivers: Expecting an Election Campaign and We Get A Food Fight

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  By Ray Rivers July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “Chocolate milk saved my son’s life” – Andrew Scheer No that wasn’t the latest idiotic outburst […]

Mobility management - making all the parts fit and work together - not a simple tax - complex and expensive.

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By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Strategies and recommendations to create the needed structure and delivery model.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

What is it this time Rory? Election compliance audit committee agrees that Nisan election fund raising is to be audited.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well this is interesting. The Compliance Audit Committee held a meeting Monday afternoon at city hall […]

Find a way to recruit the right people and then give them reasons to come to work with all their energy and creativity.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My friend Vince Fiorito, one of the best environmental advocates Burlington has, taught me that there […]

Transit's five year plan has what some might call an over abundance of wishful thinking.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Burlington let a good one get away - Guelph made him their top dog.

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In his 33 years of puddle jumping Scott Stewart went from Peel Region to Mississauga, to […]

Halton Regional Police maintain their record of having the lowest Crime Severity Index of all Canadian municipalities with a population of 100,000 or more.

Halton Regional Police Services Chief Tanner wants to tweet with you.

By Staff July 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Once again the Region of Halton tops the 2018 Crime Severity Index allowing it to once again […]

Province announces that starting today municipalities can apply for funding for new transit projects - but they are only putting up one third of the money.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff June 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Starting today, 11 municipalities across the GTHA can apply for funding to support new transit projects through […]

The province is proposing changes to the Provincial Policy Statement - this could hurt.

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By Pepper Parr July 22, 2019 Burlington, ON   It is the document developers just love – it covers a multitude of sins and can […]

Police believe they have captured an image of a witness they would like to interview.

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By Staff July 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When there is high quality video available the police have a very good chance of identifying the […]

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