City building department sent back to their drawing boards for a do-over of downtown street design standards.

Blvd zones

By Pepper Parr July 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The report was received and filed after more than an hour of discussion and debate. The […]

Mayor Meed Ward starts what she calls a movement at the Regional level of government to abolish the LPAT-OMB process.

Regional offices

By Staff July 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Councillor Rory Nisan brought a friendly motion to the Meed Ward – Bonnette motion. Burlington Mayor […]

Burlington advocacy group puts their weight behind Mayor's motion at Region to abolish LPAT-OMB.

Regional crest

By Staff July 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   WeLoveBurlington is a small, non-partisan, grass roots organization that advocates on a broad range of issues that […]

Call put out for indigenous artists to submit ideas for outdoor art for the transformed Brant Museum

Indigenous 3 at ground breaking

By Staff July 10, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has invited Ontario-based Indigenous artists or Indigenous-led artist teams to submit an Expression of Interest to […]

Vision to Focus (V2F) the next big leap of faith sets out five priorities and the action to be taken to achieve them.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr July 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is not bed time reading but if you find at some point that you don’t […]

Burlington Mayor comes out swinging at MPP Jane McKenna. Will this go 10 rounds?

Meed Ward hands out frnt city hall

By Staff June 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward issued a statement earlier today pointing to factual inaccuracies in published by Burlington’s MPP […]

Mayor manages to get dinner in Paris for $70 - merveilleuse!

effiel tower

By Staff July 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She didn’t spend what she could have spent. She shared a room with the Staff member she […]

Mayor talks about her trip to Juno Beach and the impact that experience had on her.

In front of tombstone

Burlington’s Mayor along with a Staff member spent five days representing the city during the 75 th Anniversary of the D Day landings on Juno […]

How many cities does Burlington want to twin with - is this a need to have or a nice to have?

MMW laying a wreath

By Pepper Parr July 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elsewhere in the Gazette we report on the trip Mayor Meed Ward made to France to […]

Nisan and Kearns explain why they donated the maximum - $1200 - to each others election campaign

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr July 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette is taking a look at what city council has managed to get done since […]

Council was fully briefed ten days before city hall reported that half a million had been taken from city accounts by an as yet unknown third party.

Angelo B

By Staff July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It looked like a minor matter on the Audit Committee agenda – but it was probably that […]

City manager is having his office re-done - and we aren't talking drapes and carpeting.

Commisso alone

By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If the City Manager has a well-run office – things get done. That office sets the […]

American group ranks Burlington as a leader in attracting foreign direct investment; let's try keeping what we already have.

BEDC logo

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When the news is bad release it on a Friday and get some good news out […]

Two found dead in a car that was driven into Lake Ontario at LaSalle Park.

Weather - LaSalle Park Marina

By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON.   Halton Regional Police report that at 8:01pm on the 2nd of July 2019, they received reports that […]

Area residents became Canadian citizens on Canada Day during a ceremony at the Gazebo.

Citizenship head lineup

By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event took place in the Gazebo in Spencer Smith Park. It was one of the quieter […]

Polish your interviewing skills before you go looking for that job - now that you've graduated.

interviews

By Staff July 2nd, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting an interview is just the first step. Getting through the interview and telling your story is […]

Burlington opera diva, who is also the Mayor, will be performing in the seat of a Smart Car - you don't want to miss this event.

MMW with Burchill

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She doesn’t tap dance and despite the view of some in the city she doesn’t walk […]

A new scam - they are going after people they believe have PayPal accounts.

IDTHEFT 100X100

By Staff July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are just taking care of business – their business not mine and they have nothing to […]

Mayor reported to be advocating for the abolishment of Local Planning Act Tribunal

MMW at GTHA event

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette got a note from a reader alerting us to plans on the part of […]

Regional chair reminds the public about the strong credit rating.

credit rating scale

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the sort of thing you can set your watch by – you just know […]

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