Councillor Sharman weighs in on the 2100 Brant development - says the city will take a $28,000 hit on the legal costs.

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By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman weighs in on what happened to that development on Brant Street. […]

Give Team Burlington credit for doing the right thing, the responsible thing. And remember all this when they are able to open their doors again.

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By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It does sound a little ass-backwards – but they are on the right path. The hospitality […]

The future of school - are we learning that there are some advantages to on-line learning? Something to think about

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By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We asked the two women who are providing Gazette readers with an ongoing commentary on how things […]

Regional Mayors plan to pow wow over the coming recovery.

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By Staff April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While we are not yet out of the woods – not by any stretch of the imagination, […]

Schedule for school operation is set out; Premier to talk about opening up the economy this afternoon

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By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Education Minister Stephen Lecce Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced on the weekend that all publicly-funded schools […]

Sun rise runs, move onto schoolwork, afternoons whatever-we-feel-like.

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  The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school […]

Provincial parks are closed until May 30th - at least

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By Staff April 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting into spring and thinking about summer is going to be harder this year than it was […]

COVID-19 infection in the Region - as at Wednesday April 22nd

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By Pepper Parr April 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Region Public Health unit produces data on the status of the COVID-19 infection and the […]

Lane Reductions and Road Closure - Lakeshore Road and Brant Street

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By Staff April 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Lakeshore Road from Nelson Avenue to Brant Street will be resurfaced (new top layer of asphalt). Work will […]

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By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Austin Horton, a Grade 9 student from Georgetown District High School, is using his personal 3D printer […]

Child abuse is difficult to report if children are not seen daily - be vigilant

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By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service’s Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (CASA) and Halton Children’s Aid Society […]

Burlington Foundation announces first 17 grants from Covid-19 Response Fund; $163,500 supports front-line organizations

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By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation today announced the first round of charities that will receive $163,500 from the Covid-19 […]

Virtual Business Support Forum at DeGroote date changed to May 5th

Something is brewing between the city and the University campus on the South Service Road.  Mayor wasn't ready to let that cat out of the bag this morning.

By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON     Next COVID-19 Virtual Business Support Forum will be held at DeGroote – on the South Service […]

Free software; free apps - sure - you get the functionality - they get you and all your data

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By Christopher Boyd April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette uses Malware to secure its web sites. There are any number of software applications that […]

Food Bank is able to adapt to a changing scenario getting food to people who are self isolating

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By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Food Banks are now serving the needs of a much different demographic. Robin Bailey, Chief Cheese at […]

Mayor and ward 1 Councillor respond to the decision council made in a CLOSED session on the 2100 Brant development

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By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a Statement published in the Mayor’s Newsletter – A Better Burlington – Mayor Meed Ward […]

Nice idea - could we do that here?

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By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Somewhere in Germany – food is put in a plastic bag and left for people who need […]

City council decides to climb into bed with the developer - they make that decision at a closes session of Council - 'plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Proposed Development A proposal has been submitted for the development of 12 townhouse blocks with a total of […]

Commercial sector is taking a terrible beating - the arts community isn't even being heard from; Performing Arts Centre is looking at a hole in the revenue side of more than half a million.

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By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Anita Cassidy, Executive Director of the Burlington Economic Development Corporation gave city council and very thorough […]

The city is in decent shape for the next three months; pretty good for another three months - after that - no one is prepared to comment

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By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Senior City staff provided an update on the financial impacts of COVID-19 to a city council that […]

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