Councillor Sharman finds being elected means squat during an emergency.

Intense to the point of making delegations uncomfortable ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman does know how to drill down into the data and look for results.

By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2014 Paul Sharman, ward 5 councillor found himself dealing with people whose homes had been […]

Military Vehicles and Equipment Transported by Rail from Alberta

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By Staff March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Should you see a freight train rumbling through town with all kinds of military equipment – it […]

93 additional beds being built in a modular unit attached to the South Tower of the Joseph Brant Hospital as a temporary Pandemic Response Unit

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON 93 additional beds are being built in a modular unit attached to the South Tower of the Joseph […]

The duration of the crisis depends on all of us: there are some serious gaps in some behaviour.

By Pepper Parr March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Comments from residents on what they see happening about the city suggest that the Mayor’s message […]

Road Closure - MacLaren Drive - new water main going in

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you doubted that city staff are not really working – check this. March 31 to April […]

One of the Coping with the kids team manages to keep the household organized and maintain her running program

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By Ashley Worobec March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   My family has come up with a big chart system, whereby we have listed 12 items […]

All recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June.

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run […]

Mayor is preparing for the next three months to provide stability and certainty to the public.

Stand By says the city motto - for how long one might ask?

By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Mayor Meed Ward explains how council will continue to guide and direct the administration as the city settles […]

Close to unbelievable - but sadly true. Do help those who have not helped themselves.

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By Pepper Parr March 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader made a comment on a piece we published about the Mayor’s efforts to […]

COVID-19 deaths world wide to date: 31,940

March 29th 2020

By Staff March 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The numbers continue to rise. And yet there are those who still will not heed the Stay […]

COVID-19 test results not available one week later

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By Pepper Parr March 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Brian Rose, the Burlington resident who felt he should be tested for COVID-19 after returning from […]

Individual responsibility and social responsibility as well pleases

By Staff March 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A regular Gazette reader, who frequently notes some of our spelling and grammar errors, brought to our […]

City announces new time lines on Planning and LPAT matters: public gets some breathing room.

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By Staff March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has had to make changes to various timelines and processes related to Planning and Building […]

Mayor doesn't mince her words - 'Walk and don't stop'

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By Staff March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Walk – don’t stop was Mayor Meed Ward’s message. She has threatened to get out her megaphone […]

Flour is scarce at the supermarket shelf level - getting it into small bags seems to be part of the problem.

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By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the things that struck us as we spent some time in supermarkets – the […]

Is a Universal Basic Income an unintended consequence of COVID-19?

Cofins in Italy

By Ray Rivers March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is what it has come to in Italy – and what we are probably going […]

Provincial Offences Act matters scheduled from March 16, through to and including May 29, 2020 will be adjourned and rescheduled to a later date.

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By Staff March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON NOTICE TO PUBLIC All Provincial Offences Act matters (e.g., traffic tickets and offences under provincial legislation) scheduled until […]

Troops on the border? Is he crazy? Probably

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By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION With so much news coming at us from every direction – there are times when we […]

The trend is still upward - the worst is yet to come. Follow the rules and we will get through this

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By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The number of people infected and the number of people dying of COVID-19 are higher now in […]

Demand for illegal drugs appears to be real; police arrest four on drug charges

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By Staff March 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made a number of arrests in relation to a drug trafficking […]