Sad day for the city - our ranking in a magazine dropped us from # 1 to # 9 - no statement yet from the Mayor on what is to be done about this situation.

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By Staff July 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The mood in the Mayor’s office might be a little downcast today. The city’s reputation has taken […]

Greg Woodruff: 'How do we get back to a good policy that respects the wishes of people who live here now?'

Greg Woodruff

By Greg Woodruff July 20, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   People in Burlington are going to have to decide if they are seriously interested in changing […]

Ray Rivers has gone fishing - back in a couple of weeks.

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By Pepper Parr July 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray has gone fishing. He will be back soon – he doesn’t really catch very many […]

K9 unit used to find two youths who had stolen a vehicle from a driveway while the very surprised owner looked on.

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By Staff July 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Imagine looking out the window and seeing someone stealing your car. Cst Mitchell with police dog Juno […]

Michael Jones: This can be taken as a rant of sorts, it is frustrating and heart breaking to see the direction this downtown is going.

Michael Jones

By Michael Jones July 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The current City Council has managed to isolate and frustrate the people of Burlington like no […]

Mayor's campaign manager clarifies the highlighted statement in the second version of a Newsletter - sort of.

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By Pepper Parr July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   David Vandenburg contacted the Gazette to clarify why a second version of the mayor’s newsletter went […]

Police identify the body found in the lake and attribute the death of Matthew Kevin Brown to drowning.

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By Staff July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police have identified the body that was found floating in Lake Ontario to the […]

Mayor crosses an ethical line in his bid to get re-elected.

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By Pepper Parr July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   How does the Mayor get to use his Report to the citizens as part of his […]

A strong contender and a controversial incumbent going after the ward 5 seat. This will be a race to watch.

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By Pepper Parr July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The citizens of ward 5 are going to be given a chance to choose between three […]

Mayor explains his vote for the 17+ storey structure a developer wants to build opposite city hall.

Goldring campaign picture

By Staff July 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Tuck this away – you might want to pull it out when the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal […]

Are they having any fun at city hall?

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By Pepper Parr July 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON We just might be hearing the phrase “Common Sense Coalition” when the municipal election gets more active […]

Ward 5 Councillor gives his Georgian Court constituents a pretty limp answer.

Sharman July 2016

By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a bus that runs along Dundas Street – many of the residents at Georgina […]

Roland Tanner: 'Developer's argument for a Brant Street development is very far from one that Council should endorse. And it went unchallenged.'

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By Roland Tanner July 17,2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Before I begin I just want to recognize the futility of the exercise we are engaged in […]

Cooling saw the writing on the wall - she now wants to make the best of a bad situation.

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By Pepper Parr July 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Joelle Goddard-Cooling said it all – “I can see that the writing is on the wall” […]

An email from a bank is a really really red flag. Before responding to the email - give your bank a phone call.

ID theft screen

By Staff July 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The scammers never stop. One of the reasons they keep doing what they do (take your money […]

McKeown brought in as a strategist on the Goldring re-election campaign team.

Frank McKeough, former Chief of Staff to MAyor Rick Goldring asked about how politicians can handle complex issues when voters tend not to be informed and don't have the background needed to arrive at decisions.

By Pepper Parr July 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A source that does have a vested interest in the outcome of the municipal election in […]

Police Investigating the Discovery of a Body Floating in Lake Ontario

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By Staff July 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   UPDATE: Police are continuing to investigate the discovery of a mans body found floating in Lake Ontario […]

One victim deceased,another loses a leg in an accident on Fairview at Woodview this morning

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By Staff July 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At approximately 10:00 am this morning , a citizen reported a motor vehicle driving erratically on Fairview […]

A totally cock-a-mammy idea from people that should know better. Get a grip on reality folks.

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By Pepper Parr July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A candidate for one of the city council seats sent us a proposal that had come […]

Rivers: 'Canada’s position on military spending is untenable.'

Trudeau Justin - NATO

By Ray Rivers July 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “What good is NATO if Germany is paying Russia billions of dollars for gas and energy?” […]

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