Teacher strikes could make it a bumpy week.

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Get ready for a bumpy week. Teacher strikes at three different levels threaten confusion in households all […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and […]

Quarry development proposal moves to pre-consultation phase; public meeting scheduled.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yard by yard the proposal to expand the size of the Nelson Aggregate Quarry in rural Burlington […]

Mayor delivers her second State of the City Address; asks - 'Is anyone better off?'

Mayor Meed Ward

Mayor Marianne Meed Ward delivered her second State of the City address this morning to members of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce. The Gazette has […]

Mayor's tweet account runs amuck - is social media the best way for her to communicate effectively?

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By Staff January 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wow! The words were barely out of her mouth and then there they were – in the […]

Interim control bylaw will not be repealed - it will just die a natural death on March 5th.

Council Adopted the op changes

By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Interim by law will not be repealed – council is just going to let it […]

Black History Month will feature noted Much Music host who will talk about growing up Black in America.

Much Music VJ Michael

By Staff January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In recognition of Black History Month in February, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned […]

Did the Mayor just announce that there will be another trip out of the country?

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By Pepper Parr January 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The dialogue on the matter of lowering the city flag in front of city hall has gone […]

As of Jan. 27, 2020, anyone within the City’s urban boundary will need to apply for a permit and on-site consultation to remove a tree.

Tree Guelph line close up -no name

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It took more than nine years but the city now has a private tree bylaw. The […]

Councillor Sharman: ' this private tree bylaw is still rushed and ill-conceived'.

Sharman

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has taken more than nine years for the city to get to the point where […]

Regional Medical Officer of Health not available for comment.

Region MoH Meghani

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Senior public officials around the world are going public and doing their best to assure people […]

Two BPAC choices for the day hearts throb.

Jazz Affair

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre has put together a neat package for those who want to […]

Mayor responds to chippy letter from MPP Jane McKenna - these two women don't seem to want to get along.

Mayor Meed Ward

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In the world of politics keeping clear communications paths is vital. It means being nice nice […]

Council pauses for a minute of silence to commemorate the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp 75 years ago.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward asked Council to spend a minute in silence last night before council […]

Is Councillor Bentivegna stuck in a Rodney Dangerfield warp; he just can't get any respect.

Angelo - not getting it -deferal

By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Councillor Angelo Bentivegna just might have caught a break. While Council was going through some of […]

Naming people who have been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or a controlled substance.

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By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The information set out below is provided to media by the Halton Regional Police who are committed […]

There are some 'tin ears' in the Office of the Mayor; bit of a problem with values as well.

Burlington flags

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Penny Hersh, a citizen, wrote the Mayor’s office asking if the city’s flag could be lowered today […]

Nisan catches a break: Election compliance audit committee rejects a request for an audit of his election fund raising.

Nisan - just shirt

By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When someone perceives that something wrong was done during a municipal election there is a process […]

Fine tuning a Staff Report with amendments: city building that reflects community input.

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By Pepper Parr January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   How did city council spend an afternoon and well into the evening hearing what Director of […]

Private sector planner pushed the accepted professional behaviour boundaries a little too far - Mayor offended.

Land Use cover

By Staff January 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With so much money involved, those who are in the business of developing properties will do everything […]

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