No. 4 Side Road closed Aug. 12 to 23, between Appleby and Walkers Line

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By Staff April 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s side roads don’t mean all that much to those who live south of Dundas – unless […]

Community Development reaching out for comments and possibilities as they prepare for a different future.

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By Pepper Parr August 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With a change of leadership in the months ahead, Community Development Halton (CDH) has begun the […]

Arrested on human trafficking charges - male faces 11 Criminal code counts.

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By Staff August 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service – Human Trafficking Unit has arrested a Toronto male for exploiting an […]

City is looking for some input on Leash-Free parts of the city.

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By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The woof woofs need more room to run around.   Dogs off leash in Central Park – […]

A Flood Watch becomes very real when there is a heavy rainfall - and Burlington knows what a heavy rainfall is all about.

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By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Wonderful weather. But the water level in Lake Ontario is still higher than normal – receding yes […]

More than any child could want in the way of fun events at the Joseph Brant Day at LaSalle Park.

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By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In this portrait Joseph Brant is seen wearing the gorget given to him by King George III. […]

What will not be open on the Civic holiday.

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By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s the Civic Holiday this weekend; a number of administrative services will be closed on Monday, Aug. […]

If the Economic Development Corporation is wrapped up - what does that do to TechPlace and the hefty lease they signed?

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By Pepper Parr July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What started out as a comment made at the annual Chamber of Commerce State of the […]

Level of disinfectant in the wading pool cause of seven people being transported to hospital for further evaluation.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 2 p.m. City of Burlington aquatics staff noticed an […]

Is Most Public Engagement Worthless ? Some interesting views on how we engage the public.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A devoted Gazette reader popped us a note. “You might want to read this over and perhaps […]

Planning staff are bending backwards to produce critical reports that will shape the direction of the city for decades.

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By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Despite a year of significant upheaval in the Planning department – staff are now working on several […]

The lovelies write the Minister; it wasn't a love letter.

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By Lynn Crosby, David Myers, Deborah Ruse, 0Blair Smith, Josie Wagstaffe July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last May the province dumped a new piece […]

Federal funding available for energy upgrades in the small business sector.

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By Staff July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville Burlington North MP Pam Damoff asks: “Are you or someone you know a small business owner […]

Thinking behind the five year plan is sound - is it affordable?

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Engagement with the public on a much different and highly desirable scale is taking place during the summer.

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the really big issues during the October election was that city council was not […]

Rivers: Expecting an Election Campaign and We Get A Food Fight

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  By Ray Rivers July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “Chocolate milk saved my son’s life” – Andrew Scheer No that wasn’t the latest idiotic outburst […]

Mobility management - making all the parts fit and work together - not a simple tax - complex and expensive.

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By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Strategies and recommendations to create the needed structure and delivery model.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

What is it this time Rory? Election compliance audit committee agrees that Nisan election fund raising is to be audited.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well this is interesting. The Compliance Audit Committee held a meeting Monday afternoon at city hall […]

Find a way to recruit the right people and then give them reasons to come to work with all their energy and creativity.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My friend Vince Fiorito, one of the best environmental advocates Burlington has, taught me that there […]