City Staff and Council are currently laying the foundation on which whatever Burlington is going to be in the future is being built.


By Pepper Parr September 3, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City commissioned a Growth Analysis Study to identify an appropriate level of population and employment […]

Two days of Standing Committe work to be followed by one of the toughest issues the city has to deal with: intensification.

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By Pepper Parr September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It will be a very full week. On Monday, the 9th, Council starts off with a […]

Culture days

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By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s public art program has selected seven professional artists and artist teams that submitted […]

School Zones Should Be Safe Zones - Regional police will be out in force to ensure that you do your part.

The Chief of police aims - but the driver in his sights was driving below the speed limit.  Better luck next time Chief!

By Staff September 2, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She just can’t wait to get to her classroom – she may not have learned to look […]

They are sent out by the tens of thousands - if you don't recognize the address - ignore them.

By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Scamming people is a full time job for some people. They never let up. You can defeat […]

No appealing for a break at the parking ticket office - door will be closed.

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By Staff August 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON . The parking ticket appeals office located on the first floor of City Hall at 426 Brant St. […]

Cellphone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect this Year

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By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The question that comes to mind is – what took so long? Ontario’s Minister of Education […]

Nelson Quarry application for an additional license to be made in November; public meetings on the site in October.

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 3 of a 3 part series. Is the park that Nelson […]

Rivers: economist in him wants road tolls; he is looking for a politician to lead that charge..

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By Ray Rivers August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one way to describe the experience of driving back from northern Ontario on […]

Regional police finally arrest a suspect after chasing, laying out out a tire deflation device - then using K9 to arrest suspect hiding in bushes.

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By Staff, August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After a chase by police, and several attempts at stealing another vehicle didn’t work, the police found […]

HDSB Director of Education is still a little short of cash but did get more than last year - he also got 800 more students.

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By Pepper Parr August 28, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The start of a new school year has parents busy getting their children ready, getting the […]

Pin ball machines will be operational at the Brant Museum on October 6th.

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By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Updated We now know when the first SPECIAL EXHIBITION will take place at the transformed Brant Museum. […]

What is Nelson Aggregates offering and what is the public getting? At first blush it looks like a good deal; going to be a tough sell to the rural people.

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By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 2 of a 3 part series. Nelson Aggregates is quarrying a […]

Parking appeals office closed for two days - will open on Friday.

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By Staff August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Sometimes you actually get a break at the Appeals Office. The Parking Ticket Appeals Office Closed Aug. […]

The party politics will begin to be heard more loudly after the Labour Day holiday.

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By Pepper Parr August 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you get back from the Labour Day vacation the federal election that has been bubbling […]

Nelson Aggregates shows what the quarry could look like if they can reach an agreement with three levels of government.

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By Pepper Parr August 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 1 of a 3 part series.   It was a decent […]

Is there a reason for a 'useful app' being taken out of public use?

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Staff August 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader writes to tell us that “If you take Burlington Transit one of the most […]

Province will approve two new cannabis stores in Burlington: Mayor wants to nix one of them - too close to a high school.

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By Staff August 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has learned that it can expect two more potential cannabis retail stores; one at 1505 Guelph […]

Ooops! Some important detail left out of a paragraph on the downtown construction story.

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By Pepper Parr August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ooops! A portion of a sentence was left off the paragraph about the pipeline that runs […]

Police charge Kenneth Soederhuysen with murder of his wife Laura Grant.

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By Staff August 23, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Homicide detectives with the Halton Regional Police Service have laid charges in relation to a homicide that […]