City is pushing hard to get people to think about what they want their city to look like - speak now rather than complain in a couple of years.

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By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is reminding people that there are public engagement opportunities now underway to help shape the […]

What a bummer! Dofasco Waterjet Plaza at Spencer Smith Park Closed.

Kids + water = fun and noise - all part of the Halton Children's Water Festival.  A full day of fun at a cost of $5 per student.

By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to an unexpected mechanical failure at the Dofasco Waterjet Plaza at Spencer Smith Park, the spray […]

An 'exceptional donut' from an exceptional donut maker.

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By Staff August 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sunshine Doughnut Company has created a delicious, limited edition, doughnut to promote the upcoming Exhibition Opening […]

Eco-friendly trends: how to become more eco-friendly.

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By Clare Nash August 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In recent times, the use of the word “eco-friendly”, otherwise known as “nature-friendly”, has popularly increased […]

Retiring head of the Brant Museum takes a final big smoke

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By Staff August 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elder Garry Sault of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation shares a traditional smudging ceremony with […]

Nautique construction management plan got a pretty easy go of it at a community meeting.

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By Pepper Parr August 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a surprisingly good crowd for a meeting that was about Construction Management for a […]

Very little development money dumped into ward 3 - some lackluster candidates who chose not to file financial returns.

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By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Continuing with our series on the amount of money that was raised and spent during the […]

ADI developments will be front and center at the AGB as they tell the public how they are going to construct a 26 storey building few people want.

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By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There was nothing unusual about the meeting that was called for people to hear what the […]

Voices from across the city needed to help refine the policies in Burlington's adopted Official Plan

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By Staff August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They want your point of view and they are prepared to go to considerable lengths to hear […]

The training pace has to be maintained. Marathons take persistence and carefully monitored plans.

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By Ashley Worobec August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I had another great week of training this week, capped off by my weekend long run […]

Did campaign contributions have any impact on the ward 4 election? Data tells the story.

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By Pepper Parr August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette will be doing a series of articles on the amount of money that was […]

You know what the issue is with this world. Everyone wants a magical solution to their problem, and everyone refuses to believe in magic.

By Staff August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the beauties of an on line newspaper is the opportunity to look at the back […]

Incomplete rules and regulations that are a part of Bill 108 look like a disaster in the making.

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By Staff August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Our friends across the Bay in Hamilton have published a newsletter that has to be shared. Citizens […]

What does one do with a City Clerk who treats a totally unacceptable breach of the election rules as a learning experience?

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By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Earlier today the Gazette published an article on some problems that were brought to the public’s […]

It was close to a perfect weekend - with two wonderful events - both free.

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By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How did the weekend go? It was a honey of a weekend – the weather worked […]

Clerk’s Office apparently revised election spending record without due notice or notation; a 'shocking, lack of oversight'.

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By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elections are the way the public gets to choose who will lead them – who will […]

Rural Burlington community shows up in droves - they didn't leave with much in the way of answers to their questions.

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By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took a while for the crowd to show up – but when they did they […]

Update on the abduction yesterday - it was a 'snatch and grab' and the man snatched doesn't want to talk.

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By Staff August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON.   The Halton Regional Police would like to thank the public for their assistance following an abduction in Burlington […]

Nelson Quarry engages sophisticatred teams of lobbyists - the community has yet to react to what any aggregate expansion will do to them.

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By Pepper Parr August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The top block in orange is the current quarry – the smaller orange block is where they […]

Police Seeking Information Related to Apparent Abduction in Burlington

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By Staff August 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance following an assault and apparent abduction that […]