Council looking at a light agenda this evening - then settles down to do some heavy lifting on the 2019 budget later in the week.

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By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meets this evening to put the official stamp to issues that were discussed at […]

Mayor Meed Ward to address the business elite on Wednesday - the message may be very different this time.

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By Pepper Parr January 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Wednesday morning the city’s business elite will gather at the Convention Centre on Burloak and […]

Crime: Additional Charges Laid Against Personal Support Worker

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By Staff January 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   One of two Personal Support Workers arrested in October 2018 for fraud related offences against an elderly […]

Do working seniors continue to work in the same occupation after retirement? CDH publishes a focus paper

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By Staff January 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton, an community agency funded in part by the Hamilton Halton United Way and the […]

Arrest Made After Investigation Into Investment Fraud

By Staff January 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON,ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has charged a Burlington man following an investigation into alleged fraud offences. On […]

Wanted person arrested and charged with 21 criminal code offences.

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By Staff January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It took a bit but the Halton Regional Police did get their man – he is being […]

Chop chop - Mayor gives Grow Bold the old heave ho!

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Statement by Mayor Marianne Meed Ward January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well that didn’t take long. Tom Muir made some scathing comments about a […]

An appeal by three Ward 1 concerned citizens: Burlington Needs Clarity on Planning Applications.

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By Jim Young, Greg Woodruff and Tom Muir. January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Gazette readers will be aware that Burlington’s New Official Plan (New […]

How many Official Plans do we have? Two - but only one of them is legitimate. Confused? You are not alone.

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By Staff January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Official Plan, the document that sets out what can be built where, was an election issue […]

Trevor Copp doesn’t just do Marceau – he has extended the art of mime.

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By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The works of that famous mime artist Marcel Marceau are lost to most of us. Trevor […]

School Board sponsoring conference on Autism Spectrum Disorder

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By Staff January 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is hosting a two-day conference this spring where professionals, parents/guardians and community […]

Province tries to drop another big one on the municipal sector; they fight back and win a major concession.

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By Pepper Parr January 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an issue that sort of crept up on the public. Someone caught Premier Doug […]

Lakeshore Village Plaza development in the east end will get a Statutory hearing on February 12th. The natives are restless.

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By Staff January 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a note to residents in Ward 5 who are on the Council member’s mailing list Paul […]

There is an epidemic of obesity in this country and the number one culprit is fast food. Ergo - a new Food Guide.

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By Ray Rivers January 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when butter was bad and hydrogenated margarine the cats’ meow. But that […]

Integrity Commissioner decides deliberately breaking the city's Code of Conduct is Ok for those Councillors who do not get re-elected.

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By Pepper Parr January 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council met on Monday in the Great Room at the Paletta Mansion. It was a […]

Are residents heard and understood when they make a delegation? Is there ever any follow up? Sometimes.

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By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Does a delegation a citizen make have any impact on both member’s of city council and staff? […]

An illegal massage parlour in Aldershot shut down by developer

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By Pepper Parr January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When it comes to matters of property – anything is possible and almost everything happens. National […]

A pilot Private tree bylaw for Roseland will come in effect March 1st.

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By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After years of getting to the point where there would be a Private Tree Bylaw Burlington is […]

Freeman station pushing for more memberships - place looks better every month.

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By Staff January 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Hamilton Spectator recently did a front page feature on the Freeman Station. The “Friends” of Freeman […]

Burlington and Milton Provincial Offences Courts relocating this month to new Courthouse in Burlington

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By Staff January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Provincial Offences (POA) Courts in Burlington and Milton are getting ready to relocate to one new […]

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