Ron Foxcroft made a Member of the Order of Canada.

Foxcroft tight face

By Pepper Parr December 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ron Foxcroft was made a Member of the Order of Canada today. The investiture ceremony will […]

The vision Meed Ward had in January of this year. Is this the Burlington we will see going forward?

By Pepper Parr December 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON This is a story the Gazette published almost a year ago. It was about a series of […]

For unto us ...

We sometimes lose sight of what the Season is about.  Did parents watching the floats pass by use the opportunity to spread the message?

By Pepper Parr December 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The shopping is done. The family is gathered to celebrate and enjoy the company of each […]

Twas the night before ...

Night before - Santa

By Staff December 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a Christmas story and there is a Christmas story. Both are beautiful. One shaped the […]

Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns sets the pace for the rest of the Council members.

Kearns with Mike

By Pepper Parr December 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   She is off to an exceptionally good start. Lisa Kearns was the first out of the […]

Local resident to be made a Member of the Order of Canada

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By Pepper Parr December 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is both a Burlington and a Hamilton story. A Membership in the Order of Canada […]

Glen Eden to open on Saturday: snow making machines have been working around the clock.

Glen Eden hills

By Staff December 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Hard to believe but Conservation Halton announced that Glen Eden will open Saturday, weather permitting at 8:30 […]

Rivers on Patrick Brown Part Two - He said, She said

Brown hounded out of Queen's Park

By Ray Rivers December 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “Sexual misconduct is an umbrella term for any misconduct of a sexual nature that is of […]

City services holiday schedule: transit, courts, parks and recreation.

City council photo Xmas

By Staff December 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of City of Burlington administrative services will be closed for the holidays on Monday, December […]

Real Estate firm collects 27,797 pairs of socks for the homeless.

Socks

By Staff December 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What would a pile with 27, 797 pairs of socks look like? Leslie Bullock reports that “thanks […]

Appleby Ice Centre - Rink 4 closed for repairs; December 22 to January 5th.

Apleby free skate

By Staff December 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The Appleby Free Skate is sponsored by Tim Hortons.   Appleby Ice Centre – Rink 4 is shut […]

Tim Commisso, former Burlington General Manager, brought back to serve as interim General Manager for six months

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By Staff December 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A refreshing change. The tough look of a bean counter? Tom Commisso to serve as interim city […]

New city council will need to ground itself and understand the mistakes that were made in the past in order to ensure they don't get repeated.

Burlington flags

By Staff December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a lot of celebrating and congratulating of the new city council sworn in on December […]

The Rocca Sisters advise that Burlington is currently a housing 'sellers market'

House for sale sign

By Staff December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With inventory levels at a five year low for this time of year (with the exception of […]

Boards of education across the province learn of funding cuts after 4:30 pm on a Friday afternoon.

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By Pepper Parr December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Friday afternoon, days before schools close down the Christmas holiday, isn’t the time that senior […]

BOWSER babes cough up big bundle of cash for the Food Bank.

BOHC-Christmas-Dance 2018

By Staff December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The BOWSER Babes at Burlington Old Timers Hockey Club contribute to the Food Bank every year using […]

Rivers on The China Caper: the extradition request sounds like a political move rather than a technical legal matter.

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By Ray Rivers December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a bit of a mess. Does anyone think Donald Trump had deliberately engineered this […]

We are bereft of good solid political leadership.

By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who follow things political the game the province played last Friday will be familiar. […]

Did the Mayor impress upon the Premier that he was to leave the Escarpment just as it is?

Mayor Meed Ward and Premier - Dec 2018

By Staff December 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Premier came to town last week – to celebrate the renovation – rebuild of the Joseph […]

A renowned editor comments on how on-line publishing is impacting the way news is delivered and how readers get to shape the content.

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By Pepper Parr December 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Simon Houpt, a Globe and Mail columnist, interviewed Alan Rusbridger, former editor of the Guardian, a […]