Tarragon Theatre production, Cottagers and Indians coming to Burlington

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By Staff October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre will be presenting the Tarragon Theatre production of Cottagers and Indians by […]

The job was to sound like a Mayor - a ribbon cutting should not have been the first public event for the Mayor Elect.

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By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is not a good sign. A ribbon cutting is to take place today to announce […]

Transit changes: number of routes changed to improve the service.

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By Staff October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The transit people want to improve bus arrival times and transit rider connections, they are going to […]

No recount of the ward 6 vote unless Lancaster seeks a court order.

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By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when a recount would take place when the results were very close. […]

As we embark upon this new chapter in our community’s history ...

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By Stephen White October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In the aftermath of the election a few reflections come to mind. First, to all the […]

Foxcroft: Get behind the new Mayor and concentrate on getting the Tiger Cats to the Grey Cup.

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By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   While the rest of the city adjusts to the new reality at city hall, Ron Foxcroft […]

Ward 5 candidate takes exception to the Gazette coverage he got; sends a Notice of Libel

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By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   During the municipal election we wrote a number of articles about different candidates. We had not […]

Meed Ward handily takes the office of Mayor from Rick Goldring; there might be just the one holder-over from the current council.

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By Pepper Parr October 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   While not official Official – the following are the results of the 2018 municipal election. Mayor-elect […]

Resident is completely embarrassed that the City was not more considerate about taking care of our

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By Staff October 22nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is good news ( a longish line at a polling station) and some disturbing concerns (poor […]

We are about to confirm our selection of municipal leadership for the next four years. Now is the time to re-state the service and planning priorities the citizens of this community value; clearly defining our goals.

By Staff October 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader sent us a letter he received from that was published in the Meaford Independent […]

Police Arrest and Charge Two Personal Support Workers for fraud against an 82 year old client

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By Staff October 22, 2013 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Three District Criminal Investigation Bureau have arrested and charged two Personal Support workers for […]

Municipal governments make most of the decisions that directly affect people’s day-to-day lives. Decide on Monday who you want at city council to make those decisions.

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By Staff October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Our colleagues at CATCH – Citizens at City Hall in Hamilton published a very appropriate piece earlier today. […]

2018 Municipal Election Voting Locations - getting their by bus.

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By Staff October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Tomorrow, Monday, Oct. 22 is election day. The following are bus routes for each voting location. For […]

On Monday the voters get to decide who should be leading the city. It should not be Rick Goldring.

Mayor Goldring: Is there an event he won't attend?  He doesn't have to get out to everything - but he usually does.

By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   ‘The Gazette was able to interview mayoralty candidates Marianne Meed Ward and Mike Wallace. We taped […]

Rivers: Is there a War on the Free Press

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By Ray Rivers October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON “Here’s the smell of blood still. Not all the sweet perfumes of Arabia will sweeten this hand,” […]

The Gazette's take on council seat election choices - ward by ward.

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By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With 63 candidates, 11 in one ward and 10 in another, it is a challenge to […]

Meed Ward in an interview: city council just has to become more civil and collaborative.

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By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We asked ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward, who is running for Mayor, what the top […]

How many voters and how much money will the candidates spend to get those votes.

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By Staff October 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Where are the voters and how much will the candidates be able to spend on getting hose […]

Former Meed Ward groupie has a change of heart - truth and transparency are her issues.

Janice Connell after delegating to city council i committee - She thinks she just might have nailed it!

By Janice Connell October 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I am concerned that much of what I read appears to be pro Marianne Meed Ward, […]

Marty Staz: How do we want our city to grow ?

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By Marty Staz October 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Really, How Do We Want To Grow Being involved in a municipal election campaign for the […]