Correction: Ward 2 debate taking place at the Baptist Church on New Street.

Baptist church

By Staff October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An error was made in the location of the ward 2 debate this evening. The event is […]

This is either very stupid or there is a political game being played by the city administration.

City Hall - high frontal view

  By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The short video mention in this article does not appear in a re-issued version of City […]

Gazette editorial cartoonist Mike Allen has figured out just who it is that wants the high rise development.

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October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Mike Allen, the Gazette cartoonist took a hard look at the debate taking place between the ward 2 candidates […]

Ward 2 debate to take place this evening at New Street Baptist church; part of the political history of the city will be written this evening.

Developers have done a great job with condo creation along the Lakeshore Road.  The city has not managed to find a way to get the developers to put some of the economic lands into production.

By Pepper Parr October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is in the bottom half of the ward level debates between the candidates running […]

The new city council will have to debate whether or not to permit the opening of commercial cannabis shops in the city.

Cannabis smokers

news By Pepper Parr September 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has made it legal to sell cannabis to the public on October […]

Ward 3 debate turn out the largest audience so far - every candidate showed up.


By Staff September 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the smoothest ECoB debate so far. It had the largest turn out so far and […]

Turns out there was nothing crooked about the provincial government deficit - other than it was far too big.

Ford with documents

By Ray Rivers September 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a 2004 provincial law on the books which mandates that the provincial auditor general […]

Cartoonist Mike Allen on how Councillor got to the ward 4 debate - and why he was late.

self cartoon

Mike Allen has come aboard as the house cartoonist. He draws what he wants, when he wants – his only instructions from the Editor that […]

A pivotal report on transportation is somewhere in city hall. Is it being sat on until after the election?

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By Staff September 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It can be confusing to keep up with everything the city’s Planning department is doing. Everything comes […]

Ward level debates are the best source of information on the people running for office. These are the people who want to set the tax rates and determine what kind of service you get for those taxes.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a very full week politically. The world laughed at the President of the […]

Halton Regional police officers recognized for their life saving measures.

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By Staff September 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In those situations where every second counts we are grateful that there are first responders who have […]

Cowboy Junkies will be in town October 13 - at the Performing Arts Centre

Cowboy Junkies Courtesy of BPAC

By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Cowboy Junkies released a string of fall dates; one of them is Burlington. The Cowboy Junkies are […]

Province to focus on safer sports opportunities for kids - attention will be on concussions. Better late than never – this should have been done year’s ago.

concussion helmet

By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The province of Ontario is taking action to keep Ontario’s kids safe and demonstrating its commitment to […]

Transit detours on Sunday - due to the Run for the Cure race.

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Route 3, 4 & 10 Detours on September . 30, 2018: Detour due to Run for the […]

Gould reports to constituents then heads for a re-nomination meeting on Sunday.

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By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Member of Parliament and Minister of Democratic Institutions reports to her constituents. On Sunday she faces […]

Despite being in considerable physical pain - ward 4 candidate hangs in while the ward 4 incumbent arrives half an hour late.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON ON   It wasn’t as pleasant a debate as you might have thought. Shawna Stolte answering questions during […]

50% of car seats inspections - fail.

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By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Members of the Halton Partners for Car Seat Safety recently conducted a Car Seat Inspection Clinic at […]

Wow! Resplendent! Vigorous! Glorious!

Appeldoor park resplendent

By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON While summer has slipped away on us – and we are into fall and pumpkins and leaves that […]

Councillor Jack Dennison in yet another performance before his constituents - they keep returning him to office.

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By Staff September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who want to see the ECoB debate that Councillor Dennison showed up for part way […]

Third party advertiser believed to be linked to Bateman parents and ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman has registered with the city. Where is the money coming from?

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By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Election Returning officer ensures tat the rules to be followed during an election are clear. […]