Has the issue on which the next federal election will be fought come to the surface? The issue is stinky.

Trudeay and Jodi

By Ray Rivers February 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Globe and Mail gets the prize for turning what might have been a relatively peaceful […]

Province sends $57.6 million to the Region who spend it on the Wyecroft Road extension and and bridge.

By Staff February 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If they had waited a day it could be seen as a Valentine from the province saying […]

Resident explains why the high rise development in the downtown core can and should be brought to an end.

Burlington flags

By Gary Scobie February 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   I am a citizen of Burlington who has taken an interest in the re-development of Burlington’s […]

Developer proposing 59 storey tower in Stoney Creek - is that a number coming our way?

New Horison - Hamilton towers 3

By Staff February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Those who want a simpler, smaller more cohesive community might shudder just a bit when they learn […]

Readers have an opportunity to give council the benefit of their creative thinking. Let’s help them do the job.

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By Pepper Parr February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday the Gazette published an opinion piece on an opportunity for the current city council to […]

LPAT is beginning to look like a pat on the head for some residents and then being asked to go away.

LPAT image

By Pepper Parr February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The business of making changes to the Official Plan that was adopted by city council on […]

All City of Burlington facilities closed and programs cancelled due to winter storm

This isn't a city worker - this is a neighbour being a good neighbour.

By Staff February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Enough said the decision makers at city hall. As of 4 p.m. today, the City of Burlington […]

City Planning and Development Committee meeting cancelled.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Planning and Development Committee scheduled for this evening – Tuesday February 12th has been CANCELLED. It […]

If you park on the street - you might find a parking ticket on the vehicle. Snow day - no street parking.

Snow plows - tandem on Fairview

By Staff February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has a message for those who are able to or have to stay at home […]

This city council has an opportunity to bring about the changes that are really needed at city hall.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With power in her hands – Mayor Meed Ward has an opportunity to really lead. When […]

TEC thinks they now have a true advocate for their cause.

Full TEC site

By Staff February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Tyandaga Environmental Coalition (TEC) continues to focus on the issue of Meridian Brick’s planned development (clear […]

Rivers: Universal pharma-care a no brainer - will save the country $8 billion as well.

Big pharma

  By Ray Rivers February 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We’ve seen the numbers. Canadians spend almost $30 billion a year on some 600 million […]

New Democrats to talk about poverty at Central arena on Wednesday.

By Staff February 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Poverty is not a popular coffee shop conversation; we have it but we don’t talk about it. […]

Ward 3 gets a two for one: Bentivegna joins Councillor Rory Nisan.

Lowville meet Feb 7

By Pepper Parr February 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that they are elected and are well on their way to getting comfortable with the […]

Skate lending program expanded to Appleby Ice Centre

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff February 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s skate lending program is expanding to Appleby Ice Centre. Residents of all ages can access […]

Is there a possibility that the $4 million the marina got for the build of a breakwater could be rescinded?

LaSalle Park - bring about a boat on its way to the water.

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Is the $4 million funding given to the LaSalle Park Marina by the last city council […]

Scobie once again serves the public interest - members of council don't do quite as well.

On track 101

By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There has been a lot of confusion about just where Burlington is in terms of the […]

The cure for staff insubordination is a big broom in strong hands.

broom

By Pepper Parr February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It may not be case of insubordination but it was a classic case of mis-understanding who […]

Mayor gets a motion approved - Grow Bold is to be ditched - Planners experience some indigestion with that direction.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr February 6, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a report to a Council Standing Committee Tuesday evening the Mayor said that “Burlington residents […]

Rivers: Coming your way - The Nasty Political Ads Season

Flag at house of commons

By Ray Rivers February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   “The most divisive and negative and nasty political campaign in Canada’s history” That was Justin Trudeau’s […]

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