Meed Ward's first State of the City Address - all 6,703 words.

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By Staff January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Gazette has published the State of the City Address verbatim for the past nine years. […]

Mayor Meed Ward creates a Red Tape/Red Carpet Task Force and sets out her five priorities at Chamber meeting

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By Staff January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She has hit the ground running. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward announced plans to launch and lead a […]

Can the Mayor convince her colleagues to whittle that Staff 3.99% budget increase down to 2.99%?

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We now know what the Mayor would like to see in the way of a Budget increase […]

City announces appointments to Boards and Committees.

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has a number of Boards and Advisory Committees that it appoints citizen representatives to for […]

City council skips through a short meeting - all the votes were 7-0

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are seeing a lot of those 7- 0 votes at city council these days. Both Council […]

Shawn Pennell granted Absolute Discharge in Superior Court for Failing to provide the necessities of life to his 3 year old son.

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Justice Sullivan this morning granted Shaun Pennell an Absolute Discharge for the criminal offence he had been […]

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 […]

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 […]

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