Fire department looking for volunteers: applications close May 3rd.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A lot of the members of the Burlington Fire Department got their start as volunteers. The department […]

Residents hammer the plans for the redevelopment of the east end Lakeshore Village Plaza plans.

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By Staff April 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The big news for the city last week was the delegations made at city hall on the […]

Premier stiffs the municipal sector - Burlington Mayor 'disappointed'.'

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli presents the 2019 budget as Premier Doug Ford looks on at the legislature in Toronto on Thursday, April 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There never was all that much in the way of a meeting of minds. Today Burlington’s […]

A happier Bfast will be holding their 5th Annual transit event.

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By Staff April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   These are happier days for the BFAST (Burlington for Accessible Sustainable Transit) people. They finally have a […]

Somewhere the vision that east end residents had for their community got lost.

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By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A crowd that filled the city council chamber, spilled out into the foyer and had people […]

Texas Low Pressure System is forecasted to bring between 30 and 40mm of mixed precipitation to our area.

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By Staff April 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton advises that a Texas Low Pressure System is forecasted to bring between 30 and 40mm […]

A bridge so near – Planned Burlington pedestrian crossing will span GO tracks as well as decades of use.

New Drury bridge

By Nitish Bissonauth April 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A pedestrian bridge that has stood the test of time is set to be replaced by […]

Hourly service only on GO Lakeshore West line for the weekend.

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By Staff April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The GO won’t be quite as go go this weekend – and for three additional weekends. Trains […]

City expects to have a new city manager chosen by the end of May and in his/her office by the end of July.

CITY HALL Cobalt

By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Several hours after publishing a story on what the city needed to do as it began […]

New Democrats not excited about the first budget. Conservatives decide the deficit isn't a real problem after all.

Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli presents the 2019 budget as Premier Doug Ford looks on at the legislature in Toronto on Thursday, April 11, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Gunn

By Andrew Drummond April 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Ontario Finance Minister Vic Fedeli presents the 2019 budget as Premier Doug Ford looks on at […]

Finding the new city manager - not as easy as some think; keeping the interim is not the solution

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: The Gazette asked the Mayor for some comment yesterday – her media specialist got back to […]

Four wooded areas in Burlington to be sprayed for Gypsy Moth in May.

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By Staff April 11, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As part of an Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Program, the City of Burlington will be using a […]

UPDATE: Road Closure: Timber Lane, between Pinedale Avenue and Appleby Mall entrance - Friday, April 12, 2019

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By Staff April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday, April 12, Timber Lane will be closed for crane activity between Pinedale Avenue and the […]

Halton students do well in science competition.

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By Staff April 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton District School Board students captured the highest number of awards in the 59th annual Bay Area […]

City doles out grants to 16 organization from the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund.

FORM two dancers - one masked

By Staff April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has awarded funding support through the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF) grant program. Approved by […]

Tourism guide released.

Tourism guide 2019-2020

By Staff April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Tourism Burlington released their 2019/2020 edition of “The Official Tourism Burlington Visitor Guide” today. They printed 50,000 […]

East end residents tell council: 'This isn't the development we expected'.

By Pepper Parr April 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Council chamber was packed. They were sitting in the foyer and in the room next […]

Regional government review: strikingly limited in scope and time frame for a governance review impacting 5.4 million Ontarians

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By Joey Edwardh April 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On March 13, quietly, almost silently, local democracy in Ontario receded further into history. The Ontario […]

Parking, foot traffic downtown, getting good help and red tape were what small business people wanted fixed.

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By Staff April 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward released the following report earlier today: The first of four targeted focus group sessions […]

New season at Tyandaga Golf Course gets underway April 12, 2019

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By Staff April 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The robins are back and Tyandaga Golf Course is open for business. The City of Burlington’s Tyandaga […]