Province cancels the new regional courthouse plans - mayors looking for a different decision

Court house location - McMahon

By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Remember that announcement by the then MPP for Burlington, Eleanor McMahon that a new courthouse was […]

Thieves use face masks to hide their identity while they steal from unsuspecting shoppers.

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By Staff May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, On   The Regional Police Service would like the public’s assistance in identifying three suspects responsible for distraction thefts […]

Emma's is now part of the city's history - closed forever.

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By Pepper Parr May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some background on the closing of Emma’s Back Porch. Emma’s at its best – it was […]

That Closer Look at the Downtown will be back on Stage for its next presentation - will this be the final one?

Enns group

By Staff May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Closer Look was that part of the Official Plan Review that focused on the downtown – […]

Provincial parks are opening up; Conservation parks still closed. Weather conditions are what keep us out of the parks now

Escarpment in the fall

By Staff May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Saturday, May 9th, the Province announced it would be reopening provincial parks and conservation reserves starting […]

What if - we are still in lock down come December?

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By Pepper Parr May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The strategic thinkers ask the “What if” questions. Their job is to attempt to look over […]

In Halton one infection at a nursing home is considered an outbreak and they are all over it

Deepika Lobo

By Pepper Parr May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Her name is Deepika Lobo. She is a medical practitioner who has the honorific Dr. in front […]

Rivers: Governments let this outbreak get as bad as it is: they are doing the right thing in keeping the money flowing

Canadian paper money

By Ray Rivers May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON “All countries will wake up after the global pandemic with much higher debt levels. Canada is fortunate […]

GTA municipalities join forces to plan for a COVID19 recovery.

covid economic recovery

By Staff May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the province improves its testing and report fewer new infections the municipal sector pulls together to […]

Changes to the physical distancing bylaw - it's about your dog.

Runners two dogs we know what this is about

By Staff May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Walking a dog? Keep them on a leash They forgot about the woof woofs. The debate on […]

14 weapons seized from a male arrested under a Mental Health warrant

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Ammunition recovered with 14 rifles in an Oakville incident. By Staff May 8th, 2020 OAKVILLE, ON   Sometime after the noon hour on May 1st, […]

Milton to become a municipality that will have an International Baccalaureate programme

Keilberg HS Milton

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All four municipalities in the Region will now have high schools that will offer the International Baccalaureate […]

We are richer than we realize. Incredible support at the community level.

Jane F Food Bank

By Staff May 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a very rich city. Take a look at the organizations in place – offering food […]

650 Burlington households served by the Food Bank in April.

Bailey Apr 8

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank does a daily YouTube broadcast. The Burlington Food […]

Stolte: ' the virus doesn’t move on its own; it needs people to move it.'

Shawna and daughter

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Come Saturday we can go to a hardware store. That’s progress. One of the biggest reasons the […]

Conservation area closed - so who feeds the 60 some animals they have?

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By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parks are closed. The Conservation areas are closed. People don’t like the closures – but they are […]

Kids are kept in the loop; aware of what is taking place - we try to focus on the happy times and not the stress

Ashley family yard table

The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

Face masks being distributed to community groups

Galbraith couple

By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some State Governors in the United States are thinking of making the wearing of face masks mandatory. […]

Number of infections are down; social distancing is working - keep it working.

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Public Health Unit report on the number of cases of the COVID virus show […]

Building Resiliency: City launches Emergency Preparedness Week and National Youth Week

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Timely – very timely. With the province locked down while we deal with a pandemic that has […]