Nisan and Kearns explain why they donated the maximum - $1200 - to each others election campaign

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By Pepper Parr July 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette is taking a look at what city council has managed to get done since […]

Council was fully briefed ten days before city hall reported that half a million had been taken from city accounts by an as yet unknown third party.

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By Staff July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It looked like a minor matter on the Audit Committee agenda – but it was probably that […]

City manager is having his office re-done - and we aren't talking drapes and carpeting.

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By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If the City Manager has a well-run office – things get done. That office sets the […]

American group ranks Burlington as a leader in attracting foreign direct investment; let's try keeping what we already have.

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By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When the news is bad release it on a Friday and get some good news out […]

Two found dead in a car that was driven into Lake Ontario at LaSalle Park.

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By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON.   Halton Regional Police report that at 8:01pm on the 2nd of July 2019, they received reports that […]

Area residents became Canadian citizens on Canada Day during a ceremony at the Gazebo.

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By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event took place in the Gazebo in Spencer Smith Park. It was one of the quieter […]

Polish your interviewing skills before you go looking for that job - now that you've graduated.


By Staff July 2nd, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting an interview is just the first step. Getting through the interview and telling your story is […]

Burlington opera diva, who is also the Mayor, will be performing in the seat of a Smart Car - you don't want to miss this event.

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By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She doesn’t tap dance and despite the view of some in the city she doesn’t walk […]

A new scam - they are going after people they believe have PayPal accounts.


By Staff July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are just taking care of business – their business not mine and they have nothing to […]

Mayor reported to be advocating for the abolishment of Local Planning Act Tribunal

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By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette got a note from a reader alerting us to plans on the part of […]

Regional chair reminds the public about the strong credit rating.

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By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the sort of thing you can set your watch by – you just know […]

What's good for the goose isn't good for the gander in Ontario

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By Staff June 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The good folks at We Love Burlington make a very strong point when they take the remarks […]

RBG: Canada Day weekend includes early roses, garden tours and live entertainment.

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By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are loads of things to do on Canada Day – the Royal Botanical Garden wants you […]

Canada Day is an 'all hands on deck' day for members of City Council.

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By Pepper Parr June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Monday morning, Canada Day, all seven members of city council are going to start their day […]

Police release photos of suspects in theft of bank cards at an LCBO location.

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By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service warns the public about an increase in the number of shoulder surfing/distraction-style […]

Time line for completing the re-examination of the Official Plan is a challenge.

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By Pepper Parr June 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Official Plan, one of the most misunderstood documents the city relies on – it is […]

Is the day the back hoe digs into the building on the corner of Brant and James the beginning of a five year construction phase for the downtown core?

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By Pepper Parr June 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The development will be the first of the really high rise buildings in the downtown core. […]

New Democrats to select their spear carrier for the October federal election

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By Staff June 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A nomination meeting to elect the New Democratic candidate for the 2019 federal election will be held: […]

Disingenuous ? An error of omission? Or deliberately misleading

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  By Ray Rivers June 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “In the end, Trudeau’s Carbon Tax takes money out of your pockets and puts it into […]

Police still looking for the two suspects that approached city hall at night bearing signs that were deemed to be hate literature.

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By Staff June 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON A little more help and the Regional Police should be able to close this file. As a result […]