Information sessions on what you can and cannot do with the trees on your property: private tree bylaw now in effect

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now for the hard part – convincing those seriously opposed to the Private Tree Bylaw that […]

NDP candidate hammers the government - points out that Deputy Ministers have been given 14% increases over a 4 year period

Teachers strike at Nelson

By Andrew Drummond February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This week, across Halton region there will be three days of education disruption. The elementary teachers […]

New city Clerk appointed; hails from Halifax - starts February 18th

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By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Kevin Arjoon was named the new Clerk for the city. He will take up his duties on […]

City gets an injunction against 'party house' and recovers costs as well. Kudos for that win.

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By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city announced earlier today that its Legal Services department was successful in obtaining a permanent injunction […]

Pushing retail development north of Caroline - part of the endorsed preferred concept.

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By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What kind of a city are we going to have three, five or ten years hence? […]

When there is a messy issue - get in front of it and be candid. Burlington didn't manage to do that on Monday.

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting city hall to just be up front and open is very difficult. The vehicle had […]

Driver of the city owned car parked illegally in a handicapped space no longer with the city.

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By Staff February 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Well that’s the end of that story. A tough city response to a stupid mistake by an […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region February 1st and 2nd.

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By Staff February 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and were […]

City statement: 'We take these reports seriously'

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By Staff February 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On its Twitter feed the City of Burlington reports that: The City is aware of reports of […]

City vehicle takes up a handicapped parking spot at Costco; not part of the brand.

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By Staff February 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   These photographs appeared on the Facebook page of a Gazette reader. An electric car, parked in a […]

There is going to be a Burlington BRAND - hopefully an improvement on 'Burlington ranked Canada’s best city'

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By Staff February 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If the city has an image problem there is a group of people that want to come […]

Teacher strikes could make it a bumpy week.

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Get ready for a bumpy week. Teacher strikes at three different levels threaten confusion in households all […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and […]

Quarry development proposal moves to pre-consultation phase; public meeting scheduled.

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yard by yard the proposal to expand the size of the Nelson Aggregate Quarry in rural Burlington […]

Mayor delivers her second State of the City Address; asks - 'Is anyone better off?'

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward delivered her second State of the City address this morning to members of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce. The Gazette has […]

Mayor's tweet account runs amuck - is social media the best way for her to communicate effectively?

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By Staff January 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wow! The words were barely out of her mouth and then there they were – in the […]

Interim control bylaw will not be repealed - it will just die a natural death on March 5th.

Council Adopted the op changes

By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Interim by law will not be repealed – council is just going to let it […]

Black History Month will feature noted Much Music host who will talk about growing up Black in America.

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By Staff January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In recognition of Black History Month in February, schools in the Halton District School Board have planned […]

Did the Mayor just announce that there will be another trip out of the country?

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By Pepper Parr January 29, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The dialogue on the matter of lowering the city flag in front of city hall has gone […]

As of Jan. 27, 2020, anyone within the City’s urban boundary will need to apply for a permit and on-site consultation to remove a tree.

Tree Guelph line close up -no name

By Pepper Parr January 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It took more than nine years but the city now has a private tree bylaw. The […]