Region tells the city the Official Plan they sent isn't legit - so that rush to get the thing 'approved' before the election was a waste of time.

Holding hands

By Pepper Parr December 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington received notice from the Region of Halton on December 4th regarding the […]

Suddenly the Escarpment could be at risk - not likely you suggest?

Halton escarpment - long view up slope

By Staff December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the week, the Gazette learned the provincial government introduced what they call an economic development […]

City hall staff: There is the possibility that some of the really good ones will be gone. It will be our loss.

City Hall - high frontal view

By Pepper Parr December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a tumultuous week for the city – and for the staff at city […]

Regional police identify two Burlington residents charged with driving while impaired.

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By Staff December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   RIDE program now in force in HAlton Region On December 4, 2018, just before 9:30 pm, Halton […]

A scammer using Pay Pal to attract your attention.

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By Staff December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Pay Pal is a service that many people use, especially when they want to transfer funds to […]

Rivers: Only a fool should want to put more money into expansion of the oil sands.

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By Ray Rivers December 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Our American neighbours tend to see Canada as that socialist state on their northern border. We […]

Mayor announces her staff appointments.

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By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Marianne Meed Ward today announced who will staff the Office of the Mayor. She has done […]

Those development projects: How many are there and where are they going to be built? Will they ever be built?

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By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   During the election mention was made regularly that there were 30 development applications being processed by the […]

Changes being made to Civic Square - there will be a much more vigorous discussion in the not to distant future.

Civic Square Dec 2018

By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is making some upgrades to Civic Square, the space to the south of city hall. […]

If there are going to be cannabis stores in Burlington - where might they be?

Vaping

By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Just where can a cannabis store be located? What started out as a way for smokers to […]

Critical decisions being made at city hall - staffing of the Mayor's office announcement was due today.

Leaking seive

By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is leaking like a sieve. City hall is leaking like a sieve. Numerous trusted […]

The firing of the city manager: Tacky is perhaps the best that can be said about the way this is done.

Ridge shilling for the developer

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is how it was done. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward called a Special meeting of Council […]

Two Youths Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery in Alton community.

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By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 3rd 2018, the Hasty Market Convenience store located at 4265 Thomas Alton Blvd. in Burlington […]

Pond in Spencer Smith Park will open December 8th; tobogganing locations announced.

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is set for winter fun with the launch of its Neighbourhood Rink program, the opening of […]

Regions takes a hard look at the Official Plan and tells Burlington the document needs more work. A grateful Mayor may have offered to drive to the Region to retrieve the document.

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city adopted its Official last April, on the 26th; and sent it to the Region […]

Area residents, including Burlington arrested on various child pornography charges

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By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Some really dirty stuff coming out of the Halton Region Police offices. During the month of November, […]

Centennial Pool - Service Disruption: will reopen Thursday at noon

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By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to a mechanical issue Centennial Pool is closed Wednesday, Dec. 5 and the morning of Thursday, […]

Not much time for new council to decorate their offices - job assignment recommendations go to council next week.

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We can begin to get a sense as to how Mayor Meed Ward wants city council […]

With the city manager clearing out his office and the official plan on its way back from the Region Mayor Meed Ward can now get on with the Burlington re-build she has always wanted to do.

MMW arms out - thank you

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The approved Official Plan is on its way back to Burlington. The Region found that it […]

James Ridge no longer the city manager.

James Ridge - looking right

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A media release from city hall announced that effective December 4th James Ridge is no longer the […]

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