Region puts on an Effective Municipal Councils workshop on Setting the Course.


By Pepper Parr November 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON REVISED: This story was revised when city hall provided information the Gazette did not have. There was […]

Rivers: GM decides to give up on Ontario - have they stopped making mistakes or is this move just another one?

Oshawa assembly plant

By Ray Rivers November 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is nothing short of dishonest for federal Conservative leader Andrew Scheer to blame the announced […]

Youth Arrested for Armed Robbery in Burlington

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By Staff November 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On November 27th 2018 at approximately 4:30 PM, police responded to a report of a robbery in […]

Brant street development running into timing issues - over-development has neighbours up in arms

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By Pepper Parr November 28, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The first the Gazette heard of the status of the 2100 Brant development that is currently […]

Bryce Lee: Wants more than any city council could get done in its first 100 days; doesn't think the new Mayor will last more than one term.

Red jacket at city hall

The Gazette has invited residents for their thoughts on what the new city might try to achieve in its first 100 days. A lot of […]

Burlington Animal Shelter Closed Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018

Animal shelter

By Staff November 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Animal Shelter, located at 2424 Industrial Dr. will be closed from 9 a.m. to 4:30 […]

Public meeting on erosion control in Aldershot conflicts with new council inauguration.

Aldershot Village sign Plains Rd

By Pepper Parr November 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The people who are politically active in this city will want to be at the Performing […]

Environmental oversight officers lose much of the clout they once had.

Open for business sign at border

By Gord Miller, November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one thing that matters and that is the environment. The closing of a […]

Seems like housing issues have become a political football being kicked around by everyone.

National Housing day - structure - tent like

By Staff November 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   See if you can find the news in this media release from the province. Last week, Steve […]

Driving while impaired is a crime in progress - the end result can be someone dead under the wheels of a vehicle.

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By Staff November 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We still haven’t learned. On November 19, 2018 just after 7:30 am, Halton Police officers initiated a […]

Scobie wants to see respect in play at the city council table and a reversal of a rush to pass a flawed Official Plan.

Gary Scobie

By Gary Scobie November 25th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are two major issues need repair at City Hall. First up is respect. That would […]

Drummond: Doug Ford legislation takes away benefits from minimum wage earners.

Andrew Drummond Headshot

By Andrew Drummond November 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Nov 21, the Ontario Government led by Doug Ford passed Bill 47, the so-called “Making […]

Rivers: Tight integration with the American economy run by a President we can't trust requires tough decisions.

Can - USA economies

By Ray Rivers November 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The only similarity between the federal economic statement and the one Ontario announced last week was […]

Police holding Cram-A-Cruiser events across Halton Region next Saturday.


By Pepper Parr November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police is holding Cram-A-Cruiser events across Halton Region next Saturday as part of […]

Purse snatching is increasing - more than 130 reports in the past year,

Purse snatcher suspect

By Staff November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There have been 130 reports of purse thefts made to the Halton Regional Police Service since the […]

You need a ticket to attend the new council inauguration on December 3rd.

Ticket Screen Shot 2018-11-23 at 1.23.36 PM ticket

By Pepper Parr November 23rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you didn’t know it before – you know now. You cannot get in to the […]

Can the residents of this city make a Mayor out of Marianne Meed Ward or will she become a one term wonder?

Meed ward election night 1

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In December of 2014, the city council that was first elected in 2010 sat behind a […]

Martha street community divided on proposed development south of New Street.

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By Staff November 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The meeting room at the Lions Hall on John Street was full; area residents wanted to know […]

Lisa Kearns stakes out her territory, announces at public meeting she is there to serve the residents. She will be sworn into office December 3rd.

Lisa Kearns Election Photo

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It might have been a little confusing to Martha Street residents who attended a proposed development […]

What will the 2019 tax increase be ? Let's hope the new council is open and honest about what the taxes are going to be.

Stolte and Kearns - budget book

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Jan. 29, 2018, Burlington City Council approved the 2018 Operating Budget with a 4.36% city […]

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