The history and heritage of the city - a February feature put together by the Heritage Committee.

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By Staff January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How many people in Burlington remember this theatre that was on Lakeshore Road The City of Burlington’s […]

Will the number of students who graduate in Ontario decrease because of changes in post secondary school funding?

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By Andrew Drummond January 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week, the Ontario government announced a number of changes to the way the Colleges and […]

Gil Penalosa, originator of the 8-80 cities’ concept will talk on an Urban Park Strategy for Burlington.

Gil Penalosa

By Staff January 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has invited residents to attend a public engagement session and hear one of the best […]

Kindergarten registration underway at Halton District School Board; Parents/guardians asked to register their child by Feb. 1, 2019

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By Staff January 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board is now accepting registrations for Junior (Year 1) and Senior (Year 2) […]

Why Aren’t We More Like Norway

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By Ray Rivers January 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last year almost 40% of all cars registered in Norway were all-electric (EV). There are now […]

If you thought Facebook already knows to much about you - get ready for a bit of a shock. They want even more.


By Staff January 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you thought that your personal life was private – let us dissuade you of that fairy […]

President Trump doesn't beleive the climate change arguments; Premier Ford doesn't buy into the need for a carbon tax; Canadian Minister of the Environment says changes are being made while the United Nations tells us we have 11 years left to get it right.

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By Staff December 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release from Queen’s Park the Ministry of the |Environment said: “Ontario’s Government for the […]

Boards of education across the province learn of funding cuts after 4:30 pm on a Friday afternoon.


By Pepper Parr December 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Friday afternoon, days before schools close down the Christmas holiday, isn’t the time that senior […]

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


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

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 […]

Fiorito wants to see attention paid to getting lids on Blue Boxes and a ravine management program.

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We asked Burlington residents that we know and have communicated with in our seven years of operation what they think the new city council needs […]

iStem program draws more than 1000 people to Aldershot high school.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There were more than 1000 people wanting to know more. They filled the auditorium, then they […]

An opportunity to learn about the principles of professional performance.

Ken Gass

By Staff November 11, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This might interest some people. Ken Gass, the Artistic Director of the Canadian Rep Theatre, will be […]

Time to Choose leaves audiences understanding not only what is wrong, but what can be done to fix this global threat.

BG Eco folm graphic Time to choose

By Staff November 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On Wednesday, November 21, Burlington Green will be holding the fifth and LAST screening of our 2018 […]

A week to focus on crime prevention; a program that works.

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By Staff November 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service Set to Launch 2018 Crime Prevention Week – Help Us Help You […]

Information session dates for public school board French Immersion classes announced.

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By Staff November 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON’   In the Halton District School Board, the entry point for the French Immersion program is Grade 2. […]

New innovative high school program to be explained to the public at Aldershot high school.

M Benz event istem poster

By Pepper Parr November 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A project that was one of the really positive parts of the PAR that closed two […]

Police record checks process changed effective today. Some surprises.

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By Staff October 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service provides Police Record Checks to all residents of the Region of Halton, […]

Thorneycroft exhibit at the AGB is wild, big, imaginative and not to be missed.

Thorneycroft - close up

By Staff October 28th, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON   We really should have told you about the Diana Thorneycroft exhibit when it opened at the Art […]

Alison Braithwaite - Words are powerful; embrace the messiness of our lives.

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By Pepper Parr October 24th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette met Alison Braithwaite a number of years ago when she was in the private […]