Police implement the security and public safety protocol for situations where a heightened awareness is needed.

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By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The tragedy may have been a province away but the murder of six Muslims in their temple […]

That Code of Conduct city council has been avoiding is now in the hands of the city Clerk. You might want to pass along some of your ideas to her.

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By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Committee of the Whole Standing committee meeting this afternoon city council members will be asked […]

Vigil this evening at Civic Square for those murdered in a Quebec mosque.

Vigil for those killed in quebec

By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON A vigil is being organized for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Quebec City. A candle-lighting will […]

City web site getting its oil changed - some services will not be available on the 31st for a couple from 6 - 7 am.


By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Possible Website Disruption Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017 The City of Burlington’s I.T. Services will be doing scheduled maintenance […]

The jobs offered aren't going to put any money in your pocket - if you apply it will put your money in the pocket of someone else.

ID theft screen

By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They don’t stop – usually a couple a day. Some are so far-fetched that they get totally […]

Is the city about to become a collection of high rise towers? Citizens get the Tall Building Guidelines rationale on a tour and a workshop.

By Staff January 30th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Back in October of last year Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward told her following, that the city […]

A parent's persistence results in a solution for finding children and older people who wander away from home.

Lifesaver - chief and technician

By Pepper Parr January 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The notices come in regularly – a person is missing – the police send out a […]

A tough road ahead for the electoral reform committee

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By Jay Fallis January 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For those of you that have been following the electoral reform debate over the last […]

Love your neighbourhood - city hall will help you celebrate.

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By Staff January 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government is putting significant amount of the money they have to borrow into the Canada […]

Just the facts please - which ones - the real ones or the alternate facts?


By Ray Rivers January 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Eric Arthur Blair, better known by his adopted non-de-plume, George Orwell, would be in his element […]

Your face is better than Facebook - together they can make a difference when selling.

social media - people with cell phones

By James Burchill January 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Social media tools like Facebook and Twitter can be powerful allies in the sales person’s arsenal. […]

A fascinating exchange of opinions and views on the way we are taxed. Sharman and Muir go at it.

City Hall - high frontal view

The exchange of opinions between an informed citizen and an elected member of city council can at times be fascinating. This is the kind of […]

Major, 26 storey, development proposed for opposite city hall.

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By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The proverbial just hit the fan. It is going to be messy and it is going […]

Artists planning on creating their own organization - look for the announcement in March

The Artists Collective was very clear - they want the Patks and Recreation people out of the culture business.  They want people with training on something other than a trampoline, preferably with degrees in the arts and practical experience as well.

By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It began as a mild protest about the way parts of the arts community was being […]

Fibre art exhibition hosted at the AGB to tour three Ontario communities.


By Staff January 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the success signs of an art show is when parts of the show are sent […]

Mayor: This community means everything to me. He wants to ensure the best quality of life for our residents.

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Mayor Rick Goldring Mayor Rick Goldring on the State of the City: January 25th,2017 The Gazette has published the Mayor’s State of the City report […]

What your council members think of the $238 million dollar operating budget they passed last night.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Pepper Parr January 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   For Ward 2 city Councillor Marianne Meed Ward it was a good budget – bad budget. […]

School closing meeting agenda: not all that much time for the really important stuff.

HDSB sign with flag

By Staff January 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON In a much anticipated meeting the Halton District School Board Program and Accommodation Review Committee (PARC) formed to […]

Technology fails city council once again - program that records the votes wasn't working - it never has worked. What did it cost?

Council vote Dec 18-14 Water Street

By Staff January 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The budget of $238 million for 2017 was approved Monday night – on a vote of 5-2 with […]

2641 names on a petition to kill the idea of bike lanes on New Street

Bike lanes - New street

By Pepper Parr January 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The New Street road diet is one of those stories that just does not want to […]

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