Senior's Day on Tuesday - several free drop-in programs

Transit - seniors with Gould

By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   October 1st is National Seniors’ Day and the city is going to celebrate with several free drop-in […]

Council members take a tour of the IKEA operation. Sharman takes a pass.

Council at IKEA

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They were just serving on behalf of the public they serve and doing a tour of […]

City locks doors to washrooms in the Beachway on a sunny Saturday afternoon - why?

Beachway washrooms

By Staff September 28th,2019 BURLINGTON, ON The city has responded to this article. See below. There are washrooms on the north side of the Snack […]

Police Seeking the Public's Assistance - Stabbing Incident in Burlington

Stab Suspect 2

By Staff September 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Night spots get very dangerous when people feel they can carry a knife and then stab someone […]

Stunning design for the Lakeshore Road - but no one at the public meeting liked the height.

From Lakeshore and Martha

By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor stood at the back of the room, glumly listening to a development presentation that, […]

Road Closure: King Road, between Plains Road East and North Service Road - Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019


By Staff September 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Beginning Monday, September 30th, a section of King Road will be closed between Plains Road East and […]

Mayor adds staff member with a degree in criminology to her team.


By Staff September 26, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor’s office now has a full compliment. Her new Executive Administrator and Constituent Liaison started 0fficially […]

Transit route 4 detour begins September 30th.

Burlingon Transit logo

By Staff September 26th, 2019 Burlington, on   Burlington Transits route 4 has a detour, between Dynes Rd. and Cumberland Ave. starting September 30th through […]

Does the public have any idea what is being proposed for the south east core and is city council just going to let it happen?

model 3 d 0f the site

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a meeting taking place this evening at the Central Arena, on Drury Lane road, […]

Rivers on tilting at windmills

Don Quiote

By Ray Rivers September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “But if you can look past the anecdotal evidence — a hard feat for everyone, no doubt […]

Reflections on the new organizational chart at city hall.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of weeks ago the Gazette had an email conversation with city manager Tim Commisso […]

Local newspaper gets attention it didn't want; parent company sends out a survey asking people where they get their news.

NNC landing

By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well, local newspapers are making the news. An avid Gazette reader popped us a note about […]

Some kind of a hold up on construction progress at the Bridgewater site – new owner in place for the hotel – it was going to be a Marriott.

Bridgewater from west looking east on Lakeshore

By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Carriage Gate development on Brant Street opposite city hall has begun. Little by little the […]

If you want to engage in public dialogue have the courage of your convictions.

Voting ballot box

By Pepper Parr September 25, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is where I wonder what some people think they are doing. We get literally hundreds […]

Another mention of the need to be ever vigilant to what you get in your email.

ID theft screen

By Staff September 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you rely on email – getting a message like this causes a small panic: until you […]

Major changes made to the city's top level management structure.

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington City Council approved a new organizational design which will position the City to meet its […]

City gives former Deputy city manager a chance to put down roots somewhere else.


By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a media release the city informed the public that: “ “With the change to an […]

Marina association will run the marina; Friends of Freeman getting the money to re-locate a steam engine and the Mayor dumped all over the Post.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city made it official – the LaSalle Park Marina Association will operate the marina but […]

33 km in just under three hours - burned 1781 calories. Marathon is less than six weeks away

33km graphic

By Ashley Worobec September 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Not quite a happy face. This week was daunting because I knew I had a 33km […]

Ribfest got robbed - cash was taken from their office on Lakeshore Road.

Ribfest Burlington - said to be the biggest in the province.

By Staff September 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspect(s) responsible for a break-in […]