Two Halton police officers injured during a shootout at an Esso station at Appleby and Harvester Road.

Police and SIU at crime scene

By Staff September 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At approximately 5:00 a.m. on Saturday, September 22, 2018, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to an […]

Woodruff on annexing Waterdown - a joke he can use at the Mayor's expense.

Waterdown sign

By Greg Woodruff September 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The timing of asking the Province to put Waterdown into Burlington’s territory is no good and […]

ECoB debates are proving to be just what the public wanted.

Kinsey Schurm

By Pepper Parr September 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There was some doubt in the minds of many that the ECoB initiative to hold debates […]

There was a time back when municipal politicians were part-time civil servants, doing their political duty out of love for their community - is that day gone?

Waterdown sign

By Ray Rivers September 22, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I wonder if Mr. Ford has changed his view of unelected judges now that an appeal […]

Hiring event - Machine Operators, Industrial Millwright and Shippers


By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Centre – that trains and help people to find work has scheduled a hiring event for […]

Walkers Line, between Palladium Way and No. 1 Side Road to be closed Sept. 24 to Oct. 5


By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Walkers Line will be closed in both directions between Palladium Way and No 1 Side Road from […]

Sound of Music announces part of the 2019 program - no word yet on a new Executive Director.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sound of Music Festival has announced the first two headliners for the 40th edition of Canada’s Largest […]

Dundas collision results in the death of a St. Catharines resident - police still investigating.

HRPS crest

By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   That collision on Dundas near Brant yesterday resulted in a fatality Two vehicles collided on Dundas Street […]

ECoB not permitted to distribute information provided by city hall at their ward level debates.

ECOB logo

By Staff September 21st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Penny Hersh is asking: Penny Hersh, president of ECoB Is this what the City has come to? […]

New police HQ open to the public Monday.

New headquarters from QEW

By Staff September 21st, 2018 New police HQ commissioning ceremony BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) new headquarters will be open to […]

Changes to transit routes 4, 10 and 20 on Sunday September 23rd.


By Staff September 21, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   With the Appleby Line Street Festival and the Amazing Bed Race closing down Appleby Line, but routes […]

The ward 6 debate takes place this evening - Lancaster, the incumbent will not attend.

Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster thinking through the answer to a question.  Tends to be cautious.

By Pepper Parr September 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The following are the opinions, reflections, observations and musings of Pepper Parr, publisher of the Burlington Gazette. […]

The full two hour ward 5 candidates debate is now on line.

Candidates att table on stage

By Staff September 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON ON   If you weren’t able to make it to the ward 5 council member candidates debates last night […]

Halton public school board students are getting better math test results.

HDSB Facebook channel

By Staff September 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Today the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) released results showing Halton District School Board (HDSB) students […]

Dundas at Brant closed while serious collision is investigated.

HRPS crest

By Staff September 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Police report a serious motor vehicle collision in the area of Brant St. and Dundas St. at […]

Gazette editorial cartoonist announced - has the Mayor in his sights.

Mike H&S

The Gazette has its own editorial cartoonist. Mike Allen, a Burlington resident who draws, teaches guitar and works in the music equipment business will be […]

Amazing Bed Race will be part of the Appleby Line Street Festival this Sunday.

Bed race 2015

By Staff September 20, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Amazing Bed Race drew hundreds of observers when it took place on Brant Street. It will […]

The beginning of a change in the way political dialogue takes place began last night at Bateman high school.

By Pepper Parr September 20th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Two things happened in Burlington last night at the Bateman high school. Both are relevant to […]

Lisa Bull gives her side of the story on the Steve Cussons opinion piece.

Packed - it was that packed

By Lisa Bull September 18th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Hello All – As the “accused” in the article that is linked below (and another PAR […]

The quaintness Burlington longs for will be in the part of Waterdown the city wants to annex.

waterdown street plumbing

By Pepper Parr September 19th, 2018 BURLINGTON. ON   There is another way of looking at the idea the Mayor has of annexing parts of […]

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