Some pretty hypocriticalbehaviour on the part of some council members - will a Code of Conduct make any difference?

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By Pepper Parr February 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On March 1st there will be a council Workshop about the Code of Conduct for members […]

Is the Freeman station collection of volunteers one of Burlington's BEST?

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By Staff February 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Is anyone going to nominate the people refurbishing (rebuilding is probably a better word) the Freeman Station […]

Why did the city fail to process the original 2015 application for the Nautique development: two views.

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By Pepper Parr February 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario Municipal Board decision to allow the ADI Development at Lakeshore and Martha isn’t the […]

Two weeks left to nominate someone as one of Burlington's Best.

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By Staff February 1`5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s Best Committee is reminding anyone who is planning on submitting a nomination for a Burlington’s Best […]

Can the ADI development on Martha be appealed - yes but the basis of an appeal is very very limited.

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By Pepper Parr February 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Those unhappy with the Ontario Municipal Board decision will look for ways to appeal the decision. […]

Babysitter charged with Sexual Assault, Sexual Interference and Invitation to Sexual Touching offences that took place between 1996 – 1998,

By Staff February 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An investigation conducted by the Halton Regional Police Service – Child Abuse and Sexual Assault Unit (C.A.S.A.), […]

Burlington’s Mayor and City Staff disappointment over the OMB decision to allow a 26 storey building on Martha St. seems like just so many crocodile tears.

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By Jim Young February 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Forgive my cynicism but the disappointment expressed by Burlington’s Mayor and City Staff over the OMB […]

The magnitude of the changes in a six block area in the downtown core are quite stunning.

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By Staff February 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those concerned about what is happening to their city and what the downtown core is going […]

A very different real estate market at the end of this January than there was last January. Pricing now has to be very sharp.

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By Staff February 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   January seems to have been the month of reckoning in Burlington. When comparing January 2017 to 2018, […]

ADI Development wins their case at the OMB.

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By Staff February 13, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Nautique, the ADI Development project has been approved by the Ontario Municipal Board. The ADI Group has […]

Ward 2 resident Michael Jones announces he will run for the ward seat on city council.

By Pepper Parr February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – here is a flash of election news. The Gazette got a note from Michael […]

Workshop for those interested in being involved in an election campaign or being a candidate for public office to take place at Tansley Woods on February 22nd.

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By Pepper Parr February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is do or die time for ECoB. They are holding a Workshop for anyone who […]

City holds additional casual public meetings on the Grow Bold concept that is driving the creation of a new Official Plan.

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By Pepper Parr February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a respectable turn out The high point had about 35 people in the room […]

Civil, civic conversations. If you can’t do that – don’t waste your time writing.

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By Pepper Parr February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the call for a Task Force on Bullying and Harassment that got us started […]

This scam uses a trusted brand to begin the process of stealing your identity and then your money.

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By Staff February 13th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There are brands that we place huge amounts of trust in. When we see their corporate logo […]

The last farm house in what was once Appleby Village was rich in history and the city's farming past.

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By Staff February 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When we published the story on the Taylor farm and the house on the property at Appleby […]

Helping youth and young adults transition into a changing workplace - Burlington Foundation event.

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By Staff February 12th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Automation. The gig economy. Skyrocketing debt. Limitless social connectivity. These are just some of the challenging realities […]

Kathleen White has decided this is not the time for her to run for office.

Kathleen White

By Staff February 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 6 isn’t going to have an admirable candidate to contest the council seat in the October […]

Two open houses and a Statutory public meeting on the new Official Plan scheduled. Planners want council to approve the plan in April.

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By Staff February 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON ON   The issue that has some of the people in Burlington quite upset is the subject of two […]

Heritage takes a hit - house on the Taylor farm gets demolished in the dark of night, Trinity Baptist Church too badly damaged to be saved.

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By Staff February 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Heritage took a hit in Burlington – the house on the Taylor farm on Appleby Line north […]

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