Rivers: A carbon tax is the only tool governments have to reduce the amount of carbon in the environment.

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By Ray Rivers September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada’s19th prime minister, the Right Honourable Kim Campbell, has always told it as she sees it. […]

Seniors invited to breakfast at the Seniors' Centre - September 14th.

There is nothing fancy about the place.  It's simple, serves the purpose   with a bus stop almost outside the door and plenty of parking.  And the kitchen will rustle you up a sandwich if you're hungry.  The Seniors like it the way it is.

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A “hearty” breakfast “among friends” at the Seniors’ Centre A change in tone here. The Bistro, […]

Update to Burlington Motorcycle Collision from September 2nd

Plains East + Cedarwood

By Staff September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON On September 2nd 2019, the Halton Regional Police Service Collision Reconstruction Unit took carriage of the investigation into […]

Elgin Street Closure on September 12- street hockey tournament for the United Way - Queen's Head will be open,

By Staff September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Elgin Street between Brant Street and Locust Street will be closed from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. for […]

Is Burlington a migration friendly city? Port Nelson United Church and the Roseland Community Organization are sponsoring a speakers series on the subject.

Port Nelson United Church

By Staff September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Most churches have an Outreach program. Some work with under-served groups in the city. Others focus on […]

EPIC Tour Cycling Event on Sunday the 7th - some road closures.

Epic tour

By Staff September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Motorists are reminded that thousands of cyclists will be out on Sunday September 8, 2019 from 7:00 […]

City Staff and Council are currently laying the foundation on which whatever Burlington is going to be in the future is being built.


By Pepper Parr September 3, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City commissioned a Growth Analysis Study to identify an appropriate level of population and employment […]

Two days of Standing Committe work to be followed by one of the toughest issues the city has to deal with: intensification.

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By Pepper Parr September 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It will be a very full week. On Monday, the 9th, Council starts off with a […]

Disney World replaced the hard lonely grind for a Mother training for the New York City marathon in November.

Ashley Worobec - hair flying H&S

By Ashley Worobec September 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette first met Dr. Ashley Worobec when she was part of the team that carried […]

Culture days

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By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington’s public art program has selected seven professional artists and artist teams that submitted […]

School Zones Should Be Safe Zones - Regional police will be out in force to ensure that you do your part.

The Chief of police aims - but the driver in his sights was driving below the speed limit.  Better luck next time Chief!

By Staff September 2, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She just can’t wait to get to her classroom – she may not have learned to look […]

They are sent out by the tens of thousands - if you don't recognize the address - ignore them.

By Staff September 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Scamming people is a full time job for some people. They never let up. You can defeat […]

Yes We Do at the Performing Ats Centre - a delight you won't want to miss - September 21st

By Pepper Parr August 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We saw the talent from Community Living when they were part of the Performing Arts Centre […]

No appealing for a break at the parking ticket office - door will be closed.

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By Staff August 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON . The parking ticket appeals office located on the first floor of City Hall at 426 Brant St. […]

Cellphone Restriction in Classrooms to Take Effect this Year

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By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION The question that comes to mind is – what took so long? Ontario’s Minister of Education […]

Nelson Quarry application for an additional license to be made in November; public meetings on the site in October.

One of these was enough for the people in rural Burlington.  Is a bylaw creating a Heritage Conservation District the best way to prevent any quarry application - or is there a larger objective being sought?

By Pepper Parr August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Exclusive to the Burlington Gazette. Part 3 of a 3 part series. Is the park that Nelson […]

Rivers: economist in him wants road tolls; he is looking for a politician to lead that charge..

weekend traffic

By Ray Rivers August 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is only one way to describe the experience of driving back from northern Ontario on […]

Regional police finally arrest a suspect after chasing, laying out out a tire deflation device - then using K9 to arrest suspect hiding in bushes.

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By Staff, August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After a chase by police, and several attempts at stealing another vehicle didn’t work, the police found […]

HDSB Director of Education is still a little short of cash but did get more than last year - he also got 800 more students.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr August 28, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The start of a new school year has parents busy getting their children ready, getting the […]

Pin ball machines will be operational at the Brant Museum on October 6th.

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By Pepper Parr August 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Updated We now know when the first SPECIAL EXHIBITION will take place at the transformed Brant Museum. […]

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