Santa fun at the hospital - then take in the Santa parade.

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By Staff November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The good folks at the Brant Hospital Foundation want to get you into the hospital – but […]

Board of Education hosts Stephen Lewis and Michel Chikwanine as they lead a day long symposium on Human Rights.

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By Staff November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Stephen Lewis and Michel Chikwanine will lead a Human Rights Symposium on December 5th in Burlington, A […]

The numbers that were 'all wrong' didn't get the review that was expected - the report that had been referred back to council got zip in the way of debate.

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By Pepper Parr November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Someone on city council made the point: We are a transit friendly council. How friendly – […]

Leaf collection schedule changed - parts of the city will not get coverage.

This crew will probably not be clearing the leaves from your property. They were working along New Street when this picture was taken.

By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are experiencing the effects of Climate Change. The city announced earlier today that: “Due to the […]

Arrest Made After Theft Of Poppy Donation Boxes In Burlington

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By Staff November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest after three Royal Canadian Legion Poppy donation boxes […]

Council clears its agenda in an hour and a quarter: Mayor sets out what has to be done if you want to build in this city.

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By Pepper Parr November 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings are sort of like a big rubber stamp. The details in Staff reports […]

Festival of Trees returns to Performing Arts Centre.

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By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 3rd Annual Festival of Trees will be on display in the lobby and mezzanine of the […]

What was once a SciFi idea has become a reality - drones being used to deliver goods.

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By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This could have been a Burlington story but the local company that is national in scale have […]

Mayor listens to a report that kept adding dollars to the budget she and her council were going to have to pass in a couple of months: she wanted staff to plan and act at the same time.

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By Pepper Parr November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2018-2022 Vision to Focus Financial Plan is complex, expensive and a different approach for Burlington. […]

Keeping up with the seasons - some produce doesn't make it to the market table.

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By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the seasons. Apples left on a tree -look a little like Christmas decorations. […]

Buying a car; is Uber a better deal? Not if you do your homework.

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By Claire Nash November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting around without a car is not everyone’s cup of tea. While public transport might be […]

Guy who Chases Painted Horses will be speaking at the AGB November 27th.

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By Staff November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those events that has three different organizations behind the wheel as it were. […]

Applications for support in setting up a neighbourhood ice rink close December 1st.

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By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   That young deer that got stranded on the not frozen enough pond at Royal Botanical Gardens […]

Port Nelson United Church is Location for Gospel According to St. Nick that slips you into a Gospel Groove .

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By Staff November 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gospel According to St. Nick wants to put you into the Gospel Groove with music from […]

Eight Decades of Music from the Movies at A Different Drummer Books

Different Drummer Books

By Staff November 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are going to do it again; a Sunday afternoon Matinee when the music will be sublime […]

Organizationally - this is part of what city hall is going to look like.

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By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Along with the decision to move Angela Morgan out of the Clerk’s office and have her […]

Resident questions data in a transit report; finds that City Councillor agrees with him. Watch for some sparks at the Monday Council meeting.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Tom Muir November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At a November 4 meeting of Committee of the Whole, transportation staff was giving Council Committee […]

A sensible development that meets a pressing need gets approval at a Standing Committee meeting.

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By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Easterbrooks will be missed – it represents an age that was. Was it a barn that […]

RBG staffer crawls across newly frozen pond to rescue a young deer.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hendrie Trail – with pond to the left Earlier in the week a Gazette reader was […]

Rivers: A Thought on Some of the Cabinet seats Trudeau has to Fill.

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By Ray Rivers November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us I […]