Fearmans reports first COVID19 infection at the pork processing plant

pork production line

By Staff May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Sofina Foods plant in Burlington, known locally as Fearmans, has reported that an employee tested positive for […]

GTA municipalities join forces to plan for a COVID19 recovery.

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By Staff May 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   While the province improves its testing and report fewer new infections the municipal sector pulls together to […]

Ed Doer and the missed 75th Anniversary -

Ed Doer

By Pepper Parr May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   May is a month that tugs at the emotions of the Dutch people, especially when the […]

Changes to the physical distancing bylaw - it's about your dog.

Runners two dogs we know what this is about

By Staff May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Walking a dog? Keep them on a leash They forgot about the woof woofs. The debate on […]

Cloth masks making their way into the community - approaching 1000 distributed so far.

Jan at sewing machine

By Staff May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Connie Price who heads up the production side of the 100% cotton face masks with cloth ties […]

14 weapons seized from a male arrested under a Mental Health warrant

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Ammunition recovered with 14 rifles in an Oakville incident. By Staff May 8th, 2020 OAKVILLE, ON   Sometime after the noon hour on May 1st, […]

Milton to become a municipality that will have an International Baccalaureate programme

Keilberg HS Milton

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All four municipalities in the Region will now have high schools that will offer the International Baccalaureate […]

We are richer than we realize. Incredible support at the community level.

Jane F Food Bank

By Staff May 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a very rich city. Take a look at the organizations in place – offering food […]

Real warm weather didn't make the appearance hoped for - but there was a great surprise at the end of the week.

baby rabbits

The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

650 Burlington households served by the Food Bank in April.

Bailey Apr 8

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank does a daily YouTube broadcast. The Burlington Food […]

Stolte: ' the virus doesn’t move on its own; it needs people to move it.'

Shawna and daughter

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Come Saturday we can go to a hardware store. That’s progress. One of the biggest reasons the […]

Conservation area closed - so who feeds the 60 some animals they have?

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By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parks are closed. The Conservation areas are closed. People don’t like the closures – but they are […]

Kids are kept in the loop; aware of what is taking place - we try to focus on the happy times and not the stress

Ashley family yard table

The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

Face masks being distributed to community groups

Galbraith couple

By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some State Governors in the United States are thinking of making the wearing of face masks mandatory. […]

Do we know what is happening to us?

Grandfather at window

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What’s happening to us? We read that thousands have died – from something we don’t understand […]

Holton says: 'The cream is rising in the arts world - Humanity Will Make It.'

Holton H&S

By Margaret Lindsay Holton May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I was asked by the editor for my opinion about “where the arts are going […]

Downtown business types get creative - small but smart idea - it should grow.

Burl Box

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is tough for the retail people. They have gone through more than a month of […]

Number of infections are down; social distancing is working - keep it working.

Region - Shadow map

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Public Health Unit report on the number of cases of the COVID virus show […]

Building Resiliency: City launches Emergency Preparedness Week and National Youth Week

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Timely – very timely. With the province locked down while we deal with a pandemic that has […]

Economic Recovery Network set up to guide how to get back on our feet.

Would a downtown mobility hub result in greater density on the east side of Brant Street?  Would traffic from the core work itself to the Burlington GO station?

By Staff May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s business support organizations, known as Team Burlington, have announced the launch of the Burlington Economic Recovery […]

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