AGB resident ceramist to hold her first solo exhibit - reception on Tuesday.

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By Staff January 2nd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Dawn Hackett-Burns is having her first solo exhibition at the Art Gallery of Burlington. The exhibit will be […]

Best words heard and reported on in 2016 - keep them in mind in October of 2018

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By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the reasons we do what we do at the Gazette is to record what […]

Burlington's Best nominations - an opportunity for the community to recognize those who have served.

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By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   As a concept it is a really good idea. Nominations for Burlington’s Best Awards come from […]

Federal government pumps a little bit of money into Burlington's Canada 150 day events.

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By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the place to be if you had kids with more energy than you had […]

Rivers reviews the Obama presidencies; doesn't give him an A+.

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By Ray Rivers January 19th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON America’s first black president. That is how Barack Hussein Obama will be remembered in the history books. […]

Will the future of Bronte Meadows become any clearer in 2017?

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By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a large piece of land that you drive by when you head for the […]

Media event on New Year's Day - should have made it a levy and invited the whole city.

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By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Something is up! Burlington MP Karina Gould will be working New Year’s day. Burlington MP Karina […]

It Will Be a Good Year for Canada - our 150th

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By Ray Rivers December 29, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   2016 was an annus horribilis, what with stars (Leonard Cohen, David Bowie, Glen Frey, Carrie Fisher, […]

Three years ago - do you remember? The ice storm - that was in 2013 - the flood was in 2014

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By Staff December 29th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Three years ago – do you remember? The snow storm that turned into an ice storm hit […]

Inclusionary zoning - will it be something Burlington decides it want to permit? Not with this city council.

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By Staff December 28, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The province recently passed legislation that will over time create more affordable housing. The new legislation makes […]

City renews a matching funds program that worked well last year - up to $5000 available.

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By Staff December 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Griffin Gervais, now a grade six student, made a city program work for him and his chums […]

The paths students heading for high school can take; which high schools will be open is a different question.

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By Staff December 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   While parents with students in high schools worry about just which high schools are going to be […]

Opening an email from a source you don't know can prove to be very costly to you. If you don't know the source - don't open the email.

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By Staff December 28th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   If there is a pdf file attached to an incoming email from a person or an organization […]

Why are we in this mess – did the trustees not see this coming? Actually they didn’t; three of Burlington’s four trustees have only been in office for two years.

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By Pepper Parr December 27, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   For the parents of students at Central and Pearson high schools the question – Why are […]

The bike lane debate really can wait.

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By Staff December 26th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   It has come to this: On Dec 24, 2016, at 11:06 AM, philip waggett wrote: Mr. Goldring […]

For unto us ...

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Lowville crowd celebrate the Winter Solstice

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By Staff December 24th, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Before there can be a Christmas – there has to be a Winter Solstice; the day with […]

Mainway ice pads will be ready for the Golden Horseshoe tournament

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By Staff December 23, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Fixed! The ice pads at Mainway Arena have reopened following a temporary closure to complete unexpected repairs. […]

Eleven trustees will determine the fate of Central high school - what is the real issue behind such a decision?

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By Pepper Parr December 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has 11 trustees; There are four that represent Burlington, four that […]

Hours for city administrative, recreational and transit services.

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By Staff December 22, 2016 BURLINGTON, ON   Most of us are rushing to get tasks done that just have to be done before we […]