Gazette reader takes issue with an interview given by the new Deputy city manager.

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By Stephen White January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an interesting news story – the former Director of Planning doing a sit down […]

How the 421 Brant project got to where it is - now where does it go?

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By Staff January 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   How did the 421 Brant development get to where it is today? The developer took a proposal […]

Ward 2 Councillor is taking 9 motions to a standing committee and will ask her colleagues to make OP an election issue.

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By Staff January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Councillor Meed Ward taking nine motions to city council meeting. In her most recent Ward 2 Newsletter […]

Brant Main Street Precinct was created to recognize the unique and fine grain “Main Street” character of Brant and to achieve a pedestrian- scaled environment Pine Street and Caroline Street.

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By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part two of a multi-part editorial feature on the precincts and mobility hub being planned for the […]

Mobility hubs and precincts - the evolution of a city as the planners see it. Some of the public want a seat at that table.

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By Pepper Parr January 3, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Precincts and Mobility Hubs is a series of editorial features on what the planners have in mind […]

New Deputy city manager does a sit down interview with a real estate agent - some interesting comments were made.

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By Staff January 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The video runs for just over four minutes – you come away with a sense as to […]

Who has served this city BEST in 2017? Awards being given in eight categories.

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By Staff January 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city does it every year. Citizens are asked to think of who was the very best […]

In an Open letter to city Council Aldershot resident wants a slow down on the Official Plan - a radical irreversible experiment.

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By Greg Woodruff January 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Staff have recently announced a new schedule for passing the revamped “Official Plan.” The staff proposed […]

Some Halton Region drivers are going to continue their Impaired Driving beyond the holiday season.

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By Staff January 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It looks like some Halton Region drivers are going to continue their Impaired Driving beyond the holiday […]

Finance department tells council a tax hike of 4.19% will be needed to keep the doors open in 2018

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By Staff January 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The announcement from city hall was pretty straight forward – the review of city’s proposed 2018 operating […]

Rory Nisan: 2018 - it is not enough to hope from the comforts of the couch.

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By Rory Nisan January 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   “May you live in interesting times” — an English expression commonly attributed as a Chinese curse, […]

A look at how the June provincial election might play out in Burlington.

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By Staff January 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In our business we get media releases from city hall, from the Region, from the provincial government […]

In the matter of trust - this city council isn't doing all that well.

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By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It always come down to a matter of trust. Do you trust the person you are […]

Rivers: Coming Ontario provincial election is said to be Brown's to lose.

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By Ray Rivers January 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Progressive Conservative leader Patrick Brown is said to be leading in the polls – will that […]

The extent of the height and density changes set out in the draft Official Plan has stunned many.

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By Staff December 31, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If this is what Councillor Med Ward has to say on New Year’s Eve, on can only […]

What will the New Year bring us? What will we do with the year we have been given?

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Resolutions! A New Year’s resolution is a tradition, most common in the Western Hemisphere but also found in the Eastern Hemisphere, in which a […]

Engaged citizens set out their resolutions for 2018.

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By Staff December 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Many people actually write out New Year resolutions for themselves – setting out the things they want […]

Purple is reported to be THE colour for 2018!

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By Staff December 31st, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is said that “80% of human experience is filtered through the eyes”. The choice of a […]

Funny, funny, funny on Family Day - note the date February 19th

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By Staff December 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Promoting a Comedy Festival seems like a good way to close out the year. The Burlington Downtown […]

The wonderful mind of consultant Brent Toderian

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By Staff December 29th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a couple of years since the city invited Brent Toderian into town to advise […]