City View Park closed Oct. 24-26 for Snow Fighter Training

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By Staff October 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They may not be the Guardians of the Galaxy or an Avenger, but the City of Burlington’s […]

Were Greg Woodruff to be elected Mayor - what kind of a Burlington would he try to create?

Woodruff

By Pepper Parr October 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   He knew his stuff. He had done his homework. Some of his solutions for the city […]

An email that you could mistake - always - if in doubt - don't.

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By Staff October 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   If you saw this email – you would be stunned. And if you do a lot of […]

Coming to Burlington: an outdoor viewing party of the live Sportsnet broadcast of the evening’s featured NHL game

Hometown hockey

By Staff October 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is looking for volunteers for Rogers Hometown Hockey event that will hit the city October […]

How is the vote in ward 4 going? The Gazette thinks Shawna Stolte can defeat Jack Dennison.

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By Pepper Parr October 17th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has looked at the ward debates, attended many of the candidate events and arrived […]

Meed Ward issues a statement on the sustained personal attacks, lies and defamation being heard during the last week of Burlington’s mayoral race.

Meed Ward

By Staff October 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayoralty candidate Marianne Meed Ward issues a statement on malicious attack advertising. “Our campaign, and only our […]

Police and public school board issue statements on using cannabis

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By Staff October 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board and the Halton Regional Police issued statements today that relate to the […]

Flood warnings are made regularly, floods take place regularly - the average citizens wants to know what they can do today.

Flood Fairview plaza

By Staff October 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON We are indebted to CATCH (Citizens at City Hall), a Hamilton group that uses public documents to highlight […]

Orchard residents get to hear what their Councillor has to say about his performance - the rest of the ward got forgotten.

Orchard community entrance sign

By Pepper Parr October 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON ‘There now – that didn’t hurt did it’ is an appropriate comment to make to Councillor Sharman […]

Ward 4 Councillor gets caught with his hands in the cookie jar.

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By Staff October 16th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 4 Councillor Jack Dennison, who is in a tight race for his council seat knows the […]

Regional police set out what they can and can't do to enforce the rules around the use of cannabis.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   As of October 17, 2018, the legislation that governs the possession, consumption, sale and cultivation of cannabis […]

City Clerk explains why the delay in getting the PIN number needed to complete on-line voting.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Headline has been revised after details supplied by City Clerk/Returning Officer Mark Gillies, a frequent contributor to the […]

City issues a second banning notice - tougher than the first one and using the flimsiest of evidence

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By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part 4 of a series Let’s review the facts we have so far. In the fall of […]

AN OPINION ON THE 2018 ELECTION

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By Jim Barnett October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Jim Barnett can remember a time when the city had a number of rate payer associations that […]

The voices of reason and stability have gone silent in this city.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a comment from a citizen who had this to say: “Disrespectful behaviour creates division in […]

Fifty years ago this week the Burlington Mall opened - today it is called the Burlington Centre.

Burlington Mall - Oct 16 - 1968 crows

By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was 50 years ago this week when the Burlington Mall opened. It was the beginning of […]

Wow! This actually happened.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A ward 3 resident answered a knock at her door and found an election candidate. The candidate […]

A dirty election just got a little dirtier - all the guns are trained on the one candidate.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an absolutely despicable advertisement being published that links the words spousal abuse with Mayoralty candidate […]

Paul Sharman, ward 5 Councillor has said he will take part in the Orchard Park debate.

Sharman seat at ward 5

By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The good people in the Orchard community are going to have a debate and an opportunity, […]

Letter to the editor - unparalleled examples of nastiness in Burlington’s municipal election campaign.

Letter to the editor

By Carol Victor October 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   These past few weeks have seen unparalleled examples of nastiness in Burlington’s municipal election campaign. As […]