Is the Burlington News Facebook page a front for a particular political interest in the east end of the city.

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By Staff September 9, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   How, asked an east Burlingtonian, do we expose the fake news and misinformation that is coming out […]

Rivers: How many elected official do we really need?

Rivers hand to face

By Ray Rivers September 08, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s that same old problem. Too many doctors leads to too many unnecessary MRIs and surgeries. […]

Ward 5 candidate comments on the debate kerfuffle - she will be attending.

Burlington flags

By Mary Alice St. James September 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   I am proud of the courage, time, energy, skills and the monetary commitment that […]

Halton Poverty Roundtable tells Minister that she didn't get it right - still time to change her mind.

Lisa McLoud

By Staff September 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Sarah Sabihuddin, Director, Community Engagement, Halton Poverty Roundtable has written an Open Letter to Lisa MacLeod, a […]

Councillor Paul Sharman looking for a reason - any reason, to note have to face and debate the four people who want his council seat.

By Pepper Parr September 7th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Paul Sharman has once again confused the forest for the trees. He has said that he […]

Ben - a Nelson Youth Centre success story.

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The staff at the Nelson Youth Centre tell the story about Ben, a young boy who was […]

Nelson Youth Centre celebrates 40 years of working with youth in the community.

Nelson house from air

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was forty years ago when Ron Gardner founded the Nelson Youth Centre. It has been serving […]

Award winning author to speak about how Canadian soldiers survived the first World War.

Tim Cook book cover soldiers

By Staff September 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Different Drummer books is sponsoring Tim Cook, multiple award winning, nationally revered historian and author The Secret […]

Interactive Maps and Open Data services not available Sept. 6-7, 2018

Open data

By Staff September 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is upgrading the mapping and open data technology application. You will not be able to […]

The audacity of the man - he had six days to make up his mind. He fails to meet the deadline and then asks for the date to be changed.

Is Ward 4 Councillor JAckl Dennison walking into one of theose "Gunfights at the OK Corral"

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   After giving ward 4 Councillor Jack Dennison six days’ notice to confirm that he will take […]

Why is it that the incumbents don't want to defends what they have done for the past eight years?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr September 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman listening to east end residents. Councillor Sharman wasn’t certain that ECoB […]

Concerns over the quality of the drinking water at local schools are nothing to worry about: The Board has a policy to ensure that the water is safe and they keep parents informed.


By Staff September 5, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader advised us that parents were getting notices about the amount of lead in the […]

Barrie Baycats one game away from winning the fifth straight IBL trophy

Baycats batter

By Staff September 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Barrie Baycats are one win away from a fifth straight IBL title. Barrie Baycats batter. Barrie […]

Council candidate chastises her opponent for refusing to take part in a debate; accuses him of putting his personal interests before those of the people he wants to represent.

Councillor Jack Dennison with his election winning smile.

By Staff September 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Shawna Stolte, a candidate for the ward 4 city council seat said today that she was “So […]

Ward 4 Councillor Jack Dennison ducks the only debate being held for city council candidates

City Hall BEST aerial

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting public attention in Burlington for the election of the people who will serve on city […]

MM Robinson high school opens for the former Pearson high school students - a lot of effort was put into making the integration work.

Claire outside the school

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They will stream into the school by the hundreds. The changes to the outer appearance of […]

Resident unable to file a complaint about election polling many thought libeled a candidate.

LBP George Ward

By Staff September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   George Ward reports that when he sent his complaint on election survey work that was being done […]

Kitchener and Barrie even up the IBL playoffs - two each in a best out of seven series

Panthers even it up

By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We don’t see this kind of baseball coming out of the games the Burlington Herd play […]

Ice cream vendor opens up on lower John Street - exceeds cash flow projections before three months of operation.


By Pepper Parr September 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Setting up a new business in downtown Burlington is both a challenge and an exciting opportunity […]

Burlington resident files a complaint over some of the election survey work being done.

LBP George Ward 2

By Staff September 3, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Do not mess with George Ward. Mr. Ward, a resident of that part of Burlington that lies […]