“Qu'ils mangent de la brioche” - and now we know how bilingual we really are. Will robots be taught to speak both French and English?

Management robots

By Ray Rivers April 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Were the 1960’s classic film ‘The Graduate’ being shot today, the one word of career advice […]

School calendar dates released - 7 professional development dates.

By Staff April 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The school calendar for 2017-18 has been set out – just needs provincial approval. Here it is: […]

National NewsMedia Council reports to its members: The Gazette has been part of this organization or a number of years.

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The Burlington Gazette is a member of the National NewsMedia Council. This is the body in place to protect the public interest and ensure that […]

Resident doesn't like the look of the transportation ideas - thinks planners are saying - support biking, stay home or get out of Burlington.

By Greg Woodruff April 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON City council will begin discussion of the draft Official Plan this week. Opinions are already being formed. […]

Rain tonight and Thursday will add to already high water levels in creeks and stream - caution.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Water in the creeks and streams is already quite high and flowing swifter than normal. Conservation Halton […]

Project that will put a high rise opposite city hall gets a good response from its first presentation.

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By Pepper Parr April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the same room, basically the same crowd three years later, but the mood was […]

Maps, data and details on the five school closing options.

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By Staff April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has whittled the 30 plus options that were put before the PARC […]

Interactive Mapping/Open Data Disruptions on city hall web site

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By Staff April 5, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   I.T. will be doing maintenance on the online Interactive Mapping/Open Data Wednesday, April 5, 2017 from 5 […]

Quiet time while the Board of Education writes its reports and debates the options it wants to present to the trustees.

Public gallery Feb 9

By Pepper Parr April 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Parents at a public meting were the details for each of the school closure options were […]

Sesquicentennial chimes to be installed at AGB - only Potters can apply for this commission.

Chimes AGB

By Staff April 5, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington wants artists to participate in the creation of a Garden of Chimes; […]

City council decides not to write a letter to the Ministry of Education.

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By Pepper Parr April 5, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   City council had decided they were going to keep a barge pole length between what they […]

Bayview Park Leash-Free Area Closed Thursday, April 6, 2017

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By Staff April 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Bayview Park Leash-Free Area will be closed on Thursday, April 6 to allow for construction within […]

New season at Tyandaga Golf Course gets underway April 8. Still a little wet out there - maybe sunshine on the weekend?

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By Staff April 4, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The weather doesn’t look all that promising but the Tyandaga Golf Course will officially open for the 2017 […]

Arts managment business person expressing an interest in the theatre at Central high school.

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By Pepper Parr April 4th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is those that persist that eventually reach their goal. Central high school parents believe that […]

Housing Options For Seniors: Getting your parents to the point where they are ready to make a change.

Housing options for seniors

By Pepper Parr April 4TH, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   How does one go about the process of giving their parents into some form of care […]

Rainfall results in a watershed weather advisory; in force until April 9th - creeks are no place for children.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff April 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Environment Canada has issued a Special Weather Statement that forecasts rainfall depths of 20-30 mm in our […]

Off duty fire fighter saves the life of a resident who collapsed at Appleby Arena. A defibrillator was used to shock the resident.

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By Staff April 3rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Mark Kippin, an acting captain with the Burlington Fire Department, was recently recognized for saving a life […]

Police arrest three of five suspects in North Burlington car content thefts. Two yet to be identified.

Mar 18 car thefts - beer store

By Staff April 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The original report came in March 18th and with solid support from the community the police were […]

The politicians romance transit users - now to get them to put some real money into the service. Prospects don't look all that good at the city council level.

Transit - unhappy customer

By Pepper Parr April 3, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the third annual Burlington for fast meeting – the audience was much the same, […]

Transit riders get a chance to be specific about their complaints over bus scheduling.

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By Staff April 2, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   After completing the report card on Burlington Transit service and listening to transit staff, the Mayor and […]

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