If there are going to be cannabis stores in Burlington - where might they be?

Vaping

By Staff December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Just where can a cannabis store be located? What started out as a way for smokers to […]

Critical decisions being made at city hall - staffing of the Mayor's office announcement was due today.

Leaking seive

By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is leaking like a sieve. City hall is leaking like a sieve. Numerous trusted […]

The firing of the city manager: Tacky is perhaps the best that can be said about the way this is done.

Ridge shilling for the developer

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is how it was done. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward called a Special meeting of Council […]

Two Youths Arrested for Convenience Store Robbery in Alton community.

HRPS crest

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 3rd 2018, the Hasty Market Convenience store located at 4265 Thomas Alton Blvd. in Burlington […]

Pond in Spencer Smith Park will open December 8th; tobogganing locations announced.

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is set for winter fun with the launch of its Neighbourhood Rink program, the opening of […]

Regions takes a hard look at the Official Plan and tells Burlington the document needs more work. A grateful Mayor may have offered to drive to the Region to retrieve the document.

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By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city adopted its Official last April, on the 26th; and sent it to the Region […]

Area residents, including Burlington arrested on various child pornography charges

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By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Some really dirty stuff coming out of the Halton Region Police offices. During the month of November, […]

Centennial Pool - Service Disruption: will reopen Thursday at noon

centennial pool - inside

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to a mechanical issue Centennial Pool is closed Wednesday, Dec. 5 and the morning of Thursday, […]

Not much time for new council to decorate their offices - job assignment recommendations go to council next week.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We can begin to get a sense as to how Mayor Meed Ward wants city council […]

With the city manager clearing out his office and the official plan on its way back from the Region Mayor Meed Ward can now get on with the Burlington re-build she has always wanted to do.

MMW arms out - thank you

By Pepper Parr December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The approved Official Plan is on its way back to Burlington. The Region found that it […]

James Ridge no longer the city manager.

James Ridge - looking right

By Staff December 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A media release from city hall announced that effective December 4th James Ridge is no longer the […]

Now Meed Ward has a target on her back. Really?

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By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader wrote: Okay, here we go. Now Meed Ward has a target on her back. […]

City has to decide by January 17th if cannabis retail stores are to be permitted in Burlington.

Cannabis Yes or No graphic

By Staff December 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall is asking residents to share their thoughts about whether bricks and mortar stores selling cannabis […]

Mayor Meed Ward referred to her predecessors as guides that will light her path.

MMW with mic

By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   How do elections get won? One vote at a time and the only things that matters […]

Mayor Marianne Meed Ward: 'leaders do not need to come up with all the great ideas, leaders need to create the environment that lets great ideas come from the community'.

Wearing chain of office

By Pepper Parr December 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There was never any doubt as to who was in charge. There was never any doubt […]

The old order changes ....

Burlington flag from Lt Gov office

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The old order changeth. This evening a new city council will be sworn in: five of […]

City clarifies policy on equipment used in exercise classes - some seniors claim that isn't what they are hearing.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week the Gazette published a story about changes some seniors called us about with the […]

Snowfighters are in place - just waiting for the snow to arrive.

Plow - salter

By Staff December 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall says the Snow fighters are ready and they have provided an app that will let […]

'I will truly, faithfully and impartially exercise this office to the best of my knowledge and ability.'

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr December 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Declaration of Office is always signed by elected members of a city council when they […]

Candlelight Stroll through downtown Burlington kicks off thee festive season.

Town crier

By Staff December 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a weather dependent event. When it rains – even a light drizzle the crowds are smaller. […]

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