Henry is back - City awards Nelson Pool contract to the company that began the construction of The Pier. That is good news but don't expect to hear that from most of the council members.

Nelson pool rendering

By Pepper Parr March 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A resident sent us a note a few days ago asking why the contractor first hired […]

Argonauts to be part of a bullying prevention event - cheerleaders will be on the stage.

Huddle UP poster

By Staff March 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Bullying! It still happens. And it can do tremendous lifelong damage. There are instances of suicide as […]

Retirement Housing-Options for Seniors: Event to take place in April

While the building will be tucked away behind a tall building on LAkeshore road it will bring more people into this part of the city.  It will be a five minute walk from the pier.

  By Staff March 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are in the apartment rental market – you know how tight it is in […]

Burlington's MPP getting hammered by people who don't think she is stepping up and helping them on the matter of school closings.

Protest outside board office

By Staff March 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   People write the member of city council, or their Member of the provincial legislature (MPP) or the […]

Draft of a NEW Official Plan has been released - will it be approved by the current city council?


By Staff March 27th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   At just about every city council meeting when there is a recommendation that council accept a request […]

Upgrades being made to the Property Information service - system will be offline March 31 to April 4th

City Hall - high frontal view

By Staff March 27, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s Information Technology Services will be doing scheduled maintenance and upgrades to the Property Information Request […]

High school parents unhappy with what they see MPP McMahon doing on their behalf - not nearly enough is the word on social media.

Queen's Park tulips

By Staff March 26, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time when a multi-national corporation or a Cabinet Minister could put out a statement […]

PARC particpants head into the final stretch - have they been able to have a real impact on the decision that gets made or did the process get in the way?

Students doing survey

By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The dynamic of any group of people takes a little time to reveal itself. When the […]

PARC gets one more kick at the can - additional meeting to listen to

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr March 26th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   You would think that after three months of being tightly focused on the issue of closing […]

City releases a draft of its new Official Plan on a Friday afternoon close to 7:00 pm. Why on a Friday when everyone is gone for the weekend?

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr March 25th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   In the news business we get used to seeing documents released by a government late Friday […]

Car dealership alleged to have abused the motor vehicle registration process - two charged. Four victims so far.

In this Sept. 18, 2010 photo, "Sale" is spelled out in the open hoods of used cars at a Toyota dealership in Glendale, Calif. Retail sales posted a third monthly increase in September as solid gains at auto, furniture and hardware stores helped to offset weakness at clothing and department stores. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) ORG XMIT: CARS302

By Staff March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service Fraud Bureau, in partnership with investigators from Ontario Motor Vehicle Industry Council […]

Precipitation (big word for rain) levels result in an upgrade to watershed conditions - keep the kids away from the creeks.

Watershed notice March 24-17

By Staff March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It is that time of year. The weather is a little bit warmer and boys in rubber […]

Karina Gould and the federal budget story - she now runs two offices. One in Burlington and a second office in Ottawa.

Gould office window

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON,ON   The federal government released its budget for the year on Tuesday. The job of the government is […]

New dates for report delivery, delegation date and final school closing reports to the trustees who will make a decision on June 7

Unhappy parent

By Staff March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   It isn’t over yet friends. The 14 members of the Program Accommodation Review Committee (PARC) decided last […]

Jane Michael explains why we have Catholic schools and why they will never locate themselves into the public school buildings.

St Anne Catholic elementary school

By Pepper Parr March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   During the Program Accommodation Review (PAR) deliberations taking place at the Public School Board, and in […]

Rivers sees a different future for Hamilton - he is mum on Burlington.


By Ray Rivers March 24th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   In a couple of weeks the City of Hamilton will be hosting its Big Picture event, […]

Board of education wants your input on the next budget - they make it quick and easy.

HDSB sign with flag

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Spending as much as five minutes on what is normally the snooze of the season is […]

Burlington's MP - Karina Gould: She has been on a very steep learning curve during the past two years - and done rather well.

Gould Karina H&S

By Pepper Parr March 23, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette was able to get a short period of time with the Minister of Democratic […]

Job fair - April 5th at Convention centre.

Region holds Job Fair at Burlington Convention Centre

By Pepper Parr March 23rd, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Growing an economy is not easy. Almost every second word that comes out of the mouths […]

The number of people who completed the high school closing survey and the quality of the data has become a focus for the PAR participants.

PARC the Aldershot delegates

By Pepper Parr March 22, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Quantitative? Qualitative? How many people responded to the survey and was there balance in the responses. […]

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