Mayor focuses on what she wants to do during her first term.

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By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor’s State of the city address last week before the Chamber of Commerce was a […]

Uncensored humour: Comedy Festival at several venue the week of February 24th to 27th.the 2019

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By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If there is a notice that the material is not censored and is intended for a mature […]

Mayor speaks for her council on the issue of desperately poor homeless people begging on the streets of the city.

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By Pepper Parr February 1st, 20129 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette published a short piece on the problems homeless people in Burlington have coping with […]

Performing Arts doubles the funds raised with their Festival of Trees - money to be used to make Community Theatre available to local artists.

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By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than the credit card balances we would rather not look at and the toys those […]

Prime Minister fills a high school gymnasium - forgets to mention the recently nominated Liberal candidate.

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By Staff February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Our correspondent in Milton advises us that It was a full house for Prime Minister Trudeau when […]

Mushroom farm convicted and fined $90,000 for failing to protect workers

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By Staff February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A Halton Regional mushroom farm was convicted for the second time under the Occupational Health and Safety […]

Musem announces more of the program offering planned for the Brant Museum which is due to re-open this summer.

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By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Joseph Brant Museum will re-open this summer. One of the three permanent galleries will feature an […]

No room for the homeless in this city; begging isn't permitted either.

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By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Marilyn Ansley gave money to a homeless person earlier this week; he was soliciting at Fairview […]

Bus route changes on Ontario Street - due to apartment construction.

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By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The construction of the second tower on Brock Street is going to mean a detour for Burlington […]

Developer wanting to build a 29 storey Tower on Lakeshore Road gets a Rough Ride at Public Meeting

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By Jim Young January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On Tuesday night last week, I attended the Public Information Session for the Carriage Gate Development […]

Was John McCallum a Sacrificial Lamb or a Useful Idiot?

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  Ray Rivers January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What was John McCallum thinking when he blurted out his innermost thoughts on the extradition of […]

Male barricades himself in an apartment - police negotiate an exit.

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By Staff January 31st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On what has been the coldest day of this year a male person who was armed and […]

Business Association comes up with a way to cover up empty store fronts in the downtown core.

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By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Looking into an empty store front doesn’t do much when you talk about a vibrant downtown […]

Mayor makes it very clear what her views are on downtown development 'four to eight storey's is what THE Official Plan calls for.

By Staff January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It wasn’t just the concern over height and density that had some people upset with the way […]

Meed Ward's first State of the City Address - all 6,703 words.

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By Staff January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Gazette has published the State of the City Address verbatim for the past nine years. […]

Mayor Meed Ward creates a Red Tape/Red Carpet Task Force and sets out her five priorities at Chamber meeting

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By Staff January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She has hit the ground running. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward announced plans to launch and lead a […]

Milton court judge decides no public purpose would be served if she sent Shaun Pennell to jail - grants an Absolute Discharge.

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By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ONTARIO   Court rooms are both majestic and painful places to be. The majesty of the law – […]

Can the Mayor convince her colleagues to whittle that Staff 3.99% budget increase down to 2.99%?

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We now know what the Mayor would like to see in the way of a Budget increase […]

City announces appointments to Boards and Committees.

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city has a number of Boards and Advisory Committees that it appoints citizen representatives to for […]

City council skips through a short meeting - all the votes were 7-0

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By Staff January 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We are seeing a lot of those 7- 0 votes at city council these days. Both Council […]