Seven debates and what do we know about ourselves?

Sitting in the aisles

By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Seven debates later and what do we know about the candidates, the issues and the city […]

City Clerk sets out the rules for the Third Party Advertisers - all the numbered company registrations hit the road and left town.

City election logo

By Staff October 10th, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall sent out a press release – here is what they want everyone to know about […]

Mayor gets soundly booed at a debate between the four Mayoralty candidates

Sitting in the aisles

By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good meeting. Once again ECoB – Engaged Citizens of Burlington showed how to […]

All five of the numbered companies that were registered as Third Party Advertisers are gone - poof!

City Hall clock

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   And now there are none. Gone – all five numbered companies that were registered as Third […]

Sean Baird is the owner of three numbered companies registered as Third Party Advertisers. The boys are just taking care of business.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It looks as if all five of the numbered companies that were registered as Third Party […]

Voting is easier than ever - the election results this time will determine the kind of city you are going to have for decades.

City Hall BEST aerial

By Staff October 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   When the house is filled with people who are engaged, informed and active in their communities you […]

Publisher of the Gazette files a complaint with the Integrity Commissioner against Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster

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By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a series Late in September Ward 6 Councillor Blair Lancaster used the Facebook page […]

Burlington Cougars looked out of gas and over-matched on Saturday night in Brampton.

Cougars - Burlington

By Pat Shields October 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Coming off of double overtime game on Friday night, their fourth straight game requiring extra time, […]

Councillor Sharman has found a debate he is comfortable attending; a private school in the ward.

Sharman pointing LVP

By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman. It appears that ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman has finally found […]

Who is behind those Third Party Advertising numbered corproations - and why did they suddenly get removed from the list city hall maintains?

Fire fighters McGuinty

By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   First there was one – then there were seven – then there were just three. When […]

She’s Got Leggz Set to Host Fundraiser for Halton Women’s Place

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By Staff October 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A local Burlington business is hosting a fashion show that will warm up everyone’s legs… and hearts! […]

St. Luke's Anglican Church works at growing its congregation and attracting some younger people.

Stuart Pike with congregants Sept 18

By Pepper Parr October 8th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The clergy, those people we often refer to as “men of the cloth” approach their life’s […]

Mike Allen - Lemmings - every blessed one of them

MMW lemming Oct 7

Editorial cartoonists are left to their own devices. The Editor doesn’t get to tell them what to do. Mike Allen will run an idea by […]

If you don't have a credible argument - baffle the public with BS

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By Pepper Parr October 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a time in the province of Quebec during their provincial elections when one political […]

Train Fatality in Burlington

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By Staff October 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Early this morning, at 7:45 am, a pedestrian was struck and killed by a westbound GO train on […]

Given all the evidence, and in the absence of a better rationale, climate warming can't be logically denied. We’re in the lobster pot and the heat is on.

Go trains flooded

By Ray Rivers October 6th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   To cook live lobsters you place them in a large pot of cold water and set […]

Ward 2 candidate discovers that city council has the power to determine where a mobility hub should be located

If there was ever a place to locate a transit terminal - that would be John Street where the only terminal in the city is now located.  Transit department is recommending it be removed and tickets sold at city hall.  Ward 2 Councillor Marianne Meed Ward isn't buying that business case

By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Ward 2 candidate Roland Tanner has done his homework. There has been confusion and different opinions […]

Just why did some Council members not take part in the ECoB debates; one says she was threatened.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part 1 of a series With the ward level debates behind us – now is the time […]

Ward 1 all candidate debate fills the Aldershot East Plains United church.

Audiende at the entrance

By Pepper Parr October 5th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The last of the ward level debates that have been organized by ECoB – Engaged Citizens […]

Mayor is reported to have gotten nasty with his closing remarks during the Burlington Green sponsored debate.

Millenials

By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It happens – you miss an event that was both important and significant. And I missed […]