NYC marathon run is 100 days away - the training is relentless.

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By Ashley Worobec July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Friday, July 26th marked 100 days until the NYC marathon. 100 days might not sound like […]

Level of disinfectant in the wading pool cause of seven people being transported to hospital for further evaluation.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This afternoon, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at 2 p.m. City of Burlington aquatics staff noticed an […]

Is Most Public Engagement Worthless ? Some interesting views on how we engage the public.

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By Staff July 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A devoted Gazette reader popped us a note. “You might want to read this over and perhaps […]

Planning staff are bending backwards to produce critical reports that will shape the direction of the city for decades.

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By Pepper Parr July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Despite a year of significant upheaval in the Planning department – staff are now working on several […]

The lovelies write the Minister; it wasn't a love letter.

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By Lynn Crosby, David Myers, Deborah Ruse, 0Blair Smith, Josie Wagstaffe July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Last May the province dumped a new piece […]

Federal funding available for energy upgrades in the small business sector.

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By Staff July 29th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville Burlington North MP Pam Damoff asks: “Are you or someone you know a small business owner […]

Thinking behind the five year plan is sound - is it affordable?

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Engagement with the public on a much different and highly desirable scale is taking place during the summer.

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the really big issues during the October election was that city council was not […]

Rivers: Expecting an Election Campaign and We Get A Food Fight

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  By Ray Rivers July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “Chocolate milk saved my son’s life” – Andrew Scheer No that wasn’t the latest idiotic outburst […]

Mobility management - making all the parts fit and work together - not a simple tax - complex and expensive.

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By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

When the scanner at the Supermarket is wrong - you get rewarded for pointing out the error.

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By Staff July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Are you now using those scanning machines in the Supermarket? And do you have to call the […]

Strategies and recommendations to create the needed structure and delivery model.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

What is it this time Rory? Election compliance audit committee agrees that Nisan election fund raising is to be audited.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well this is interesting. The Compliance Audit Committee held a meeting Monday afternoon at city hall […]

Find a way to recruit the right people and then give them reasons to come to work with all their energy and creativity.

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By Pepper Parr July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My friend Vince Fiorito, one of the best environmental advocates Burlington has, taught me that there […]

Photograph the tree that speaks for you and enter it into the Burlington Green photo contest.

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By Staff July 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Green has announced their 2019 Photo Contest. Simple to participate. Take a picture of your favourite […]

City hall wants you to think about next year's budget.

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By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Work to determine the City’s 2020 budget is underway: some of that early work is yours. […]

Transit's five year plan has what some might call an over abundance of wishful thinking.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON This is a seven part series on transit and how Burlington plans to get to the point […]

Public gets to see what the Mayor has in the way of 'pipes'.

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the best offer he was going to get, probably the only offer – but […]

Burlington let a good one get away - Guelph made him their top dog.

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By Pepper Parr July 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In his 33 years of puddle jumping Scott Stewart went from Peel Region to Mississauga, to […]

Burlington chiropractor does her NY city marathon '15 weeks from yesterday'.

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By Pepper Parr July 24th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Ashley Worobec, a Burlington based sports chiropractor, is training for the New York marathon on November 3rd; […]