What climate change means to each of us - not a pretty picture.

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By Staff December 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The argument over whether climate change is real is pretty well decided; – the down side and […]

Real estate - some properties in the Orchard are listed at unrealistically high prices.

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By Staff December 9th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Average days on market for the month of November were 34 and properties were selling for, on […]

A celebration of food - made by the kids - shared with their parents.

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By Staff December 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Terra Madre Day is Slow Food’s annual day to promote the diversity of food traditions! Children age […]

It was a negotiated deal that Tom Muir thinks is the kind of thing that leads to municipal corruption.

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By Pepper Parr December 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir was leaving city hall recently, heading to the parking lot and crossed paths with […]

Forecasted winter weather means second zone 3 leaf collection to begin early.

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By Staff December 8th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Due to the winter weather forecasted, the final scheduled loose-leaf pick-up is being started immediately. Residents in Zone […]

Should the Sound of Music Festival be given an additional day for ticketed events. Let then know what you think.

Sound of Music will get no sympathy from Alexandre Kubrak were she to be elected a Council member.  She thinks the event should be looking for additional sponsors - she's not the only one with that thought.

By Staff December 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sound of Music Festival wants to add another day to their already existing paid event which […]

Planner made deputy city manager - Mary Lou Tanner wins the search for a deputy - this will mean changes to the planning department

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By Staff December 7th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington announces that effective December 21, 2017; Mary Lou Tanner will assume the position […]

Filing of an appeal against the city decision to approve the construction of a 23 storey tower opposite city hall is said to be imminent.

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By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The first meeting of the ECoB Engaged Citizens of Burlington ended with a commitment to appeal […]

Public school board replaces both its Chair and vice chair - Grebenc and Ehl Harris to lead in what will be a difficult year.

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By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON The old order changeth – a new Chair and vice chair of the Halton District School Board […]

Paletta International and Tender Choice facilities go up in flames - massive fire destroys everything.

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By Staff December 6, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Paletta International premises on Paletta caught fire earlier in the day. The first call to the […]

Patrick Brown may win the battle but he is going to lose the war.

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By Pepper Parr December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray Rivers has been writing a column for the Gazette for five years. Over that time […]

This could be fun – a holiday wine exchange! 🍷🍷🍷

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By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   This could be fun. Former ward 4 candidate for the public Board of Education seat Margot Horne […]

RIDE checks are now in force - more than 250 roadside tests done last year.

By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON Expect to see officers engaged in R.I.D.E activity anywhere and anytime during the month of December, as officers […]

Multiple images of break and enter suspect capture on security cameras.

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By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON There is someone out there who wasn’t aware of the number of video security systems installed along Lakeshore […]

Getting More Value For Your Money

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By Steve Marks December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   When you’re young, you have this idea that once you’ve got the job you want, you’ll […]

Parks and Recreation department offering big discounts - what if there is no snow?

By Staff December 6th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The Parks and Recreation department appears to now have a marketing unit. They are offering rentals at […]

Second public art installation in Aldershot to be installed in Spring of 2018

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By Staff December 5, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   Xiaojing Yan’s design has been chosen as the public artwork that will be installed on a median […]

634 volunteers put in 74,380 hours of service at the Joseph Brant hospital

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By Staff December 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   The new wing of the hospital is open – all we hear are good things. The last […]

New drug program for those 24 and under will provide an extensive list of pharmaceuticals at no cost - starts in January.

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By Staff December 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   They are calling it OHIP+ You are going to hear a lot about it in January when […]

Parts of Longmeadow Road to be closed December 6th for sewer repairs

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By Staff December 5th, 2017 BURLINGTON, ON   A part of Longmeadow Road will be closed on December 6, 2017 Longmeadow Road, between Deerwood Drive […]