Four days to figure out where the smell was coming from? The place slaughters pigs - one doesn't have to look far to find the source.

A 150 year old corporation that plays a significant role in the Burlington economy.  Should a slughterhiuse be in this location?

By Staff October 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Complaints regarding the odour emitting from the plant at Harvester and Appleby had City staff and Council […]

The favourable balance in the city's spending will be needed at the end of the fiscal year.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In the weeks ahead city council will begin crafting the budget for the 2020 year. It will […]

The dog sets the pace for Ashley Worobec during a recovery walk after a 36 km run.

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By Ashley Worobec October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   After the heat and humidity of last Sunday’s long run, I welcomed the 14C at the […]

What if the voters return a Tory Minority government

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By Ray Rivers October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The latest polls are telling us that unless things change we are heading for a minority […]

Federal election debate to take place at the Nuvo Network Thursday evening.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   BurlingtonGreen is sponsoring what is probably going to be the best debate between the federal election candidates […]

Can the development proposals planned for the 'football' be stopped?

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By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The view of the as yet unnamed tower as you drive into Burlington from the east. […]

City council opts for free transit for high school students; top bus driver in the city and the Mayor and going to steer this one.

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By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the Mayor’s initiative from the get go. She is going to ride this one […]

High school students do very well in mathematics and literacy tests; exceed the provincial average..

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By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We reported earlier today on how well the grade 3 and grade 6 students did on their […]

Some of the grade 3 and 6 marks are ahead of the provincial average but down slightly from the previous year.

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By Staff October 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The concern about student performances, the worry about disruption in the number of students in a classroom […]

Senior's Day on Tuesday - several free drop-in programs

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By Staff September 30th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   October 1st is National Seniors’ Day and the city is going to celebrate with several free drop-in […]

Council members take a tour of the IKEA operation. Sharman takes a pass.

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By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They were just serving on behalf of the public they serve and doing a tour of […]

City locks doors to washrooms in the Beachway on a sunny Saturday afternoon - why?

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By Staff September 28th,2019 BURLINGTON, ON The city has responded to this article. See below. There are washrooms on the north side of the Snack […]

Police Seeking the Public's Assistance - Stabbing Incident in Burlington

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By Staff September 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Night spots get very dangerous when people feel they can carry a knife and then stab someone […]

Stunning design for the Lakeshore Road - but no one at the public meeting liked the height.

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By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor stood at the back of the room, glumly listening to a development presentation that, […]

Road Closure: King Road, between Plains Road East and North Service Road - Sept. 30 - Oct. 4, 2019

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By Staff September 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Beginning Monday, September 30th, a section of King Road will be closed between Plains Road East and […]

Mayor adds staff member with a degree in criminology to her team.

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By Staff September 26, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor’s office now has a full compliment. Her new Executive Administrator and Constituent Liaison started 0fficially […]

Transit route 4 detour begins September 30th.

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By Staff September 26th, 2019 Burlington, on   Burlington Transits route 4 has a detour, between Dynes Rd. and Cumberland Ave. starting September 30th through […]

Does the public have any idea what is being proposed for the south east core and is city council just going to let it happen?

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By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a meeting taking place this evening at the Central Arena, on Drury Lane road, […]

Rivers on tilting at windmills

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By Ray Rivers September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “But if you can look past the anecdotal evidence — a hard feat for everyone, no doubt […]

Reflections on the new organizational chart at city hall.

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By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of weeks ago the Gazette had an email conversation with city manager Tim Commisso […]