Mayor 'shocked and disturbed'.

Chedoke Creek

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Earlier today Mayor Marianne Meed Ward released a statement setting out how “shocked and disturbed” she is […]

Getting down to the short strokes in determining what downtown shoud look like - it will be a challenging exercise.

City Hall and surrounding area winter of 2000

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   On December 5th, city council is scheduled to take a look at The Closer Look they […]

Cunning scam: the caller says they are calling from the Court House in Burlington.

Court House - new

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a notice appearing on many of the city’s web sites advising people that: The people […]

An advisory committee that hasn't become a silo gazing at its navel: Integrated Transportation approach works.

Burlington GO

By Pepper Parr November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We took in one of the Advisory meetings last night. The Integrated Transportation Advisory Committee was […]

Region distributes $316,000 to five community organizations.

Regional crest

By Staff November 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region, which usually takes care of the garbage removal and ensures that water comes out of […]

Damoff got a promotion - her boss didn't. That leaves Damoff as just another back bencher.

Damoff polar ear dip

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North Burlington, may have thought she had gotten a […]

The Nutcracker will be performed three times on two days at the Performing Arts Centre

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By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is doing what they are there to do. Bring world class […]

What would happen if the Loose Leaf Collection program was killed?

Leaf collection 2017 truck

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Recall those occasions when you put two and two together and realize that the total is […]

December is Free P month; on Sunday the 1st the Ho Ho man arrives in his sleigh. He will be at the Joseph Brant Hospital earlier in the day.

FreeP December FNL  Parking

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is that time of year again – when the Ho Ho man rides down Guelph […]

Has the market for condominiums in Burlington changed?

Football - east end cropped

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Every month the Rocca Sisters produce a report on residential real estate sales in Burlington where […]

Winnipeg takes the Grey Cup; defeats Hamilton Tiger Cats 33 to 12

Tiger cat

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   We can tell you about at least one bum that was sitting in the stands at […]

We Love Burlington gets recognized by the Town of Oakville. Huh?

We Love in Oakville.

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The We Love Burlington (WLB) crowd finally got some recognition for the work they did to […]

RBG Master Plan Update meeting is shown more than 50 poster sized graphics of the ideas that were being worked on.

RBG garden - lilacs

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the second public meeting to update people on the 25 year Master Plan that […]

Loose Leaf Pickup Program takes a hit - climate change gets blamed.

Catch basins plugged with leaves

By Pepper Parr November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – this comes as no surprise. People are livid over the changes in the Loose […]

Israel, Moscow, Alberta and Ontario - corruption is everywhere? Has Burlington been left out.

Rivers -Trump and Ukraine Pres

By Ray Rivers November 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you are a political follower like me, you would have been glued to the TV […]

Getting students the education they need for the career futures they see for themselves.

It's not the kind of high school you were used to - MORE HERE

By Staff November 21, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board has announced it is hosting its second annual experiential learning event, Halton […]

Gould looking for young people to serve on her Youth Advisory Council.

Sworn in Nov 20 2019

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The biggest task every politician faces is finding ways to keep in touch, close touch, with […]

Comments section of the Gazette hacked - again

ID theft screen

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The comments section of the Gazette is not functioning the way it is supposed to – […]

School Board Invites parents to Take part in a formal Bateman high school closing event.

Bateman parents

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The request was to be expected. The Halton District School Board does make a point of […]

Karina Gould still a Cabinet Minister - different portfolio

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Pepper Parr November 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington still has a Member of Parliament in Cabinet. Karina Gould was sworn in as the […]