Election advertising is getting really nasty - negative attack ads do have an impact.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON. ON   If you were wondering what those numbered corporations that had registered with the city as Third […]

Candidates for the job as Mayor debate - no sparks yet - but the differences in the platforms are becoming clearer.

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr October 4th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The people of the city got to use the space at NuvoOne in a studio that […]

Ride to Provide, a high energy indoor cycling event, raises $62,000 for the Burlington Food Bank

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By Staff October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They pumped and they puffed and in the end raised $62,000 for the Burlington Food Bank. It […]

BFAST releases transit survey results,Endorses Meed Ward for mayor.

Bfast Transit group logo

By Staff October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON BFAST’s news release earlier today said City Council defeated a motion to provide a pilot project for free […]

Drummond: Evidence is overwhelming, businesses adapted to $14 minimum wage. They would adapt to $15.

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By Andrew Drummond October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Last Wednesday, Ontario Minister of Labour, Laurie Scott announced that Ontario would not follow through on […]

Get a quick early peak at the CBC documentary on the Teen Tour Band when they marched in the Rose parade.

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By Staff October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   They are going to be on the air Friday, October 19th on CBC Docs. The “Band Geeks”, […]

Roland Tanner: The 2007 rose-tinted vision for downtown Burlington should give us warning for the rose-tinted vision of the current City Council.

The city wants to know if they should continue sending you their magazine three times a year.  If you say no they will be able to save $50,000 a year  If you say yes - they will have to cut down more trees.

By Roland Tanner October 3, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2007, Bruce Krushelnicki, director of planning at Burlington City Hall, told us the Official Plan […]

InterCounty Baseball League gives the Herd the green light - they will play out of Welland next year.

Herd batter

By Staff October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Intercounty Baseball League today announced approval of the Burlington Herd’s application to transfer to Welland for […]

UPDATE There are now six Registered third party advertisers - the money men.

City Hall - high frontal view

By Staff October 3, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON     What does it cost to get an office in this building? There are now six Third […]

Ward 2 debate video now on line

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By Pepper Parr October 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   What is believed to be the largest audience ever for a political debate in Burlington is […]

City manager tells his staff to not 'let the nastiness get you down. We have your back.'

James Ridge

By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In an email that we believe was sent to city hall staff by the city manager […]

Halton Region Health Department confirms case of rabies in a bat found in Burlington

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Halton Region Health Department confirms case of rabies in a bat found in Burlington By Staff October 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Region […]

Burlington Herd management is moving the team to Welland - more respect in that part of the province.

Herd player sliding home Ph by Crystal Young

By Staff October 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Herd, members of the Intercounty Baseball League (IBL) today announced that the team has been […]

Rivers: We are left with a bad taste on our palates, leaving the question of where do we go from here?

Trump looking hardish at Trudeau

By Ray Rivers October 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We are left with a bad taste on our palates, leaving the question of where do […]

Ward 2 debate draws 350 people - full house - standing room only.

Standing room only

By Pepper Parr October 2, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was certainly a full house. An estimated 350 people filled the Burlington Baptist Church on […]

Meed Ward ask city communications department to remove the material about the Mayor from City Talk

Meed Ward H&S profile

By Staff October 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement on her web site Ward 2 city Councillor and Mayoralty candidate Marianne Meed Ward […]

Correction: Ward 2 debate taking place at the Baptist Church on New Street.

Baptist church

By Staff October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   An error was made in the location of the ward 2 debate this evening. The event is […]

This is either very stupid or there is a political game being played by the city administration.

City Hall - high frontal view

  By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON The short video mention in this article does not appear in a re-issued version of City […]

Gazette editorial cartoonist Mike Allen has figured out just who it is that wants the high rise development.

Burlington flags

October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Mike Allen, the Gazette cartoonist took a hard look at the debate taking place between the ward 2 candidates […]

Ward 2 debate to take place this evening at New Street Baptist church; part of the political history of the city will be written this evening.

Developers have done a great job with condo creation along the Lakeshore Road.  The city has not managed to find a way to get the developers to put some of the economic lands into production.

By Pepper Parr October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The city is in the bottom half of the ward level debates between the candidates running […]