Halton students heard one of the best speakers in the country talk to them about the Rights of Children

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By Pepper Parr January 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There are times when having to do something ‘virtually’ turns out to be a plus. The […]

Our Mad Premiers

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  “Ford threatened to shove an incendiary device into the “ying-yang” of any Pfizer executive if they did not give Ontario more coronavirus vaccines.” (CP24 […]

Burlington now has a Playing Equipment Lending program

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By Staff January 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Play equipment lending and other outdoor activities are available now. There are plenty of opportunities for outdoor, […]

Shovels are not going in the ground, and I remain steadfastly opposed to this development.

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By Adam van Koeverden January 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Milton MP Adam van Koeverden released the following to the public via a tweet. Dear Neighbours, […]

Council gets draft Operations budget - along with a lot of detailed data in a graphic format


By Pepper Parr January 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Council heard just what the city is up against as they prepare to craft the Operations […]

Federal government approves CN Rail Hub for Milton

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By Staff January 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has decided to approve the CN Truck-Rail Hub The Region of Halton had put […]

There are options for paying what you purchase on line

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By Alex Gramantin January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   With the world coping with a pandemic and people in many countries in a lock down […]

Police Services Board releases fuller picture on what they relied upon in making their decision

The swearing in turned into a reception with Chief Tanner accepting congratulations and a few words of advice from all those who chose to shake his hand.  The Chief wanted to "shake" while the citizen wants to make a point.

By Staff January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Police Services Board is showing some very welcome leadership in terms of accountability and transparency. […]

Councillor hints at financial concerns at transit that are not being tabled

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Clarification: The Gazette has learned that the losses Councillor Sharman mentioned at Council earlier this week have […]

The Chief is still the Chief. Police Services Board announces it has full confidence in Stephen Tanner

Stephen Tanner will get a new badge and a new office in September when he takes charge of the Halton Regional Police Service.

By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Chief catches a break. The Halton Police Board Resolved that; The Halton Police Board has […]

The Friday Food Drive - in ward 4 just leave your food donation on the porch; Councillor will pick it up

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Politicians need people – not just as voters but as sources of information, for insights into […]

Police Services Board meets virtually and appoints new Chair - then goes into CLOSED session

By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Police Services Board met this morning. They appointed the Chair for the balance of […]

Mayor dominates virtual Town Hall on the budget

Meed Ward

By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The number of people taking part in the Virtual Town Hall Wednesday night was better than […]

Regional Chair will attend the Police Services Board Closed session meeting on Thursday.

Gary Carr

By Pepper Parr January 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Clarification: Mayor Burton resigned from the Halton Police Services Board on January 11, 2021. The Police Services […]

Mayor will direct Staff to find savings that bring the proposed 4.99% tax increase down to 3.99%

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By Pepper Parr January 20th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward doesn’t like the look of 4.99% tax increase and has advised her council […]

First view of the 2020-2021 budget calls for a 4.99% tax increase


By Pepper Parr January 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is worth 1000 words. What is a chart worth? The chart below is from […]

Changes in city council schedule. COVID is changing much of what happens at every level.


By Staff January 19, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings now take place on a Tuesday and they begin at 1:00 pm This kind […]

Councillor said the public trusts us - Muir points to her false logic

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By Pepper Parr January 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability Committee was ready to adjourn last week after […]

Mechanics doing maintenance on the Gazette

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Every once in a while you have to give the engine some attention and care. It’s that time for the people Who keeps our […]

Just how do they do it?

Gift and Food Bank

By Staff January 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week the Burlington Food Bank reached a high point in the number of families that took […]

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