Terry Fox: 'Anything is possible if you try'.

By Staff July 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is going to do it again. If you haven’t yet registered for this year’s Terry Fox […]

Rivers offers: A Post Mortem for the Green Party

“I’ve always been fond of dogs, and they are the one animal that knows the proper treatment to give to poles (polls).” (Former PM – […]

Local artists adding some colour to drab looking telephone connection boxes

By Staff July 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Bell Canada is paying local artists to decorate the connection boxes that are spread throughout the city. No […]

Regional Public Health Unit begins to wind down clinics

By Staff July 28, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a release to media the Halton Region reports on the tremendous success they have achieved vaccinating […]

Artists use maple leaf design cut out of aluminum on which artists will paint to raise funds hospital: target is $375,000

By Ryan O’Dowd July 28th,2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Throughout August the Joseph Brant Hospital Foundation (JBHF) will showcase local artists to raise funds with a […]

Local area MP gets to announce plans for 36 EV chargers

By Staff July 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Government of Canada is making it easier for Canadians to drive electric — transforming the way […]

Halton Police Board appoints a Chief Governance Officer

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Police Services Board wants to ensure that policing is aligned with the community’s evolving […]

A look back at what the planners and a citizen's group thought should be done with the Waterfront Hotel site

By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is worth going back and reviewing where things were before the current city council was […]

Theft at the retail and LCBO locations increasing

By Staff July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On July 12, 2021, at 3:30pm, two suspects entered the Sephora store at Mapleview mall. After a […]

City hall has gotten stingier about what it wants the media to know

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir was bothered about the run around Spectator columnist Joan Little was getting from the […]

Gazette Comments Section Open Again

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   So far the fix to the comments is holding. It took some binder twine and duct […]

Is a height of 35 stories for the Waterfront Hotel site redevelopment on the table?

By Pepper Parr July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Revisions have been made to this story since it was first published. There appear to be two […]

The target is to have 90% of us vaccinated. Do your bit

By Staff July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Given that a picture is said to be worth 1000 words – let the picture do the […]

Child admitted to hospital after swimming incident

By Staff July 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   At 1:48 pm on Sunday 25th July, 2021, the Halton Regional Police Service responded to a resident […]

Rivers: A Premier for the Lobbyists and Developers?

By Ray Rivers July 24th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION “Despite being the epicentre of the COVID pandemic in Ontario, for-profit nursing homes, from a business […]

The Hurley Burly of the political arena.

By Staff July 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s Mayor makes major use of social media and every other form of communications. Her journalism degree […]

Summer - great time for picnics - how about twelve of them? Check the Councillor Stolte calendar

By Staff July 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   In a normal world members of Council would be in full vacation mode with most of the […]

The push is on to help prevent a fourth Covid19 wave in the Fall.

By Staff July 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   As vaccine supply increases, many appointments available in July and August Halton Region Public Health is encouraging […]

Library transformed into a space for community support, equity and inclusivity to cope with pandemic

By Maddy Van Clieaf, Local Journalism Initiative reporter July 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Public Library, BPL, has served as a community hub […]

Peculiarities of Gambling in Canada

By Kate Elder July 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Although Canada is not considered to be the gambling capital, there are many good casinos, bookmakers, […]