Gazette launches a face mask initiative - expect to distribute 2500 with the help of mask makers and community groups

Face Mask Sign

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Bolts and bolts of cloth – being put to good use. It began with a comment […]

July Downtown car show - cancelled

Car show - cream coloured with trunk

By Staff April 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The summer is beginning to look quite quiet; the Burlington Downtown Car Show has been cancelled. […]

Coping: Week 6 - it has come to listing the ups and the downs

Thank you drawing

By Nicki St George April 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George is the mother of two, lives in Aldershot and teaches at a private […]

Give Team Burlington credit for doing the right thing, the responsible thing. And remember all this when they are able to open their doors again.

Brian Dean 2 long

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It does sound a little ass-backwards – but they are on the right path. The hospitality […]

Sun rise runs, move onto schoolwork, afternoons whatever-we-feel-like.

Heidi workout

  The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school […]

Provincial parks are closed until May 30th - at least

camping ontario park

By Staff April 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting into spring and thinking about summer is going to be harder this year than it was […]

Face shields

FAce shield Auston Horton grade 9

By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Austin Horton, a Grade 9 student from Georgetown District High School, is using his personal 3D printer […]

Burlington Foundation announces first 17 grants from Covid-19 Response Fund; $163,500 supports front-line organizations


By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Foundation today announced the first round of charities that will receive $163,500 from the Covid-19 […]

Food Bank is able to adapt to a changing scenario getting food to people who are self isolating

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Food Banks are now serving the needs of a much different demographic. Robin Bailey, Chief Cheese at […]

Nice idea - could we do that here?

Food - somewhere in Germany

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Somewhere in Germany – food is put in a plastic bag and left for people who need […]

Keeping yourself entertained with the COVID19 virus swirling around out there.

Feeling bored

Weekend Indoors: How Burlington Residents Can Create a Stylish Night Out from the Comfort of Home and get caught up on some entertainment and political […]

Week 5 of coping: Cat is fine; Bea is something else; Leo is nine 9 now - how much longer is this Coping going to last?

Nicki 1 Apr 21

By Nicki St George April 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George is part of a Team that details how their weeks goes as parents […]

You can go for a walk but it won't be in a park - and forget the idea of getting a marriage license either

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has put out an update on what it expects of its citizens. The parks […]

Burlington Foundation to get half of a $500,000 donation from the Paletta Family


By Staff April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Paletta family announced a donation of $500,000 to support pandemic relief efforts that is to be […]

You can watch Therapy Dogs or take that First Aid course you've always wanted to register for - you're home all day aren't you?

St john girl with dog

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows who the St. John Ambulance organization is – they are the people who give […]

To mask or not to mask - that is the question

fask mask - kids

By Staff April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Longo supermarket people are said to be surveying their customers to determine if they are comfortable […]

Those empties - Beer store will take them off your hands and give the refund to the hospital.

beer store

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a group in one of the downtown condos on Lakeshore Road who gather up […]

Burlington Green has a neat project for children - turning milk cartons into bird feeders

BG milk carton project

By Staff April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a time when parents are looking for ideas and small projects to keep their children active […]

The Easter egg hunt broke up a Sunday sleep-in: I'm getting to understand how my kids learn

Nicki Apr 13 1 Cropped

By Nicki St George April 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St. George is part of a team of parents who are reporting each week on […]

Food Bank takes a break to re-organize and sort what they have to put in the hampers that they deliver.

Bailey Apr 8

By Robin Bailey April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you are in need or know of someone who could use our help have them email […]

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