Holton says: 'The cream is rising in the arts world - Humanity Will Make It.'

Holton H&S

By Margaret Lindsay Holton May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I was asked by the editor for my opinion about “where the arts are going […]

Downtown business types get creative - small but smart idea - it should grow.

Burl Box

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is tough for the retail people. They have gone through more than a month of […]

On balance the public behaved reasonably well - there were exceptions but the message has certainly gotten through.

Promenade well spaced

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the first really nice sunny warm day since the decision was made to lock […]

Food Banks get a much needed financial boost from Lexus dealerships - $5000 each

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By Staff May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the need is there the commercial sector inevitably comes through. Last week the Oakville and Burlington […]

Binged out? Can't take anymore Netflix ? A treat from Margaret Lindsay Holton

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By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how much Netflix can you take? You get to the point where you’re bushed – […]

Craft brewers want federal funding support - claim that if there was ever a time for a local brew it would be right now

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By Pepper Parr April 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A ray of sunshine when the Canada’s Craft Breweries said: “If there was ever a time […]

Providing food for those who are self-isolating has created a complex supply chain

Face Mask Sign

By Pepper Parr April 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is very good at stepping up to the plate and filling a need. What caring […]

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.

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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

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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?

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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

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