Predicted rainfall has the potential to flood – caution advised. We can never tell what weather is going to do anymore – can we?

Newsflash oblong

September 20th, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. These days you just never know – do you? Conservation Halton issued the following Watershed Conditions Statement […]

The cod fishery – gone; just gone. Left to whither to nothing while 30,000 workers lost their jobs.

The cod almost jumped out of the water and into the boats.  It was a phenonimal resource that suastqiend a province - until the bureaucrats got the numbers wrong.

September 20, 2013 By Ray Rivers. BURLINGTON, ON. They are romantic little fishing villages dotting the coastline of this Island province, the last to […]

It was one of the shortest cultural events the city has ever seen. Quite an impact. Watch for it again next year.

Patel art

September 19, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It was like one of those small things that you come across. An object you see […]

Late football season fundraiser at the new Wendell Clark’s on Brant Street – I was there for the food.

Chris Frizzell and Pig Roast at Wendell Clarke

September 17, 2013 By Piper King Wendel Clarke opened up his new shop on Brant Street last week with a nod to the football […]

Does the left hand know what right hand is doing? Enbridge donates $7,500 to Fire Department as city questions pipeline expansion.


September 17, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. Enbridge Pipelines turned over a cheque for $7500 to the Burlington Fire Department as part of […]

City that claims to be the #1 place to live in the country wants you to vote to get the third place prize.

Schnur amy with planet sign + lady on beach

    September 14, 2015 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. You could never say she was shy and this morning Michelle Bennett, BurlingtonGreen’s Program Coordinator, Go […]

Sunday will be a bright sunny day with a very good reason to get out for a RUN or a walk. Annual Terry Fox event.

Terry Fox runners

    September 14, 2015 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. It wasn’t particularly good weather when Terry Fox dipped the end of his artificial leg […]

Tree huggers are not prepared to fold their tents yet; want to do a survey to get YOUR opinion.

Belvenia trees-1024x768

September 13, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington’s Development & Infrastructure Committee meeting rejected the pursuit of a private property tree bylaw for city […]

How about eliminating this remaining anachronistic vestige of post colonial rule and amalgamating the various school boards?

Nfld students with flag

    September 13, 2013 By Ray Rivers BURLINGTON, ON. Over a decade ago, Newfoundland and Quebec, the most Catholic provinces in Canada, moved to […]

Police chief tells reporter he is there to change behavior as he hands out speeding tickets.

Milla with Davies-Cross and CHCH

    September 12, 2013 By Milla Pickfield BURLINGTON, ON. Bad driving… We all hate it, and yet it is still a problem. Last Tuesday […]

Some think you are what you eat – others say you’re what you wear. Burchill has some thoughts on what you might wear.

Awesome picture for Wearable column

September 12, 2013 By James Burchill BURLINGTON, ON. Many in the tech industry believe that the next generation of smart devices will be “wearable.” […]

‘Safe Start’ a police back-to-school safety initiative had cops with radar guns in Hayden High parking lot – they caught a couple.

Police with radasr guns at Alton two officers

    September 10, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. Safe Start – getting the kids back to school safely was started in 2006 and focuses […]

BurlingtonGreen holds third spot in a national contest with $100,000 available.

BG watering plants on Beachway Aug 2013

    September 10th, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. BurlingtonGreen got themselves selected as one of five organizations that would be part of the […]

Jealous Nelson grad tours Hayden High – eye-popping is her first response.

Hayden High school, Burlington's newest built as part of a complex that includes a Recreational Centre and a public library with a skate park across the street.

    September 8, 2013 By Milla Pickfield BURLINGTON, ON. I’m so jealous. I fell asleep in the middle of my math exam in June […]

In Ontario, naturopathic doctors are considered primary care physicians.

Doctor - primary care physician

Jeremy Hayman, Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) will be writing a regular column for the Burlington Gazette. ND is a professional medical designation earned […]

Where Should I Go On My Next Trip? Travel writer can help – Just Ask!

South blue azure water

    September 5, 2013 By Gordana Liddell BURLINGTON, ON. Where should I go? Good Question. Actually, while this is one of the most common […]

Regional back-to-school road safety initiative in place till September 13th – some stupid drivers out there.

HRPS crest

September 4, 2013 By Staff BURLINGTON, ON. It’s those first few days of the back to school period; when the kids are not thinking […]

The 10 Most Controversial Topics on Wikipedia; Jesus was a natural but George W. Bush and circumcision?


September 4, 2012 By James Burchill. BURLINGTON, ON. Ever wonder what the most controversial topics on Wikipedia are? The crowd-sourced and edited online encyclopedia […]

First Alton Village community structure operational: high school opens, Library next, Recreation Centre goes live in October.

Alton complex from distance - north

September 2, 2013 By Pepper Parr BURLINGTON, ON. The buses will begin pulling up in front of the spanking new Frank J. Hayden High […]

Brassy, sassy people who just happen to have newest high school, plus a library and recreation centre – skate board park too.

Norton kids cutting ribbon

    Part 2 of a 5 part series. August 23, 2013. By Gordana Liddell BURLINGTON, ON. Most established towns have a sense of belonging […]