ADI developments will be front and center at the AGB as they tell the public how they are going to construct a 26 storey building few people want.


By Pepper Parr August 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There was nothing unusual about the meeting that was called for people to hear what the […]

Voices from across the city needed to help refine the policies in Burlington's adopted Official Plan

Closer look graphic

By Staff August 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They want your point of view and they are prepared to go to considerable lengths to hear […]

It was close to a perfect weekend - with two wonderful events - both free.


By Pepper Parr August 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   How did the weekend go? It was a honey of a weekend – the weather worked […]

Jazz on the Plaza in August - Best entertainment offering in the city in August

Amanda Martinez @ BPAC Plaza, Burlington Downtown Jazz Festival

By Pepper Parr August 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is close to the best entertainment offering during the summer – the Performing Arts Centre […]

More than any child could want in the way of fun events at the Joseph Brant Day at LaSalle Park.

Brant day - girl jumping BEST

By Staff August 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In this portrait Joseph Brant is seen wearing the gorget given to him by King George III. […]

Burlington Heights is in Hamilton - it's where British troops who fought the Americans during the war of 1812 were stationed.


By Staff July 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   While this is a Hamilton event – it is really interesting for Burlington residents; a Burlington Heights […]

Karina Gould will kick off her election campaign on Saturday - all four parties will have candidates in place before the end of the month - what will THE issue be?

Gould Karina H&S

By Pepper Parr July 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Karina Gould, on the right, with some of her 2015 election campaign team. Karina Gould Campaign […]

How many cities does Burlington want to twin with - is this a need to have or a nice to have?

MMW laying a wreath

By Pepper Parr July 7th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Elsewhere in the Gazette we report on the trip Mayor Meed Ward made to France to […]

Last performance of the Poetry Slam - July 18th at the Nuvo.


By Pepper Parr July 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What do you mean – it will be the final Poetry Slam. Final as in FINAL? […]

Area residents became Canadian citizens on Canada Day during a ceremony at the Gazebo.

Citizenship head lineup

By Staff July 3rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The event took place in the Gazebo in Spencer Smith Park. It was one of the quieter […]

Polish your interviewing skills before you go looking for that job - now that you've graduated.


By Staff July 2nd, 2109 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting an interview is just the first step. Getting through the interview and telling your story is […]

Burlington opera diva, who is also the Mayor, will be performing in the seat of a Smart Car - you don't want to miss this event.

MMW with Burchill

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   She doesn’t tap dance and despite the view of some in the city she doesn’t walk […]

Canada Day has something for everyone - Spencer Smith Park is the place to be.

Canadian flag

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With nice weather it is one of the best ways to spend a day outdoors and enjoy […]

Make the Freeman Station one of your stops on the First of July

Freeman Junction sign BEST

By Staff July 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The invitation says it all. You can skip the dignitaries and tour the station. allow an hour – […]

RBG: Canada Day weekend includes early roses, garden tours and live entertainment.

RBG gardens - lots of colour

By Staff June 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There are loads of things to do on Canada Day – the Royal Botanical Garden wants you […]

Antique and hot wheels car show on Brant - July 6th: Road closures

Car show - yellow hot rod

By Staff June 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is an occasion to wander down Brant Street, meet with friends, maybe do a little shopping […]

Anna Golding awarded the 2019 Art in Action scholarship.

Art in Action scholarship

Photo caption: By Staff June 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Art in Action’s 17th annual Studio tour takes place Saturday, November 2nd and 3rd. Fairview […]

Wisdom will be available at a Green Bench - at The Centre - Monday noon to 2:00 pm

Elder - cop

By Staff June 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The operators of the Schlegel Villages, long term care and retirement homes, are doing their part to […]

Burlington now has two advocacy groups - The Lovelies are now advocating for better government along with ECoB who are sponsoring the Tale of Two Cities this evening - Oakville and Burlington Mayors will have a go at each other.


By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington now has more than one group advocating for better government and a better Burlington. ECoB […]

Game 6 of NBA finals will be broadcast from Main Stage in Spencer Smith Park.

OAKLAND, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 12: Toronto Raptors' Fred VanVleet (23) makes a shot against the Golden State Warriors during the third quarter of a NBA game at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif., on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)

By Staff June 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The wildly popular ‘Burlassic Park’ is moving to Spencer Smith Park in a partnership with the Sound […]