An Active Transportation Plan Workshop for rural Burlington

By Walt Rickli February 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON The City of Burlington is preparing a Rural Active Transportation Strategy in order to create safe walking […]

A Harry Potter Triwizard Trivia Tournament at the Different Drummer.


By Staff February 27th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   For the Harry Potter fans – this is one you don’t want to miss – a Triwizard […]

Application has been made for a retail cannabis operation on Fairview, east of Walkers Line.

Cannabis location

By Staff February 26th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   An application for a retail cannabis store in Burlington has been received by the Alcohol and Gaming […]

City staff at Seniors' Centre continue to make life difficult for the membership.

Seniors sign

By Pepper Parr February 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette keeps hearing about problems at the Seniors’ Centre on New Street. For the most […]

Beethoven, Brahms and Hayden: their music to be performed by the outstanding Gryphon Trio at the Performing Arts Centre.

Gryphon Trio

By Staff February 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If music played on a piano is something you enjoy – and if that music is classical […]

Confusion on registering for program at Parks and Recreation; empathy appears to be in short supply.

Burlington Seniors Centre

By Staff February 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Registration for both 2019 Spring and Summer recreation programs opens February 23, 2019 for Adults 19+ and […]

Did you take any pictures of the Trumpeter Swans at LaSalle Park on Family Day?


By Staff February 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If you were one of the several hundred people who spent some time on Family Day – […]

If you want to get out with the kids on Monday - think about LaSalle Park where you can see the beautiful Trumpeter Swans.

swan wings wide

By Staff February 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   LaSalle Park in Burlington is home to the largest over-wintering population of Trumpeter Swans in Ontario. On […]

Trumpeter Swan photo contest - Monday - Family Day at LaSalle Park


The pictures are awesome – they are really beautiful creatures and Burlington is home to hundreds of them. The Trumpeter Swan Coalition in Burlington […]

Robert Douglas “Bob” Brechin passed on January 25th after a long struggle with Parkinson’s and Cancer.

Bob Brechin

By Staff February 12, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In a statement released today from the Office of the Mayor Marianne Meed Ward said: Our city […]

City Planning and Development Committee meeting cancelled.

Newsflash oblong

By Staff February 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Planning and Development Committee scheduled for this evening – Tuesday February 12th has been CANCELLED. It […]

New Democrats to talk about poverty at Central arena on Wednesday.

By Staff February 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Poverty is not a popular coffee shop conversation; we have it but we don’t talk about it. […]

Ward 3 gets a two for one: Bentivegna joins Councillor Rory Nisan.

Lowville meet Feb 7

By Pepper Parr February 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Now that they are elected and are well on their way to getting comfortable with the […]

Skate lending program expanded to Appleby Ice Centre

If you didn't get to strap on the blades this winter - you're out of luck.  Rink closes at 10:00 pm this evening.

By Staff February 8th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The City’s skate lending program is expanding to Appleby Ice Centre. Residents of all ages can access […]

Roll up the rim is back - freezing rain doesn't matter!

frezing rain

By Staff February 6, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Facilities are open and programs are running according to city hall. Stay tuned for updates as we […]

Family Day - the 18th - Include the Trumpeter Swans at LaSalle Park.

Trumpeter swan - Family Day

By Staff February 6th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are the largest swans in the world, native only to North America and they have made […]

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with legendary lovers Elizabeth Barret Browning and Robert Browning! On at the Performing Arts Centre February 14th.

How do I love thee

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some competitive forces in the entertainment sector. The Burlington Chorale Singers have an event on the 16th […]

Wine and cheese and the lyrics of Cole Porter will warm a heart on Valentines Day

Hearts - red and black

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   You can buy chocolates. You can give her flowers – you’ve certainly done that before – but […]

Uncensored humour: Comedy Festival at several venue the week of February 24th to 27th.the 2019

Comedy Festval 2019

By Staff February 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   If there is a notice that the material is not censored and is intended for a mature […]

Performing Arts doubles the funds raised with their Festival of Trees - money to be used to make Community Theatre available to local artists.

Trees Carl Dixon - 2018-BPAC-

By Pepper Parr February 1st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than the credit card balances we would rather not look at and the toys those […]