City acknowledges receipt of an application to expand the Nelson quarry.

16 Rendering of bowl Golf club or main quarry

By Staff May 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In an announcement from City Hall notice is given that Nelson Aggregate has filed an application to […]

Lakeshore Rotary cancels the late summer Ribfest

Ribfest logo

By Staff May 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Rotary Lakeshore, has been closely monitoring developments relating to the Covid-19 pandemic and the global impact […]

Leash free parks for the dogs - open at 3:00 pm today.


By Staff May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Straight from the mouth of the Mayor. Leash free dog space open at 3:00 pm this afternoon. […]

The announcement that schools will not re-open was no surprise - 3.5 months before the children return to school in September

Ashley pouting

By Ashley Worobec May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Ashley Worobec writes regularly on how she and her family are coping. Ashley Worobec is a sports-based […]

A fun scavenger hunt - on line

Freeman with stop and car in place

By Staff May 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Friends Of Freeman Station are participating in the Toronto Railway Museum’s big online scavenger hunt. Railway […]

Schools closed for the balance of the school year; summer day camps, both indoor and outdoor, may be permitted in July and August - no overnight camps

Her name was Jade - she just seemed to love the camera.

By Staff May 19, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The decision the province made to keep the schools closed for the balance of the school year […]

The Care Mongers got Together and would like you to Grow a Row for the Food Bank

Grow plants Jan

By Pepper Parr May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They called themselves Burlington Care mongers – and their presence on social media just took off. […]

Cith hall puts out a statement: summer program cancelled - you'll get your refund in four to six weeks,

baseball players

By Staff May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall has provided more information on the decision to close city hall that was heard at […]

The weather last week put the kibosh on any plans that I had to see friends - heading into week 10

Leo Bea sitting in chairs

By Nicki St George May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their […]

4th phase of the ambitious Elgin Promenade on target - will the $$ needed to complete be available?

view looking west

By Pepper Parr May 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Elgin Promenade, that pathway that serves as a pedestrian and cycling corridor will extend from […]

One Burlington steps aside while COVID19 works it way through the world.

One Burlington logo

By Staff May 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   One Burlington, that annual event that strives to attract as many people as possible to participate and […]

St Matthews takes a holiday break - closed holiday Monday - re-opens on Wednesday.

St Matthews Not open Monday 18th

By Staff May 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Hopefully we will get nicer weather on Monday. People will be able to get out and about […]

What's Open - What's not -and why: Golf, City Parks, Marina, Conservation Parks

golfer swinging

By Pepper Parr May 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city opened up – a little today. There were golfers at some of the courses […]

Fascinating graphic presentation on the paths to virus took to get to Canada

virus cbc presentation

By Staff May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Covid19 virus has had a devastating impact on the health of people around the word; it […]

Bryan Adams: Popular singer opens the kimono - not a pretty picture; racism never is .

Brsian adams

By Ray Rivers May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   “f….g bat eating, wet market animal selling, virus making greedy bastards.” ”My message to them other […]

Farmers Market to Open June 10th and June 12th

Farmers Market Lions

By Staff May 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Wonderful news from the Farmer’s Market. IT IS Official – the Burlington Centre Lions Market will open […]

Provincial parks are opening up; Conservation parks still closed. Weather conditions are what keep us out of the parks now

Escarpment in the fall

By Staff May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On Saturday, May 9th, the Province announced it would be reopening provincial parks and conservation reserves starting […]

St George: Playing euchre over Zoom with my girlfriends from high school. How would THAT work?

piggy drawing - st george

By Nicki St George May 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   WEEK 8 – Monday, May 4th Today I commence my new work-from-home/complete grad schoolwork/homeschool/stay active/keep […]

Cloth masks making their way into the community - approaching 1000 distributed so far.

Jan at sewing machine

By Staff May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Connie Price who heads up the production side of the 100% cotton face masks with cloth ties […]

We are richer than we realize. Incredible support at the community level.

Jane F Food Bank

By Staff May 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a very rich city. Take a look at the organizations in place – offering food […]

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