The Catalpa tree said Good Morning to me as I walked back to the house with my newspaper in my hand.

Tree flowering close up

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are more people into gardening this year than most years. The nurseries sold out early. […]

Canada Day will be different - this year we will have to decide just how we individually want to celebrate. Start with a rack of ribs in a parking lot

CanDay showing the flag

By Staff June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day this year isn’t going to be the same. This year’s Celebrations will be unique. For […]

Summer in the city - coping with COVID19

kids making sand pool

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON’ The Gazette web site, we call it our press room, is undergoing a security upgrade. The content […]

Theft of Land Rover following Intentional Motor Vehicle Collision Leaves owner Standing in the Road Stunned

HRPS crest

By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It all happened so fast – by the time it was over there she was standing in […]

Northern Ontario Casino scene undergoing major changes.


By George Keburia June 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Casinos across Northern Ontario are hoping to be able to re-open soon amid COVID-19 uncertainty […]

Parks and Recreation are thinking about how they might re-open the Seniors' Centre

There is nothing fancy about the place.  It's simple, serves the purpose   with a bus stop almost outside the door and plenty of parking.  And the kitchen will rustle you up a sandwich if you're hungry.  The Seniors like it the way it is.

By Pepper Parr June 24, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Parks and Recreation department is sounding out people on opening up the Seniors’ Centre. People […]

There will be a Lakeshore Rotary Ribfest on Canada Day - in a parking lot. All the details

Rotary - LAkeshore

By Pepper Parr June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We had the gist of the story – but that wasn’t enough. Our friends at the […]

Ribfest in a parking lot - on Canad Day? Really!

Ribfest south lake side

By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Story Update – link below Chasing the one down. This is what a Ribfest is – picking up […]

Pulling Together: Burlington Businesses Reach Out to Support Each Other

Stay strong Kilbride

By Clair Nash June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In these unprecedented times, it is always good to see local businesses supporting each other. Burlington’s […]

Burlington Food Bank contacted by Feed Ontario to help the provincial government determine what the longer term food needs are likely to be

Domenique W Food Bank

By Staff June 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Burlington Food Bank was recently contacted by Feed Ontario to help the provincial government get a better […]

Burlingtonians being Burlingtonians

Gibbons - patio open

By Pepper Parr June 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city opened up and people did what they have been wanting to do for months […]

Bus riders want the drivers to know that they too are appreciated.

One of the new buses added o the Burlington Transit fleet.  There were busses that had more than 15 years on their tires - those old ones certainly rattled down Guelph Line when I was on one of them.

By Staff June 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The people of Aldershot do appreciate the transit service they get. So much so that they have […]

What's open and permitted - What isn't open - Your family circle and your more public circle

Joe Dogs - Mark

By Staff June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At one minute after midnight on Friday the city will move into Phase 2 of the Emergency […]

Gateway Casinos Slowed Down by the Pandemic

Gateway Sudbury PAID

By George Keburia June 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The coronavirus pandemic reached Canada quite some time ago, resulting in thousands of deaths. Despite the timely […]

Retail and hospitality sectors asked to make the Promise to follow the rules when they open on Friday.

Post promise

By Staff June 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Last week Oakville North Burlington MP Pam Damoff released the POST Promise. The promise is a partnering […]

Black Lives didn't seem to matter on Saturday

By Pepper Parr June 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Black Lives didn’t seem to matter all that much on a nice sunny Saturday afternoon […]

Is it or isn't it? Kelly's PR flack says police 'removed' the planned protest this afternoon - police say they can't and didn't do any such thing.


By Staff June 13th, 2020 – 1:34 pm BURLINGTON, ON   We received the following about half an hour ago: This is Emily Ward on […]

There will be a Parks and Recreation program - rules are not yet known.

Nelson swimming pool

By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be something in the way of a summer program if and when the province […]

Kelley's Bake Shop to be the focus of a BLM protest on Saturday

protest poster

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This was just not Kelly Childs week and it doesn’t look as if it is going […]

Resiliency and mental health - subject of an online workshop June 18th

Mental health

By Staff June 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Resiliency and mental health can determine how well individuals overcome the stresses and uncertainty of any situation. […]