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 […]

Real warm weather didn't make the appearance hoped for - but there was a great surprise at the end of the week.

baby rabbits

The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

Stolte: ' the virus doesn’t move on its own; it needs people to move it.'

Shawna and daughter

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Come Saturday we can go to a hardware store. That’s progress. One of the biggest reasons the […]

Conservation area closed - so who feeds the 60 some animals they have?


By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parks are closed. The Conservation areas are closed. People don’t like the closures – but they are […]

Face masks being distributed to community groups

Galbraith couple

By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some State Governors in the United States are thinking of making the wearing of face masks mandatory. […]

Holton says: 'The cream is rising in the arts world - Humanity Will Make It.'

Holton H&S

By Margaret Lindsay Holton May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I was asked by the editor for my opinion about “where the arts are going […]

Downtown business types get creative - small but smart idea - it should grow.

Burl Box

By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is tough for the retail people. They have gone through more than a month of […]

On balance the public behaved reasonably well - there were exceptions but the message has certainly gotten through.

Promenade well spaced

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the first really nice sunny warm day since the decision was made to lock […]