Views on how we got to # 31 on a list that once said we were the greatest.

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By Pepper Parr August 3rd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This story is beginning to look like the New Street Road Diet – that one just […]

Hospital emergency entrance - knowing where it is matters when you NEED to know.

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By Staff August 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The new wing of the Joseph Brant Hospital has been open for almost a year – the […]

Transformation of the Brant Museum well underway.

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By Staff August 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Little by little the transformed Joseph Brant Museum begins to take shape. Scheduled to open in July […]

Meed Ward: We are at a tipping point and at a Crossroads –and we have to work harder.

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By Staff August 2nd, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We thought we had ended the commenting on the drop in Burlington’s MoneySense magazine ranking. Mayoralty candidate […]

The long holiday weekend - what would you like to do?

A 7 year old aboriginal boy demonstrated using hoops at the Brant Day event at LaSalle Park

By Pepper Parr August 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s summer, time to relax get outside and enjoy what the city has to offer. Burlington […]

Senior staff at city hall claim they 'have created and maintained a livable, thriving city where people and businesses want to be' and being ranked # 31 doesn't really matter

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By Pepper Parr August 1st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Collin Gribbons, a Burlington resident with significant depth in public transit matters, wrote in to say […]

Job opportunities event is being hosted by The Centre and Top Notch Employment.

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By Staff July 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Medican Staffing Inc is a specialized agency in the pharmaceutical industry; they are currently accepting applications for […]

Burlington takes a major hit in the rankings: Money Sense magazine places us 31st - behind Oakville and Halton Hills.

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By Staff July 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Oh dear. The numbers are in for 2018 And Money Sense has done us a dirty.   […]

Muir doesn't like the proposal for the east end of the city; not that many people in the community want to see quite this much density.

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By Pepper Parr July 31st, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Development proposals are flooding the city hall planning department. Much of the public focus has been […]

Parks and Recreation Online Registration service is unavailable Monday, July 30, 2018

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By Staff July 30, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Service Disruption Notice. Parks and Recreation Online Registration service is unavailable Monday, July 30, 2018 Online program […]

Public school board appoints a trustee for Milton - he gets to take part in four board meetings.

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By Staff July 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   At a special Board meeting on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, trustees of the Halton District School Board […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford gets recognized by American media in record time.

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By Staff July 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   This is just too good not to share. It is an opinion piece from the Washington Post […]

63 people running for office in Burlington - largest number the city has seen in years. Good news?

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By Pepper Parr July 30th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON We erred – there are four people running for Mayor. This story has been corrected. The number […]

Male found dead in backyard at Brant and Churchill Rd, long gun also found.

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By Staff July 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police in Burlington are currently investigating a death in Burlington where a firearm was […]

Premier Ford: 'the vengeful little ‘man of all the people’ with a healthy disrespect for democracy.

By Ray Rivers July 29th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON “I stand with Mayor Tory… that is a direct affront on democracy… That is tin pot […]

If the formula put in place for Toronto were applied to Burlington we would have three members of council and a Mayor.

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By Pepper Parr July 28th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who sincerely believe that the public is better served with smaller government the decision […]

It was the failure to communicate - something that can be fixed with a three minute conversation.

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette was able to get some background information on the organizational mess within Sound of […]

The start up technical community celebrates a full year of Tech Place operation.

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By Pepper Parr July 27th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an occasion for some celebration. TechPlace had been in operation for more than a […]

Attracting new talent to the staff side of city hall and putting a succession plan in place part of the Strategic Plan.

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By Staff July 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   City council got a briefing from the Director of Human Resources on how she is building a […]

Young people get to experience what fire fighting is all about.

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By Staff July 26th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department recognized 12 young people, aged 12 to 14, who successfully completed Camp Ignite, […]