Nothing festive about city hall - about as welcoming as a county jail.

city hall lobby

By Pepper Parr December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The talk is about making city hall a more service oriented place. Making it a place […]

Party Clean Up - At the very least, you should clear up the dishes and glasses and put them in the dishwasher.

party cleaning 1

By Jeremy Biberdorf December 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hosting a party is fun and exciting. Whether it’s Christmas, New Year or a special birthday […]

Skating at the Rotary Centennial Pond is on hold until the water-main break is repaired.

Ice pond - Rotary

By Staff December 16th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Just when it was getting to be really ice skating outdoors weather – a water-main break at […]

Aldershot to get its own retail cannabis outlet.

cannabis - opening day

By Staff December 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a fourth cannabis retail […]

Sound of Music appears before city council budget committee - there might not be much for the Festival.

Sound of music - from stage

By Pepper Parr December 11th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   With the budget before them and the Mayor having whittled down what she would like to […]

Joseph Gaetan sees an upside to online learning - it worked for him.

Online 1

By Joseph A. Gaetan December 9th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At the moment, the secondary school unions and the Ontario government are at loggerheads over […]

Canadian online casinos give every individual a chance to participate in their casinos.

Gambling tables

By Rachelle Otto December 10th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Are you searching for an online casino that allows Canadian players? Well, get your gaming suit […]

Salvation Army needs volunteers to help with the Christmas kettles.

Sally Anne kettle

By Staff December 5th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Once again the Salvation Army is desperate for volunteers, 50 percent of their kettles have been going unmanned […]

It just caught my fancy - had to share it.


By Staff December 4th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What did you buy on Black Friday? Did you buy anything on Cyber Monday? A friend bought […]

Santa parade cancelled on short short notice - the sleigh is reported to return on the 24th.

The Salvation Army is there for the good times and during the hard times.  The parade was one of the Good Times.

By Staff December 2nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The notice was brief, to the point and for some really disappointing. The weather was foul and […]

Mayor will get to explain what was spent and what was done while she and some staff were in Japan at the taxpayers expense.

Commisso and Mayor in Japan

By Pepper Parr November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   “Just in case you haven’t seen it yet” wrote a Gazette reader, “that Japan trip cost […]

Museum goes commercial - craft beer and pin ball contests.

Pin ball and beer

By Staff November 28th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Transformed at a cost of close to $10 million – the museum is now open to the […]

The Nutcracker will be performed three times on two days at the Performing Arts Centre


By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Performing Arts Centre is doing what they are there to do. Bring world class […]

December is Free P month; on Sunday the 1st the Ho Ho man arrives in his sleigh. He will be at the Joseph Brant Hospital earlier in the day.

FreeP December FNL  Parking

By Pepper Parr November 25th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is that time of year again – when the Ho Ho man rides down Guelph […]

RBG Master Plan Update meeting is shown more than 50 poster sized graphics of the ideas that were being worked on.

RBG garden - lilacs

By Pepper Parr November 22, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the second public meeting to update people on the 25 year Master Plan that […]

Santa fun at the hospital - then take in the Santa parade.

Join the Joy

By Staff November 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The good folks at the Brant Hospital Foundation want to get you into the hospital – but […]

Festival of Trees returns to Performing Arts Centre.

Festival of trees

By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 3rd Annual Festival of Trees will be on display in the lobby and mezzanine of the […]

Keeping up with the seasons - some produce doesn't make it to the market table.

Frozen apple - barns in background

By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the seasons. Apples left on a tree -look a little like Christmas decorations. […]

Guy who Chases Painted Horses will be speaking at the AGB November 27th.

Hayden Taylor H&S 1

By Staff November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those events that has three different organizations behind the wheel as it were. […]

Applications for support in setting up a neighbourhood ice rink close December 1st.

Outdoor skating rinks

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   That young deer that got stranded on the not frozen enough pond at Royal Botanical Gardens […]