14 weapons seized from a male arrested under a Mental Health warrant

Oakviille gun 1

Ammunition recovered with 14 rifles in an Oakville incident. By Staff May 8th, 2020 OAKVILLE, ON   Sometime after the noon hour on May 1st, […]

Milton to become a municipality that will have an International Baccalaureate programme

Keilberg HS Milton

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   All four municipalities in the Region will now have high schools that will offer the International Baccalaureate […]

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 […]

650 Burlington households served by the Food Bank in April.

Bailey Apr 8

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank does a daily YouTube broadcast. The Burlington Food […]

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 […]

Kids are kept in the loop; aware of what is taking place - we try to focus on the happy times and not the stress

Ashley family yard table

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 […]

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. […]

Number of infections are down; social distancing is working - keep it working.

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Public Health Unit report on the number of cases of the COVID virus show […]

Building Resiliency: City launches Emergency Preparedness Week and National Youth Week

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Timely – very timely. With the province locked down while we deal with a pandemic that has […]

This is the week we celebrate education with all the schools closed - ironic isn't it


By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board joins school boards across Ontario in celebrating Education Week from May […]

Analytics, silver plate and the Nixon tapes - is there a connection? When you're cooped up and have had enough of Netflix you get creative.

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When I look at the analytics for the Burlington Gazette some amazing information bubbles to the […]

Local local local gets you re-elected - international moves you up the Cabinet level ladder

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   She gets right into the trenches with her constituents – this time it was a Legion […]

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 […]

Food Banks get a much needed financial boost from Lexus dealerships - $5000 each

_Lexus dollars to Food BAnk

By Staff May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the need is there the commercial sector inevitably comes through. Last week the Oakville and Burlington […]

The curve is still not flat - and warmer weather is upon us - time to be even more vigilant.

Muni differences

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who are having difficulty with the need to Stay at Home and not mingle […]

Talk about cheek - the Mayor makes no apology for breaking the rules on public processions.

MMW at JB 3

By Staff April 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON In a Statement from City Hall we are told that: “Communities all over the world are finding new […]

Good motion gets trashed by Mayor - the need recognized by Councillor Stolte is very real.

Stolte - the chair

By Pepper Parr April 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the motion you put forward to create more sidewalk space for people to use when […]

Kearns forgot to share the microphone and left her sense of fun and at times cutting humour at home.

Audit Kearns 5

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   She isn’t ready for the big stage – not yet And she needs to let the […]

We have unaccountable local decision-making being done by the Emergency Coordinating Group - time for some accountability and some transparency.

Tim Commisso - finger up hard eyes

By Pepper Parr April 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In normal times the administration of the city is in the hands of the City Manager […]