AN OPINION ON THE 2018 ELECTION

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By Jim Barnett October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Jim Barnett can remember a time when the city had a number of rate payer associations that […]

The voices of reason and stability have gone silent in this city.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We got a comment from a citizen who had this to say: “Disrespectful behaviour creates division in […]

Wow! This actually happened.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   A ward 3 resident answered a knock at her door and found an election candidate. The candidate […]

A dirty election just got a little dirtier - all the guns are trained on the one candidate.

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By Staff October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   There is an absolutely despicable advertisement being published that links the words spousal abuse with Mayoralty candidate […]

Paul Sharman, ward 5 Councillor has said he will take part in the Orchard Park debate.

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By Pepper Parr October 15th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The good people in the Orchard community are going to have a debate and an opportunity, […]

Letter to the editor - unparalleled examples of nastiness in Burlington’s municipal election campaign.

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By Carol Victor October 14th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   These past few weeks have seen unparalleled examples of nastiness in Burlington’s municipal election campaign. As […]

How did the Aldershot community handle the election debate - they made it a family event.

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By Pepper Parr October 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The ECoB debates took place in every ward. The happiest event was in ward 1 where […]

Chamber of Commerce hosts the final Mayoralty question and answer session.

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By Pepper Parr October 14th, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON   It was thee last debate for the Mayoralty candidates – this one hosted by the Chamber […]

The selling of high end condominium units in the downtown core has begun - The Gallery has been announced.

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By Pepper Parr October, 12, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the first step into a new level of development for the city’s main street. […]

Rivers: Clearly his Cabinet and caucus, acting like the well trained sheep they’ve been so far, are not going to change his mind. Are they/you all sheep as well?

A damaged apartment building is seen in Gatineau, Que. on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Houses and Apartment buildings had roofs torn off and windows blown out and automobiles were damaged after a tornado caused extensive damage on Friday to a Gatineau neighbourhood forcing hundreds of families to evacuate their homes. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

By Ray Rivers October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON “The world can’t say it wasn’t warned – repeatedly. But unfortunately, the dire cautions being levelled by […]

Teachers recognized, appreciated and celebrated on World Teachers Day.

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By Staff October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The election debates took up most of the available oxygen and we missed the celebration and recognition […]

How the city banned the Gazette publisher from city hall.

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By Pepper Parr October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a series It was September 8th of 2016. There was an email from City […]

Mohawk Gardens Public School celebrating 50 years of teaching students.

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By Staff October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The mid 60’s were the years when the Board of Education couldn’t build schools fast enough. The […]

Steve Cussons takes a strip off the Mayor's hide after the ECoB debate.

By Pepper Parr October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   We hear about video and tweets going viral, which in Burlington might mean 8,000 souls. Steve […]

Job opportunities.

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By Staff October 11th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   The Centre for Skills Development and Training is in the business of training people for good jobs […]

Seven debates and what do we know about ourselves?

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By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   Seven debates later and what do we know about the candidates, the issues and the city […]

City Clerk sets out the rules for the Third Party Advertisers - all the numbered company registrations hit the road and left town.

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By Staff October 10th, 2108 BURLINGTON, ON   City hall sent out a press release – here is what they want everyone to know about […]

Mayor gets soundly booed at a debate between the four Mayoralty candidates

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By Pepper Parr October 10th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good meeting. Once again ECoB – Engaged Citizens of Burlington showed how to […]

All five of the numbered companies that were registered as Third Party Advertisers are gone - poof!

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   And now there are none. Gone – all five numbered companies that were registered as Third […]

Sean Baird is the owner of three numbered companies registered as Third Party Advertisers. The boys are just taking care of business.

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By Pepper Parr October 9th, 2018 BURLINGTON, ON   It looks as if all five of the numbered companies that were registered as Third Party […]