Private sector turns out to be more transparent than the public sector.

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By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A classroom has been closed at a Burlington elementary school. A restaurant has chosen to close […]

The story behind the exercise equipment that a seniors group paid for at Burloak Park

BCSI Meed Ward unveiling

By Pepper Parr October 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This story goes back to 2015. At the time there was a Memorandum of Understanding between […]

MMR High School has yet to experience any COVID infections - principal Proteau supports her teaching staff and is almost a den mother to her students.

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By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When we read about infection reports that are above 500 across the province and read about […]

Standing Committee of Council endorses the Official Plan - that is good news

City Council meeting - before COVID

By Pepper Parr October 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an eleven hour meeting that went as smoothly as things like this can go. […]

Council being asked to endorse what the planners think the city needs

Drill dwarfs city hall

By Pepper Parr September 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council is meeting today as a Standing Committee that is preparing to endorse the recommendation […]

Mayor Meed Ward's schedule for the week of the 28th

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Public gets a chance to comment on an Aldershot development

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By Staff September 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city now requires developers to take their plans to the public and get feedback at that […]

Detour for Transit Route 4 – Sept. 29 to Oct. 1

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By Staff September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Our apologies for the delay in getting this transit information to you. The city sent it out during […]

Drugs worth $4 million seized in a year-long investigation - nine arrested

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By Staff September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) Drug and Human Trafficking Unit has recently concluded a year-long investigation […]

The latest COVID testing information

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By Staff September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Do you need to test for the Covid 19 infection? If you needed one – were you […]

Three by 25 storeys to go up at the Brant Ghent intersection. Some town houses as well.

Molinaro Brant and Ghent

By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The intersection of Brant and Ghent is a bit of a waste land. An empty field […]

Province has a COVID containment plan - they don't appear to be ready to tell the public what it is

cafe crowd - no six feet here

By Staff September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone with ears will have heard that there were 700 new COVID infections across the province. And […]

Protestors are going to face new 'tools' to keep them away from demonstrating

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By Pepper Parr September 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Last June Regan Russell was walking in front of a transport truck that was loaded with […]

WOW! When we get it right - we really get it right. This one will make your day.

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BY Staff September 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You don’t get to see this very often Click on the link – when you get to […]

There was a significant amount of cash seized during the most recent drug bust in the city.

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By Staff September 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For a small city with eight cannabis retail locations and five applications for a license to operate […]

A Superload will slow traffiic down a bit on Monday.


By Staff September 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be short duration rolling road closures in Burlington from Monday September 28, 2020 at 10 […]

Climate Change - Part II: Responding to the Problem - 2020 Speech From the Throne


    By Ray Rivers September 25th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Part 2 of a 3 part series: In 1976 the World Meteorological Organization warned […]

The provincial government is going to have to take very strong measures to lower the rate of new infection. Another lock-down will be very painful

No masks - less than 8 days ago.

By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   ‘Did someone at Queen’s Park teach the Premier and his colleagues that song about “The Big […]

Readers commenting on just how things sometimes get done in the city

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By Staff September 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are in this city people who pay attention and appreciate that the Gazette will hear what […]

Will municiipalities be given the power to ban hand guns?

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By Staff September 23, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government said through the Throne Speech delivered today that municipalities might be given the right […]

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