The weather last week put the kibosh on any plans that I had to see friends - heading into week 10

Leo Bea sitting in chairs

By Nicki St George May 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their […]

The evidence always tells the story; it can be enhanced by anecdotal information.

Joseph Gaetan

By Joe Gaetan May 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Joe Gaetan is a regular Gazette reader who more often than not gets it right. He […]

Conservation Halton issues a flood warning - rain on a long weekend day. Phhtt!

CH Rivers and streams

By Staff May 17th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Well – there goes the weekend. Conservation Halton advises that the Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry’s […]

Fascinating graphic presentation on the paths to virus took to get to Canada

virus cbc presentation

By Staff May 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Covid19 virus has had a devastating impact on the health of people around the word; it […]

Changes to the physical distancing bylaw - it's about your dog.

Runners two dogs we know what this is about

By Staff May 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Walking a dog? Keep them on a leash They forgot about the woof woofs. The debate on […]

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 […]

Real warm weather didn't make the appearance hoped for - but there was a great surprise at the end of the week.

baby rabbits

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Providing food for those who are self-isolating has created a complex supply chain

Face Mask Sign

By Pepper Parr April 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is very good at stepping up to the plate and filling a need. What caring […]

Coping: Week 6 - it has come to listing the ups and the downs

Thank you drawing

By Nicki St George April 28th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George is the mother of two, lives in Aldershot and teaches at a private […]

The future of school - are we learning that there are some advantages to on-line learning? Something to think about

Bea cropped

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON We asked the two women who are providing Gazette readers with an ongoing commentary on how things […]

Schedule for school operation is set out; Premier to talk about opening up the economy this afternoon

Lecce Miniter of Education

By Pepper Parr April 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Education Minister Stephen Lecce Education Minister Stephen Lecce announced on the weekend that all publicly-funded schools […]

Sun rise runs, move onto schoolwork, afternoons whatever-we-feel-like.

Heidi workout

  The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school […]

Free software; free apps - sure - you get the functionality - they get you and all your data

Malware article graphic

By Christopher Boyd April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette uses Malware to secure its web sites. There are any number of software applications that […]

You can watch Therapy Dogs or take that First Aid course you've always wanted to register for - you're home all day aren't you?

St john girl with dog

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows who the St. John Ambulance organization is – they are the people who give […]

Burlington Green has a neat project for children - turning milk cartons into bird feeders

BG milk carton project

By Staff April 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At a time when parents are looking for ideas and small projects to keep their children active […]

Schools will not open on the 4th of May - 'year is not lost' adds the Premier

Newsflash 100

By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Doug Ford – sweating out a very tough situation. During a media conference call hours […]

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