Tell me about Burlington – Part 2

Burlington wants a Stage 2 designation.

By Pepper Parr January 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   “So you live in Burlington” you were asked. Nice place? As a city does it work?” […]

Transparency and accountability get walloped by the Clerk's Office

city hall with flag poles

By Pepper Parr January 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It will be a Receive and File report – no action will be taken unless there […]

Online Payments Currently Unavailable

City hall - older pic

By Staff January 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Online payments for the services listed below are currently unavailable: • Parking Ticket Payment • Parking Permit […]

The expensive field unit at Joseph Brant will begin taking in COVID-19 patients this week

field hospital - installed April

By Pepper Parr January 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We fully expected that expensive tent put in place between the parking garage and the hospital […]

Capital budget goes before Council next week - looking for approval to spend $72 million +

Burlington has always had a small group of citizens who get out to public meetings to review budgets, policy proposals and share ideas.  In that regard we are fortunate.

By Pepper Parr January 4TH, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We learn next week how city council wants to handle the budget request for $13,306,000 in […]

Mayor celebrates a birthday as she prepares for a New Year

birthday girl

By Staff January 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The birthday girl! Mayor Marianne Meed Ward, back from several days of R&R, steps into city hall […]

Arrest Made After Shooting in Appleby GO Station Parking Lot


By Staff January 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police had a major case on their hands New Year’s Day. Shooting took place […]

It is our core values that will get us through 2021 - do we know what those values are?

graphic 2021

By Pepper Parr January 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is going to be a tough year. It will be a long haul. There is […]

Has the postal service forgotten to report the Covid infections ?

Canada Post vehicle

By Staff December 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON UPDATE: Eight people are isolated, one confirmed infection in Burlington. Parcel service and letter mail started coming in […]

Framework will guide vaccine prioritization - THIS is not what the public needs to hear

By Pepper Parr December 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON I am sure the ethical frame work, released by the province yesterday, within which the distribution of […]

One nut case and one provincial cabinet minister who seem to think that the rules don't apply to them - great notes to end the year on

Hillier Randy MPP

By Pepper Parr December 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION An Ontario politician who has already been charged once for disobeying COVID-19 rules is blatantly breaking […]

A full moon and common sense don't seem to mix

full moon dec 29

By Staff December 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the strength of a full moon – the tug it has on our […]

Did the Mayor get the feedback she was looking for from her colleagues?

By Pepper Parr December 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The genesis for the document the Mayor sent her colleagues on December 7th came out of […]

Brant hospital worker first to be vacinated


By Staff December 24th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday, Joseph Brant Hospital’s first health care worker received the hospital’s first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 […]

Update on City services and programs during the COVID-19 province-wide shutdown

By Staff December 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, 0N   The province-wide shutdown, with additional restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19, is beginning Saturday, Dec. […]

Province dropping $200 into the households of parents with high school students

By Staff December 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   News about the schools is pouring from every source, making it difficult for parents to keep up. […]

Conservation Authority asks people to stay on the trails and away from the water


By Staff December 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   School, what little there is left of it, will be out soon. This time for quite a […]

City hall figuring out what they will be able to deliver in terms of services during lock down.

Lock down graphic

By Staff December 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City staff are reviewing the lock down restrictions to determine how it may impact city programs and […]

City reviewing details from province to determine how different this lock down will be from the last one.

Is this to be "home" for anyone in Burlington on Christmas Day?

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Province puts us into a 28 day lockdown – but city hall continues to do […]

Gazette reader claims governments no longer have the moral authority to tax

By Pepper Parr December 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION We are all in this together. Is there a member of council who hasn’t used this […]

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