Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and were […]

Accessibility and Heritage Advisory Committees looking for new members..

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By Staff February 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is currently recruiting volunteers to be members of the Heritage Burlington Advisory Committee […]

The city now has the authority to actually barricade the party house on Lakeshore Road if that is what it takes to bring an end to the noisy parties

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   As court cases go – this one went pretty quickly. The city filed their application for […]

Japanese garden, designed to highlight the city's twinning with Itabashi Japan, wins significant award.

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By Staff February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Itabashi Garden at the Tansley Community Centre has won the Parks and Recreation Ontario 2020 Award […]

Free fishing in February? Province wants Family Day to be an occasion to go fishing

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By Pepper Parr February 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Family Day is a relatively new event for the people of Ontario. Everyone seems to want […]

'What we have here is a failure to communicate': Paul Newman in Cool Hand Luke - seems to apply to Burlington as well

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By Pepper Parr February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The only tool that matters for anyone serving the public is the ability to communicate – […]

Metrolinx likes the idea of further developing their properties; likes the opportunity to include retail for those who want to shop on the way home.

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By Staff February 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is not just the traditional and known developers who want to build in Burlington. Metrolinx operates […]

Museum sets up a 'Strike Camp' for parents who need day care space on Thursday

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By Staff February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a little like selling umbrellas when it’s raining. Museums Burlington, operators of the Joseph Brant […]

Information sessions on what you can and cannot do with the trees on your property: private tree bylaw now in effect

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By Pepper Parr February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Now for the hard part – convincing those seriously opposed to the Private Tree Bylaw that […]

NDP candidate hammers the government - points out that Deputy Ministers have been given 14% increases over a 4 year period

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By Andrew Drummond February 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This week, across Halton region there will be three days of education disruption. The elementary teachers […]

New city Clerk appointed; hails from Halifax - starts February 18th

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By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Kevin Arjoon was named the new Clerk for the city. He will take up his duties on […]

City gets an injunction against 'party house' and recovers costs as well. Kudos for that win.

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By Staff February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The city announced earlier today that its Legal Services department was successful in obtaining a permanent injunction […]

Pushing retail development north of Caroline - part of the endorsed preferred concept.

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By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What kind of a city are we going to have three, five or ten years hence? […]

When there is a messy issue - get in front of it and be candid. Burlington didn't manage to do that on Monday.

By Pepper Parr February 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting city hall to just be up front and open is very difficult. The vehicle had […]

Driver of the city owned car parked illegally in a handicapped space no longer with the city.

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By Staff February 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Well that’s the end of that story. A tough city response to a stupid mistake by an […]

Impaired Driving Offences Within Halton Region February 1st and 2nd.

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By Staff February 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you have been named in a police report and after going through the judicial procedure and were […]

City statement: 'We take these reports seriously'

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By Staff February 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On its Twitter feed the City of Burlington reports that: The City is aware of reports of […]

City vehicle takes up a handicapped parking spot at Costco; not part of the brand.

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By Staff February 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   These photographs appeared on the Facebook page of a Gazette reader. An electric car, parked in a […]

There is going to be a Burlington BRAND - hopefully an improvement on 'Burlington ranked Canada’s best city'

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By Staff February 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If the city has an image problem there is a group of people that want to come […]

Teacher strikes could make it a bumpy week.

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By Staff January 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Get ready for a bumpy week. Teacher strikes at three different levels threaten confusion in households all […]