Finance department provides a budget simulation tool - figure out how you would send the money


By Staff January 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   During February City Councillors will be debating the Operations budget which threatens to come in at more […]

Retail Theft Investigation Leads to Arrests and Charges

By Staff January 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) 1 District Criminal Investigations Bureau has completed an investigation into a […]

Guidelines to help doctors decide how likely it is that a patient may live or die in the short term issued by the province.


By Staff January 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Correction: The 44 students infected at a university student residence were at McGill University – not the University […]

Our Mad Premiers

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  “Ford threatened to shove an incendiary device into the “ying-yang” of any Pfizer executive if they did not give Ontario more coronavirus vaccines.” (CP24 […]

Shovels are not going in the ground, and I remain steadfastly opposed to this development.

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By Adam van Koeverden January 23, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Milton MP Adam van Koeverden released the following to the public via a tweet. Dear Neighbours, […]

Council gets draft Operations budget - along with a lot of detailed data in a graphic format


By Pepper Parr January 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Council heard just what the city is up against as they prepare to craft the Operations […]

Federal government approves CN Rail Hub for Milton

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By Staff January 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The federal government has decided to approve the CN Truck-Rail Hub The Region of Halton had put […]

Police Services Board releases fuller picture on what they relied upon in making their decision

The swearing in turned into a reception with Chief Tanner accepting congratulations and a few words of advice from all those who chose to shake his hand.  The Chief wanted to "shake" while the citizen wants to make a point.

By Staff January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Police Services Board is showing some very welcome leadership in terms of accountability and transparency. […]

Councillor hints at financial concerns at transit that are not being tabled

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Clarification: The Gazette has learned that the losses Councillor Sharman mentioned at Council earlier this week have […]

The Chief is still the Chief. Police Services Board announces it has full confidence in Stephen Tanner

Stephen Tanner will get a new badge and a new office in September when he takes charge of the Halton Regional Police Service.

By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Chief catches a break. The Halton Police Board Resolved that; The Halton Police Board has […]

The Friday Food Drive - in ward 4 just leave your food donation on the porch; Councillor will pick it up

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Politicians need people – not just as voters but as sources of information, for insights into […]

Mayor dominates virtual Town Hall on the budget

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By Pepper Parr January 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The number of people taking part in the Virtual Town Hall Wednesday night was better than […]

Regional Chair will attend the Police Services Board Closed session meeting on Thursday.

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By Pepper Parr January 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Clarification: Mayor Burton resigned from the Halton Police Services Board on January 11, 2021. The Police Services […]

Mayor will direct Staff to find savings that bring the proposed 4.99% tax increase down to 3.99%

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By Pepper Parr January 20th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward doesn’t like the look of 4.99% tax increase and has advised her council […]

First view of the 2020-2021 budget calls for a 4.99% tax increase


By Pepper Parr January 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A picture is worth 1000 words. What is a chart worth? The chart below is from […]

Changes in city council schedule. COVID is changing much of what happens at every level.


By Staff January 19, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Council meetings now take place on a Tuesday and they begin at 1:00 pm This kind […]

Councillor said the public trusts us - Muir points to her false logic

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By Pepper Parr January 19th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   When the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability Committee was ready to adjourn last week after […]

City Hall wants to know how you want to engage with them.

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By Pepper Parr January 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   City Hall wants to hear from residents about how they would like to participate in engagements […]

Housing Strategy will go to Council to approve a $300,000 spend that could be the rock that the next municipal election will rest on

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By Pepper Parr January 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a bold proposal. Create a housing strategy for a city that is one of […]

Four Arrested in Burlington Drug Trafficking Investigation

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By Staff January 18th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A one month drug investigation by the Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) – 3 District Street Crime […]

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