Business license applications and portable sign use is lower - city is easing up on the enforcement side - smart move

By Staff May 6th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The level of service delivered by Staff is determined by city council. With the day to day […]

40 km/h for ward 2 - then maybe for all of Burlington - with rumblings of a 30 km/h rule in the minds of some Councillors

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   If you thought the private tree bylaw was a hoot – wait till you get the […]

Parks and Recrearion move fast to get signage in place as part of controlling movement of people in public places

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Have the people at Parks and Recreation taken dancing lessons? We should know by next weekend […]

Stolte and Kearns want to see streets made much friendlier to people during the summer - asking staff to come back with ideas

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON It was a last minute motion put on the agenda by Councillors Stolte and Kearns. The wanted […]

Has the public stopped listening to those elected to lead? What happens when that happens?

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Signs appear everywhere in the supermarket. The private sector gets the message – why isn’t city […]

Public opposition to the 'lock downs' is showing up on lawn signs - it is going to take more than pleas from the MAyor to curb this one,

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   If we were wondering how deeply felt the opposition to the current Stay at Home order […]

Cougars prospect camp dates are announced - first come, first served

By Staff May 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON No one is certain as to when the hockey season will start – but the Burlington Cougars are […]

Why are Live Dealer Casinos So Popular?

By Matthew Gorkin May 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   You get to look the dealer in the eye. The Rising Popularity of Live Casinos They […]

Sharman wants to shake up the way the city budget is prepared - wants a tighter - 'unvarnished' - look at just what the departments are doing

By Pepper Parr May3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A very solid look at what the citizens of Burlington get for the money they pay Councillor […]

For those who cannot work from home - vaccinations are available

By Staff May 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Public Health Office has announced new vaccination schedules. Eligible Halton Residents can (dependent on […]

Cougars to hold goalie prospect camp in June

By Staff May 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Cougars will be continuing their Goalie Identification Camp for the 2021 season. The program has […]

Spencer Smith Park - that Jewel in the Burlington Crown - didn't appear to have a single sign explaining to people what the Stay at Home order meant

By Staff May 3, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What would we do without informed readers with cameras. A Gazette reader sent us the following. Her […]

114 Hot Spots in Ontario - Doctors want a Nation Wide Circuit Breaker put in place

By Staff May 2, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A group of Canadian doctors in a letter to the government published in Macleans magazine said over […]

Covid19 vaccination phases -

By Staff May 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   When and where can you get the vaccine? Ontario has a three-phase plan that prioritizes vaccines for […]

Kearns gearing up for en event that has yet to be announced

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This comes as no surprise to us. Lisa Kearns has announced a virtual event to tell […]

Urban Forestry staff want to tell you about their street tree planting initiatives

By Staff April 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington is inviting residents, business-owners and landowners to a virtual information session to learn […]

Monte Dennis passes

By Pepper Parr April 30th, 2021 Monte Dennis BURLINGTON, ON   We learned this morning that our good friend Monte Dennis passed away last week. […]

Norm Sterling named as Chair of Greenbelt Council; was a former Minister of Environment

By Staff April 29th 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government has appointed Norm Sterling as Chair of the Greenbelt Council. The former minister […]

JBH President explains what the Pandemic Response Unit is being used for and why

By Eric Vandewall April 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Since March 12, 2021, in response to the urgent need to vaccinate as many people in […]

Regional Police Chief Stephen Tanner now the longest serving Chief in the Country

By Staff April 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Today, Halton Region Police Chief Stephen Tanner becomes the longest serving police chief in the country – […]