Burlington residents asked to select from list of names to rename Ryerson Park

By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The park currently known as Ryerson Park at 565 Woodview Rd. will be renamed to reflect […]

Cogeco appoints Chris Burke as VP analytics

By Staff November 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Cogeco is adding to the senior staff. Chris Burke has been brought in as Vice President, Digital […]

Road Closure - Mainway at Guelph Line, Nov. 4 - 6, 2021

By Staff November 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mainway, between Northside Road and Guelph Line will be closed nightly: Nov. 4 to 6, 2021 7 […]

High rise is coming to Waterdown Road - 29 storeys is what they are looking for. No mention of any parkland.

By Pepper Parr November 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Rendering of the proposed development.   We have been told they were coming and indeed they are […]

New Look for Brant Street

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   They told us there would be intensification. And there is intensification. The view is of The […]

David Barker explains the Heritage restoration grants he was awarded by Council after being recommended by a Committee he served on. He did recuse himself.

By David Barker November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Setting the record straight. Are there problems with the way Heritage Fund grants are awarded? Should […]

Getting public response to what City Manager calls a 'difficult budget'

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   During the days before the pandemic got a grip on the world some members of the […]

From time to time we have to suspend people from using the Gazette comments section - the response at times is vitriolic

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette suspended the privilege David Barker had to comment in the Gazette’s Comments section. We […]

Food Bank Drive focused on infant needs

By Staff November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Aldershot Food Collection Committee is having a Special INFANT FOOD Collection for ROCK’s Infant Food Pantry […]

Reserve funds, those rainy day dollars, are in very bad shape. No plan for repairing them either

By Pepper Parr November 4th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Municipalities cannot show a deficit. They can’t go broke either. If their finances are suspect the […]

Ontario Expanding Booster Eligibility: Will Expand Gradually Based on Age and Risk to Delta Varia

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, is expanding eligibility for booster […]

Budgets are a numbers game: which ones do you want?

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Budgets are a numbers game – for members of Council it is a real life situation that […]

Halton Regional Police Service Launches Collaborative Anti-Hate Campaign

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has announced a new annual collaborative anti-hate campaign called #NoHaltonInHalton. The inaugural […]

Memorial Service for the Late William Davis will be held live on Thursday.

By Pepper Parr November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   He was far from perfect but he ran Ontario the way it was supposed to be […]

City of Burlington update on staff vaccination numbers: 88% fully vaccinated

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington is providing an update on its staff vaccination numbers in accordance with the City’s COVID-19 Staff […]

A Living Wage in Halton is reported to be $20.75 per hour; province set minimum wage for 2022 at $15 an hour

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The living wage is the hourly rate that ensures that a person working full time, full year, […]

Looking to book passenger road tests (class G2/G) ? You can at Burlington GO

By Staff November 3rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   To help reduce the backlog of road testing due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Ontario government is using […]

Are the budget deliberations going to be the first skirmish in the battle for the Chain of Office ?

By Pepper Parr November 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Taxes are about politics – good government service comes after that. The four year average amounts […]

Burlington Native has found the gym - hopefully the library as well

By Staff November 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Jenna Morais, second-year forward at Carleton University. Burlington native Jenna Morais led the Carleton University Ravens to […]

Remembrance Day Ceremony will be Virtual

By Staff November 2nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2021 Remembrance Day ceremony will again be virtual and will be live-streamed at burlingtonlegion.com, beginning at […]