Were we right? We certainly weren't wrong

By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   There was a headline on a story that we published that gave the Conservatives in the […]

The two Michaels - when will the Governor General name them as Members of the Order of Canada ?

By Pepper Parr September 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Many in Burlington have been patiently waiting for the federal government to announce that Terry Fox […]

Architect explains what will make Waterfront Hotel site the top destination in the city

By Pepper Parr September 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Lilia Koleva is a partner with the firm of architects that did the early design work […]

Advocates for climate change gather in Spencer Smith Park

By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     The Burlington/Oakville Climate event was held in Spencer Smith Park yesterday […]

One road to more affordable housing in Burlington is a closer look and some action on Inclusionary Zoning

By Staff September 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Inclusionary zoning (IZ) is a relatively new strategy in many Canadian municipalities that specifically allows municipalities to […]

Developer's consultant explains what they have in mind - looking for feedback.

By Pepper Parr September 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette has been able to tell this story after wrangling with city hall to get access […]

The number of cars on Burlington streets isn't being looked at properly

By Pepper Parr September 24th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward once said that fireworks were something she heard about from residents almost […]

Fleet of model boats to take to the water on Centennial pond

By Alan Harrington September 24th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Spencer Smith Park is a wondrous place that offers a little something for everyone. Beneath the […]

Ward 2 Councillor Lisa Kearns meets with constituents in a live, socially-distanced meeting

By Pepper Parr September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We saw the first occasion where a ward councillor met with constituents both virtually and in […]

Renovictions: A nasty little procedure for getting rid of a tenant - then upping the rent

By Staff September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier this week Community Development Halton put out a very good report. It was lengthy – so […]

Three quarters of a million students took part in a mock election: Interesting results

By Staff September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Memo to Directors of Education across the country. Young people do care about who gets elected to […]

Climate event - Spencer Smith Park, Saturday - the job now is to continue telling the story

By Staff September 23rd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     Hayley Verall, There will be musical performances including Burlington singer Hayley Verall, two children’s singing groups, […]

What is being done to address the issue of housing affordability ?

By Staff September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The evidence is in, and it is overwhelming. The cost of housing has grown much more quickly […]

City of Burlington will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30 as a holiday

By Staff September 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, Sept. 30 […]

Former Burlington Elementary School Teacher Charged with Historical Sexual Assault

By Staff September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has arrested a male in relation to a sexual assault that […]

How and why was the Rambo Creek diversion chanel built

By Eric Chiasson September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   For those of you who live or work in the downtown Burlington area or who enjoy […]

Lowville residents enjoy sneak previews at Thinkspot

  By Max Bowder: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     Some 40 residents gathered in Lowville at Walt Rickli’s Interactive […]

Public can now get a look at what the developer wants to do with the Waterfront Hotel site

By Pepper Parr September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On the evening of September 8th, there was a virtual pre-application presentation given by Bousfields, planners […]

A suspect on an attempted murder charge has been found deceased

By Staff September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON. ON   The Halton Regional police were looking for David Lavoie (37) of Hamilton as a wanted in connection […]

Karina Gould keeps the Burlington seat; Emily Brown was never able to attract the Conservative vote

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter September 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Relieved at having won the seat Gould talks to media. She held […]