What is it so hard for employers to pay their staff a Living Wage ?

By Staff November 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A Living Wage – just pay it and adjust your prices (in the case of a municipality […]

The signatures on Petition asking Council to STOP the Proposed 2024 Property Tax Increase grows daily

By Pepper Parr November 15, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Chugging along. Signatures at noon on the 15th. Growing at about 50 a day. The petition […]

Burlington’s first Integrated Mobility Plan approved by City Council

By Staff November 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has created its first Integrated Mobility Plan (IMP) to guide how people and goods move in […]

Could the Queen's Head become part of the redesign of Civic Square ?

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   At the November 14th City Council meeting a decision to issue a Notice of Intent to […]

City has to come up with $1,323,432.07 to pay for its share of Civic Square redesign

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Much of the funding municipalities get comes from specific federal and provincial programs that a city […]

'Yes I do fear retribution'.

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Some follow up on that professional who had concerns with what wasn’t being talked about during […]

We've heard from the thinker behind the Lakeshore Legislative Assembly before - will confirm that for you

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Try this one on for size. While the Gazette’s punditry was pontificating about creating something, anything in […]

Burlington Mayor has the capacity to speak out of both sides of her mouth

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   You really can’t have it both ways but Mayor Marianne Meed Ward will continue to try. […]

There is a lot of this going around - dissatisfaction that can't be directly expressed.

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There are some people who find themselves in a very awkward position when they differ with […]

Stop tax increase petition - and how residents responded to the budget survey

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Progress is not always a streak of lightening that dazzles and startles. It is a steady […]

The Season is about to be upon us

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   November the 28th, the Festival of Lights go on – those sentry’s that guard parts of […]

The Millcroft community flood concern is not limited to just the golf course area - everything south of it could flood as well

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Millcroft attempt to put a stop to any development in the golf course part of […]

Rents are still increasing - and there doesn't appear to be much light at the end of this tunnel

By Staff November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON The National Rent Report charts and analyzes of monthly, quarterly and annual rates and trends in the rental […]

Brock University to hold Safe Sorts Forum online November 17

By Staff November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A group of Canadian sport researchers, experts and advocates will address Canada’s safe sport crisis of athlete […]

Hurdles and hoops if you want to delegate - starting with Thank you for wanting to speak to your City Council might be a better idea

By Staff November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Thomson wanted to delegate at a Council meeting. He followed the rules and completed the appropriate […]

STOP the Proposed Tax Increase passes its first goal - sets a new one

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Wendy Fletcher met her first target of 2500 signatures on her STOP the Proposed 2024 Property […]

The Role of a Criminal Lawyer in the Criminal Justice System

By Milas Rodakavic November 13th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Lawyers are required to wear robes when presenting a case. Criminal attorneys bear a heavy responsibility […]

How Does Your Country Safeguard Your Online Casino Gaming?

By Lisa Clayton November 14th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   When you look at the gaming industry, do you see an organized, thriving society or chaos […]

Has Mayor Meed Ward lost her way - choosing to use a procedural bylaw rather than grace and civility

By Pepper Parr November 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Perhaps it was because of the problems with the sound system that put the Mayor off her […]

What is there to look forward to this week? Your Councillor wants to talk to you about the budget.

By Pepper Parr November 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION So what is the next step on getting to the point where we know what the […]