Is the rainbow going to be on Burlington Street - looks as if they are trying to sneak it in at night.

Rainbow flag

By Staff June 12, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Lakeshore Road at Burlington Avenue will be reduced to one lane in each direction (half the road […]

Police Investigating Body Found in Lake Ontario in Burlington

By Staff June 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police service is investigating the discovery of a body in Lake Ontario, in the […]

Council getting a look at a lot of bad financial news - they have to depend on what the federal government is going to come through with

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It has been a tough week for members of Council. They have been dealing with normal […]

Metrolinx updates public on what they are dong to keep the GO trains safe from a health perspective

GO train close up

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At some point people will begin going back to work. Will they drive? That will plug […]

Region releases data on where Covid infections are highest - Orchard wins that prize for Burlington

covid virus

By Staff June 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region released data on where Covid19 infections are located by neighbourhood. Number of infections per 100,000 […]

Planners wanted $1 million +; developer thought he could slide by for $9,000 - a majority went for the developer.

By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was an arm-wrestling contest worth watching – except you couldn’t see the contestants. With city […]

HDSB invites parents/guardians and students to provide input on distance learning through survey from June 10-25

Have your say logo HDSB

By Staff June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Distance learning – It has been a contentious issue in a lot of Burlington households. The Halton […]

Are summer jobs in Burlington being handed out on merit?

Sims Square

By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When a golfing buddy hires the daughter of his golf partner for a summer job – […]

Biggest high rise development in city history: seven towers up to 37 stories - no public input

Seven buildings - not that much in park space and a layout that reflects what developers put up in the 50's

By Pepper Parr June 10th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a massive development planned for Fairview Street – just east of the Burlington GO […]

Acess may be a little slower while we upgrade the web site

Gazette logo Black and red small

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Service and maintenance work along with upgrades and the installation of a stronger firewall are being […]

Halton Mayors write the Premier: Make us a stage two Region

Looks very cosmopolitan - and it is.  But property taxes take a big chunk out of the revenue.

By Staff June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Today, Halton’s Regional Chair along with the Mayors of Burlington, Halton Hills, Milton and Oakville sent a […]

For those laid off - money for food isn't what it used to be. Help if you can

Food Bank - Robin

By Staff June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The poster says it all. If you can – please do. The poster says it all (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ […]

Making more space for walkers and cyclists on city streets not setting any speed records as it works its way through the bureaucracy

Will Burlington see special lanes opened up for cyclists and walkers?

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a good idea at the time – but by the time the city gets […]

A wag said to me last week - 'would you like to hear what I think about City Council ?' This was a reliable source. Listen in

City hall - older pic

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We have a city Council that is approaching the half way mark of the term. It […]

Public art to get some funding - at a time when money might get a little tight

Councillor Sharma n speaking to Angela Paparazzo

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite some tough financial days ahead the public art program is continuing its annual Local Artist […]

Mayor forgetting some of the reasons she was elected: transparency and engagement not as front and center as they used to be

MMW as MAyor and Chair

By Staff June 8th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Meed Ward met with members of the Large Urban Mayors Caucus of Ontario (LUMCO) via webcast […]

Will school be the same come September? What does the public want to say about that at this point?

MMW with students

The government of Ontario is currently looking for feedback on what to do with schools in September. The feedback e-mail is: (Include your name […]

Resiliency and mental health - subject of an online workshop June 18th

Mental health

By Staff June 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Resiliency and mental health can determine how well individuals overcome the stresses and uncertainty of any situation. […]

Drug trafficking investigation results in five arrests - all released on bail

Drug Seizure Burlington June 5

By Staff June 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Burlington drug trafficking investigation that began in May, resulted in five being arrested on multiple charges. […]

Solidarity marchers turn out in the thousands supporting the Black Community

civic sq solidarity

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A reported 5000 people marched from Walkers Line to City hall last night in support of […]

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