Real warm weather didn't make the appearance hoped for - but there was a great surprise at the end of the week.

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The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

650 Burlington households served by the Food Bank in April.

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By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank does a daily YouTube broadcast. The Burlington Food […]

Stolte: ' the virus doesn’t move on its own; it needs people to move it.'

Shawna and daughter

By Staff May 7th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Come Saturday we can go to a hardware store. That’s progress. One of the biggest reasons the […]

Conservation area closed - so who feeds the 60 some animals they have?

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By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Parks are closed. The Conservation areas are closed. People don’t like the closures – but they are […]

Kids are kept in the loop; aware of what is taking place - we try to focus on the happy times and not the stress

Ashley family yard table

The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care of their children while the province goes through school closures […]

Face masks being distributed to community groups

Galbraith couple

By Staff May 6th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some State Governors in the United States are thinking of making the wearing of face masks mandatory. […]

Do we know what is happening to us?

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By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What’s happening to us? We read that thousands have died – from something we don’t understand […]

Holton says: 'The cream is rising in the arts world - Humanity Will Make It.'

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By Margaret Lindsay Holton May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I was asked by the editor for my opinion about “where the arts are going […]

Downtown business types get creative - small but smart idea - it should grow.

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By Pepper Parr May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is tough for the retail people. They have gone through more than a month of […]

Number of infections are down; social distancing is working - keep it working.

Nothing in the Region will be able to open up - maybe next week.

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Public Health Unit report on the number of cases of the COVID virus show […]

Building Resiliency: City launches Emergency Preparedness Week and National Youth Week

By Staff May 5th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Timely – very timely. With the province locked down while we deal with a pandemic that has […]

Economic Recovery Network set up to guide how to get back on our feet.

Would a downtown mobility hub result in greater density on the east side of Brant Street?  Would traffic from the core work itself to the Burlington GO station?

By Staff May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s business support organizations, known as Team Burlington, have announced the launch of the Burlington Economic Recovery […]

If you're isolated and need some help in getting food into your kitchen - that help is a phone call away.

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff May 4th, 2020 Burlington, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank explained in his short broadcast this morning that […]

This is the week we celebrate education with all the schools closed - ironic isn't it

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By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board joins school boards across Ontario in celebrating Education Week from May […]

Analytics, silver plate and the Nixon tapes - is there a connection? When you're cooped up and have had enough of Netflix you get creative.

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When I look at the analytics for the Burlington Gazette some amazing information bubbles to the […]

Local local local gets you re-elected - international moves you up the Cabinet level ladder

Karina Gould - fingers apart

By Pepper Parr May 4th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   She gets right into the trenches with her constituents – this time it was a Legion […]

On balance the public behaved reasonably well - there were exceptions but the message has certainly gotten through.

Promenade well spaced

By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the first really nice sunny warm day since the decision was made to lock […]

Food Banks get a much needed financial boost from Lexus dealerships - $5000 each

_Lexus dollars to Food BAnk

By Staff May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   When the need is there the commercial sector inevitably comes through. Last week the Oakville and Burlington […]

Binged out? Can't take anymore Netflix ? A treat from Margaret Lindsay Holton

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By Pepper Parr May 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Just how much Netflix can you take? You get to the point where you’re bushed – […]

The curve is still not flat - and warmer weather is upon us - time to be even more vigilant.

Muni differences

By Pepper Parr May 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   For those who are having difficulty with the need to Stay at Home and not mingle […]