Virtual Business Support Forum at DeGroote date changed to May 5th

Something is brewing between the city and the University campus on the South Service Road.  Mayor wasn't ready to let that cat out of the bag this morning.

By Staff April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON     Next COVID-19 Virtual Business Support Forum will be held at DeGroote – on the South Service […]

Free software; free apps - sure - you get the functionality - they get you and all your data

Malware article graphic

By Christopher Boyd April 23rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette uses Malware to secure its web sites. There are any number of software applications that […]

Food Bank is able to adapt to a changing scenario getting food to people who are self isolating

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Food Banks are now serving the needs of a much different demographic. Robin Bailey, Chief Cheese at […]

Mayor and ward 1 Councillor respond to the decision council made in a CLOSED session on the 2100 Brant development

National homes on Brant

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a Statement published in the Mayor’s Newsletter – A Better Burlington – Mayor Meed Ward […]

Nice idea - could we do that here?

Food - somewhere in Germany

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Somewhere in Germany – food is put in a plastic bag and left for people who need […]

City council decides to climb into bed with the developer - they make that decision at a closes session of Council - 'plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Proposed Development A proposal has been submitted for the development of 12 townhouse blocks with a total of […]

Commercial sector is taking a terrible beating - the arts community isn't even being heard from; Performing Arts Centre is looking at a hole in the revenue side of more than half a million.

Anita Cassidy

By Pepper Parr April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Anita Cassidy, Executive Director of the Burlington Economic Development Corporation gave city council and very thorough […]

The city is in decent shape for the next three months; pretty good for another three months - after that - no one is prepared to comment

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By Staff April 22nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Senior City staff provided an update on the financial impacts of COVID-19 to a city council that […]

Scheer wanted the House to sit more often; Peter MacKay wanted to be in the House to serve as leader of the Opposition;neither got what they wanted this week.

House of Commons - chamber

By Ray Rivers April 22, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Peter Mackay – at full bore. Peter MacKay had a point – that the Conservatives needed […]

Keeping yourself entertained with the COVID19 virus swirling around out there.

Feeling bored

Weekend Indoors: How Burlington Residents Can Create a Stylish Night Out from the Comfort of Home and get caught up on some entertainment and political […]

Has the Covid-19 infection curve flattened? Not yet. Long term care nursing taking the brunt of it all

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By Staff April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Public Health Unit releases data on a regular basis. This is the data up to […]

Week 5 of coping: Cat is fine; Bea is something else; Leo is nine 9 now - how much longer is this Coping going to last?

Nicki 1 Apr 21

By Nicki St George April 21st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St George is part of a Team that details how their weeks goes as parents […]

You can go for a walk but it won't be in a park - and forget the idea of getting a marriage license either

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The City has put out an update on what it expects of its citizens. The parks […]

Burlington Foundation to get half of a $500,000 donation from the Paletta Family


By Staff April 20, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Paletta family announced a donation of $500,000 to support pandemic relief efforts that is to be […]

You can watch Therapy Dogs or take that First Aid course you've always wanted to register for - you're home all day aren't you?

St john girl with dog

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Everyone knows who the St. John Ambulance organization is – they are the people who give […]

To mask or not to mask - that is the question

fask mask - kids

By Staff April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Longo supermarket people are said to be surveying their customers to determine if they are comfortable […]

Those empties - Beer store will take them off your hands and give the refund to the hospital.

beer store

By Pepper Parr April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is a group in one of the downtown condos on Lakeshore Road who gather up […]

Emergency Coordination Group - how they are organized and when they report to Council

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By Pepper Parr April 19th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   City Manager Tim Commisso’s life has been boiled down to a single word – Risk! City […]

Not the best news to start a week with - it seems to be what we are going to have to cope with

covid virus

By Staff April 20th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is not what we wanted to hear at the start of a new week. “Humanity will […]

81 people infected at Mountainview Retirement facility; 8 dead.


By Staff April 18th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   On a Saturday afternoon when the news world is usually quiet the Region of Halton advised that […]