Cheesecake on the doorstep; an obstinate at times daughter, a husband missing sports but I can take a long bath

The sands on Beachway do shift.

By Nicki St George April 1, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has put together a team of parents who are at home taking care […]

A little more transparency at the Emergency Coordination Group please

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By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I was surprised to learn that there isn’t always someone from city council at the Emergency […]

Handling people who just don't want to follow the rules can still be held accountable.

By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   What do you do when you become acutely aware of someone who either doesn’t understand what […]

Classes start again - lessons will be delivered electronically.

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By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The students will be back in school – no later than next week. Directors of Education […]

Burlington Foundation setting up Pandemic Response Fund - $100,000 commitment

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By Staff March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In response to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis, Burlington Foundation, with generous support from Pioneer Energy, has announced […]

Mayor wants everyone to join her on Friday for a Front Line Clap at 7:00 pm

Mayor Meed Ward

By Staff March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Mayor Marianne Meed Ward released a statement this afternoon. Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Yesterday Joseph Brant Hospital […]

Councillor Sharman finds being elected means squat during an emergency.

Intense to the point of making delegations uncomfortable ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman does know how to drill down into the data and look for results.

By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In 2014 Paul Sharman, ward 5 councillor found himself dealing with people whose homes had been […]

Military Vehicles and Equipment Transported by Rail from Alberta

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By Staff March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Should you see a freight train rumbling through town with all kinds of military equipment – it […]

Music makes the difference - Koogle makes it available

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON,ON   A light voice on a difficult day. The hospital announcing that a 93 bed unit is being built […]

Burlington Food Bank – update with Robin Bailey

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Staff March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The world, like the people at the Burlington Food Bank, has March going out like a LION. […]

We are going to have to make some almost immediate and important decisions during these perilous times

By Pepper Parr March 31st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are in perilous times and will have to, on occasion, make important and immediate decisions. […]

93 additional beds being built in a modular unit attached to the South Tower of the Joseph Brant Hospital as a temporary Pandemic Response Unit

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON 93 additional beds are being built in a modular unit attached to the South Tower of the Joseph […]

The duration of the crisis depends on all of us: there are some serious gaps in some behaviour.

By Pepper Parr March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Comments from residents on what they see happening about the city suggest that the Mayor’s message […]

Aldershot Groups Work Together to Alleviate Food Shortages in a time of crisis

St Matthews Aldershot

By Jim Young March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Jim Young reports on how the Aldershot community is dealing with the COVID 19 crisis. Those of […]

Road Closure - MacLaren Drive - new water main going in

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   If you doubted that city staff are not really working – check this. March 31 to April […]

One of the Coping with the kids team manages to keep the household organized and maintain her running program

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By Ashley Worobec March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   My family has come up with a big chart system, whereby we have listed 12 items […]

All recreation facilities, parks, playgrounds, sports fields and City administration facilities to the end of June.

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By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run […]

Mayor is preparing for the next three months to provide stability and certainty to the public.

Stand By says the city motto - for how long one might ask?

By Staff March 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Mayor Meed Ward explains how council will continue to guide and direct the administration as the city settles […]

Close to unbelievable - but sadly true. Do help those who have not helped themselves.

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By Pepper Parr March 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A Gazette reader made a comment on a piece we published about the Mayor’s efforts to […]

COVID-19: Some simple tips from the perspective of a motorcyclist.

Carol Gottlob March 29-20

By Pepper Parr March 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This came to us from a Gazette reader: Carol Gottlob has been with us from the […]