Ontario has a Premier that is delivering

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By Pepper Parr April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   You have to give credit where credit is due. For the past month Ontario has had […]

Food Bank is delighted - people are getting used to the idea that the Bank delivers.

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By Staff April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Food Bank reported that there were just a few people at their door after the […]

Police Make Arrest in Steroid Trafficking Investigation

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By Staff April 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Police Make Arrest in Steroid Trafficking Investigation in Burlington. The Halton Regional Police Service has made an arrest […]

Government considering 'making it possible to suspend certain municipal planning decision timelines during the state of emergency'

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A breath of fresh air ? Included in the debate in the Legislature today was a […]

I heard a very distraught man who was deeply hurt

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   I didn’t know John Calvert. I knew of him. He was Director of Planning in Mississauga […]

Schools will not open on the 4th of May - 'year is not lost' adds the Premier

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Premier Doug Ford – sweating out a very tough situation. During a media conference call hours […]

Mayor loses a major fan: Planner 'profoundly disappointed and personally offended' over expected LPAT settlement on the 2100 Brant development.

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By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   She broke his heart – he truly believed that after working his buns off to get […]

On April 12th - the population % of Halton's COVID19 cases is higher than the province when ranked by age

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By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Regional Public Health office released COVID-19 data up to end of day on April 12, 2020 […]

A 48 km run in 24 hours - 'What an experience!'

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By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Some people worked during the long weekend – the Food Bank crowd certainly did. Parents looked for […]

Community Development Halton announces new Executive Director

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By Staff April 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Community Development Halton announces the appointment of a new Executive Director. “After a thorough and rigorous search […]

The Easter egg hunt broke up a Sunday sleep-in: I'm getting to understand how my kids learn

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By Nicki St George April 13, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Nicki St. George is part of a team of parents who are reporting each week on […]

Burlington has the lowest number of COVID19 cases in the Region - but this week was 10 higher than last week.

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

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Despite a report that there are infections at two units of the Joseph Brant Hospital the picture […]

This is about as brazen as you can get.

By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is about as brazen as you can get. Man drops by a used car dealership – […]

Gazette granted a funds award - will hire a writer and a photographer for as long as the funds last.

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By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Even in the darkest days, there is a ray of sunshine. The Local Media Association was […]

Drivers are still getting caught while impaired, blood alcohol concentration 80mgs or more, within two hours

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By Staff April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   With a near total lock down of the community a number of people managed to find time […]

Food Bank takes a break to re-organize and sort what they have to put in the hampers that they deliver.

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By Robin Bailey April 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON If you are in need or know of someone who could use our help have them email […]

To 'retain our humanity in times of such crisis and give our patients’ family some solace that they were treated with dignity'.

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By Pepper Parr April 12th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Sunday habit is for one of us to walk up the lane to pick up […]

You elected her - now please listen to her: STAY HOME

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By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is pushing the message again and again – she has been relentless, which at […]

276 calls related to intimate partner abuse were made to the police in March alone - 150 charges laid.

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By Staff April 9th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Maintaining a healthy intimate relationship is a challenge at the best of times. And these are not […]

It could be more than two years before we learn just how expensive that CRM system that never really got off the ground is going to cost to achieve lift off

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Keeping up to date on the reports the Finance department sends to council means learning something […]