The pools will be open - you will need to wade through a lot of bureaucracy to register. Open ONLY to Burlington residents


By Staff July 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Summer is in full force. The pools are open – well at least most of them. LaSalle […]

Provincial Court offences scheduled until Sept. 14, 2020 will be rescheduled. Do not attend court.

Court House - new

By Staff July 3rd, 2020 Burlington, on   NOTICE TO PUBLIC REGARDING PROVINCIAL OFFENCES ACT MATTERS Revised July 3, 2020 All Provincial Offences Act matters […]

Third Telephone Town Hall on the 16th - good place to get answers to your questions and concerns

By Staff July 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Mayor is going to hold another one of her COVID19 Town Hall meetings. Mayor Marianne Meed […]

Food Bank experineced some startling growth in the number of people needing help with basic food items.

Food Bank - Robin

By Robin Bailey July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Food Bank is running at 70% over same time last year in terms of […]

Three trails in the city need names - Council wants to hear what you think.

This is the rural Burlington residents want to keep - walking trails and quiet countryside.

By Staff July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Part two of the Trail Naming project is starting and residents can now vote for the names […]

Canada Day: People enjoyed the day in their own way - despite a pandemic that has shut down a lot of locations.


By Staff July 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Western end of the Beachway – It was one of the places to be. What did people […]

The Canada Day Ribfest worked - it worked very well. Kudos to the Rotarians.

Four choices

By Pepper Parr July 2nd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   They came from the north of the Burlington Centre They came from the south of the […]

Congratulations - you are now Canadian citizens

Ron and the flags with medals

By Pepper Parr July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day is a good time to think about Citizenship. Those of us born in Canada […]

Canada Day: Make it a trip to the Farmer's Market in the early morning and stick around for the Drive Thru Ribfest

Many people see the Terry Fox run as a unique thing that happened in Canada and was the result of one Canadian's supreme effort.  The Canadian flag just seems to be a part of the event - and there were plenty of them handed out.

By Staff July 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There is more to do than expected. The Lakeshore Rotary got creative and pivoted from the fall […]

The Catalpa tree said Good Morning to me as I walked back to the house with my newspaper in my hand.

Tree flowering close up

By Pepper Parr June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   There are more people into gardening this year than most years. The nurseries sold out early. […]

If you like to be outdoors and gardening appeals to you - the Food Bank has an opportunity for you

Bailey Food Bank March 31-20

By Pepper Parr June 30, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Food Bank will be closed on Canada Day. They deserve a bit if a […]

How about a Speakeasy on Old Lakeshore Road ? Space is for rent

Emma lease notice

By Pepper Par June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Site includes a parking lot. Interested in opening and operating a Speakeasy? There is a space […]

Canada Day will be different - this year we will have to decide just how we individually want to celebrate. Start with a rack of ribs in a parking lot

CanDay showing the flag

By Staff June 30th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Canada Day this year isn’t going to be the same. This year’s Celebrations will be unique. For […]

Public Health data good - the people of Burlington are listening.

covid virus

By Pepper Parr June 30th,2020 Burlington, ON   The notice at the top of the update on Covid19 infections – set out in red was […]

Councillor moving to undelegate the Site Review of a massive residential mixed use development on Fairview

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 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The public is going to get a chance to see what that massive development on Fairview […]

2021 will have a bright spot for Burlington in it - The Pearle will prove to be the hottest spot in town.


By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a construction site right now.   The reflecting pool in the Centre will be […]

Summer in the city - coping with COVID19

kids making sand pool

By Pepper Parr June 29th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON’ The Gazette web site, we call it our press room, is undergoing a security upgrade. The content […]

Woman sexually assaulted in Duncaster Park, Burlington

Duncaster Park

By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON On Friday, members of the Halton Regional Police Service were contacted after a woman was approached while in […]

Hospital visiting hours expanded - hospital’s post-partum unit to have better access on July 2

Hospital support sign

By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Things are opening up and easing up around the city. Starting Monday, June 29th, Joseph Brant Hospital […]

Covid19 Data up to End of Day on June 24, 2020

Fig 5

By Staff June 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We are holding our own – but there are situations that are falling between the cracks. We […]