The crass, vile, political chicanery at city hall needs close public scrutiny in the way they handle a Code of Conduct matter

By Pepper Parr April 16th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   While most of us enjoy the break from the day to day life we live, hoping […]

Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do.

By Staff April 15th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON     Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), m=s.getElementsByTagName(o)[0];a.async=1;a.src=g;m.parentNode.insertBefore(a,m) })(window,document,’script’,’//www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js’,’ga’); ga(‘create’, […]

The Gazette will not publish on Good Friday

By Staff April 15th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette will not publish on Good Friday.   Yours to preserve and enjoy. (function(i,s,o,g,r,a,m){i[‘GoogleAnalyticsObject’]=r;i[r]=i[r]||function(){ (i[r].q=i[r].q||[]).push(arguments)},i[r].l=1*new Date();a=s.createElement(o), […]

Harry Voortman, dead at 89 - funeral on Thursday

Harry Voortman, a pillar in the community and a supporter of City Kids died at the age of 89. He came to Canada around 1948 […]

There are a lot of questions to be asked: are there going to be any answers from either Council or the Administration?

By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION A matter of major significance is now going to be discussed in public at city council […]

Terry Caddo getting a grip on the reins at the Chamber of Commerce

By Pepper Parr April 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington’s Chamber of Commerce has gone through what might best be called leadership turmoil. Keith Hooey […]

The Cost of Accountability is Five Days’ Pay

By Shawna Stolte April 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   On April 19, 2022 my colleagues on Burlington City Council will vote on recommendations of a […]

Integrity Commissioner determines that Councillor Stolte breached the Council Code of Conduct

By Staff April 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Principles Integrity issued the following report. A copy was given to Councillor Shawna Stolte. Stolte made this […]

Summer swimming and youth recreational program registration opens April 23

By Staff April 14th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The City summer swimming lessons and youth recreational programs will open for online registration April 23. All […]

Halton District School Board studentswill be strong competitors at Robotics event.

By Pepper Parr April 13, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington high schools have always been strong competitors in the field of robotics. Six robotics teams […]

Integrity Commissioner has recommended the sanctioning of a member of City Council

By Pepper Parr April 13th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Very early Wednesday morning the Gazette will publish a recommendation from the Integrity Commissioner in which […]

Climate Earth Day Event Saturday, April 23 at Central Arena

By Staff April 12th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The City, Burlington Hydro, BurlingtonGreen and Plug’n Drive are hosting Earth Day activities in the parking lot […]

Tyandaga Golf Course opening Saturday, April 16

By Staff April 12th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Tyandaga Golf Course will open for the 2022 season on Saturday, April 16. Tee times will be available […]

What's open - what's closed during the holiday. City Hall closed Friday and Monday as well

By Staff April 12th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Tables waiting for customers City services and facilities will be closed for Good Friday, on Friday, April […]

School bus drivers with Covid19 infections means temporary service disruptions

By Staff April 10th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Shortage of school-bus drivers amid pandemic continues to temporarily disrupt services Halton Student Transportation Services (HSTS) is […]

Interview with Councillor reveals significant differences of opinion on just how they work to get things done

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   We published a three part interview with ward 4 Councillor Shawna Stolte. The earning curve was […]

Councillor Stolte expands on what she thinks civic politics and public service is all about; some real surprises

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Part 3 of a 3 part interview. As we prepared to bring the interview to an end […]

Meed Ward will run again - does that mean Jane McKenna gets to be Regional Chair?

By Pepper Parr April 11th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   Marianne Meed Ward filing nomination papers while hubby captures the moment. The rules that will be […]

Female fox looking for her pups

By Staff April 10th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON Local artiest, Helen Griffith, took these pictures of a fox in her back yard and made the […]

An exclusive interview with Ward 4 Councillor Shawna Stolte on how she introduced meaningful citizen participation with a Working Group

By Pepper Parr April 9th, 2022 BURLINGTON, ON   The interview we had with Councillor Shawna Stolte was extensive At the end of part 1 […]