The power of a place called home: Open Letter to the community

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By Eric Doubt, March 4th, 2020 GEORGETOWN ON If you change the name Halton Hills to Burlington this Open Letter could have been written for […]

Income tax clinics for those who need help completing their tax return

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By Staff March 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Taxes is one of those inevitables. Even if you don’t owe any money to the government – […]

Public is getting information in dribs and drabs on those Official Plan amendments that are being appealed to LPAT

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By Pepper Parr March 3rd, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A source advised the Gazette that “We get our quarterly legal update on March 10th I […]

Why is there a delay in releasing the contents of the 31 appeals filed with LPAT?

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By Pepper Parr March 3, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Many are eagerly awaiting the public release of the corporations or individuals who filed appeals against […]

Kearns does her best at a mea culpa; hopefully she has a better act come re-election time. They are almost half way through their term

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By Pepper Parr March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In comments made when the Amendments to the Approved but-not-in-force Official Plan were passed by Council […]

Metrolinx sets out what future of GO service is going to look like - Burlington scheduled to get a layover area for equipment.

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By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Metrolinx is planning to transform and modernize its rail system with the implementation of the GO Rail […]

Marsden appeal of a critical council decision is based on technicalities that do have some merit

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By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Ann Marsden has filed an appeal against the January 30th council decision to approve amendments and zoning […]

Spring? Might be - Leslie Bullock saw flowers in her garden

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By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Signs of spring in our garden announced Leslie Bullock earlier today. She wouldn’t stretch the truth. Could […]

Bfast sets a date for its sixth annual meeting - it will be a Hallelujah event

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By Pepper Parr March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The tone of things related to transit has certainly changed in Burlington. Bfast, Burlington’s for Accessible, […]

First annual InMemoriam Day to take place March 26th.

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By Staff March 2, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s a different approach to creating a sense of community – and it could work. InMemoriam Ceremonies […]

Is there a Regional plan in place should the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) reach pandemic proportions?

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By Pepper Parr March 1st, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been found in 47 countries. We may be be close to […]

It is going to be chilly for the Marathon on Sunday - route, transit changes + everything else you need to know about the event

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By Staff February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Starts in front of City Hall on Brant Street at 10:05 am and travels Waiting at the […]

Overdose Risk Posed by Another New Substance in Halton - Etizolam

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By Staff February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service has been made aware of the presence of a novel substance in […]

City finds itself between a rock and a hard place with its Interim Control Bylaw.

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By Pepper Parr February 27th,, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON Comment on just why the city has to keep the ICBL in place is set out below […]

Some of the why behind the decision to extend the Interim Control Bylaw

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON CLARIFICATION: City Executive Director Heather MacDonald said at a council meeting that the Interim Control Bylaw, put in […]

Council wants more information before deciding if cannabis edibles can be legal in the city

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By Pepper Parr February 27th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The province appeared to be ready to legalize the sale of cannabis based edibles – they […]

New Substance Detected in Halton - Poses Overdose Risk

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has received notification from Health Canada that analysis of a drug […]

This is what we are up against: 14 year old charged with 25 criminal offences

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   This is what society is up against. A 14 year old boy has been charged with the […]

Sharman didn't get what he wanted on CRM program management - but has ensured Council will know what is happening to the bigger technology picture on which $35 million will be spent

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By Pepper Parr February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   At the Standing Committee meeting that heard, in some detail, what had gone terribly wrong with […]

MP for parts of Rural Burlington, Adam van Koeverden, gets scolded by the Speaker of the House of Commons

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By Staff February 26th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Milton MP Adam van Koeverden Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Diversity and Inclusion and Youth and […]