Candidate wants the long form census brought back - thinks getting rid of it was a dumb idea.

By Karina Gould February 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Every baker knows that making a cake is easy and predictable so long as you follow the […]

Burlington Gazette to be part of major academic study about on-line publications.

By Pepper Parr February 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON An email from a colleague said he was going to be in town – and could he […]

Public Board of Education looking into later classroom start times for students; opens up a can of worms.

By Walter Byj February 4, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Kelly Amos, Chair of the Halton Region District School Board mentioned to her colleagues a study done […]

City launches its new approach to the creation of a budget - public misses the opportunity to ask questions.

By Pepper Parr February 3, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It wasn’t the best show in town and it certainly wasn’t the only show in town but […]

Names of appointees to city Boards and committees released.

By Staff February 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. Burlington has a practice of recruiting citizens to sit on Boards and committees that are involved in the […]

Halton Region’s essential services remain open during winter storm; waste collection cancelled for Monday.

By Staff February 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The city shut down a lot of its facilities but the Region has decided they will ensure that […]

Snow fall comes close to shutting the city down - those with snow blowers see this as a play day.

By Staff February 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON They basically shut the town down. Families can spend the day at home playing M9onopoly while Dad toys […]

The 55-year old female involved in a two-vehicle collision died at Hamilton General Hospital late Friday.

By Staff February 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Follow up on the accident at Guelph Line and Mountainside Drive in Burlington on Thursday afternoon A 55-year […]

Art form inspired by the landscape of both Canada and Scotland on display at the Art Gallery of Burlington.,

By Staff February 1, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Passage. The wok of Lesley McInally opened at the Art Gallery of Burlington late in January. The Opening […]

Did Harper believe the vast ‘tar sands’ was a way to manage the Canadian business cycle - he couldn’t have been more wrong.

By Ray Rivers February 2, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It’s a nice change to see gasoline prices down. We’re pretty used to them going the other […]

Is the Mountainside Drive - Guelph Line intersection dangerous? Numerous accidents at this location with fatalities in the past.

By Staff January 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Thursday January 29, 2015 just after 3:00 pm, Halton Regional Police were dispatched to the area of […]

Pathetic turnout for public meeting on the budget - wasn't the weather - rink next door drew the hockey parents.

By Pepper Parr January 30th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. Was it the weather? Maybe people didn’t know about the meeting? Maybe they don’t care? Ten minutes […]

Trouble in paradise - bankruptcy and the trading of hotel interest is going to slow down what eventually gets built on the southern side of Lakeshore Road.

By Pepper Parr January 30, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Talk about trouble in paradise! ADI Development Group wants to put up a 28 storey structure on […]

Regional police arrest suspects in Hammond Street residential break and enters.

By Staff January 29th, 2014 Burlington, ON During the evening hours of Sunday January 25th 2015, three residential break and enters occurred in close proximity […]

Of Water & Tides: a major exhibition at the Art Gallery of Burlington - starts February 7th

By Staff January 29th, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Imagine the Lee-Chin Family room at the Art Gallery of Burlington aglow with 7500 glass jars lit with […]

Rock Bay - a castle like mansion burned to the ground - all we have left are some pictures and some memories.

By Mark Gillies January 22, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Part 2 of a 2 Part feature Peter Carroll 1807-1876 was a wealthy man, a land surveyor, […]

How do You Solve a Problem Like the Budget ?

By Ray Rivers January 29, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON. Writing this year’s budget is a challenge for federal finance minister, Joe Oliver. His predecessor, the amiable […]

Property values rise 8.6% in Millcroft and the Orchard year over year; sales down 4%

By Staff January 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Rocca Sisters & Associates have produced a bullish report on real estate in Burlington, They report a gain […]

Halton Police Focusing on Drivers Who Fail to Clear Their Windows of Ice and Snow

By Staff January 28, 2015 BURLINGTON,ON The Regional Police are reminding motorists that winter driving requires extra patience, care and attention. Snow removal – get […]

Public gets to hear what the city wants to set the tax rate at - thinking upwards of 3.5% more than last year.

By Pepper Parr January 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is that time of year again – when the city sets out what they want to […]