Changing the Channel on television set made in Korea in a plant whose energy came from a coal fired generator.

By Ray Rivers May 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is easy to become complacent on a sunny spring day in Burlington. It is easy to […]

Ontario plans to increasing protections for Condo Owners; little late for the $4 million that was taken from a number of Burlington condo corporations

By Staff May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Ontario is introducing new legislation to increase protections for condominium owners, improve how condo corporations are run, and […]

Transit detours during Car Free Sunday May 31st.

By Staff May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON If you use the transit service on Sunday, May 31, 2015 from 12 to 6 p.m. be prepared […]

Regional police will lose both deputy chief's by the end of 2016; Police Services Board decides to do both an external and an internal search.

By Staff May 28, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There will be new brass to polish at Regional Police headquarters in Oakville. The two deputy chiefs will […]

School board doesn't give the city the answer it was looking for: Can schools hold PD days when elections are taking place?

By Walter Byj May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON For reasons that few journalists understand bureaucrats frequently put difficult or contentious items at the end of […]

Citizen comments in the polling research city had done reflect much of the reality - the city just isn't very good at listening and either isn't interested or doesn't know how to listen.

By Staff May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Does city council know how to listen? Forum Research asked the 771 people they interviewed a number of […]

MP Mike Wallace petitions House of Commons to take flavours out of cigarettes and help local farmers.

By Staff May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON You can tell there is an election coming. The politicians are putting petitions in front of their colleagues […]

Singer songwriter Sarah Harmer to speak at fourth annual accessibility awards in Burlington June 2

By Staff May 27, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Here is a coup for you. Canadian singer-songwriter and activist Sarah Harmer will be the keynote speaker at […]

Strategic Plan team listens to stakeholders - culture seemed to be the common thread in their thinking. No one asked for better roads.

By Pepper Parr May 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON It is starting out as a different Strategic Plan review exercise. Each term of office city council […]

Gas being pumped into vehicles with stolen plates - driver pulls away without paying.

By Staff May 26, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Now there is an interesting – even if criminal idea. You steal the license plate off a car. […]

Learn how to manage the collection agencies and set up a budget to get out of debt.

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Burlingtonians don’t like to talk about poverty or personal debt. It doesn’t fit with the way the city […]

Vote on Code of Conduct deferred - Dennison wasn't able to attend the meeting.

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Code of Conduct that was debated at a Standing Committee week before last was to be approved […]

Nelson pool will not be amongst those opening for the summer - city announces splash pad dates.

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON There will be water in city operated swimming pools – but the pool at Nelson will not be […]

Air park gets $3500 of city's money for including some wording in an affidavit; plus a six month delay for a constitutional issue.

By Pepper Parr May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON City hall kept getting the feeling that they were being jerked around by the owners of the […]

Ron Foxcroft and his wife Marie charm the Queen who now owns two Classic Fox40 whistles.

By Pepper Parr May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Ron and Marie Foxcroft went to London to see the Queen. More correctly Ron went as the […]

Air Park gets a delay in the hearing to compel them to file a site plan - they raise a constitutional issue. Can you believe that?

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Air Park hearing moved back from late May to November 2015 – why so long? The Air Park […]

Regional police cracking down on distracted drivers - asking for public to help.

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON On Friday May 22, 2015 between 6:00am and 6:00pm, officers from the three regional District Response Teams collectively […]

Two of the city's unions tell their negotiators - we will strike if we have to: outside workers and transit are not happy workers.

By Staff May 25, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON Two of the unions the city works with held strike votes which gave their union leaders the go […]

MPP opens new office - decorates the space with local art.

By Staff May 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON Don Graves gets around – he paints. He has shown his work in many shows and is off […]

Nothing to fear? One writer didn't think that was the case.

By Pepper Parr May 24, 2015 BURLINGTON, ON The Gazette got a telephone call from a reader who had made a comment a number of […]