City witnesses unable to agree on the facts; part of the reason the city lost at a Land Tribunal hearing

By Staff October 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Tribunal hearings are based on evidence given by people who are shown to be experts. The hearings […]

The blame game begins: Is Goldring thinking of running for his old job in 2022 ?

By Staff October 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Is former Mayor Rick Goldring getting ready to jump back into the political ring again? He recently […]

Do you know how many members there are in the newly created federal Cabinet ?

  By Staff October 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   We had the election no one wanted , at least not the people paying for that […]

United Nations Climate leader will talk to Halton people live on the 18th

By Staff October 30th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Environmental Network is inviting people to join them on November the 18th at 8 PM […]

Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area Sees Big Investment in Culture and Recreation Projects

By Matthew Major October 31st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Recently, the government has committed to investing around $5.2 million in three culture and recreation projects […]

Do you have fixed opinions on draft dodgers ? Our political columnist has written a play that will be staged in November

By Pepper Parr October 29th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Ray Rivers: pundit and playwright Some of our readers know that Ray Rivers, our leading columnist, […]

Is normal creeping towards us? City loosens up gathering rules

By Staff October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Following the Province’s announcement to lift capacity limits in select settings where proof of vaccination is required, […]

Rivers: The Empire Strikes Back - Alberta facing a different federal government

By Ray Rivers October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION Jason Kenny asked Albertans whether they think Canada’s regional equalization program should continue to exist. He […]

Cogeco vans will be out on the street Halloween - another pair of eyes keeping people safe

By Staff October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Cogeco is once again rolling out the Pumpkin Patrol. This is the eighth year they have performed […]

Are there problems with the way Heritage Fund grants are awarded? Should members of the Advisory Committee be eligible for the grants?

  By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has a Heritage Advisory Committee that has a colourful checkered past. There was a […]

City of Burlington looks to challenge Ontario Land Tribunal Ruling on Lakeshore and Pearl Street 29 storey development

By Staff October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Yesterday, the Ontario Land Tribunal (OLT) released its decision on Lakeshore Inc.’s proposal at 2069-2079 Lakeshore Rd. […]

Mayor describes the tax increase of 5.45 % as a staff wish list that won't pass

By Pepper Parr October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Tom Muir, a regular Gazette reader and commentator said he “ saw the Mayor on CHCH […]

A year after a 50 foot fall into a Mt Nemo crevasse survivor Anita Ceh returns to thank the firefighters.

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter November 5th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   One year ago Anita Ceh had a life-changing hike at Mount Nemo. […]

Well, this was a tough one to write.

By Stephanie October 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Friends, I have cherished every moment of serving you, our maker community and craft lovers. As some […]

Burlington Man Charged with Human Trafficking Offences

By Staff October 27th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service (HRPS) has made an arrest and laid multiple charges after a human […]

Is the growth of the online casino market a danger for the land-based casinos in Canada?

By Joseph Peters October 28th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON     Canada features a diverse landscape in land-based casinos, ranging from small gambling halls in the […]

What happened to the Waterfront Hotel study that got mentioned in 2005 ? It doesn't seem to have a timeline - however, the owner of the hotel site has a timeline

By Pepper Parr October 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those chicken and egg situations – which came first ? We’d like […]

Gould made Minister of Family, Children and Social Development

By Pepper Parr October 26th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Karina Gould. She is now the Minister of Family, Children and Social Development. It isn’t a […]

Council needs to take responsibility for the tax levels it sets and not use 'funny ' numbers to disguise the real tax hit

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The cat is out of the bag. Ouch! Financial people are expected to put forward a […]

Councillor uses a hybrid approach to meeting with constituents - seems to work quite well

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Each member of Council finds their own way to meet with constituents. When she is on […]