Gazette to put election results on-line - available seconds after count is completed. We will be as current as the CBC - and local, local, local.

By Pepper Parr, Publisher, Burlington Gazette October 19th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Early next week all of the homes south of Dundas in Burlington will […]

Differing views on the inevitability of an Escarpment highway; Mayor has decided an opinion is too risky politically.

By Pepper Parr October 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The matter of economic development for Burlington came up during the Chamber of Commerce debate at […]

Painter meets poets - more like a gathering of friends sharing their artwork. Monthly at the Black Bull

By Lana Kameric October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I didn’t know what to expect when I walked into Black Bull Tavern last night. My […]

Chamber of Commerce fails to provide adequate access to disabled Anne Marsden; mayor gives a peek at his economic development thinking - privately.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was a “sold out” event. It was also an embarrassing occasion when the Chamber of […]

Sale of waterfront land hasn't become a major issue - but at least one candidate wants to keep it alive.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Why didn’t council stop the sale of public waterfront land? Council votes 6-1 to sell waterfront […]

Shiny new buses will be on the streets in 2015; being paid for out of the gas tax refund the province gives Burlington.

By Staff October 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier in the life of the current council an agreement was signed with Metrolinx and 12 other […]

You wanted the Gazette but you got directed to a porn site. Nasty bit of business on the part of someone who wants to do us harm. When we figure out who is doing this - we will tell you.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   If you are a loyal Burlington Gazette reader and you are using an Android based tablet […]

City clerk has the final word when it comes to local election rules and their interpretation - but she has to comply with the Municipal election Act.

By Pepper Parr October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The only thing I am worried about” said city Clerk Angela Morgan “is possible line ups […]

If the arts and culture in Burlington matter to you - then this is for you: candidate positions on the arts.

By Staff October 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   Angela Paparizo and Trevor Copp. He got the ball rolling in the arts world – she now […]

Halton Regional Police Looking for three possible witnesses in Missing Burlington Man's Disappearance

By Staff October 16, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service is reaching out to the public for possible witnesses in the disappearance […]

Flood relief at 38% of $2 million target. Are there other major donours in the wings?

By Pepper Parr October 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The Flood Relief fund got boosted by $25,000 last week when Longos came through with a […]

Minister of Health says: safety of Ontario's health care workers, patients and the public are our top priority.

By Staff October 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, Dr. Eric Hoskins and Dr. David Mowat, Interim Chief Medical Officer […]

Target Practice in Iraq - Canada at War

By Ray Rivers October 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   In less than three weeks Canadian CF-18s will be bombing ISIS targets in Iraq. It seems […]

Regional police dig deeper into an organized ring of car thieves – lay additional charges.

By Staff October 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   A ring of sophisticated car thieves is being rounded up with additional charges being laid. Back in […]

Where have all the politicians gone - out hustling for votes while the city manager holds the fort.

By Pepper Parr October 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   What happens at city hall when all the politicians are out asking voters to re-elect them? […]

They will do everything they can to take your money from you - the fraudsters are still at it.

By Staff October 15, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON They just never quit. This one crossed our desk. There are occasions when your bank will send you […]

Annie – get those guns – the police will forgive all – just turn in the weapons. Regional police holding first ever arms amnesty.

By Staff October 14, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police Service will be hosting its first regional Firearms and Weapons Amnesty from October […]

How is the city going to decide if it wants to approve a 28 storey structure on Lakeshore Road – and how will the public participate?

By Pepper Parr October 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It wasn’t exactly a full house but those who were in the room at the Art […]

Councillor Lancaster appears to have violated election rules: uses a list of names she was not permiited to use

By Pepper Parr October 13, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Cam Jackson used to have a phrase he used when he wasn’t buying something he was […]

Developer is asking the city to approve a 28 storey high rise on Lakeshore Road at Martha.

By Pepper Parr October 11, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Adi Developments has made application to the city for a change to the Official Plan and […]