Halton Region Public Health confirms rabies in a bat found in Aldershot

By Staff June 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Halton Region Public Health confirmed that a bat tested positive for rabies last week – there are no […]

Conservation Halton advises that approximately 15 to 30 mm of rain has fallen across our jurisdiction - more expected

By Staff June 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Time: 7:30 A.M. Conservation Halton advises that approximately 15 to 30 mm of rain has fallen across our […]

EV fast chargers installed at 20 renovated ONroute stations along the province’s busiest highways, the 400 and 401.

By Staff June 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   In place and ready for the summer traffic. Come October the public should learn just how often […]

Retrofit Pilot Program goes to Council on Tuesday for approval

By Pepper Parr June 12th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   As recommendations go they don’t get better than this: Approve the establishment of the Better Homes […]

Ward 1 is the focus for the cartoon of the week

June 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON Our carton for the week. Covers one of the biggest news stories this year. And it probably isn’t over yet. […]

Heritage is now very much on the city's radar - council has yet to reach a clear consensus

By Pepper Parr June 11th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Heritage has become a bigger issue for the current city council than anything the Gazette has […]

Growth is taking place everywhere - Burlington is no longer an exception

By Staff June 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Rising 73 and 84 storeys in the heart of the Toronto entertainment district, Forma is defined by […]

GO train serving is going to be a little different during the weekend.

By Staff June 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   There will be a temporary service change on the Lakeshore West line between Oakville and West Harbour […]

Community gardens have been an ongoing success - now to find places for more of them

By Pepper Parr June 9th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   This is a good news story and an example of what can be done when people […]

Tech Place – what it does

By Staff June 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   For members of City Council who wondered what Tech Place does – a report on how they […]

The scam scum are now using well known respected brand names to lure you in. You need to be vigilant.

By Staff June 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON. ON   An attentive reader sent us an example of the stuff the scan scum use to try and […]

Citizen engagement: Just show up, SIT THERE, SAY NOTHING, AND DO NOTHING.

By Pepper Parr June 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Remember her? When she was just a citizen Marianne Meed Ward delegated frequently. What happened – […]

Newly elected school board trustee takes his seat

By Staff June 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board trustees welcomed and observed the swearing in on the newest trustee. Robbie […]

Burlington Public Library Launches New Reading Garden

By Staff June 8th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   On Friday June 9th, Burlington Public Library will be officially launching its new Reading Garden. Friday June […]

Delegate suggests paid parking at Bateman - slams council for constantly changing delivery dates.

By Staff June 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Jim Thompson delegates frequently – he is currently focused on the Bateman project. Last week he had […]

City-wide fire ban now in place

By Staff June 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Burlington Fire Department has issued a city-wide fire ban, prohibiting all open-air burning effective immediately (June […]

Why did Tech Place get prime space at Bateman; why is the city making decisions with nothing in the way of public engagement - and where is the vision ?

By Pepper Parr June 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   A reader has suggested, quite vociferously, that the article that was flagged as news should have […]

Moon in June run on Saturday

By Staff June 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   The Moon will be out in June on the 10th and runners will be on the streets. […]

Figuring out how to alleviate the loneliness and isolation seniors suffer

By Staff June 7th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   One of the biggest very serious concerns is for those seniors who for any number of reasons […]

A Mulkewich doing the kind of public service her Dad did

By Pepper Parr June 6th, 2023 BURLINGTON, ON   Sharon Mulkewich Short note on the Aldershot Insider Facebook page from Sharon Sharie Mulkewich on checking […]