Transparency means telling everyone the same story – and keeping the story honest. Air Park fibs.

By Staff May 27, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. For the record: In the Update to city council on matters relating to the Air Park staff […]

Magnificent creatures that many thought were headed for extinction – now winter at LaSalle Park. Not a choice that sits well with everyone.

By Staff May 28, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There are few more amazing comeback stories than that of the magnificent Trumpeter Swan. Brought back from […]

Air Park sues Gazette and two citizens for libel and defamation; wants $100,000 and an injunction.

By Pepper Parr May 26, 2014 Burlington, ON. Well we kind of expected it would come to this. The Burlington Gazette, it’s publisher Pepper Parr, […]

If your Dodge Caravan is beige in colour – you might have a difficult week.

By Staff May 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The police are on the prowl for a Dodge Caravan – beige. Last week an estate home […]

The sale of that waterfront land isn’t a done deal yet – a citizens group will be delegating against any extension at council this week.

By Pepper Parr May 26, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Well it’s government, municipal government at that –so what did you expect? They need more time. […]

Need to get the provincial election done with before you can focus on city hall. Just what is happening in that campaign anyway?

By Pepper Parr May 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. All the election signs are either for Eleanor McMahon, the Liberal candidate or Jane McKenna, the […]

Art centre takes on a new name and attaches a promise to it: Art Gallery of Burlington, creativity will live there.

By Pepper Parr May 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was an interesting week for the arts. The Arts and Cultural Collective got closer to […]

Performing Arts Centre gives select crowd a “sneak peak” at the newest schedule – looks great. Jann Aden is part of the program.

By Pepper Parr May 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. She was blonde, chatty, good with words and an infectious laugh. He was staid, sounded a […]

Is the solution for everyone to have a nuclear option?

By Ray Rivers May 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It was 1962 and the world was in the grip of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Fidel […]

Protesters prevent pipe line crews from inspecting a line that will carry oil from the Alberta tar sands to Montreal – via Burlington.

By Staff May 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON It may have moved from top of mind ‘for a lot of people but a local chapter […]

Seven of the very best celebrated. Mayor calls them the “backbone of the city”.

By Staff May 20, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Some 300 people gathered at the Convention centre last Thursday, to witness the awarding of Burlington’s BEST […]

Did technology do them in – or are there a lot of frightened people in Burlington? They are frightened and they have reason to be.

By Pepper Parr May 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. We wrote a piece based on what we were told by our readers; ordinary people with […]

26 months of dynamic civic leadership have come to a close; the bar was raised – now staff have to learn how to get over it.

By Pepper Parr May 19, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Thursday evening Burlington celebrated its BEST – 29 people were nominated for the seven categories the […]

Libel chill going around: local media appears to have removed air park articles from their web sites.

By Staff May 18, 2014 Burlington, ON. Since first publishing this piece there have been a significant number of responses that have come directly […]

Last of the brush collection dates for rural Burlington. May 20-30

By Staff May 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Reminders of the severity of that December ice storm are laid out along many of the rural […]

Freeman station is much more than a place where the trains stopped in Burlington. Vital part of our economic past – market gardens.

By Pepper Parr and Mark Gillies May 18, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. With winter finally gone – still a bit of a chill in the […]

More shenanigans at the air park site; this situation bounces from tragedy to comedy; only to become a farce.

By Pepper Parr May 17, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. It just goes on and on. During the consistent rain last week there was a lot […]

Rivers, a Ukranian at heart, gives his take on what Putin really wants to do and what the Harper government is doing.

By Ray Rivers May 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Canada was one of the first nations to respond to the civil unrest in Kiev and […]

Gazette resumes publication – some difficult days ahead.

By Pepper Parr May 16, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. There were 46 comments in the newspaper on a web site article we published when we […]

Summer may not be officially here – but the weather is what we have been waiting for. City hall closed on Monday.

By Staff May 15, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. Staff will have deserted the place on Monday – and don’t expect to see all that many […]