Mayor listens to a report that kept adding dollars to the budget she and her council were going to have to pass in a couple of months: she wanted staff to plan and act at the same time.

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By Pepper Parr November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The 2018-2022 Vision to Focus Financial Plan is complex, expensive and a different approach for Burlington. […]

Keeping up with the seasons - some produce doesn't make it to the market table.

Frozen apple - barns in background

By Staff November 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is something about the seasons. Apples left on a tree -look a little like Christmas decorations. […]

Buying a car; is Uber a better deal? Not if you do your homework.

Paid car buying

By Claire Nash November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Getting around without a car is not everyone’s cup of tea. While public transport might be […]

Guy who Chases Painted Horses will be speaking at the AGB November 27th.

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By Staff November 17th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is one of those events that has three different organizations behind the wheel as it were. […]

Applications for support in setting up a neighbourhood ice rink close December 1st.

Outdoor skating rinks

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   That young deer that got stranded on the not frozen enough pond at Royal Botanical Gardens […]

Port Nelson United Church is Location for Gospel According to St. Nick that slips you into a Gospel Groove .

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By Staff November 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gospel According to St. Nick wants to put you into the Gospel Groove with music from […]

Eight Decades of Music from the Movies at A Different Drummer Books

Different Drummer Books

By Staff November 16, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   They are going to do it again; a Sunday afternoon Matinee when the music will be sublime […]

Organizationally - this is part of what city hall is going to look like.

Burlington flags

By Pepper Parr November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Along with the decision to move Angela Morgan out of the Clerk’s office and have her […]

Resident questions data in a transit report; finds that City Councillor agrees with him. Watch for some sparks at the Monday Council meeting.

Burlington Transit getting new buses - to deliver less service.

By Tom Muir November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   At a November 4 meeting of Committee of the Whole, transportation staff was giving Council Committee […]

A sensible development that meets a pressing need gets approval at a Standing Committee meeting.

TRG clean renderiing

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Easterbrooks will be missed – it represents an age that was. Was it a barn that […]

RBG staffer crawls across newly frozen pond to rescue a young deer.

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By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Hendrie Trail – with pond to the left Earlier in the week a Gazette reader was […]

Rivers: A Thought on Some of the Cabinet seats Trudeau has to Fill.

Western Canada republic

By Ray Rivers November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON “The eyes of all future generations are upon you. And if you choose to fail us I […]

Angela Morgan to leave job as City Clerk - takes on Customer Service.

City Clerk Angela Morgan fails to ensure media alerted to Special Council meeting.  Her communications people dropped the ball as well.

By Pepper Parr November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   In September we saw a new organizational design which, according to the City Manager, positions the […]

They gave 470 lbs of home grown produce to the community: kudos to the two of them.

Ross and Darlene

By Staff November 14th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This month BurlingtonGreen is celebrating the close of the 2019 Grow to Give program by recognizing two […]

Karamba; a New Gaming entry to the on-line Industry - focus is on responsible gambling.

Prepaid Karimba roulette wheel

By Claire Nash November 15th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Aspire Global, a well-known iGaming solution provider for both operators and white labels, recently entered the […]

Liberal leadership candidate with no legislative experience offers a progressive approach to serving the public.

Tedjo BEST

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It is a continuing process – no sooner have you elected one level of government than […]

Waterdown real estate firm holds an exceptionally successful winter coat drive - truckload was delivered to the Good Shepherd.

Woolcott - Staz helping

By Pepper Parr November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The big national corporations have deep pockets and layers of resources to mount a public drive […]

A winter staycation is a nicer idea than you might imagine. Get creative and see what there is right in your home town.

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By Claire Nash November 13th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON Enjoy a Staycation this Winter Dust off the Toboggan and get outside this winter! Photo by spDuchamp […]

Public Board of Education holding a partnership opportunities meeting in December - need for a new administrative building on the list.

HDSB sign and bench

By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Each year the Halton District School Board holds a meeting to which community organizations and members of […]

Falling snow took precedence over fallen leaves.

Snow plows in tandem

By Staff November 12th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Leaf collection has been suspended until the snow has been cleared. Schedule adjustments, if any, will be […]