Jack Dennison: an incumbent with more than 20 years as a council member – and his seat is at risk.

By Pepper Parr October 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   He is the best educated member of this city Council. Ward 4 Councillor Jack Dennison always […]

Brittle, has trouble finding his sense of humour yet Rick Craven is the best committee chair council has - but isn't popular with his constituents. Warm and fuzzy he ain't.

By Pepper Parr October 25, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON. The Gazette is doing profiles of each member of Council. They are based on four years of […]

Burlingtonians honour Corporal Nathan Cirillo in a silent vigil, sprinkled with applause at the Guelph Line Hwy 407 overpass.

By Walter Byj October 25th, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   It was dark and an autumn coolness was setting in, but that did not stop the […]

Isn't this what we pay them to do? Councillor Sharman wants people to know how much he has done.

By Pepper Parr October 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Ward 5 Councillor Paul Sharman Ward five Councillor Paul Sharman, complains that the media were not […]

Regional police arrest five and seize more than a pound of marihuana + a revolver and ammunition.

By Staff October 24, 2014 Burlington, ON   In the early morning hours of October 24th 2014, The Halton Regional Police, Burlington Strategic Support Team […]

City to go along with parking on upper Guelph Line until parking space is available. will there be parking meters in the space they provide?

By Pepper Parr October 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   People parking on the shoulder of the road along the rural part of Guelph Line are […]

Citizen wants city hall staff to help flood victims fill in forms that are complex and confusing

By James Smith October 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Red Cross identified more than 200 homes that were severely damaged. The city asked the […]

Ward 5- its problems and its opportunities. Is it well led?

By Pepper Parr October 24, 2104 BURLINGTON, ON   It is the ward that current MP Mike Wallace ran in; it is the ward that […]

It's all about the data. The data suggests that Paul Sharman could be in serious trouble in ward 5.

By Pepper Parr and Walter Byj October 24, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Although his venture into local politics was somewhat by accident, the past four […]

Ron Foxcroft, Honourary Colonel of the Argyll and Sutherland Regiment, works with troops at their Hamilton armoury as the grieve the loss of one of their own - Corporal Nathan Cirillo

By Staff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Ron Foxcroft a member of the Burlington Community Foundation (BCF) board and Chair of the BCF Disaster […]

The Mayor of Hamilton - who will it be - where will he take them. Aldershot is not in that picture.

  By Ray Rivers October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Hamilton used to be the second largest city in Ontario, with a powerful football team […]

Candidate for Regional chair talks of a doubling of our population; Woodruff says our heads are buried in the sand

By Greg Woodruff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   I would like to share with you my experience while running for the Halton Regional Chair. […]

Transit gets discussed at community meeting: Hlusko and Brown didn't like what they heard

By Staff October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Burlington Transit held a community meeting on proposed changes to Route 6 at Tansley Woods Community Centre […]

Flood relief claim forms available - Town Hall meeting being held to learn how to fill them out - only 40 have been filed.

By Pepper Parr October 23, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   There is no doubt that Fortinos got behind the flood relief effort in a big way. […]

Soldier shot in Ottawa, believed to be from Hamilton; Regional police holding press conference.

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police will hold a media conference this afternoon at 3:00 to assure the […]

Flood victims struggle to get the information and help they need - bureaucrats talk a lot, politicians get caught in the middle.

By Pepper Parr October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   A second citizens group has been set up to deal with the flooding problems that resulted […]

Open Letter to Regional Chair, Gary Carr

By Halton Residents Against Sewage Backup and Flooding October 22, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Dear Mr. Carr: Eleven weeks have passed since the Aug. 4th […]

A quiet well run ward with some strong development potential and an Air Park that is a problem that could become an opportunity.

By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   The ward covers the eastern half of rural Burlington and tracts that run from Hwy 407 […]

Ward six council member faces nine challengers with a spotty first term record.

By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette is doing profiles of each member of Council. They are based on four years […]

Strong statements from those who want to buy waterfront property and the council member who says this shouldn't happen.

By Pepper Parr October 21, 2014 BURLINGTON, ON.   Councillor Marianne Meed Ward is upset that we didn’t tell her side of the story when […]