Ashley Worobec: Set a goal, chase a dream, keep at it day after day…… and here I am, only 2 weeks away from the NYC Marathon!

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By Ashley Worobec October 23rd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   My taper is in full effect and I’m enjoying the decrease in mileage. My run last […]

Where were you when the votes were being counted?

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By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Some people made watching the election results come in an event. There were groups of Canadians […]

How the way we choose our leaders has alienated West from East divided the country.

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By Ray Rivers October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   As the final results were coming to an end the CBC switched to final comments by […]

That Koeverden win: What will it mean for Milton and the country? Could turn out to be a lot more than many expected.

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By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   When you take more than 50% of the vote from a former Cabinet Minister who has […]

Getting returned to the House of Commons was the easy part of the job - now Karina Gould has to come up with a solution to the way we elect the federal politicians.

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By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   What does the Karina Gould win in Burlington tell us and what can we expect from […]

Liberals clean up in Halton - win in Burlington, Oakville North Burlington and Milton.

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By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is little doubt where the people of Halton sent their vote. Pam Damoff more than […]

Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund program opens: deadline for submissions is February 24, 2020.

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By Staff October 22nd, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington has a Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund (NCMF) with up to $10,000 available for each project. The […]

Can Burlington have better elections? Can the candidates improve their game?

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By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The electioneering is over. Now the citizens of the country get to choose who should lead […]

Can innovative farming technology make a difference to the agriculture sector in Burlington?

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By Daniel St George October 21st, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   This is the Escarpment where there are farms that thrive. Enough to make farming viable […]

Mayor and City Manager dance through the streets of a Japanese city.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   There is just one thing you have to do today. Well, actually two. First get out […]

Jane Michael - the most divisive federal candidate seen in several decades who could win the seat.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION What to say about Jane Michael, the Conservative Party candidate whose name will be on the […]

The Gazette's prediction for the three Burlington seats: Gould, Raitt and Weir

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION So who is it going to be? There are three constituencies representing the people of Burlington. […]

Damoff faces a stiff race in Oakville North Burlington.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville North Burlington – the constituency that is neither Oakville nor Burlington. Pam Damoff left the […]

Interactive Art Installation - Invites visitors to engage with a 10ft long, handmade waste receptacle.

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By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON From October 22-25 from 1-5 pm each day, The Hobbyist will be performing on site maintenance, collecting […]

Rivers on dastardly deeds:

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By Ray Rivers October 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservative candidate Lisa Raitt describes the current campaign as the nastiest since Kim Campbell. “Isn’t this […]

Have we seen this movie before? Will the ending be different?

By Ray Rivers October 19th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   It was the fall of 1972. I had cast my ballot in Orangeville, where I’d been […]

The Great Dark Wonder at Burloak Waterfront Park

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By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city invests a considerable amount of money in public art and throughout each year contests […]

A piece of visual art depicts the different sounds from activities at the Tansley Woods Community Centre.

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By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   The city invests a considerable amount of money in public art and throughout each year contests […]

Gareth Williams: a Liberal who became a Green.

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By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Gareth Williams ran in the 2018 municipal election. He put up a good fight but despite […]

We get to make the decision as to who leads us - let's try and get it right.

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By Pepper Parr October 18th, 2019 BURLINGTON, ON   Did we get it right? A year ago today we all woke up and headed for […]