Council needs to take responsibility for the tax levels it sets and not use 'funny ' numbers to disguise the real tax hit

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The cat is out of the bag. Ouch! Financial people are expected to put forward a […]

Councillor uses a hybrid approach to meeting with constituents - seems to work quite well

By Pepper Parr October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Each member of Council finds their own way to meet with constituents. When she is on […]

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By Staff October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Police Board meeting is scheduled for this Thursday, October 28, at 9:00 a.m. If you […]

Caregivers and Support Persons Required in Joseph Brant Emergency Room NOW!

By Tamara De Dominicis October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON’   When you go to the emergency room of the hospital, you are at your most […]

Tax hit from the city set at 5.45% increase over last year. Town Hall to hear from the public November 22nd

By Staff October 25th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Shaping Burlington’s 2022 budget: key meeting dates coming up, including a virtual town hall with Mayor Marianne […]

Spooktacular at Burlington Centre went off without a hitch.

By Ryan O’Dowd October 24th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Centre’s Spooktacular Finds and Drive-In weekend has been a big success so far. The Mom’s […]

She wasn't the Avon lady - she was Burlington's Liberal candidate who unknowingly knocked on the door of Andrew Drummond the NDP candidate

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter October 24th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Provincial Liberal candidate, Mariam Manaa, kicked off canvassing in the eastern […]

PUBLIC ALERT - Overnight Cluster of Overdoses

By Staff October 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Regional Police Service is issuing a Public Alert after responding to five non-fatal, unintentional overdoses overnight […]

Engagement Plan that is detailed and filled with information that hasn't been discussed yet at MTSA meetings

By Pepper Parr October 20, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This Background piece is on the long side. It is the first time we have seen […]

How editorial choices get made and how differences are resolved. 

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette is a member of the National Newsmedia Council. In a recent report from the […]

1st annual Burlington Literary Festival launches in November

By Staff October 22, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Booklovers and writers, take note! The 1st annual Burlington Literary Festival launches in November, just in time […]

Library services limited during a software system upgrade, Nov 2 to 18

By Staff October 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Public Library will start a major move to a new library software system and service […]

Innocent eyes: remove the fear of failure and art like this is possible

By Staff October 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This was passed on to us – we haven’t had an opportunity yet to talk to the […]

The Holiday Market planned for December of this year appears to be relying on sponsorships: Is there that much loose cash in the city?

By Pepper Parr October 22nd, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   This is about an event proposal that literally slipped through council with very little public input. […]

Families from Halton and beyond are invited to view livestream of virtual Open House to learn about the innovative four-year iStem program

By Staff October 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton District School Board (HDSB) is holding a virtual I-STEM Open House on Thursday, Oct. 28 […]

Burlington Liberals starting their campaign to put Mariam Manaa in the Legislature.

By Staff October 21, 2021 BURLINGTON.   The Election writ hasn’t been issued but the date is set – the province will go to the […]

Spooktacular event runs between 10 am and 5 pm Saturday at Burlington Central

By Ryan O’Dowd: Local Journalism Initiative Reporter October 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Centre transforms this Saturday for their Spooktacular Finds and Drive-In Movie […]

Another big one on Brant Street - seven level podium with no mention of how high the structure will rise

By Staff October 21sr, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Another Brant Street development – this one at Brant and Prospect – 789-795 Brant Street Applicant is […]

Working towards a consensus on protecting and maintaining the forest canopy

By Pepper Parr October 21st, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   It’s the trees again. Burlington has this struggle going on within the bosom of the city […]

Is Burlington missing out on a chance to show some leadership on the electrification of buses?

By Pepper Parr October 20th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Here is an interesting situation. Our Mayor sits on the Burlington Hydro Board. Electrical Utilities across […]