Oakville North Burlington Conservative candidate avoids the media - takes part on Chamber of Commerce event

By Ryan O’Dowd, Local Journalism Initiative reporter September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Oakville/North Burlington Conservative candidate, Hanan Rizkalla, has become the second candidate to […]

Photo op that becomes a political statement

Pepper Parr September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Journalists call them – photo ops. Those occasions when a developer or a politician want to ensure […]

Reader takes exception to language used on part of the city web site

By Perry Bowker September 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON Mr Bowker sent us a note, saying: “I finally lost my temper. You are welcome to publish […]

What if the pandemic never ends?

By Pepper Parr September 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   What if the pandemic never ends? What if we are going to experience one version of […]

The winter equinox will be celebrated in Lowville the day after the federal election - there is a message of some sort in there

By Staff September 12th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   On the 20th o September the country will choose the leader it hopes will steer us through […]

Quarries are about to get a different tax category if the Mayor gets her way - and on this one she is probably going to get her way

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Who knew? It wasn’t until we saw the note on what the Mayor had done at […]

Saturday in the city - Food Truck Festival was doing great business

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Saturday afternoon in the city. Weather was great but the streets in the core were quiet […]

Debate on the environment and climate change draws a respectable audience - full debate now online

By Pepper Parr September 11th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   You could almost feel the enthusiasm and the sense of accomplishment in the Hamilton Environment Network […]

Joseph Brant Hospital Implementing Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination - Progressive Plan to Reach 100% COVID-19 Vaccination

By Staff September 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   From a media release put out earlier today: Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) is committed to providing high-quality […]

Police Identify Suspect Wanted in Burlington Shooting

By Staff September 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Halton Regional Police today issued a photograph identifying a suspect wanted in a shooting in the […]

Cars and climate change - is the plan in place realistic?

By Staff September 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Other than why we are even having a federal election now – the burning issue is climate […]

Turns out Ms Brown wants to be the chief gun lobbyist and avoid being vaccinated

By Staff September 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The job of media is to report. We do that by meeting with people and asking questions. […]

Food Truck Festival at Spencer Smith Park this weekend.

By Staff September 10th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Those with patios won’t like it – but thousands of people are expected to spend some time […]

Conservative Candidate a No Show for the Burlington Environmental Group Debate

By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON The Conservative Party candidate did not participate in the Burlington debate.   The Halton Environmental Network held […]

Abuse & Harassment of our Frontline Healthcare Staff & First-Responders has to Stop

Statement from Burlington’s Community Leaders in Support & Protection of our Frontline Healthcare Staff & First-Responders from Abuse & Harassment Community leaders have spoken out […]

Are we ready for this?

By Pepper Parr September 9th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Are we ready for this? They will stand on Lakeshore Road between Brant and Elizabeth Streets. […]

Online registration for fall swimming lessons begin 9 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 18.

By Staff September 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City of Burlington will open online registration for fall swimming lessons and aquatic leadership programs beginning […]

Tim Hortons® Smile Cookie Campaign is Back September 13th to 19th

By Staff September 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Robin Bailey, Executive Director of the Burlington Food Bank believes that the best way to get the […]

CPPA: housing is the #1 biggest cost most households face, affordable housing policy is mission critical.

By Staff September 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette has in the past few weeks turned to the Canadian Council for Policy Alternatives for […]

Chamber Of Commerce announces appointment of Terry Caddo as President and CEO effective September 13, 2021.

By Staff September 8th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Jennifer Smith, Chair of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce said earlier today: “On behalf of the Board […]