Regional Council supports steps being taken to support hospital workers

By Staff September 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   Halton Region elected officials are supporting the call for the creation of safety zones around hospitals to […]

Will the current Liberals representing Burlington in the House of Commons all hold their seats ?

By Pepper Parr September 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON OPINION It’s just a matter of days now. The advance poll numbers for the 2021 federal election […]

Halton opening four community immunization clinics to help students catch-up on important vaccinations

By Staff September 15th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   To support the health and safety of Halton students, Halton Region will begin operating community immunization clinics […]

Rivers: After the Debates…Confusion

“We make a lot of television in Canada. Some of it is brilliant and some of it is mediocre. The worst of it is truly, […]

Conservative Candidate Emily Brown spoke at the Chamber of Commerce election event

By Ryan O’Dowd, Local Journalism Initiative reporter September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   With less than a week left in the federal election, we never […]

City launches free Wi-Fi in Spencer Smith Park

By Staff September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The City in partnership with Cogeco, has launched free, public-facing Wi-Fi in Spencer Smith Park The Wi-Fi […]

The other side of a quarry being taxed as farm land story

By Staff September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   The Gazette recently published an article on the tax rate that applies to quarries. There is a […]

Gazette reporter misses out on a chance to put a question to a political leader

By Pepper Parr September 14th, 2021 BURLINGTON, ON   A number of months ago the Gazette was selected as one of more than 100 local […]

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. […]