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Earlier this week, Halton Region launched its redeveloped, more interactive website (halton.ca) to help better connect residents and businesses with its essential services — featuring an easier way to search the site with enhanced functionality, customization options, more video and graphics, and virtual tours. “Our new website puts Regional information and support at your fingertips. Making it …

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The Provincial Government has announced it will be providing Halton Region with funding to support the Wyecroft Road Extension and Bridge Project. In July 2018, Regional Council approved this critical infrastructure project for the remaining funding of $57.6 million from the Move Ontario Quick Wins Fund. Currently, Wyecroft Road is disconnected at Bronte Creek with …

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Come learn more about the 100In1Day global movement at a launch party planned for Thursday, Feb. 21. 100In1Day tasks people to take ownership of their city and together create a better place to live — the concept is simple, 100 urban interventions across Canada in one day, June 1. So, what is an urban intervention? It …

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The following letter was delivered to residents regarding watermain and wastewater main work coming to Burlington’s Ward 4 from Halton Region’s Public Works Engineering & Construction Department: February 11, 2019 Watermain and Wastewater Main Improvements on Ayr Place and Watermain Improvements on Lomond Crescent, Ward 4, City of Burlington, Our File: PR-3269 Dear Resident/Property Owner: Halton …

Halton Region Watermain, Wastewater Main Construction coming to Ayr Place and Lomond Crescent in Burlington spring 2020 Read More »

Our city has lost another highly-regarded leader of our community with the passing of Robert Douglas “Bob” Brechin. A known family man and civic-minded career-man of 40 years at Dofasco, Mr. Brechin also served as an Alderman for Burlington City Council for 19 years, between 1978-1997, and was elected as a Halton Regional Councillor between …

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Today (Feb. 8), I issued the following statement on behalf of Burlington City Council on the death of Pasquale Paletta: “I, with many residents of Burlington, am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Pasquale Paletta. Our condolences go out to Pasquale’s family. Pat, as he was affectionally known by his family, donated generously …

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At Thursday’s (Feb. 7) Special Meeting of Council, following the Committee of the Whole – Budget meeting, council unanimously voted to approve my motion to re-examine the policies of the Adopted 2018 Official Plan and review matters of height and density in our city. I want to thank all of Council for the vote – I …

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A new outdoor community walking program, Just Walk Hamilton-Burlington, has launched with the help of the City’s Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund. Led by local health-care professionals, the program will host 12 walks in Burlington between February and September. With this program, Burlington joins communities across Canada affiliated with the global Walk with a Doc organization. …

New Walk with a Doc-affiliated community walking program launches in Burlington Read More »

Nominations are now open for new inductions into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame. They can be made online or in person at the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame at 414 Locust St. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 28. Nominations forms are also available at the City Hall Recreation Desk and Tansley Woods …

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During last night’s Burlington City Council Meeting, I was grateful that all of council was able to come together and vote unanimously to approve a resolution to protect our Greenbelt and clean water supply in response to the Province’s Bill 66. The resolution is similar to ones passed at the Region of Halton and Town …

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Here is what’s coming up at next week’s committee meetings at Burlington City Hall. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (COW) — Monday, Feb. 4 (only 6:30 p.m. meeting) There will be an opportunity for public delegations to the 2019 operating and capital budgets at this meeting. To register as a delegate, click here — the deadline …

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