Claire Bradbury

My time as a co-op student at City Hall is coming to a close, and now I have the opportunity to reflect on my placement. Marianne told me I could write about what I’ve learned, what I’ve taken away, or any of my observations. I’m only three sentences in, and I can already tell that …

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Parking. At almost every public meeting that I’ve attended with Councillor Marianne Meed Ward, there is a discussion about how the parking in the area will be impacted, followed by more concerns about parking in general. On May 2 at the Martini House, Marianne and I joined about 25-30 downtown business owners, as well as members …

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More than 70 people attended the meeting on May 2nd at the Conservation Halton Auditorium about the Mount Nemo Plateau Heritage Conservation District Study. The study is indeed cancelled, however staff is still committed to protecting rural Burlington’s character. A considerable amount of resistance and concerns were received about this project. Among the concerns from …

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Ever wonder why you see a business pop up one month and down shortly after? Businesses in the downtown core of Burlington are coming or going every year, and the Burlington Downtown Business Association (BDBA) has collected data on this topic. The BDBA is an association that represents and promotes 430 businesses within the downtown …

Downtown doing fine, sees lowest “churn” rate in 10 years Read More »

Hello Readers! My name is Claire and I have just started my co-op placement here at City Hall with Councillor Marianne Meed Ward. I’m in Grade 11 at Burlington Central High School. I will be spending the mornings at City Hall and will return back to school for my afternoon courses. For my co-op placement …

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