John Bkila

Over the holidays, the Mayor’s Office saw some changes. I would like to introduce my new Executive Administrator and Constituent Liaison, Hannelie van Niekerk, who recently started in her new role just yesterday (Monday, Jan. 6) — we’re very excited to have her on board. Hannelie comes to us with a wealth of similar experience …

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*Please see below a media release from the City of Burlington. The City of Burlington is launching the 2020 Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF), an annual grant program that will provide $75,000 of total available funding to local artists, multicultural groups and arts and culture organizations to foster creativity and enrich how Burlington residents …

Info Session for Burlington Arts and Culture Fund Jan. 20 — Apply Today Read More »

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Dec. 10, 2019 — The City of Burlington’s snow clearing crews are ready for the more snow and cold forecasted and the upcoming winter season. When a snow event has been declared, residents can use the ‘What’s Been Plowed’ link …

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*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 — The City of Burlington’s Loose Leaf Collection Program has officially been completed for 2019. Residents with remaining leaves can bag them for the Halton Region’s Yard Waste Collection program that has been extended until Friday, …

Burlington’s Loose Leaf Collection Program Completed for 2019 Read More »

On Dec. 5, 2019, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne to open the 43rd session of Canada’s Parliament and outline the federal government’s agenda. For a full transcript of the speech, please click the link or head to canada.ca. You can also watch a …

Highlights from the Dec. 5 Speech from the Throne Read More »

The Share the Road Cycling Coalition — a provincial cycling advocacy organization working to build a bicycle-friendly Ontario — annually recognizes the impactful work of advocates and professionals across Ontario with its Wheels of Change Awards. The awards recognize leadership, innovation and relationship-building in cycling and and Share the Road is looking for nominations from …

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