John Bkila

On June 13, I will be joining Oakville Mayor Rob Burton for an informative evening where we will discuss some important issues, similarities and differences between our two neighbouring municipalities. The event will be moderated by the co-chair of the incorporated non-profit Engaged Citizens of Burlington (ECOB), Roland Tanner. Please find more information on the …

Hear a Tale of Two Cities: A Conversation With Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and Oakville Mayor Rob Burton on June 13 Read More »

This year will mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day and the invasion of Juno Beach in Normandy, France by Canadian military forces during the Second World War on Tuesday, June 6, 1944. The landing played an integral role in the liberation of Europe during the war and contributed greatly to the war’s successful end. Canadians …

Burlington Remembers Juno 75 with anniversary event at BPAC on May 6 Read More »

The federal budget that was released on Tuesday (March 19) had some good news for our city, including municipal top-up funding to support local infrastructure priorities. Through that, Burlington will benefit from the one-time doubling of the Federal Gas Tax funding resulting in an extra $5.6 million for infrastructure. Federal Gas Tax funding can be …

Federal budget has good news for the City of Burlington Read More »

Media release from the Office of Oakville North-Burlington MP Pam Damoff. Oakville/Burlington, Ont. – Monday, March 11, 2019 – Last month the Standing Committee on Natural Resources tabled its report “Insect Management in Canada’s Forest sector: Strengthening National Cooperation Against Current and Future Outbreaks.”  Pam Damoff, MP for Oakville North-Burlington and Parliamentary Secretary to the …

Standing Committee on Natural Resources Calls for Federal Oversight of Invasive Species Read More »

Media release from Burlington Economic Development Corporation February 20, 2019, Burlington, ON – Dextro Analytics joins the TechPlace LaunchPad Program    Dextro Analytics Inc. is the latest company to join the TechPlace LaunchPad Program. Started in Toronto, co-founders Manmit Shrimali and Ajith Govind began Dextro Analytics as a consulting company. The team found success by leveraging industry knowledge, artificial intelligence, psychology, and technology to help clients unify data and forecast outcomes of …

Toronto-based Dextro Analytics moves to Burlington’s TechPlace LaunchPad Read More »