Victoria Langdon

Good morning Burlington, It’s hard to believe June is upon us this week! It’s a month where many important causes and initiatives are celebrated, including Pride Month, Bike Month, Seniors Month, and National Indigenous History Month. June 1 is also Red Shirt Day and Canada Clean Air Day. June also includes Shavuot (June 4-6), the …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: May 30 – June 5, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, I know Saturday’s intense storm created challenges we were not expecting this weekend from hydro outages to a lot of tree and debris clean-up. I want to thank all those who worked hard on their holiday weekend to clear streets and sidewalks from trees and debris and get power back to our …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: May 23-29, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, What a gorgeous weekend we had! I ran into many of you out and about at wonderful community events and it was great to see smiling faces and sunshine as spring (summer?) weather filled our city. Today’s rain will keep those lawns and gardens growing nicely while we get back to work …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: May 16-22, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, A chillier weekend than many of us hoped for, but I still saw quite a few of you doing yardwork this weekend and your lawns and gardens are already starting to look great! I love how our community takes so much pride in taking care of Mother Nature in whatever outdoor spaces …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: April 11-17, 2022 Read More »

Our partners at the Burlington Chamber of Commerce have once again invited me to bestow an award of recognition as part of their annual Business Excellence Awards. The Mayor’s awards have evolved many times over the years, often focusing on philanthropy, community engagement, and sustainability. This year, the Chamber has asked me to select a …

2022 Mayor’s Award Nominations Now Open Read More »

Good morning Burlington, I’m looking forward to the week ahead and some warmer temperatures for walking to work (and walking my dog, Boston, too). The week ahead is full of interesting meetings including a visit to Nelson’s Grade 10 Civics Class, a touchbase on the rural broadband project, a speaking engagement on sustainable development (hosted …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: April 4-10, 2022 Read More »

  Aldershot Quarry Community Liaison Committee  Meeting Minutes March 29th, 2022  Purpose: The Aldershot Quarry Community Liaison Committee (AQCLC) is a group of community stakeholders, city staff and quarry representatives that meet twice per year to share questions, concerns, ideas, and new information related to the quarry’s ongoing activities. The committee is not an advocacy …

Aldershot Quarry Community Liaison Committee Meeting Update – March 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, Spring is here and while this weekend’s weather felt nothing like it, I can see the buds on the trees and hear the birds singing so I know it is right around the corner. I wish each of you a wonderful week ahead as city council and I prepare for next week’s …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Mar 28-Apr 3, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, Thank you to everyone in our community who came out yesterday to the Ukrainian Canadian Congress-sponsored Stand With Ukraine rally in Civic Square in front of City Hall. I am continuously proud of how supportive and compassionate the people of Burlington are and it was amazing to see the unity and passion …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Mar 7-13, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, It is a busy week with committee meetings and touching base with councillors and staff on key issues and projects affecting our city, mixed with some great community events like the YWCA Women of Distinction Awards (you can still buy tickets!). My full weekly update can be found here: Mayors Weekly Public …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Feb 28-Mar 6, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, A little late posting this for the week now that it’s Friday but still want to ensure you are always filled in. This week included meetings on important projects like rural broadband and Brock University, plus Pink Shirt Day and a visit to our local Mixed Probus Club’s virtual meeting. My full …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Feb 21-27, 2022 Read More »

Ward 6 Councillor Angelo Bentivegna and I have committed to regular updates to our rural community as we continue to work with stakeholders and residents to push the essential implementation of rural broadband. In these updates we will provide information from our weekly internal meeting that is attended by city staff, agencies and the applicant, …

Burlington Ward 6 Rural Broadband Internet Project Update: Feb 18, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope each of you can take some time today to send a bit of love and gratitude to everyone in your life who fills your bucket and supports you. It’s a great night to take a break from cooking and order some takeout to support our local restaurants …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Feb 14-20, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, Are you watching the Olympics? Seeing people compete in sport at the highest abilities is both an inspiration and a great reminder of the power of persistence, hard work, and team effort. Canada already has 1 gold medal, 1 silver and 4 bronze with many more to come I’m sure! You can …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Feb 7-13, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, Today things start opening back up and I know we are all happy to see this. I was asked last week during the State of the City address by emcee Tim Caddigan from Cogeco/YourTV what I am looking forward to most and it is definitely getting some fresh oysters and martinis in …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 31 – Feb 6, 2022 Read More »

On March 2nd, I’ll be bringing a Mayor’s Office report on highlights for the Rural Ontario Municipal Association (ROMA) 2022 virtual conference to the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk & Accountability (CSSRA) Committee meeting. The conference ran from Jan. 23-25, 2022. Burlington has the best of both urban and rural living. We are a large urban municipality, …

ROMA 2022 Virtual Conference Highlights Read More »

Good morning Burlington, This week is the annual ROMA conference – Rural Ontario Municipal Association. It began yesterday and extends through Tuesday. Along with keynotes from thought leaders, the Premier and other Ministers, there are opportunities to meet as delegations with Ministers as well.  Staff and myself will be meeting with representatives from the Ministry …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 24-30, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, As the kids in our community head back to school this week – delayed by one more day thanks to this incredible amount of snow overnight – I am sending my thanks to all the teachers and staff in our schools for the many ways I know they have prepared for this …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 17-23, 2022 Read More »

Good morning Burlington, As I learn from more and more of residents’ experiences with COVID-19 and the prevalence of the Omicron variant, I continue to be grateful for how many of you stepped up to get vaccinated and boosted over the past year and protect not only yourself and your families, but also our community …

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 10-16, 2022 Read More »