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Ontario’s Big City Mayors Statement on First Meeting of the New Term & Bill 23, ‘More Homes Built Faster Act, 2022’

MY TAKE: Ontario’s Big City Mayors are united in our concerns about Bill 23 and its negative impacts on taxpayers, community services and the environment. Singling out and criticizing Mayor Bonnie Crombie, the new chair of OBCM, is unacceptable. A long list of Mayors, Councillors, AMO, Conservation Authorities, environmental groups,

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Halton Regional Council

Halton Regional Council Holds Inaugural Meeting for 2022-2026 Term

Halton Regional Council held its inaugural meeting of the 2022-2026 term yesterday (Dec. 7, 2022). It was great to welcome our new Regional Councillors and returning Regional Council members so we could all take our oaths of office publicly and in the presence of a judge. I look forward to

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Dec. 5-11, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Our first full committee and Council cycle of the 2022-2026 term begins today (Monday, Dec. 5) with the Corporate Services, Strategy, Risk and Accountability (CSSRA) Committee at 9:30 a.m. Later this week will be the Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee (on Tuesday, Dec. 6) and

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City Hall

City of Burlington Responds to Severe Impacts of Bill 23

“Bill 23 will devastate municipal finances and our ability to fund things such as parks, community centres, transit — all the amenities a growing community needs. Those costs will be shifted from for-profit developers to taxpayers. We’ll show that as a line item on your next tax bill. There is

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Nov. 28-Dec. 4, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Santa Claus is coming back to Burlington’s Downtown with the return of our annual Santa Claus Parade this Sunday (Dec. 4)! The parade will run from 2-4 p.m., starting at Guelph Line from Prospect Street to New Street and make its way to Brant Street at Elgin Street. Non-perishable

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2022 Roundup – Plains Road Protected Bikeway Project & What to do with Fallen Leaves

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2022 roundup. The Mayor’s Monday Mailbag is a weekly initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has launched to share answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at mayor@burlington.ca or the Mayor’s social media platforms.

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COB Advisory Committee

Volunteer to Join a City of Burlington Advisory Committee

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 25, 2022 — The City of Burlington is looking for community members to volunteer on a city committee or board. These volunteers play a key role in providing advice and feedback to City Council and

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Snow Removal

City of Burlington Ready for Winter Weather

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 25, 2022 — The City of Burlington is ready for snow and cold and is sharing helpful information for residents to know for this winter season. Residents wanting to stay informed on snow event

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Burlington Winter Recreation Programs
Recreation

City of Burlington Winter Recreation Program Registration Opens Dec. 3

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 23, 2022 — The City of Burlington’s winter recreation programs are open for registration Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. for adult programs and at 11 a.m. for youth programs. Non-residents can register for programs

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Nov. 21, 2022 – What is Happening with the Plains Road Protected Bikeway & Resurfacing Project?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office launched to share weekly answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at mayor@burlington.ca or the Mayor’s social media platforms. At the end of the month, we publish a roundup

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Nov. 21-27, 2022

Good morning Burlington, Our annual Festival of Lights at Spencer Smith Park is set to begin this Friday (Nov. 25) and will run until Jan. 8, 2023 from 4 p.m. to midnight (12 a.m.) daily — sure to help get our community in the holiday spirit. There’s also been quite

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Trees and Greenspace

City of Burlington Partnering on Young Tree Planting Study

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 17, 2022 — As part of the Greening the Landscape Consortium, the City of Burlington is partnering with industry leaders at Vineland Research and Innovation Centre and Lallemand Plant Care on a three-year study

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