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Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Aug. 8-14, 2022

Good morning Burlington, There are a couple of important days of recognition this week to take note of. On Aug. 9, it’s the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples — and this year’s theme is “The role of Indigenous women in the preservation and transmission of traditional

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Arts & Culture

Burlington Culture Days – ‘RE:emergence’ Needs Artists & Performers

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 3, 2022 — The City of Burlington is calling for local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to host free, interactive in-person or online events and activities during the 13th annual Culture Days. Culture Days

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Aug. 1-7, 2022

Good morning Burlington, I hope everyone has been staying cool and beating the heat, and got to enjoy the long weekend with family and friends. August marks the beginning of the last full month of summer, and with it are a number of special occasions to take note of. The

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City Projects

City launches redesigned website to improve user experience

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. The City of Burlington launched a redesigned website to make it easier for residents and visitors to find information and access online services. This modernized site now includes and our calendar in one convenient location. Since

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City of Burlington launches new volunteer program

We’re making it easier for anyone looking to get involved. The City of Burlington has launched a new centralized volunteer program where all volunteer roles for any department of the City will be posted and updated throughout the year. Having a centralized location where residents can visit to view all

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: July 25-31, 2022

Good morning Burlington, I hope you’re all getting the chance to get outside and take advantage of the summer weather, doing the activities you most enjoy and spending time with family, friends and loved ones. A highlight for this week actually comes closer to the end of the week. On

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – July 2022 Roundup – Millcroft OLT Appeal, Public EV Charging Stations, & Burlington Canal Piers

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – July 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 or the Mayor’s social media platforms. At

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Committee & Council meetings

City of Burlington & Local School Boards to Improve Pedestrian Linkages to Schools During Winter

Burlington Council unanimously approved moving forward, in partnership with our local school boards, to make pedestrian linkages and pathways to schools safer during the winter season. This City staff report (RPF-19-22 Improving Pedestrian Linkages to Schools in Winter Season – Disposition of Staff Directions SD-27-21, SD-28) provided and update to

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Ontario Big City Mayors

OBCM Statement on Province’s Proposal for Big City Mayors

MY TAKE: You may have heard in the news today the Province may be contemplating stronger abilities for mayors in Ontario, beginning with a pilot in Toronto and Ottawa, then rolling it out across the province in 2023. The Chair of the Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM) caucus called a

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