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All Burlington Parks to be Closed to Vehicular Access

*Please see the media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — April 3, 2020 — Physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most important steps everyone needs to take. The COVID-19 virus doesn’t move on its own; it needs people to move it.

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COVID-19

Enforcement of Emergency Orders Under the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act

*Please see the media release below issued by Halton Regional Police Service. MEDIA RELEASE Release Date: April 2nd, 2020 – 8:08 a.m. Originator: Superintendent, Anthony Odoardi, 3 District, 905-825-4777 ext. 2300 Contact: Sergeant, Mark Pidberezny, 3 District, 905-825-4777 ext. 2300 Location: Halton On March 17, 2020, the Province of Ontario declared a provincial emergency

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COVID-19

Statement from Burlington Mayor Meed Ward: City Working Closely with Joseph Brant Hospital to be Prepared, Mayor Expresses Gratitude for all Front-line Workers

*Please see below a Statement from Mayor Meed Ward. Burlington, Ont. – March 31, 2020 – Yesterday, Joseph Brant Hospital in Burlington announced that as part of its pandemic response plan, it will be building a temporary Pandemic Response Unit to expand the hospital’s capacity in preparation for the anticipated

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Committee & Council meetings

How Burlington Council/Committee Meetings will be Held During COVID-19

While the City of Burlington remains in a State of Emergency and we continue our efforts to slow down the spread of COVID-19, our Council and committee meetings will look and operate a little differently. We are taking extra precautions to protect staff, the public and council, while doing our

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Committee & Council meetings

What was Approved at the March 24 Burlington Special Council Meeting

If you missed our two virtual Special Burlington City Council meetings on Tuesday, March 24, here is a recap of what was approved: Post-Meeting Minutes – Special Meeting of Council_Mar24_2020 Post-Meeting Minutes – Special Meeting of Council_Mar24_2020_Meeting 2 The regularly scheduled Council meeting on Monday, March 30 was cancelled. FROM

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COVID-19

City of Burlington Cancels Spring Programs and Extends Closures

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Click here for a complementary Statement from Burlington Mayor Meed Ward. Burlington, Ont. — March 30, 2020 — Due to the ongoing threat of COVID-19, the City of Burlington has decided to suspend all City-run spring programs and

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COVID-19

Statement from Burlington Mayor on Halton Regions Emergency Declaration

*Please see Mayor Meed Ward’s Statement below. Burlington, Ont. – March 24, 2020 – Today, Halton Region announced its decision to proceed with the Declaration of an Emergency for regional municipality. The Region has already activated the Halton Region Emergency Response Plan and the Health Department’s Infectious Disease Emergency Response

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COVID-19

Mayor Applauds Provincial Closure of Non-Essential Businesses, Announces Special Council Meeting and Community Town Hall Updates

*Please see below today’s media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — March 23, 2020 — The City of Burlington’s Mayor and Council are applauding the announcement today by the Province of Ontario. The provincial government will order the mandatory closure of all non-essential workplaces effective as

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COVID-19

Lowville Park Closure & Burlington State of Emergency FAQs

*Please note: FAQs updated on Thursday, April 2, 2020. The following media release has been sent out today by my office: Yesterday I declared a State of Emergency for the City of Burlington. I have received an overwhelmingly positive reaction from our community, along with many valid questions and concerns about

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