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COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 24

Earlier this morning we held our 24th Burlington COVID-19 Task Force meeting. We heard continued good news about vaccination rates for the general public, hospital staff, and employees in the HDSB school board – as well as great update for the ages 5-11 group that launched last Friday. We had

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Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Nov. 29, 2021 – What is the Timeline for the Burlington Rural High-Speed Internet Project?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has 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’ll publish a

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: November 29-Dec 5, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, December is upon us this week and what a beautiful snowfall we had yesterday! It was awesome to see so many kids out in their winter coats and mittens making snowballs and having fun. The month ahead will bring many wonderful opportunities to connect with friends and

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Community News

Update on Restaurant Tents in Burlington

The restaurant industry has been one of the hardest hit throughout the pandemic. Prolonged lockdowns and labour shortages, along with increasing food costs, have made their struggles extraordinarily challenging. Our community loves and needs our restaurants and the City has taken many steps over the past 20 months to support

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Halton Region

Halton Municipalities Reviewing Legal Options Following Canadian Transportation Agency Decision Regarding CN’s Milton Project

*Please see below a news release issued by the Region of Halton. The Regional Municipality of Halton For Immediate Release November 25, 2021 On November 22, 2021, the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) released its decision to approve CN’s application for railway line approval as part of CN’s proposed Milton intermodal

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Proclamation

November 2021 Proclamations at Burlington City Council

Proclamations are read at the beginning of every regularly-scheduled Burlington City Council meeting. A proclamation is an official announcement issued by the Mayor to recognize exceptional events, groups, people, or achievements in the City of Burlington. The goal of a proclamation is to recognize and celebrate achievements, and to raise

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Committee & Council meetings

City Council Approves 2021 Asset Management Plan: Renews Commitment to Community Vitality, Growth & High Quality of Life

MAYOR MEED WARD’S TAKE: With this new 2021 Asset Management Plan, we can be confident we are investing in our future by monitoring the health of our considerable infrastructure assets and reinvesting in their maintenance, renewal and replacement in a timely and cost-effective manner. Burlington is a leader in proactive

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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. 23, 2021 — 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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Mayor's Millennial Advisory Committee

Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes – Nov. 2021

The Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee held its last meeting for 2021 on Nov. 17. Items on the agenda included discussion around the committees views on the Major Transit Station Areas (MTSAs), thoughts on the Waterfront hotel redevelopment proposal and the issue of lack of lighting in parks at night. Please

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Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Nov. 22, 2021 – What is the City of Burlington Doing to Address Housing Needs & Opportunities?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has 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’ll publish a

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: November 22-28, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, Great news last week that vaccines are now approved for children ages 5-11. We should know more about the rollout in the coming days from both the Province and Halton Region and I will share that as soon as I hear. You can learn more in this

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Events

Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail Returning for One More Year

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 18, 2021 — Back by popular demand, Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail will be happening Dec. 4 and 5 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Similar to last year, Santa will be driving a route

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Community News

Tim Hortons Free PA Day & Winter Break Swimming & Skating

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 17, 2021 — The City of Burlington is offering free swimming and skating on the PA Day, Nov. 26 and during the winter break thanks to sponsorship from Tim Hortons. Tim Hortons has also

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