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Leaf pickup

4-Week Loose-Leaf Collection Program Begins Monday, Nov. 8

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 12, 2021 — The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 8. Residents are encouraged to check the leaf collection schedule and zone map and rake leaves to the curb or

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: October 12-17, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, I hope each of you had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend and took some time to rest, relax, and spend time with loved ones. As Halloween approaches, I know many of you are wondering what the occasion will look like this year as we continue to deal with

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Community News

Happy 100th Birthday to Burlington WWII Veteran Paul Watley

Today, I had the privilege and honour to visit Second World War Veteran Paul Watley at the Williamsburg Retirement Residence and wish him a very Happy 100th Birthday ahead of Oct. 10 — also give him a Mayor’s congratulatory certificate and a City of Burlington coin! Paul let me know

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COVID-19

Province Gives Guidance on How to Celebrate Thanksgiving & Halloween Safely

Yesterday, the Province released some COVID-19 guidance for Thanksgiving gatherings, Halloween and trick-or-treating, and recognizing Remembrance Day. The Celebrate Safely During COVID-19 — Online Guide includes guidance for hosting indoor and outdoor events. THANKSGIVING Virtual gatherings or events are still the safest ways to celebrate, especially if people in the

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Provincial Gov't News

Throne Speech: Ontario Budget Focusing on More Funding for Roads, Transit, Healthcare, & Working with Municipal Leaders

Yesterday, Lieutenant Governor Elizabeth Dowdeswell read the Throne Speech outlining the provincial government’s legislative objectives for the remainder of its mandate. The provincial government is seeking to deliver on ongoing and new priority actions, particularly in the health and long-term care sectors. The Association of Municipalities of Ontario has summarized the

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: October 4-10, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, A busy week ahead with three days of committee meetings, a special council meeting, and some interesting external meetings & events. I also have to schedule some time to pick up ingredients for this weekend’s upcoming family Thanksgiving dinner – I am really looking forward to that

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Key to the City

Burlington 2021 Key to the City Recipients Announced

Today, Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward was pleased to announced the two recipients of the Key to the City for 2021: Jean Longfield, founder of The Gift of Giving Back, and Lisa Lunski, of the Friday Night Community meal bag program at Wellington Square United Church. A small intimate ceremony

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Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – September 2021 Roundup – National Day for Truth & Reconciliation, Where Should I Direct my City-Related Questions, & Changes to Noise Regulation of Transportation of Goods

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – September 2021 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. At

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Committee & Council meetings

Committee Recommendations Approved at Sept. 21 Burlington Council Meeting

At the Sept. 21 Burlington Council meeting, numerous recommendations were approved from the September cycle of committee meetings. Below are some of the highlights split up by committee. Click this link to go through the full post-meeting minutes for all recommendations that were approved at the Sept. 9 Special Council

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COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 23

Earlier this morning we held our 23rd Burlington COVID-19 Task Force meeting. We heard good news about vaccination rates, and the important data point that only  0.08% of people who have been fully vaccinated in Halton are experiencing COVID-19 diagnoses. We also heard that our community’s food scarcity needs continued

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: September 27- October 3, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, As we enter the fourth week of local students being back at school in person, I am heartened to see that Ontario’s COVID-19 case numbers are still relatively stable or declining. Yesterday it was reported that our 7-day average had declined from 709 to 620 per day.

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Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Sept. 27, 2021 – What is Happening for National Day of Truth & Reconciliation in Burlington?

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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