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Halton Regional Council

Regional Council Unanimously Endorses Resolution Calling on Federal Government to Refuse Approval of Proposed CN Milton Logistics Hub

 *Please see media release below issued by Region of Halton. On Feb. 12, 2020, Halton Regional Council endorsed a resolution calling on the federal government to refuse CN’s proposal for a truck-rail hub in Milton. The resolution is based on the Federal Review Panel’s assessment that the project is likely

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Community News

Saying Farewell to Joe Pepetone

Earlier this week our city lost the patriarch of one of Burlington’s most treasured family businesses: Joe Pepetone. Many of you know that he and his family ran the Holland Park Garden Gallery on Fairview Street where it stood from 1981 until it closed last year. Joe was still active

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Halton Regional Council

How Halton Region is Working to Prevent Homelessness

At today’s (Feb. 12) Halton Regional Council meeting, we received a staff report updating council members on homelessness prevention initiatives in Halton, what programs are available and how they are/can be funded. Halton Region administers two homelessness prevention funding programs: one that is provincially-funded and another that is federally-funded. The

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Community News

Burlington Post Delivery to Condos and Apartments

I have heard from numerous citizens recently who live in apartment buildings and condominiums and want to ensure they continue to have access to The Burlington Post print edition. We have spoken with Metroland Media, who owns & distributes this local newspaper, to get clarity on what is happening. Due

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Burlington Fire Department

City of Burlington Looking for Feedback on Fireworks Bylaw

The Burlington Fire Department wants to hear from residents about possible changes to our City’s Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, fireworks displays are allowed in local neighbourhoods on Victoria Day and Canada, as well as the three days leading up to those holidays. How do you feel about fireworks? Let the city

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Meetings

Burlington Mayor Meeting with Metrolinx – Feb. 5, 2020

On Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, I met with Phil Verster, CEO of Metrolinx, here at Burlington City Hall. Phil became Metrolinx’s CEO in 2017 and it was helpful to meet him and hear about his vision for growth along the Lakeshore West GO Transit line. We discussed issues such as

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Private Tree Bylaw

City of Burlington Hosting Private Tree Bylaw Public Info Sessions

Anyone looking to learn more about the newly adopted Private Tree Bylaw, unanimously approved by Burlington Council last month, can attend one of several upcoming public information sessions hosted by the City of Burlington. The sessions are designed to help residents and businesses understand the new bylaw and how it

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City Hall

Burlington Names Kevin Arjoon as New City Clerk

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Feb. 4, 2020 — The City of Burlington is very pleased to announce that Kevin Arjoon is the successful candidate for the position of City Clerk. Arjoon will start with the City on Feb. 18,

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