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Art Gallery of Burlington’s Latest Exhibit: The Gender Conspiracy

Last Friday night, I had the privilege of attending the opening of the Art Gallery of Burlington’s newest exhibit: The Gender Conspiracy. The Gender Conspiracy is an open letter to the trans and gender-diverse communities in our area to express allyship in furthering the discourse on gender fluidity and identity,

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Burlington’s NUVO Network Hosting Hackathon with United Way

Burlington-based NUVO Network is putting on a Hackathon event in partnership with the United Way of Halton and Hamilton (UWHH) from Oct. 5-6. A hackathon is a free, creative problem-solving event where designers, researchers, programmers and other innovators come together to collaborate and intensively produce a concept solution to a

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Q-and-A’s on Legal Cannabis and the City of Burlington

As the Province announces more applications being processed for legal cannabis stores to be potentially located in Burlington, my office has been receiving questions from residents and the community. Below you’ll find a timeline of events since the federal government legalized cannabis and some Q-and-A’s relating to cannabis and retail

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New Endress+Hauser Build in Burlington will be Net-Zero Carbon/Energy

Last week, I was delighted to attend the ground-breaking event for Endress+Hauser’s expanded business site in Burlington along with many of their employees, leadership team, and fellow local dignitaries. Endress+Hauser has been a part of our city for almost three decades, creating 80 jobs in our community as a global

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Endress+Hauser Canada to Build New Customer Experience Centre in Burlington

Please see below a media release from the Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) and shared by the City of Burlington. Burlington, ON, August 16, 2019 – Endress+Hauser Canada to build new Customer Experience Centre in Burlington and are working with City of Burlington to reduce red tape in attracting business  Endress+Hauser Canada will build a

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Province Adding More GO Train Service on the Lakeshore Line

There is good news for Burlington commuters as the Province announces it is adding more GO train service on the Lakeshore line. Minister of Transportation Caroline Mulroney and Associate Minister of Transportation for the GTA Kinga Surma made the announcement today that Ontario is adding train trips and extending existing

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Burlington’s Play Street Program Designed to Promote Community Play

Did you know the City of Burlington has a Play Street program that’s designed to empower local residents to come together and promote community play? The program, launched in spring 2019, offers the ability for weekly, local street closures that encourage the use of neighbourhood streets for safe, active play

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Burlington Ranked Best Community in Canada by Maclean’s Magazine

Please see the media release issued by Burlington Economic Development Corporation (and shared by the City of Burlington) below. Burlington, ON — August 8, 2019 — Burlington, Ontario Ranked Number One for Best Community in Canada 2019 by Maclean’s magazine. Grabbing the number one spot in the Top 25, Burlington receives high scores

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