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Burlington Hosts COVID Telephone Town Hall April 28: Ask Your Questions About the COVID-19 pandemic, Provincewide ‘Stay-at-Home’ Order, & Impacts on City Programs & Services

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — April 9, 2021 — On Wednesday, April 28, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the City of Burlington will host a telephone town hall event to share information and answer resident questions related to COVID-19, the

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Federal/Provincial News

Canada and Ontario Invest in Renewal of Burlington’s Civic Square

MAYOR MEED WARD’S TAKE: Civic Square is a key gathering place and the heartbeat in the heart of our downtown. In these challenging times we are living in right now, having inviting public outdoor spaces to safely socialize is even more important than ever before. Thank you to the Hon.

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COVID-19

Provinces Announces Stay at Home Order Effective April 8

This afternoon Premier Ford announced the implementation of a Stay at Home Order that will go into effect after midnight tonight. This is quite similar in nature to the order we experienced In December/January when numbers were going up. The order is expected to last for 28 days, beginning Thursday

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: April 5-11, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, I hope each of you had an enjoyable weekend, including those who celebrated Easter. The warmer weather is finally here and I know the ability to get outside for fresh air and exercise has benefitted many in our community as we continue to deal with rising COVID

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COVID-19

Province Announces 28-Day Shutdown Measures as of April 3rd

Today Premier Ford announced additional shutdown measures and restrictions that will take place throughout Ontario for 28 days, beginning Saturday, April 3rd and lasting until Friday, April 30th. Click here to read the City of Burlington’s news release about how this announcement will affect our community. While we have seen

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Mayor's Office

Setting the Record Straight on Burlington’s Reserve Funds

I submitted the following opinion to the Hamilton Spectator in response to the March 3, 2021 column by Joan Little, titled Burlington council grapples with tax hike. Click here to read my submission to the Spec or scroll down. — We appreciate the interest shown in Burlington’s budget by columnist

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Business

Burlington’s Food and Drink Establishments Need These Halton Region Health Protocols in Place to Operate in the Red-Control Zone of Province’s COVID-19 Framework

On March 20, 2021, the Province announced adjustments to dining capacity limits at restaurants, bars, and other food and drink establishments for regions in the Grey/Lockdown, Red/Control, Orange/Restrict and Yellow/Protect levels of the COVID-19 Response Framework: Keeping Ontario Safe and Open. For Halton in the Red/Control level, changes include allowing

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Holidays

Happy Easter: What’s Open and Closed at the City of Burlington

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — March 29, 2021 — City of Burlington administrative services will be closed for Good Friday, on Friday, April 2, and Easter Monday, on Monday, April 5. For a list of which City services and facilities

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: March 29-April 4, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, While new cases of COVID-19 are on the rise in surrounding communities in the GTA, vaccinations are running smoothly in Halton and it was wonderful to see the age range move to 70 and up last week. We are on our way to a healthier and safer

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