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Answering Questions Arising From LPAT Elimination Resolution at Halton Region

Since Halton Regional Council unanimously approved a resolution, on July 10, asking the Province of Ontario to eliminate the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal (LPAT) and asking other local municipalities in Ontario to pass similar resolutions, I and the Mayor’s Office have encountered some questions from the community surrounding LPAT, development

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Mayor's Office

Burlington Mayor’s Office Looking for a New Executive Administrator

There’s been some recent changes in the Mayor’s Office — I’m looking for an Executive Administrator to help fill an opening on my team of three staffers. My former assistant Annemarie Cumber has taken an opportunity for career advancement and a secondment to assist with large corporate projects, such as

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Burlington Fire Department

Five-Year Agreement Reached for Burlington Firefighters

Please see the media release below from the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — July 16, 2019 — A five-year agreement has been reached with the City of Burlington and Burlington Professional Firefighters Association at City Council Monday, July 15, 2019. The freely negotiated agreement provides an average monetary increase

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Guest Post: Burlington-based Automated Accounts Payables Startup WayPay Acquired by RBC

Please see the media release below issued by the Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC). Burlington, ON —  July 15, 2019 — Burlington-Based Financial Technology Start-up, WayPay purchased by RBC to add automated account payables solution to RBC’s industry-leading suite of digitally-enabled business offerings  This press release was adapted from  RBC

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Approves 2018-2022 Plan: From Vision to Focus Prioritizing Key Strategic Directions for City

Last night, Burlington City Council approved the 2018-2022 Plan: From Vision to Focus — the City’s work plan that prioritizes key strategic direction from Burlington’s long-term 25-year Strategic Plan. It details key goals and actions required to move priorities forward during this term of Council. A series of joint workshops

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