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Residents receive update on next steps in 1085 Clearview Ave development

On Nov. 17, myself and Ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith met virtually with residents of the Clearview/Queen Mary/St. Matthew’s Ave community to discuss the next steps in the proposed 1085 Clearview Ave development, and removing the Major Transit Station Area designation from their neighbourhood. For those who want a record,

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Environment

Halton Mayors Oppose Proposed Changes to the Conservation Authorities Act

*Please see below a joint statement from the Mayors of Halton Region’s municipalities. **NOTE: City of Burlington Council is also preparing to bring forward a resolution in support of Conservation Authorities to its Council meeting on Nov. 23 — that will be posted on this website when it is ready.

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: November 16-22, 2020

On Friday afternoon, the Premier announced that Halton Region will be moving into the CONTROL (red) level in their new framework to control the spread of COVID-19. I issued a statement on my blog shortly thereafter to help clarify what this means for our residents and businesses as we implement

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COVID-19

Halton Region Moves into Control Level; What it Means for You

Today, the Province revised the thresholds for movement in it’s new COVID-19 Framework and moved the Region of Halton into the Red (Control) level with additional restrictions to help control the spread of COVID-19. These measures take effect here in Burlington and throughout Halton at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, November

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Mayor's Office

Burlington Post Column: New Map Proposed for Urban Growth Centre

*NOTE: Below you’ll find my latest guest column for the Burlington Post community newspaper that is currently online and will appear in its Nov. 19 print edition. Last month, your Burlington City Council voted in favour of modifications to the adopted Official Plan (OP) and a new proposed map for

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: November 9-15, 2020

I hope you all enjoyed the gorgeous weather we were treated to this weekend. I saw so many people out for runs, bike rides, and walking along the lakefront together. It was a great time to get some yardwork done and I know more than a few people got an

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Committee & Council meetings

Committee Recommendations Approved at Oct. 19 Burlington Council Meeting

At the Oct. 19 Burlington Council meeting, numerous recommendations were approved from the October 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: Post-Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting of

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Burlington Ec Dev

Burlington Economic Development Launches new InvestBurlington.ca website to Better Serve Businesses Online & Continue to Attract new Investment to the Community

*Please see below a media release issued by Burlington Economic Development. November 4, 2020 – Burlington, ON – Today, Burlington Economic Development is pleased to announce the launch of its newly-redesigned website, InvestBurlington.ca. With a focus on storytelling and user experience, the new website features dedicated pages for Burlington’s key

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Business

Temporary Outdoor Patios & Tents: Burlington City Council Approves Bylaw Amendments, Program Changes & Extension to Encourage Economic Recovery During COVID-19

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 3, 2020 — At a Special Virtual Meeting of Burlington City Council on Monday, Nov. 2, Council approved the extension and amendments of the temporary patio bylaws to Oct. 31, 2021. Council also approved amendments to

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COVID-19

Important Changes to Joseph Brant Hospital COVID-19 Testing Service

*Please see a media release below issued by Joseph Brant Hospital. Nov. 2, 2020 – Burlington, ON – Joseph Brant Hospital is making changes to its COVID-19 testing operations to better serve the Burlington community in colder weather. Starting Nov. 3, drive-through testing will be discontinued due to the cold

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Mayor's Office

Mayor Meed Ward: Halton Leaders and MOH are on the same page

*Please see below an op-ed piece by Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward that ran online in the Hamilton Spectator, and in the Nov. 2 print edition. Your editorial, ‘Are politics trumping public health in Halton‘ (on Oct. 28) poses a number of questions any one of us would have answered

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: November 2- 8, 2020

It’s November already! I hope you all had a fun Halloween. I saw so many cool and creative ways of celebrating – from candy chutes out front windows to scavenger hunts and more. The silver lining of all this frustration we are experiencing is definitely the innovation we are seeing

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