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Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: August 23-29, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, As we enter the final weeks of summer, I want to encourage you all to check out the amazing resources and ideas on the Tourism Burlington website. From signing up for the FREE Local Love Pass where you can get savings, promotions and special menu items, to

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Recreation

Online Registration for Fall Recreation Programs Opens Aug. 28

*Please see below a news release issued by City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 16, 2021 — The City of Burlington will open online registration for fall Adult, Youth and pre-season Aquatic Leadership programs beginning Saturday, Aug. 28. Adult registration will open at 9 a.m. and Youth and pre-season

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: August 16-22, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, The pressure on upper levels of government to implement some form of proof of vaccine system continues to mount. Politicians across Ontario are asking the provincial government to take action to avoid potential fourth-wave lockdowns and as you’ve likely seen, many Universities have been announcing mandatory proof

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Environment

Burlington Receives $154K from Federal Great Lakes Sustainability Fund Towards Grindstone Creek Erosion Control Planning

Yesterday afternoon, at the Royal Botanical Garden’s (RBG) Rock Garden, the federal government announced funding for the RBG’s Wetland Rehabilitation Program and the City of Burlington’s Grindstone Creek Erosion Control Planning. RBG will be receiving $425,000 for their program, while the City will be receiving $154,000 under the Great Lakes

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Housing

City of Burlington Launches Housing Strategy Survey

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 11, 2021 — Housing is a top priority in the City of Burlington. The City is doing a Housing Strategy to provide current and future residents with more housing options across our city. The

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Arts & Culture

Burlington Culture Days – RE:IMAGINE Needs Artists & Performers

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 3, 2021 — The City of Burlington is calling for local artists, cultural professionals and creative organizations to host free, interactive online events and activities during the 12th annual Culture Days. Culture Days is building

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: August 9-15, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, One of the things I have really enjoyed about the past couple of weeks is seeing our country’s Olympians excel in Tokyo. From the Canadian women’s soccer team beating Sweden for their first-ever gold medal win, to Andre De Grasse’s gold medal in the 200m, it has

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Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Aug. 9, 2021 – I Mixed Vaccines & Am Having Trouble Booking Travel. What Can I Do?

Welcome to the Mayor’s Monday Mailbag, an initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has launched to share weekly answers to questions from the public we’ve received through our main email inbox at mayor@burlington.ca or the Mayor’s social media platforms. At the end of the month, we’ll publish a

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City Hall

City of Burlington Names New Chief Information Officer

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. – Aug. 6, 2021 — The City of Burlington is pleased to announce Chad MacDonald has been named as the City’s new Chief Information Officer (CIO) starting on Tuesday, September 7. Chad brings over 25 years

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Seniors

Burlington Seniors’ Centre Now Open with Changes

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 5, 2021 — Over the past several months, the Burlington Seniors’ Centre (BSC) has been undergoing some changes to the facility to improve the experience for anyone who visits the Centre. The BSC is

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