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Halton Regional Council

Regional Council Approves Preliminary Growth Scenarios for Halton’s Municipalities

At our Regional Council meeting on May 20, we approved a staff report outlining preliminary growth scenarios for Halton’s municipalities. Council’s recommendation: THAT Report No. LPS41-19 re: “Regional Official Plan Review – Progress Update on the Integrated Growth Management Strategy and Preliminary Growth Scenarios” be received for information THAT staff

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Global

Ending Racism is All our Responsibility

UPDATE (June 5, 2020): Yesterday’s Solidarity March was part of a global movement to support members of our black community and add our voices to protest death based simply of the colour of someone’s skin. It’s an important message to send, even during a pandemic. I stand with the Halton

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Community News

Awareness Campaigns Happening in June 2020

The month of June has many causes and campaigns dedicated to it. Below, please find a brief listing of some of them I’d like to bring awareness to for our Burlington residents. PRIDE MONTH Pride Month is a way of recognizing the influence LGBTQ2IS+ people have had around the world.

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COVID-19 Task Force

COVID-19 Task Force Meeting #8 Highlights

Yesterday marked the 8th meeting of the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force and was, as always, well attended by dozens of leaders from throughout our community who continue to prioritize the collaborative work being done together through this challenging time. The meeting began with an update on the City’s redesign of

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COVID-19

Burlington Council Unanimously Approves Resolution Encouraging Participation in Ontario-Canada COVID-19 Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program

*NOTE: Please click the link for the full minutes from the May 25, 2020 Burlington City Council Meeting — Post-Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting of Council_May25_2020. At the May 25 regular meeting of Burlington Council, we unanimously approved a resolution encouraging local property owners/landlords to participate in the Ontario-Canada Emergency Commercial

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COVID-19

Maintaining the Bonds of Friendship Across the Globe Amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has made it hard for us not to feel isolated from each other, and our families, friends and colleagues. That’s why it’s important for us to take every opportunity we can to safely connect virtually by phone, Zoom/FaceTime/Skype, or even a simple email. Earlier this month, I

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LaSalle Park

Preserving LaSalle Park for all Residents

Earlier this week, I, along with the rest of Burlington Council and City staff, was made aware of a proposed motion related to LaSalle Park being brought forward by Hamilton Councillor Sam Merulla to their Council meeting today (Wednesday, May 27). The text of that is below. The park is

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Council Approves 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 26, 2020 — Burlington City Council approved the 2020 Tax Levy Bylaw at its meeting on May 25, 2020. The bylaw allows the City to bill 2020 property taxes and set payment due dates

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COVID-19

Province Expands COVID-19 Testing to Include People who are Asymptomatic

This weekend, the Province announced it was expanding COVID-19 testing across Ontario to include people who are asymptomatic. Premier Ford also encouraged individuals to attend assessment centres for testing whether or not they have COVID-19 symptoms or if they are concerned that they may have been exposed. The Province remains

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COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington Task Force Update – Week 7

On Thursday May 21st the Burlington COVID-19 Task Force held our 7th weekly meeting. We began with an overview of the changes that were happening this week as a result of provincial announcements related to reopening Ontario, including parking lots and parks, golf courses and tennis courts, off-leash dog areas

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