Newsletter Signup

Burlington News

Health

COVID-19 (Coronavirus): What We Know So Far

PLEASE NOTE: To read the Mayor’s statement on what the city is doing regarding COVID-19, please visit this dedicated page, which will be updated daily as new information becomes available. -JB — In the past few days, new cases of COVID-19 (2019 Novel Coronavirus) in Ontario have been announced. This

Read More »
Mayor's Office

The Importance of Keeping Political Influence out of Purchasing

From time to time, council members are lobbied to intervene in the purchase of goods or services on behalf of a particular group or company. Purchasing decisions are best made on value for service, not political influence. As such, municipalities are obligated to go through a competitive procurement process that

Read More »
Transit

Burlington Transit introduces MagnusCards® digital card decks

*Please see below a media release from the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Feb. 25, 2020 — Burlington Transit is pleased to announce a partnership with MagnusCards® and the launch of Burlington Transit’s MagnusCards® digital card decks. MagnusCards® is a free mobile app that helps people with cognitive special

Read More »
Halton Regional Council

Regional Council Unanimously Endorses Resolution Calling on Federal Government to Refuse Approval of Proposed CN Milton Logistics Hub

*Feb. 25, 2020 UPDATE: At its meeting on Feb. 24, 2020, Burlington City Council unanimously approved endorsing the resolution approved by Halton Regional Council at its meeting on Feb. 12, 2020 related to CN’s proposed Milton Logistics Hub, found below. See Council report: L-07-20 CN’s Proposed Milton Logistics Hub COB

Read More »
Community News

Saying Farewell to Joe Pepetone

Earlier this week our city lost the patriarch of one of Burlington’s most treasured family businesses: Joe Pepetone. Many of you know that he and his family ran the Holland Park Garden Gallery on Fairview Street where it stood from 1981 until it closed last year. Joe was still active

Read More »
Halton Regional Council

How Halton Region is Working to Prevent Homelessness

At today’s (Feb. 12) Halton Regional Council meeting, we received a staff report updating council members on homelessness prevention initiatives in Halton, what programs are available and how they are/can be funded. Halton Region administers two homelessness prevention funding programs: one that is provincially-funded and another that is federally-funded. The

Read More »
Community News

Burlington Post Delivery to Condos and Apartments

I have heard from numerous citizens recently who live in apartment buildings and condominiums and want to ensure they continue to have access to The Burlington Post print edition. We have spoken with Metroland Media, who owns & distributes this local newspaper, to get clarity on what is happening. Due

Read More »
Burlington Fire Department

City of Burlington Looking for Feedback on Fireworks Bylaw

The Burlington Fire Department wants to hear from residents about possible changes to our City’s Fireworks Bylaw. Currently, fireworks displays are allowed in local neighbourhoods on Victoria Day and Canada, as well as the three days leading up to those holidays. How do you feel about fireworks? Let the city

Read More »
Most Shared Posts

Newsletter Sign Up

Email:  mayor@burlington.ca
Phone: 905-335-7607

Media Specialist: John Bkila
Email: john.bkila@burlington.ca
Phone: 905-335-7600