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Ontario’s Big City Mayors Condemn Quebec’s Bill 21, Reaffirm Commitment to Tri-Partite Efforts to Address Housing with Provincial & Federal Partners, Address the Spread of the Omicron Variant

*Please see below a news release issued by Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM). December 17, 2021 – At their recent meeting, Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM) voted unanimously in opposition to Quebec’s Bill 21, the law that bans public sector workers from wearing religious symbols. In a motion brought forward

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Mailbag – December 2021 Roundup – Vaccine Booster Eligibility, Clearing After Major Snowfalls

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – December 2021 roundup. The Mayor’s Monday Mailbag is a weekly initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has launched to share 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

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Committee & Council meetings

Committee Recommendations Approved at Dec. 14 Burlington Council Meeting

At the Dec. 14 Burlington Council meeting, numerous recommendations were approved from the December 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 at the: Dec. 6 Special Council

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Dec. 13, 2021 – Any Updates on When More of us Can Starting Getting COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots?

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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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Weekly Update
Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Dec 13-19, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, Quite a windy weekend behind us and my sincere thanks to city staff for quickly dealing with numerous constituent calls related to fallen tree branches and clean-up, as well as Burlington Hydro for restoring power to those who lost it. It was heartbreaking to see more than

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Halton Residents COVID-19 Vaccine Booster
COVID-19

Halton Residents Aged 50+ Can Book a Third Dose/Booster Starting Monday

*ADMINISTRATOR’S NOTE: Residents aged 18+ can now book their third dose/booster for the COVID-19 vaccine. Information on how to book is the same as 50+ and provided below. **Please see below a news release issued by the Region of Halton. The Regional Municipality of Halton For Immediate Release December 10,

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Development

Continuing the Dialogue with Developers

I continue to meet regularly with the Halton chapter of the Building Industry and Land Development (BiLD) Association as a regular touch base with our local development community to talk about general issues, what’s coming up, a chance to get their feedback and listen to ideas. Last week was our

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Dec. 6, 2021 – If There’s a Big Snowfall, When Can I Expect Burlington Plows to Clear my Street?

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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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Weekly Update
Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Dec 6-12, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, Despite the rain today, it was a very festive weekend with Santa’s Holiday Magic Trail making its way through different neighborhoods of the city on Saturday and Sunday. I have seen some great photos on social media of families and neighbours gathering on sidewalks to see Santa

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Committee & Council meetings

Committee Recommendations Approved at Nov. 23 Burlington Council Meeting

At the Nov. 23 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 at the: Nov. 3 Special Council

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Community News

Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2021 Roundup – Rural Broadband Project, Housing Needs, Former Robert Bateman HS Site, OLT Approval, & Loose-Leaf Collection

Welcome to the Mayor’s Mailbag – November 2021 roundup. The Mayor’s Monday Mailbag is a weekly initiative Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office has launched to share 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

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Burlington COVID Task Force
COVID-19 Task Force

Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 24

Earlier this morning we held our 24th Burlington COVID-19 Task Force meeting. We heard continued good news about vaccination rates for the general public, hospital staff, and employees in the HDSB school board – as well as great update for the ages 5-11 group that launched last Friday. We had

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Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Mailbag
Mayor's Mailbag

Mayor’s Monday Mailbag – Nov. 29, 2021 – What is the Timeline for the Burlington Rural High-Speed Internet Project?

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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