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Burlington Council Approves Moving Forward with Requesting Adjustments to Downtown Urban Growth Centre and Removing Major Transit Station Area Designations

*Please see a media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. – Aug. 25, 2020 — On Aug. 24, 2020, Burlington City Council unanimously approved requesting the Region of Halton through its Municipal Comprehensive Review of the Regional Official Plan (MCR), to adjust the boundary of the

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Application for 13th Cannabis Retail Store in Burlington Received by the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario: Written Comments due to Province by Sept. 8

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — August 25, 2020— The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO) has received an application for a thirteenth cannabis retail store in Burlington called Buds. The proposed location at 2017 Lakeshore Road is now up

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Mayor's Office

Burlington Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Aug 24-30, 2020

To better facilitate a regular and predictable communication of the Mayor’s high-level meetings, media engagements, events and communications, my office has developed a weekly update that we will look to share each Monday going forward. While we have always shared social media posts and/or blog posts highlighting the bulk of

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City Hall

New Pedestrian Crossovers Coming to Burlington’s Brant Street

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 24, 2020 — The City of Burlington is converting ‘wait for the gap’ crossings along Brant Street to pedestrian crossovers to be ready for Thursday, Aug. 27, weather permitting. The City of Burlington will

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Community News

Burlington Legion Grand Re-Opening with Special Dieppe Vet

After months of closure due to COVID-19, Burlington Legion Branch 60 held a ribbon cutting to mark their re-opening today. I was thrilled to attend and share in this positive moment for the veterans of our community and their families. Today’s very special guest was highly-decorated veteran and Branch 60

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City of Burlington Fall Recreation Programs Re-Launching in September

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Aug. 18, 2020 — Following public health direction, the City of Burlington continues to open redesigned recreation services with COVID-19 precautions in place to protect staff and public. Three, four-week sessions for Adults 19+ and 55+ and

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A Look Ahead to the AMO 2020 Virtual Conference Next Week

Next week the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference takes place. This event is always a great opportunity for elected officials and city staff from across the province to come together and discuss issues of shared importance, meet with provincial ministers, and bring local issues to the table.

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City of Burlington Looking for Feedback on City Parks

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Aug. 11, 2020 — Burlington’s parks are a space for gathering, for play, for relaxation and for making memories. Every few years, the City of Burlington asks residents what they love most about our parks

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OBCM (formerly LUMCO)

LUMCO Renamed as Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM)

*Please see an update below issued by Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM, formerly Large Urban Mayors’ Caucus of Ontario – LUMCO). LUMCO is excited to announce its new name: Ontario’s Big City Mayors (OBCM). While the name has changed, our mission remains the same: to represent the interests of Ontario’s

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