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All City of Burlington Indoor Fitness Classes to be Paused, Sport Groups Limited to Training Only in City Facilities as of Oct. 17

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Oct. 16, 2020— Following the recommendation of Halton Region’s Medical Officer of Health and emerging evidence indicating cases from indoor physical activity setting and contact sports are on the rise, the City of Burlington is taking action

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COVID-19

Taking Action to Minimize the Spread of COVID-19 in Burlington

*Please see below a joint media release from Burlington MPP Jane McKenna and Mayor Marianne Meed Ward. BURLINGTON (October 15, 2020) — Recent weeks have seen new cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in many parts of Ontario, including here in Burlington. On Oct. 9, the Ontario government implemented targeted

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Team Burlington

Burlington Providing $124K to 59 Local Businesses in 1st Round of Safe Restart COVID-19 Relief Grants

*Please see below a media release issued by TEAM Burlington (Burlington Economic Development, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Burlington Downtown Business Association, Aldershot Village BIA and Tourism Burlington). October 15, 2020 – Burlington, ON – The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for small businesses who need to adapt quickly to public

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Recreation

Residents Asked for Input on Tyandaga Recreational Uses

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 14, 2020 — The City of Burlington would like to know what recreational ideas residents have to further enhance what already exists at Tyandaga. We want to know what residents value about this expansive

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: October 13-18, 2020

Good morning everyone. I hope you all had an enjoyable Thanksgiving weekend and found ways to enjoy the sunshine and some good food. As our local COVID-19 numbers continue to grow, I urge you all to stay vigilant in following the advice of healthcare experts and avoid interactions with those

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City Hall

Revamped Loose-Leaf Collection Program Begins Monday, Nov. 9

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 13, 2020 — The City of Burlington’s revamped loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 9. Residents are encouraged to check the leaf collection schedule and rake leaves to the curb or edge of pavement

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Business

Burlington’s The Platter Company expands into The Market

Burlington-based catering business The Platter Company has expanded and opened The Market in Aldershot. Ward 1 Councillor Kelvin Galbraith and I attended their grand opening on Oct. 1. The expansion allows this local business to further serve the Burlington community and offer more to customers by way of frozen gourmet

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Mayor's Office

Mayor’s Office Team Spotlight: Intern Shelby Dockendorff

Note from Mayor Marianne Meed Ward: As an elected official, it is a priority for me to mentor youth in our community who have an interest in politics. I want to support them in accessing opportunities to gain real-world experience and expand their horizons. With female representation still far below

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Committee & Council meetings

Modifications to the Adopted Official Plan Endorsed by City Council

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Oct. 8, 2020— Burlington City Council endorsed the modifications to the adopted Official Plan at the Council meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 7. The Official plan will now go to Halton Region for final approval. The City first

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Environment

Burlington City Council Approves Deep Energy Retrofit Program

*Please see below a media release issued by City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 7, 2020 — At the Sept. 28 Burlington City Council meeting, staff’s proposal to work with the Centre for Climate Change Management at Mohawk College to develop a deep energy retrofit program was approved. Implementation

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Recreation

Skating Programs Returning to Select Burlington Rinks

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 6, 2020 — Some of Canada’s favourite winter past-times will be returning to select rinks around Burlington. Public Skating, Skate 19+ and the Sticks and Pucks Program will return to Appleby Ice Centre (1201

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Arts & Culture

Share your Thoughts on Proposed Designs for Joseph Brant Museum Public Art

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Oct. 5, 2020 — The City of Burlington is commissioning an Ontario-based Indigenous artist to create a permanent public art piece for the outside of Joseph Brant Museum. Residents are invited to share their thoughts on two

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