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Snow Removal

City of Burlington is Ready for Winter

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Dec. 10, 2019 — The City of Burlington’s snow clearing crews are ready for the more snow and cold forecasted and the upcoming winter season. When a snow event has been declared, residents can use

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Leaf pickup

Burlington’s Loose Leaf Collection Program Completed for 2019

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019 — The City of Burlington’s Loose Leaf Collection Program has officially been completed for 2019. Residents with remaining leaves can bag them for the Halton Region’s Yard Waste Collection program that

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Throne Speech

Highlights from the Dec. 5 Speech from the Throne

On Dec. 5, 2019, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, Governor General of Canada, delivered the Speech from the Throne to open the 43rd session of Canada’s Parliament and outline the federal government’s agenda. For a full transcript of the speech, please click the link or head to

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Nominate Someone in Burlington for a 2020 Wheels of Change Award

The Share the Road Cycling Coalition — a provincial cycling advocacy organization working to build a bicycle-friendly Ontario — annually recognizes the impactful work of advocates and professionals across Ontario with its Wheels of Change Awards. The awards recognize leadership, innovation and relationship-building in cycling and and Share the Road

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The Year in Review

Time flies when you’re having fun and a year has never flown by so fast! 365 days ago, on December 3rd, 2018, your new city council was inaugurated and held our first official council meeting along with a sold-out crowd of local citizens at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre. The

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Burlington Post Column

Burlington Post Column: The Next Steps in OP Changes for the Downtown

*This column first ran online at the Burlington Post’s website, and in print on Thursday, Nov. 28, 2019. We’re getting closer to recommended changes to our official plan (OP) for the downtown. We asked for your feedback on your vision for the area — that was followed by a

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Downtown & Waterfront

Free P season returns to Downtown Burlington Dec. 1

Please see the media release issued by the City of Burlington below. Burlington, Ont.—Nov. 25, 2019— The City of Burlington is celebrating the arrival of the holiday season with free parking (Free P) in downtown Burlington parking lots and on-street spaces throughout the month of December. Now in its seventh

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City Hall

City of Burlington Takes Next Step to Enhance Customer Experience

Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Nov. 14, 2019 — In September, Burlington City Council approved a new organizational design that positions the City to meet its strategic goals over the balance of this term of Council and beyond. The initial

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Community engagement

The Shoebox Project this holiday season

This year, I have attended many events in support of the amazing organizations in Burlington and Halton that are helping the women in our community who are facing challenges in their lives. Their experiences range from homelessness and poverty, to physical and emotional abuse, to finding gainful employment and even

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