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Lowville Park: Construction and Parking Lot Updates

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—April 23, 2021 — Construction of Lowville Park has begun for the 2021 construction season. As part of the Lowville Park Master Plan, work continues on park improvements. The return of park reservations will occur later in

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: April 26-May 2, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, I have seen many residents posting photos getting their vaccines in the past week and it is heartening to see more and more people take this step in fighting the spread of COVID-19, especially with more contagious and severe variants on the rise. I am on the

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Halton Region

Halton Region Invests in Local Programs that Deliver Vital Services Supporting the Health, Safety and Well-Being of Residents

*Please see below a news release issued by the Region of Halton. The Regional Municipality of Halton For Immediate Release April 22, 2021 Halton Region is investing $3.5 million in programs and services that support the health, safety and well-being of residents through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund (HRCIF)

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City Hall

Burlington Mundialization Committee Coordinates Virtual Celebration of Spring, Including Live Stream of Japanese Cherry Blossoms in Spencer Smith Park

*Please see below a news release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — April 22, 2021 — The City of Burlington’s Mundialization Committee invites residents to celebrate spring and the city’s friendship with its twin cities, Apeldoorn, the Netherlands and Itabashi, Japan. To help limit the spread of

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Federal Gov't News

Federal Budget 2021 Highlights & Impacts on Burlington

Yesterday the Federal Government tabled its first budget document in two years. Titled “A Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth, and Resilience,” at 739 pages this budget is a lot of information to digest with many meaningful implications for Canadians. Presented by Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland, the

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: April 19-25, 2021

Good Morning Burlington, Despite a flurry of restrictions and modifications by the Province over the weekend that I know many people found frustrating, progress continues to be made in Halton’s vaccine distribution program. As of last Friday, eligibility expanded to Individuals (age 18 and older) with highest-risk and high-risk health

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COVID-19

Province Announces More COVID-19 Restrictions: Update on City services & Program Shutdowns to Flatten the 3rd Wave Curve

*Administrator’s Note: Since the original posting of this announcement, the Province of Ontario has allowed playgrounds to be open again — all other outdoor amenities continue to be closed. — Following today’s provincial government announcement of additional restrictions, I am calling an emergency Burlington City Council meeting for tomorrow at

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COVID-19

Reminder: Vaccine Eligibility Expands Friday April 16 for Essential Workers & High-Risk Groups

Halton Region Public Health is expanding vaccination eligibility to additional groups starting on Friday April 16th: Additional groups of eligibility will now include: Individuals (age 18 and older) with highest-risk and high-risk health conditions (see conditions as identified by the Province or read below*) and one essential caregiver; Essential workers

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Community News

Maclean’s Best Community 2021: Congratulations Halifax!

After taking a hiatus in 2020, Maclean’s is back with their rankings for the best communities in which to live in the country – with revised metrics and weightings based on living through a pandemic. Burlington is the highest ranked municipality in Halton, is in the top five in the

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