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New Walk with a Doc-affiliated community walking program launches in Burlington

A new outdoor community walking program, Just Walk Hamilton-Burlington, has launched with the help of the City’s Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund. Led by local health-care professionals, the program will host 12 walks in Burlington between February and September. With this program, Burlington joins communities across Canada affiliated with the global

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Nominate someone for the Burlington Sports Hall Fame

Nominations are now open for new inductions into the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame. They can be made online or in person at the Burlington Sports Hall of Fame at 414 Locust St. The deadline for nominations is Thursday, Feb. 28. Nominations forms are also available at the City Hall

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Committee & Council meetings

Resolution on Bill 66 passes unanimously at Burlington City Council

During last night’s Burlington City Council Meeting, I was grateful that all of council was able to come together and vote unanimously to approve a resolution to protect our Greenbelt and clean water supply in response to the Province’s Bill 66. The resolution is similar to ones passed at the

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Committee & Council meetings

What’s coming up at Burlington Committee — Feb. 4-8, 2019

Here is what’s coming up at next week’s committee meetings at Burlington City Hall. COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE (COW) — Monday, Feb. 4 (only 6:30 p.m. meeting) There will be an opportunity for public delegations to the 2019 operating and capital budgets at this meeting. To register as a delegate,

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Statutory Public Meeting for mixed-use development application at Lakeside Plaza 5353 Lakeshore Road

5353 LakeshoreA Statutory Public Meeting for the Planning and Development Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 12 will discuss and consider the development application for a mixed-use development application with heights ranging from one to eight storeys at the current site of Lakeside Plaza, 5353 Lakeshore Rd. Planning Application Proposal: 900 new residential

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Learn about Burlington’s history in February during Heritage Month

City of Burlington Media Release Burlington, Ont. — Jan. 18, 2019 — The City of Burlington’s Heritage Committee has been busy planning another exciting Heritage Month, beginning Feb. 1. Residents are invited to learn more about the events and issues that have shaped Burlington and Canada by attending the informative sessions

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Rural Burlington

Active Transportation Plan Workshop for Rural Burlington on Feb. 2

The City of Burlington is preparing a Rural Active Transportation Strategy in order to create safe walking and cycling options in rural Burlington for residents. Having safe and connected active transportation infrastructure gives residents access to recreational and green spaces in rural Burlington through walking, cycling or any other form

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Road Closures

What roads will be closed for Sunday’s Robbie Burns Road Race?

The Robbie Burns Road Race returns to Burlington’s Downtown this Sunday (Jan. 27), so local drivers should be aware of some accompanying road and lane closures. The 8K race/walk celebrates the Scottish bard’s birthday (Jan. 25) and the lifting of the kilt ban in 1781 — the ban was imposed

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Construction Notice for Wastewater Sewer maintenance on several local streets

Starting this winter, Halton Region will be upgrading the wastewater sewer system and maintenance holes on several local streets to maintain the wastewater infrastructure and reduce the risk of basement flooding. It is part of the Region’s infrastructure construction plan for roads, water, wastewater, and waste management projects across Halton.

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Trees and Greenspace

Information sessions planned for Roseland Private Tree Bylaw Pilot

The City’s Roseland Tree Bylaw Pilot project is set to launch on March 1 — and it aims to protect private trees with diameters larger than 30 cm, historic and rare tree species from damage or destruction. The two-year pilot will end in March 2021 when a report with recommendations

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