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What’s Open and Closed at the City of Burlington on Thanksgiving Day

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 5, 2020 — Thanksgiving Day is Monday, Oct. 12. For a list of which City services and facilities are available over the holiday weekend, please see the summary below or visit burlington.ca. City Service Holiday Closure

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Weekly Update

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: October 5-12, 2020

Good morning everyone. As we look ahead to the upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, I know many of you are looking for ways to ensure you and your loved ones stay safe and healthy. I encourage you to remain vigilant in following the guidance of health care experts and limit gathering sizes

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Committee & Council meetings

City Looking to Create a New Corporate Structure for a Burlington Lands Partnership Focusing on Strategic Community Development

The Burlington City Manager’s Office will be bringing a report to next Tuesday’s (Oct. 6) Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee outlining steps to advance a Municipal Development Corporation for the City. Among the City of Burlington’s key priorities and focus is to be able to own and hold

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Committee & Council meetings

Downtown Business Community Requests Change in Burlington’s December Free P Parking Program

Burlington’s Transportation Services Department will be bringing a report to next Tuesday’s (Oct. 6) Community Planning, Regulation and Mobility (CPRM) Committee with a request from our downtown business community to change the December Free P Parking program. CPRM Committee will be asked to approve the amendment to By-law 39-2016, otherwise

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Committee & Council meetings

City Staff Seek Committee Approval of Names for 3 New Burlington Trails

After some public engagement and voting, City staff have narrowed down the names of 3 new trails in Burlington and will be seeking approval from the Environment, Infrastructure and Community Services (EICS) Committee at Monday’s (Oct. 5) meeting. There is more than 80 kilometres of trail in the City of

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Committee & Council meetings

Committee Recommendations Approved at Sept. 28 Burlington Council Meeting

At the Sept. 28 Burlington Council meeting, we approved numerous recommendations from the September cycle of committee meetings. Below are some of the highlights split up by committee. Click this link to go through the full post-meeting minutes for all recommendations that were approved: Post-Meeting Minutes – Regular Meeting of

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Burlington Fire Department

Burlington Fire Prevention Week: Unattended Cooking is a Recipe for Disaster

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 30, 2020 — With Fire Prevention Week just around the corner, the Burlington Fire Department is urging everyone in Burlington to take some simple steps to prevent kitchen fires in their home. This year’s

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Burlington Ec Dev

Burlington Safe Restart Program to provide eligible small businesses with grants of up to $2,500 towards COVID-19 reopening guidelines

*Please see below a media release issued by Burlington Economic Development. September 29, 2020 – Burlington, ON – Team Burlington (Burlington Economic Development, Burlington Chamber of Commerce, Burlington Downtown Business Association, Aldershot Village BIA and Tourism Burlington), has teamed up with the City of Burlington and POST Promise to deliver

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Mayor's Office

Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: September 28-October 4, 2020

Good morning, Burlington. I hope you all had a great weekend and took advantage of the summer-like temperatures and sunshine. Please find my weekly update here: Mayor’s Weekly Public Update Sept 28-Oct 4 2020. You can read about my plans for the week ahead, as well as highlights and links

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Halton Regional Council

Halton Regional Council Approves Amendments to Mandatory Mask Bylaw

*Please see below a media release issued by the Region of Halton. The Regional Municipality of Halton For Immediate Release September 22, 2020 On September 16, 2020, Halton Regional Council approved multiple amendments to the Mandatory Mask By-law, where it is mandatory to wear a face covering or non-medical mask in

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Recreation

Swimming Lessons Return to Burlington’s Angela Coughlan Pool

*Please see below a media release issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 23, 2020 — The City of Burlington is excited to bring back indoor swimming lessons at Angela Coughlan Pool, beginning Oct. 13. Recreational swims, lap swims, aquatic fitness and aquatic leadership courses will also

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Committee & Council meetings

Burlington Committee Requests Region Exclude Clearview/Queen Mary/St. Matthews Neighbourhood from Aldershot GO MTSA in Halton’s Official Plan Review

UPDATE: Approved at Sept. 28 Council meeting My thanks to my council colleagues and residents who supported my motion to ask the Region to consider excluding the Clearview/Queen Mary/St. Matthews neighbourhood from the Aldershot GO Major Transit Station Area (MTSA) boundaries. Removing this neighbourhood will help reduce the pressure for

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Arts & Culture

Burlington Culture Days – Unexpected Intersections Online Sept. 25 to Oct. 25

*Please see a media release below issued by the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont.—Sept. 22, 2020—The City of Burlington is inviting residents to join interactive online events and activities during the 11th annual Culture Days. Culture Days is extending beyond the traditional Culture Days weekend to a more inclusive and

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