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Burlington Joins in National AccessABILITY Week – May 26 to June 1

Please see below a media release from the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. – May 21, 2019 — People of all abilities are encouraged to participate in National AccessABILITY Week by attending ReadAbility, a series of story-time sessions being held at various branches of Burlington Public Library. ReadAbility sessions are

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Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force

Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force Meeting – May 15, 2019

Last week, on May 15, the Mayor’s Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force met at Burlington City Hall to review the wealth of insights and information collected over the past two months of town halls, focus groups, and 1-on-1 meetings. The volume of information is plentiful to say the least.

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Mayor Clarifies Some Key Points When it Comes to Development in Burlington

The Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association recently posted on their blog some information regarding housing and development growth numbers in Burlington. The Burlington Post also did a news story on the information. The association states that “According to the Region of Halton approved growth strategy, the City of Burlington is expected

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GUEST POST: Protesters in Burlington at Guelph Line and Harvester Road

Yesterday afternoon (May 15), there was a group of protesters holding up signs with anti-abortion imagery and reportedly impeding traffic. My office and Burlington City Hall had received concerns from residents regarding this. Halton Regional Police Service went to the area and sent my office the reply below. Anti-abortion imagery

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Red Tape Red Carpet Task Force

Red Tape Red Carpet Rural Business Focus Group Highlights

This morning we wrapped up our final focus group by spending some time around the kitchen table of Capstone Farm with some of our rural business community members. It was a perfect setting for this group and I’m very appreciative of Vanessa’s offer to host us around her beautiful farmhouse

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Honours & Recognitions

Burlington Receives Peace Flag from MP Karina Gould

On Friday, May 10, the Honourable Minister of Democratic Institutions and Burlington MP Karina Gould came to City Hall to handover the large Canadian flag that is flown from Parliament Hill’s Peace Tower in Ottawa. The Peace Flag is changed every weekday, leaving 250 flags per year to distribute to

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Burlington’s Best Recognized at Annual Awards Celebration

Please see the below media release from the City of Burlington. Burlington, Ont. — May 8, 2019 — The City of Burlington honoured 28 nominees and seven award winners at the annual Burlington’s Best Awards ceremony on May 8, 2019. This year’s Burlington’s Best categories included: Heritage Award Community Service

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Juno75 Burlington Remembers

Juno75 Burlington Remembers Event a Resounding Success

On behalf of myself, City Hall and the City of Burlington I want to thank all those who were able to come out to our Juno75 Burlington Remembers event last night (May 6) at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre and support and hear about our local veterans from their families.

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