Awards

Consider nominating an individual or organization for a Burlington’s Best Award to shine a light on their accomplishments.
The awards honours Burlington’s most outstanding citizens with the winners in each of the eight categories revealed at a celebration in May.

Press release – The Ministry of Seniors’ Affairs has selected the City of Burlington to receive the Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award. The award recognizes communities and municipalities that are working to meet the needs of Ontario’s growing older adult population by creating enabling environments that encourage social connections and ability to age well. In July …

City of Burlington receives Age-Friendly Community Recognition Award Read More »

Volunteer Halton, a program of Community Development Halton, has three opportunities for you to celebrate your amazing volunteers. The awards are open to all non-profit, voluntary and grassroots organizations providing services in Halton. Details: The awards will be presented at the Volunteer Recognition Breakfast on Monday, April 16th, 2018 at 8:30 a.m. at the RattleSnake Point …

Cheers to Volunteers! Nominate an outstanding citizen by March 29 for a Community Volunteer, Community Development or Cheers award Read More »

Deadline: Sept. 26, 2016 Do you know someone in our community who is making a difference by improving accessibility in buildings, public spaces, programs, employment or services in Burlington? Recognize them with a Burlington Accessibility Award. It’s easy to submit a nomination. Use the online form, download the accessible nomination form, come to City Hall …

Nominations open for accessibility awards Read More »

The 2015 Business Excellence Awards were presented at the Burlington Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala April 7 before an audience of nearly 500 business people. This year’s winners are:   Service Industry Award (Large): Jan Kelley Marketing Service Industry Award (Small): Broadcast Services International Inc. Retail / Wholesale Award (Small): The Cover Guy Retail / …

Three Ward 2 businesses among winners at Chamber business awards Read More »

Residents are invited to join some of Burlington’s finest civic-minded volunteers, advocates and community leaders on Wednesday, May 11, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Burlington Convention Centre, 1120 Burloak Dr., for the 2015 Burlington’s Best Awards, a gala evening in honour of Burlington’s most outstanding citizens. This year’s nominees are: Citizen of the Year …

Nominees announced for Burlington’s Best Awards May 11 Read More »

    Deadline: June 15, 2016 Do you know an extraordinary senior who has made a significant contribution to our community and/or province? Consider nominating them for the Ontario Senior Achievement Award. A nominee must be over the age of 65 who has contributed in many different fields including arts, literature, community service, voluntarism, education, …

Nominations open for Ontario Senior Achievement Award (June 15) Read More »

The City of Burlington has won the prestigious 2014 IT Symposium award from the Ontario Public Works Association for work on the Corporate Asset Management System implementation (Riva Decision Support implementation). This annual competition provides an opportunity for municipalities across Ontario to showcase their IT initiatives and accomplishments directed at improving the delivery of Public …

City wins Ontario Public Works Association Award for corporate asset management Read More »

City staff purchased 1,400 chocolate bars in April as part of a “gratitude-o-gram” program launched last year as a simple way for employees to recognize their co-workers for helping out and going the extra mile. Participants buy a chocolate bar for $2 and send it to a colleague with a personalised note of thanks. The …

Staff buy 1400 chocolate bars to honour colleagues for their work Read More »

The city of Burlington has achieved Accredited Organization status with the Parks and Recreation Ontario HIGH FIVE quality assurance program. A staff team has worked hard over the last two years to ensure that the quality standards for children’s recreation programs have met or exceeded the criteria established by Parks and Recreation Ontario. The review …

City achieves accreditation for children’s programs Read More »

Parks and Recreation Ontario has honoured the city with an Award of Excellence in Design for the Alton Campus project, which includes the recently opened Haber Recreation Centre and the adjacent Norton Park. The award recognizes a park, recreation and/or cultural facility that has demonstrated high standards of planning, design, community involvement, operation and maintenance, …

City wins award for Alton Campus project Read More »