Community Services

Burlington, Ont.—Oct. 29, 2018— The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program starts on Monday, Nov. 5. Residents are encouraged check the leaf collection schedule and rake leaves to the curb as close as possible to their pickup date. To ensure the safety of collection crews and avoid damaging equipment, please keep the loose-leaf piles free …

Loose-leaf collection starts Mon. Nov. 5 Read More »

The outdoor skating rink on the Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond at Discovery Landing has officially closed for the 2017-2018 season. Over the next few weeks, City of Burlington staff will begin preparing for the spring when the 10,000 square-foot (929 square-metre) feature transforms into a reflective pond. For information about recreation and other fun activities …

Mild temperatures close Rotary Centennial Pond outdoor skating season Read More »

City of Burlington Press Release – The City of Burlington’s loose-leaf collection program begins Monday, Nov. 6 and runs until Dec. 15. To help ensure a successful leaf collection program, residents are reminded to: Check the leaf collection schedule at Burlington.ca/leafcollection to see when collection crews will be visiting your street; Rake leaves to the …

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Fee increases are being proposed to a range of new and existing services to reflect inflation (between 1-3%), cost recovery, and comparisons to neighbouring municipalities. Many fees have no increase, and some leadership/training fees have substantially decreased to align with area municipalities, including lifesaving instructor and first aid training. New fees include: $459 for Motor …

User fee increases in line with inflation, area municipalities Read More »

Following extensive community consultation, Kilbride Park is the proposed location for a medium sized skate park. A group of students came to council last year to ask for a skate park in their area. The design will be similar to Nelson Park’s skate feature. Three locations were considered – two in Kilbride Park and one …

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Halton Region will again be offering free compost to Halton residents at its Halton Waste Management Site, 5400 Regional Road 25, Milton. Residents can take up to the equivalent of seven garbage bags of compost per household. Dates Monday, May 8 to Saturday, May 13, 2017, 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Sunday, May 14, 2017, 8 …

Free compost at Halton Waste Management Site Read More »

Registration for the 2017 Community Clean Up event, taking place the morning of April 22nd (Earth Day), is now officially open www.burlingtongreen.org Schools and businesses are invited to participate all week long from April 17th to the 21st. The event poster is here: BG clean up poster 2017 In honour of Canada’s 150th and BurlingtonGreen’s …

Community clean up is back April 22! Read More »

Mina Wahidi (founder of Compassion Society) has opened a new facility in Burlington to assist the Halton Region community with free clothing and furniture. The centre is called “Lucy’s Place Charity & Compassion for Halton Region” and is located at 2188 Queensway Dr. More information, including contacts, hours of operation and sponsorship opportunities, is available …

New free clothing & furniture charity opens Read More »

Community garden applications for the 2017 season will be available online beginning Nov. 14 at www.burlington.ca/communitygardens. You can also pick up an application at any community centres, the Seniors’ Centre, or City Hall, 426 Brant St., at the Service Burlington counter.  Completed applications must be received by the city no later than Nov. 30, 2016. …

2017 community garden applications due Nov. 30 Read More »

The City of Burlington has awarded $35,870 to eight community projects as part of the Neighbourhood Community Matching Fund launched earlier this year. The fund encourages residents to come together to lead neighbourhood and community projects. Funding is only available for new, one-time events. The eight community projects selected are: Lakeshore Public School – improvements …

City provides $35k for eight community projects Read More »

Almost $1.4 million in funding has been awarded by Halton Region for community programs and projects to help enhance the health and well-being for all Halton residents. This funding, offered through the Halton Region Community Investment Fund in one, two or three year grants, will support 27 programs that address mental health, prevent homelessness, support …

$1.4m given to 27 community groups helping Halton Region residents Read More »

It’s that time of year again!  The Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week May 2-8 is an annual national event that takes place during the first week in May to encourage people to learn, talk, reflect and engage with others on all issues relating to mental health.  Every single one of us has mental …

#GETLOUD for mental health May 2-8 Read More »