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COVID-19 Task Force Meeting #10 Highlights


This week marked our tenth meeting of the COVID-19 Task Force. We have seen some great successes thus far and this was a good opportunity to take stock as we continue to move forward together.

Last weekend’s Gift of Giving Back drive-through food drive at Burlington Centre saw over 280 vehicles drop off thousands of pounds of food and over $1800 to be distributed among their beneficiaries, including The Salvation Army in Canada, Burlington Food Bank, Food for Life, Compassion Society of Halton, Halton Women’s Place and Carpenter Hospice. 

The work being done by Council and City of Burlington teams in partnership with members of the Burlington Restaurant Association, and local BIAs like our Burlington Downtown Business Association has helped set our restaurants up for success with expedited patio expansions for today’s reopening in that industry. Look for more of your favourite restaurants to expand their patios in the coming weeks to enable the physical distancing that is so important to stopping the spread of COVID-19.

We were all very excited to hear that expanded library pick-up access has already seen over 1400 residents come by to access books they had on hold and enjoy some great summer reading – a perfect way to enjoy life at home during this time of social distancing.

Read the full details from our meeting here: Burlington COVID-19 Task Force Meeting 10 – Action Items and Highlights



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