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Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 4 – Jan 9, 2022

Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Weekly Update

Mayor Marianne Meed Ward Weekly UpdateThe first week of 2022 brings with it many challenges, as we are all aware.

As a local community, I know we continue to do the right things (scheduling vaccinations and boosters, wearing masks, isolating when sick) and I commend each and every one of you for finding the strength and resilience to stay the course. This is not easy for any of us and the more we check in on each other with phone calls or texts or neighborhood walks, the more we can support one another’s mental health and well-being.

I want to remind everyone of our page of local support resources and encourage you to reach out anytime you need help. There are no quick or easy answers right now, but there is always compassion and kindness to be shared as we go. This pandemic is truly asking us to be the very best and strongest versions of ourselves and it’s a tall order, I know. What I can offer you each day is my gratitude for everything you are doing to rise to the occasion and my ongoing commitment to do everything I can to support our community as your Mayor.

My weekly update can be found here: Mayors Weekly Public Update Jan 4-9 2022.

~ Mayor Marianne Meed Ward

 

 

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3 thoughts on “Mayor Meed Ward’s Weekly Update: Jan 4 – Jan 9, 2022”

  1. Why were the test kits not mailed out to the elderly? I am 80 and I would not stand in line at the liquor store in the cold

    1. Hi Joanne, this is John on the Mayor’s team. Thank you for sharing your concern with Mayor Meed Ward and the Mayor’s Office team — they are valid. I will be sharing them with the Mayor. The Province dictates how test kits are delivered and/or made available to the public. We recommend also raising your concerns to your local MPP. The City of Burlington is represented by 3 MPPs: Burlington MPP Jane McKenna, Oakville North-Burlington MPP Effie Triantafilopoulos, and Milton MPP Parm Gill. Their contact information is available here (by entering your postal code): https://www.ola.org/en/members

      Thank you for trying to do your part in keeping yourself and others safe and healthy during this pandemic.

  2. Thank you for your encouraging post to help us all stay the course. We are new to Burlington and look forward to learning more.

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