An article by Wendy Haaf, recently published online at Goodtimes.ca — Canada’s magazine for successful retirement, says Burlington, Ont., is Canada’s top retirement destination.
Here is a small excerpt from the article, but for the full piece Canada’s Top Retirement Destinations: Burlington, ON (and I highly recommend the read), please click the link.
Canada’s Top Retirement Destinations: Burlington, ON
June 24, 2019
As pleasing as Burlington is to the eye, the city offers lots of opportunities for retirees to learn and grow
By Wendy Haaf
When Liz and Bob Judge began visiting communities in southern Ontario in search of a new home closer to family in Toronto, they had a list of what they were looking for, topped by downtown living, walkability, and access to health care, public transportation, and an airport. On the way home to Montreal during one reconnaissance mission, they stopped in Burlington, off of Lake Ontario just north of Hamilton. The city made a “really great impression,” Liz says. Further investigation didn’t just confirm that first impression, it revealed a host of other appealing qualities, and five years after moving there, the Judges couldn’t be more pleased.
As pleasing as Burlington is to the eye, with its waterfront park and the Niagara Escarpment (a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve) nearby, this city of 183,000 has a great deal to offer…. READ MORE.
We’ve always known Burlington to be a great city to not only retire in, but for all ages and new and established families — our sense of community is strong, and our mix of amenities and rural and urban, and not to mention our beautiful views of Lake Ontario, certainly make us distinctive. But it’s always nice for others outside our borders to recognize just how special our city is and recommend it to others.