Episode One: Get Engaged with the City of Burlington
How citizens can become engaged with City Hall and their community through the different opportunities offered by the City of Burlington.
Guest panel: Michelle Dwyer, Coordinator, Strategic Initiatives at the City of Burlington; Marianne Meed Ward, Ward 2 City and Regional Councillor; Gloria Reid, citizen member of the Charter Action Team.
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Episode Two: Environmental Sustainability in Burlington
A discussion about the City of Burlington's strides in environmental sustainability through current and upcoming initiatives.
Guest panel: Gerry Smallegange, President and Chief Executive Officer of Burlington Hydro; Lynn Robichaud, Senior Sustainability Coordinator with the City of Burlington; Paul Sharman, Ward 5 City and Regional Councillor.
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Episode Three: Serving Their Country and Community
Learn about the experiences of two Burlington veterans, as well as their service to the community upon their return from war.
Guest panel: Sgt. Jim Warford, 35 Composite Company, Royal Canadian Service Corp.; Flying Officer Don Gardiner, Squadron 514, 3 Group, Royal Air Force; Bob Ankrett, City Liaison and Museum Curator with the Royal Canadian Legion, Burlington Branch 60.
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Episode Four: Building Burlington - Where to Build in a City That is Built Out
A discussion about responsible growth in Burlington through intensification.
Guest panel: James Ridge, City Manager at the City of Burlington; Rick Craven, Ward 1 City and Regional Councillor; Vito Tolone, Acting Director of Transportation Services at the City of Burlington.
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Episode Five: Burlington's Approach to Economic Development
Conversation about the Burlington Economic Development Corporation and its priorities and approach to strengthening and increasing economic development.
Guest panel: Frank McKeown, Executive Director of Burlington Economic Development Corporation; Anita Cassidy, Manager of Special Projects at Burlington Economic Development Corporation; Gary Graham, Chair, Burlington Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors.
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Episode Six: Made in Burlington
Discussion by industry leaders on the variety of products created in Burlington that are exported around the world.
Guest panel: Frank McKeown, Executive Director of Burlington Economic Development Corporation; Mike Myers, President of Aslan Technologies; Alf Zeuner, President, AXYZ International.
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Episode Seven: The Year Ahead - Burlington 2016
A discussion about the initiatives and projects anticipated at the City of Burlington in 2016.
Guest panel: Mary Lou Tanner, Director of Planning and Building; James Ridge, City Manager; Michelle Dwyer, Coordinator, Strategic Initiatives, with the City of Burlington.
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Episode Eight: Live & Play Burlington
A conversation about the numerous recreational facilities and programs available from the City of Burlington that foster a healthy lifestyle for residents of all ages.
Guest panel: Chris Glenn, Director of Parks and Recreation; Lisa Crapsi, Recreation Coordinator - Youth; Mandy Newnham, Supervisor of Recreation - Adults & Seniors, with the City of Burlington.
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Episode Nine: Meet the MPs
A discussion about the Liberal government's priorities with two of Burlington's new Members of Parliament.
Guest panel: Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington; Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North-Burlington.
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Episode Ten: Helping Hands
A conversation with three local organizations that are working to help Burlington residents in times of need.
Guest panel: Carm Bozzo, Development Manager at Halton Women's Place; Cass Quinn, Vice-Chair, Partnership West Food Bank; Jeff Johnston, Executive Director, Salvation Army Burlington Community & Family Services.
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Episode Eleven: Health Opportunities and Challenges in Halton
Discussion with three experts from Halton Region about the opportunities and challenges related to the health of residents in Burlington and across Halton.
Guest panel: Kendra Willard, Health Promoter; Karen Hay, Public Health Nurse; Jane Smithson, Public Health Nurse.
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Episode Twelve: Arts and Culture in Burlington
Conversation with representatives from the Art Gallery of Burlington, Burlington Performing Arts Centre and Museums of Burlington about their facilities and contribution to the arts and culture scene in Burlington.
Guest panel: Robert Steven, President and CEO, Art Gallery of Burlington; Suzanne Haines, Executive Director, Burlington Performing Arts Centre; Kimberly Watson, Curator, Museums of Burlington.
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Episode Thirteen: Meet the MPPs
A discussion with Members of Provincial Parliament Eleanor McMahon and Indira Naidoo-Harris on the latest news and topics of interest at the provincial-municipal levels.
Guest panel: Burlington MPP Eleanor McMahon and Halton MPP Indira Naidoo-Harris.
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Episode Fourteen: Discover Burlington
Conversation about festivals, events, activities and tourism attractions in Burlington.
Guest panel: Pam Belgrade, Executive Director of Tourism Burlington; Jessica Wesolowski, Manager, Festivals and Events, City of Burlington and Dave Miller, Executive Director, Sound of Music Festival.
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Episode Fifteen: Take Action Burlington
Discussion on how, collectively, the community can work together to foster a greener city.
Guest panel: Fleur Storace-Hogan, Sustainability Project Coordinator, City of Burlington; Gareth Williams, Chair, Burlington Sustainable Development Committee and Amy Schnurr, Executive Director, Burlington Green Environmental Association
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Episode Sixteen: Put Waste In Its Place
A conversation on recycling and waste in Halton Region.
Guest panel: David Miles, Manager, Waste Planning and Collection, Halton Region and Shirley McLean, Supervisor, Solid Waste Planning, Halton Region.
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Episode Seventeen: Youth Friendly Burlington
Connecting with local youth about opportunities, activities and getting involved in Burlington.
Guest panel: Lisa Crapsi, Recreation Coordinator- Youth Outreach, City of Burlington; Bruno Shimabukuro, No Socks for Ivan participant; Waleed Ahmed, No Socks for Ivan participant; Naomi Redwood, Burlington Student Theatre participant; Emily Dimatteo, Burlington Teen Tour Band participant and Sonali (Alyy) Patel, Positive Space Network - Youth Action Committee member and Halton Pride Volunteer Coordinator.
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Episode Eighteen: Burlington's Young Entrepreneurs
Learning the secrets of success from two nominees of the Burlington's Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Award.
Guest panel: Lauren Crowther, Studio Technique and James Loewen, Loewen Group Mortgages.
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