Burlington Matters is Mayor Rick Goldring's community television program that features engaging discussion on current news in the city of Burlington.
Episodes feature guests from City Hall and the community, discussing topics that matter to you. For air dates, please visit TVCogeco's website.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Episode Eleven: Health Opportunities and Challenges in Halton
Guest panel: Kendra Willard, Health Promoter; Karen Hay, Public Health Nurse; Jane Smithson, Public Health Nurse.
Episode Ten: Helping Hands
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.
Episode Nine: Meet the MPs
Guest panel: Karina Gould, Member of Parliament for Burlington; Pam Damoff, Member of Parliament for Oakville North-Burlington.
Episode Eight: Live & Play Burlington
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.
Episode Seven: The Year Ahead - Burlington 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.
Episode Six: Made in Burlington
Guest panel: Frank McKeown, Executive Director of Burlington Economic Development Corporation; Mike Myers, President of Aslan Technologies; Alf Zeuner, President, AXYZ International.
Episode Five: Burlington's Approach to 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.
Episode Four: Building Burlington - Where to Build in a City That is Built Out
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.
Episode Three: Serving Their Country and Community
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.
Episode Two: Environmental Sustainability in Burlington
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.
Episode One: Get Engaged with 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.