Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 01:30 PM
Burlington’s Santa Claus Parade is Sunday, Dec. 3. This exciting and fun parade will feature bands, floats, entertainers and of course, Santa Claus. Volunteers are needed to help the event run smoothly and there is an exciting opportunity for local non-profit organizations to receive a Burlington 150 grant.Burlington 150 Santa Claus Parade Grant
Burlington not-for-profit organizations are invited to enter a draw for one of three $1,500 grants to be used towards a Burlington 150-themed float in this year’s Santa Claus Parade. Three community float entries will be randomly chosen to receive up to $1,500 towards their float design.
Draw entries will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2023. Winners will be chosen and notified on Oct. 20, 2023.
A flatbed trailer will be provided to the three winners courtesy of JKM Towing and space to decorate the floats will be provided by Attridge Transportation.How to Enter:
Before entering, visit burlington.ca/parade for entry details and eligibility criteria.
Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 09:41 AM
Burlington, Ont. — Sept. 25, 2023 — The City of Burlington will observe the Sept. 30 National Day for Truth and Reconciliation holiday on Friday, Sept. 29. To mark the importance of the day, City administration buildings will be closed.
Sept. 30 is also recognized as Orange Shirt Day, an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day inspired by the story of Indian Residential School Survivor Phyllis Webstad. As part of Orange Shirt Day, residents can come to Spencer Smith Park (1400 Lakeshore Rd) where local indigenous people will commemorate the day, starting at 12:45 p.m., from the pavilion at the east end of the park. Additional details can be found on the city’s online events calendar at burlington.ca/calendar. Participants are encouraged to wear orange shirts and moccasins if they have them.
We encourage residents to visit the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation website for educational materials and resources.
Holiday Closure Information
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Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 09:27 AM
The annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday, Oct. 1, will result in road and lane closures in Burlington. Streets will reopen following the completion of the event. Vehicles parked illegally in the event area will be tagged or towed to allow emergency access.Road Closures – 10 a.m. to noon
Residents along New Street can get access to their driveways to cross the event route by contacting the event organizers at 905-687-6188 before or on event day. An escort vehicle will be sent to take your vehicle through the closed section of the course, subject to delays. Emergency services access will be maintained at all times along the event route.Traffic Supervision
Halton Regional Police Service will direct event...
Posted on Thursday, September 21, 2023 03:30 PM
UPDATE - Sept. 21, 2023
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has revised their schedule for the Skyway Niagara bound closures.
For real-time updates, please go to Ontario 511.
All full closures start at 10 p.m. and end at 10 a.m. Friday or Saturday:
Saturday, Sept. 23 - CANCELLED
Friday, Sept. 29 with Sept. 30 as backup
During the QEW Niagara bound closures, MTO will close these on ramps:
For questions or more information, please contact the MTO.
UPDATE - Sept. 20, 2023
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) has revised their...