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“Just the Facts” during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 8 to 15, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 01:30 PM

Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 8 to 15, 2022 and the Burlington Fire Department is sharing “Just the Facts” at several events throughout the week. Facts will be shared with residents about the importance of working smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms at Canadian Tire, 2070 Appleby Line

The Fire Department will be at Canadian Tire (Millcroft Plaza, 2070 Appleby Line) throughout the week to help provide education and awareness about smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. Members of the Fire Department will be in the store to answer questions and help shoppers pick the alarm that is best suited to their home.

A fire truck will also be outside of the store for photos and tours (unless called for duty).

  • Saturday, Oct. 8, 10 a.m. to noon
  • Wednesday, Oct. 12, 4 to 6 p.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 15, 10 a.m. to noon

Burlington Public Library Firefighter Story Time

The Fire Department will be doing a story time at select Burlington Public Library branches. Members will be reading...

Vote early in Burlington’s 2022 municipal election

Posted on Tuesday, October 04, 2022 09:57 AM

Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 4, 2022 — Opportunities to vote early in Burlington’s municipal election will start on Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. when the registration to vote online opens. Eligible voters have the option to vote online between Oct. 11 and 20 or in person at an advance poll on Oct. 15 and 18. In-person voting will also take place on election day, Oct. 24.

Online Voting

Online voting takes place between Oct. 11 to Oct 20. To vote online, eligible voters will first need to register. Online voting and registration open on Oct. 11 at 10 a.m. Registration closes on Oct. 20 at 6 p.m., and online voting ends on Oct. 20 at 8 p.m.


To register and vote online:

  1. Find your Voter Information Letter – these letters are mailed to voters who are on the Voters List, starting the end of September.
  2. Visit the online voting registration portal – the link is listed on your Voter Information Letter.
  3. Enter the required information when prompted. Note: you will be asked to provide the registration code located...

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What’s open and closed at the City of Burlington on Thanksgiving, Monday, Oct. 10

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 03:32 PM

Burlington, Ont. — Oct. 3, 2022 — City of Burlington administrative services will be closed on Thanksgiving, Monday, Oct. 10. For a list of which City services and facilities are available on Thanksgiving, please see the summary below or visit burlington.ca.

City Service

Holiday Closure Information

Animal Services

 

The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. will be closed to appointments on Monday, Oct. 10.

To report an animal control-related emergency, call 905-335-3030 or visit www.burlington.ca/animal.

Burlington Transit

Burlington Transit will operate on a Sunday schedule on Monday, Oct. 10. For real-time bus information and schedules, visit myride.burlingtontransit.ca.

The downtown terminal, at 430 John St., and Specialized Dispatch will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10.

Halton Court Services

 

Court administration counter services at 4085 Palladium Way will be closed on Monday, Oct. 10. 

With the exception of the Thanksgiving closure, telephone...

Road Closure - Agincourt Crescent, Oct. 5, 2022

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 03:26 PM

Agincourt Crescent will be closed on

Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2022
7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

to through traffic for crane activity at 2110 Agincourt Cres.

Local traffic and access to nearby properties will be maintained.

Agincourt Crescent will be closed for through traffic for crane activity at # 2110 Agincourt  site.

 

Local traffic and access to adjacent properties will be maintained.

 

Applications to run an outdoor neighbourhood ice rink now available

Posted on Monday, October 03, 2022 10:30 AM

Burlington, Ont.—Monday, Oct. 3. 2022— The City of Burlington is encouraging neighbours to come together to maintain outdoor community ice rinks this winter at select locations throughout the city. Applications for the Neighbourhood Rink program are available now at burlington.ca/neighbourhoodrink and are due by Oct. 31, 2022.

Groups looking to organize a neighbourhood rink at pre-approved locations will need a minimum of six people from their community to maintain the rink. Volunteers who are approved to move forward with their rink will need to agree to the terms and conditions set out in the Neighbourhood Rinks program, agree to complete training and agree to keep maintenance records of the rink and provide their own water source.

City staff will install rink boards, hoses and tarps in each location and provide a training manual with tips on ice maintenance. As the colder weather arrives, each neighbourhood group will flood the rinks to get them ready for a first skate and then maintain...