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Sport Field Closures - November 28, 2023

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 01:23 PM

Due to snow conditions, all artificial turf fields are closed today.

No. 1 Sideroad Closure

Posted on Tuesday, November 28, 2023 12:05 PM

No. 1 Sideroad between Guelph Line and Walkers Line will be closed Dec. 4-22, 2023 for two culvert replacements near 3175 No. 1 Sideroad. A detour will be in place.

Notification of Road Closure

No. 1 Side Road Culvert Replacements (No. 1 Side Road between Guelph Line and Walkers Line)

Closure Location

Near 3175 No. 1 Side Rd.

Closure Date

Monday, Dec. 4, 2023 – Friday, Dec. 22, 2023

Closure Purpose

Removal and replacement of two deteriorated road-crossing culverts near 3175 No. 1 Side Rd.

Detour Routes

Use the detour route along Dundas Street

If you wish to obtain more information regarding this project, please contact
Emily Linschoten at 905-335-7777, Ext. 7576 or Umar Malik at 905-335-7777, Ext. 7426

Road Closures for Santa Claus Parade, Dec. 3

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 03:00 PM

Road closures will be in effect on Sunday, Dec. 3 for the Santa Claus Parade.

Road Closures 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Prospect Street from Cumberland Avenue to Guelph Line with local access permitted.
  • No access from 2 to 3 p.m.

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Guelph Line from Fairview Street to New Street
  • New Street from Guelph Line to Martha Street
  • James Street from Martha Street to Brant Street
  • Brant Street from Elgin Street to Baldwin Street/Victoria Avenue 

The Halton Regional Police Service will supervise all closures and direct traffic at major intersections. Emergency services access will be maintained at all times along the event route.

Downtown Municipal Parking

Please remember to obey all parking bylaw regulations to avoid being ticketed and/or towed.

Temporary “Emergency - No Stopping“ signs will be posted on various streets. Parking and police officers may ticket or tow illegally parked vehicles to ensure that streets are free and clear for emergency vehicle access.

Find more parking information at 


Embrace winter with outdoor fun and activities

Posted on Monday, November 27, 2023 01:30 PM

This winter, get ready to amp up the fun in Burlington. There are many opportunities for everyone to be active outside.

Santa Claus Parade

The Santa Claus Parade will be held on Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. Beginning at the Burlington Centre, the parade will travel through Burlington streets and finish in downtown Burlington. For more details and to see the parade route, visit

The parade will feature the Burlington Teen Tour Band, floats, entertainers and Santa Claus. Look for the three recipients of the Burlington 150 float grants (Arts4People Movement, Theatre Burlington and the Burlington Centaurs Rugby Club) and a Burlington 150 float.

Letter carriers will be walking in the parade collecting kids’ letters to give to Santa.

Visitors can also support the community and bring a non-perishable food donation to the parade. The Burlington Teen Tour Boosters will be collecting these donations in support of the Burlington Food Bank.

Representatives of the Burlington Oldtimers Hockey...

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New phone menu options when you call us!

Posted on Thursday, November 23, 2023 03:47 PM

When you dial 905-639-0550, you have new menu options to choose from to connect you to the information you need:

  • Press 1 to use a dial by name directory to reach City staff
  • Press 2 to connect to our real-time bus arrival information using your bus stop ID number
  • Press 3 to book your trip on our specialized buses
  • Press 4 to speak to a customer service representative at the Downtown Transit Terminal, 430 John St.
  • Press 5 to hear the Downtown Transit Terminal hours of operation and location

Not sure which one to pick? Always pick option 4 and the team at the Downtown Transit Terminal will answer your question or get more information.