News and Notices

The City of Burlington is committed to sharing timely and relevant information with our residents and visitors through a variety of sources. Browse our news feeds, public notices, alerts and publications for the latest details on what's happening in Burlington.

Subscribe to the news, events and notices of your choice to get updates sent directly to your email inbox. You can also subscribe to individual pages on our website to receive notices anytime an update is posted to that page.

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City news and updates

Stay on top of the latest municipal news and updates from the City.

  • Public notices - City notices on a variety of matters, such as budget adoption, fees and charges, road closures and renaming, and property sales
  • Media releases
  • City Talk - the City of Burlington's publication featuring City news and updates

Engage with us!

You can follow updates, engage and interact with us online through:

Contacts for the media

If you are a member of the media, email us to get in touch with us for a story.

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Learn about upcoming events happening in the City, including details and information on:

Health and safety

Discover our latest health and safety notices to learn about updates and actions taken by the City to protect the community's health, including with COVID-19.

Emergency Notifications

Alert Burlington is Burlington’s public notification system for community emergencies. Residents and anyone who works within Burlington are encouraged to subscribe to the free community alert service.

Learn more about Alert Burlington and register for emergency notifications…

Emergency Notifications

Service disruptions and closures

As the Province of Ontario gradually eases some of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, we are redesigning services to help safely serve residents. Stay informed and up-to-date on the latest planned and unplanned service disruptions to City services.

Facility, sports field and pool closures

Subscribe to our Facility, Sports Field and Pool Closures news feed to get the latest information on planned and unplanned City facility and field closures, and when they might occur.

Road closures and restrictions

View a list of current and future road closures and restrictions in the city, along with an interactive map of live closure and restriction locations.

Extreme weather alerts

Our extreme weather alerts help you keep informed of the latest:

  • Cold weather events and how to stay warm
  • Hot weather events and how to stay cool
  • Ontario Emergency Public Warning System notifications (featuring red alerts, emergency information advisories and tornado warnings)
  • Safety advisories in the event of a flood or tornado

Snow control updates

We provide snow control and removal updates at multiple points during the day when significant winter storms occur.

Transit updates

Stay connected to the latest Burlington Transit news and service alerts by subscribing to our Transit Updates and Changes news feed, visiting and by following us on Twitter.

Current projects and construction

Get the latest information on current projects and construction activity happening in the city and learn more about transportation projects, facility construction, City initiatives and plans, environmental assessments and more.

Halton Court Services news

View current news, schedules and updates from Halton Court Services and Provincial Offences Court.

Recreation newsletters

Subscribe to Live and Play to get the latest news and updates on our parks and recreation straight to your inbox.

Volunteering opportunities

Volunteering with the City allows you to gain experience, enhance or build skills and participate in the community. We offer opportunities in many areas, including:

  • Adult programs
  • Advisory committees
  • Animal shelter
  • Festivals and events
  • Skating
  • Student theatre
  • Swimming
  • Tyandaga Golf Course
  • Youth programs