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Road Closure - Amherst Heights Drive, April 15, 2024

Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024 03:15 PM

Amherst Heights Drive between Brant Street and Amherst Heights Court will be closed:

Monday, April 15, 2024
7 a.m. to 5 p.m.

for crane hoisting. Local access will be maintained and through traffic will be detoured using Brant Street. Sign and Traffic Control will be on site to help and direct traffic during the closure.

Road Closure - Helena Street, April 1-19

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 02:12 PM

Update, April 9, 2024

This road work project has been delayed by the contractor. A new road closure notice will be posted when dates are finalized.

Update, April 4, 2024

This road closure has been extended to April 26.

Helena Street at Plains Road East will be closed from Monday, April 1 to Friday, April 19 for road work between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Plains Road East will remain open to traffic at all times, with the possibility of single lane restrictions near the closure between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. 

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Burlington Arts and Culture Fund supports 18 local projects

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 01:00 PM

Burlington, Ont.— April 9, 2024 — The City of Burlington’s Burlington Arts and Culture Fund (BACF) grant program has awarded funding to support local artists. This year’s fund will support 18 projects.

City staff and a jury of peers reviewed 27 grant applications. Eighteen recipients were chosen based on:

  • artistic merit,
  • program merit,
  • strategic initiative,
  • citywide and community impact and
  • economic impact.

This is the sixth year of the BACF. The program has supported a total of 127 projects since its launch. The City has invested $500,000 in the creation and presentation of 127 arts and cultural endeavours throughout Burlington.

Approved by Council in 2017, the Burlington Arts and Culture Fund provides grants to local artists, multicultural groups, and arts and culture organizations to foster creativity and enrich how Burlington residents experience and engage with arts and culture. The BACF aims to nurture the capacity of the arts and culture sector in Burlington, while fostering creativity,...

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2024 Tree Giveaway and Earth Day events in Burlington

Posted on Tuesday, April 09, 2024 09:00 AM

Burlington, Ont.—April 9, 2024— Through the month of April, the City of Burlington and BurlingtonGreen are connecting residents with opportunities to take action on climate change.

Tree Giveaway

The City of Burlington is giving away 500 trees to residents. To receive a free, four-to-five-foot tree, you must register in advance and have a vehicle able to safely transport the tree. There are several types of trees available. Quantities are limited.

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2024

Time: 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Pick up time is dependent on the species selected.

Location: Roads, Parks and Forestry Operation Centre Parking Lot, 897 Cumberland Ave., Burlington

Registration is open now until April 23, 2024. To register for a tree, go to Get Involved Burlington.

Earth Day Tree Planting Event

In partnership with BurlingtonGreen, a community tree planting event will take place at Pathfinder Park on Saturday, April 20 starting at 9:30 a.m. (rain or shine). Residents are invited to join BurlingtonGreen and...

Road Closures for the Peace Parade, April 14

Posted on Monday, April 08, 2024 08:57 AM

The Peace Parade will be happening on Sunday, April 14. The parade will have a police-escorted rolling closure starting at Guru Ravi Dass Gurdwara Sahib at 2284 Queensway Dr., Burlington at 2 p.m. It is expected to finish around 4 p.m. Please expect an approximate delay of 30-minutes while the procession passes by. 

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