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June is the Month of Play

Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023 11:00 AM

June is the Month of Play. It is a great time to get out and enjoy all the outdoor activities and visit the City’s vibrant cultural areas, lush parks, beautiful trails, and refreshing outdoor pools.

There are programs and activities for everyone from registered programs to parks, pools and nature.  

We are also recognizing June as Seniors’ Month and our Adult 55+ programs provide activities paced and designed with the interests of this age group in mind. Participants can meet new friends, keep active and explore your interests in one of our Adult Programs.

For more information on all recreation programs and services, visit

Trivia Challenge

This month, the City will host a weekly trivia challenge on social media. Be the first one to comment with the correct answer to win exciting prizes, including one $50 Live & Play gift card, one picnic site booking of your choice and a Live & Play prize pack.

Trivia rules

  • Prizes must be claimed and used in the 2023 season
  • The picnic...

Tuesday, May 30 - By-Election Official Results

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 04:31 PM

Official results posted for the Halton District School Board (HDSB) Trustee By-Election for Burlington, Wards 1 and 2

The City Clerk has certified the official election results.

Visit for more information.

School Trustee By-Election Official Results

Halton District School Board Trustee By-Election: Official results released

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2023 04:20 PM

Burlington, Ont.—May 30, 2023— The City of Burlington has declared the official results from the by-election for the seat of School Board Trustee for Halton District School Board (HDSB) - Burlington, Wards 1 and 2.

Of the 36,119 eligible voters in Wards 1 and 2 in Burlington, 2,193, or 6.07per cent, voted in the by-election.

In accordance with the official by-election results, Robbie Brydon has been elected to the position of Halton District School Board Trustee - Burlington, Wards 1 and 2. Burlington is a city where people, nature and businesses thrive. Sign up to learn more about Burlington at and follow @CityBurlington on social media.

Quick Facts
  • Voting for the HDSB School Trustee By-Election for Burlington, Wards 1 and 2, took place between May 15 and 29, 2023.
  • A copy of the certified, official by-election results is available at
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Burlington Transit Customer Service email offline, June 2 to 5

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 04:08 PM

Burlington Transit’s customer service email,, will be offline from Friday, June 2 at 6 p.m. to 7:30 a.m. on Monday, June 5.

You can still send us emails but we won’t be able to reply while our system is offline.  We will reply to emails, in the order they were received, starting again on Monday, June 5.

If you do need help right away, please call us at 905-639-0550 or drop by the Downtown Transit Terminal on Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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Feedback needed on City of Burlington’s Urban Forest Master Plan

Posted on Monday, May 29, 2023 01:00 PM

The City of Burlington is updating the Urban Forest Master Plan (UFMP) and has now created a draft UFMP. Residents are invited to review the document and provide feedback into the draft UFMP at a public information session and/or through an online survey.

The UFMP will provide the strategic direction important to managing the urban forest in response to new pressures and challenges related to urban development, climate change, extreme weather and invasive pests. An online survey to collect feedback will be available now until June 30 at An in-person and online information session is planned for June 7 at 7 p.m. at the Tansley Woods Recreation Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way.

This plan identifies opportunities on both public and private lands and focuses on five key areas:

  1. Management and Implementation
  2. Community Engagement and Stewardship
  3. Protection and Preservation
  4. Replenishment and Enhancement
  5. Tree Health and Risk Management

Once feedback is collected from residents...

School Trustee By-Election

May 29 is Election Day for the Halton District School Board School Trustee By-Election

Posted on Friday, May 26, 2023 12:39 PM

Burlington, Ont. — May 26, 2023 — Monday, May 29 is Election Day for the Halton District School Board School Trustee By-Election for Burlington Wards 1 and 2. This is the last opportunity for eligible voters to cast their vote. To date, 1,519 eligible voters in Wards 1 and 2 have cast their vote, either by voting online (1,226) or at an advance poll (293) earlier this month.

Voting locations in Wards 1 and 2 are open on Monday, May 29 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. for in-person voting. Locations include:

Eligible electors can vote at any voting location.

What to bring when you vote

Before heading out to a voting location on Election Day, remember to bring:

  • your Voter Information Letter – if you do not have a Voter Information Letter, you can still vote.
  • one piece of...