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Robbie Burns Road Race Closures

Robbie Burns Road Race Temporary Road Closures

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 06:00 AM

On Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, there will be some temporary road closures and lane closures for the Robbie Burns Road Race. Minor traffic delays can be expected.

Road Closures

7 to 11 a.m. - Baldwin Street west of Hurd Avenue

9:15 to 9:45 a.m. - Baldwin Street from Hurd Avenue to Brant Street

Lane Closures

Locust Street, northbound, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

All remaining streets on race route will have one lane coned-off for runners from 9 to 11 a.m.

Ask Grow Bold

Ask Grow Bold videos and website aim to provide more clarity about proposed new Official Plan and Downtown Mobility Hub

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 05:00 AM

Burlington, Ont. – Jan. 18, 2018— The City of Burlington continues to share facts about the proposed new Official Plan and Burlington’s Downtown Mobility Hub in a series of Ask Grow Bold videos and on an Ask Grow Bold webpage.

The videos, webpage and ongoing information are designed to provide more clarity, additional information and to answer the most commonly asked questions about growth in Burlington. Ongoing information will include a daily fact about growth in Burlington posted on the city’s social media channels.

The videos and the questions and answers can be viewed at

About Burlington’s proposed new Official Plan

Work on a revised Official Plan for the City of Burlington began in 2011. Significant community consultation in the form of more than 35 public events was held between 2011 and 2017 and helped shape the policy directions that appear in the new Official Plan.

On April 6, 2017, a draft new Official Plan was released and more consultation took place...

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Learn about Burlington’s history in February during Heritage Month

Posted on Thursday, January 18, 2018 04:00 AM

February is Heritage Month and residents are invited to learn more about the events and issues that have led us to modern-day Burlington by attending some of the many great and informative sessions planned throughout the month.

Topics include Black history, First Nations, Freeman Station, movies, panel discussions and more. The full calendar listing is at and on

A kick-off event is planned for Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. All are welcome to attend.

Date:               Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018
Time:               1 to 3 p.m.
Location:         St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Parish Hall, 1382 Ontario St.

1 p.m. - Talk and tour of the historic church

2 p.m. - Official opening ceremony. Begins with a ceremonial welcome by Elder Garry Sault of the Mississauga’s of the New Credit First Nation, greetings and proclamation...

Public Art Master Plan

City of Burlington seeking input on Public Art Master Plan

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018 05:00 AM

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then a public art master plan review should be worth millions. The City of Burlington is looking to gather feedback into the Public Art Master Plan.

Residents are invited to provide feedback through a standard online survey and through a mapping tool to show where they would like to see public art, or attend one of the public drop-in sessions. The online tools can be found at and will be open until Feb. 2, 2018.

Drop-in Public Engagement Sessions

Date:               Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018
Time:               10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Location:          Tansley Woods Community Centre, 1996 Itabashi Way

Date:               Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018
Time:              ...

winter control update Janurary 13th

Posted on Saturday, January 13, 2018 04:00 AM

today all units will be sanding the locals.