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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...

Central Park Swing

National AccessABILITY Week May 28 to June 3

Posted on Thursday, May 25, 2023 11:30 AM

The City of Burlington and the Burlington Accessibility Advisory Committee are marking National AccessABILITY Week (NAAW) which runs May 28 to June 3. During the week, there will be events and activities to help educate, raise awareness and showcase improvements to accessibility for all. This week is also an opportunity to celebrate Canadians with disabilities and raise awareness of the critical need for accessibility and inclusion for all in our communities and workplaces.

Flag raising at City Hall

A NAAW flag designed by the Rick Hansen Foundation will be raised at City Hall May 29 at noon with elected officials. NAAW was originally inspired by Rick Hansen’s Man in Motion World Tour in 1988.

Residents, organizations and community stakeholders are welcome to attend this event.

Inclusive multi-user swing at Central Park

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Appleby Ice Centre Closure for Tuesday, May 23, 2023

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2023 04:14 PM

Appleby Ice Centre Pads 1, 2, and 3 will be closed Tuesday, May 23, 2023, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. for unplanned maintenance. Rink 4 will be open.

For other arenas and programs, please visit

Kids in splash pad

Burlington’s splash pads and outdoor pools opening soon

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 02:30 PM

In time for the Victoria Day long weekend, the City’s nine splashpads will be open by Saturday, May 20. The splash pads will stay open until the fall.

Splash pads are located throughout the city and are free to use. To find a splash pad near you, visit

Outdoor Pools

Nelson Pool and Splash Park (4235 New St.) will be opening June 3 with a modified schedule of select weekday morning and weekends until daily programming starts on July 1.

LaSalle Wading Pool and Splash Park (50 North Shore Blvd.) will be opening on June 17, with modified hours of 12:30 to 4 p.m. until June 30 when daily programming begins.

Mountainside Pool and Splash Park’s (2205 Mount Forest Dr.) revitalization will be completed in time for the summer. Reopening plans will be announced soon.

Updated swim schedules can be found at

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School Trustee By-Election

Vote early in the Halton District School Board Trustee By-Election for Burlington, Wards 1 and 2

Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 01:44 PM

Burlington, Ont. — May 16, 2023 — Don’t miss the opportunity to vote early in the Halton District School Board Trustee By-Election for Burlington, Wards 1 and 2. Online voting opened May 15. Eligible voters have the option to vote online between May 15 and 19 or in person at an advance poll on May 24. In-person voting will also take place on election day, May 29.

Online Voting

To vote online, eligible voters will first need to register. Online voting and registration opened on May 15. Registration closes on May 19 at 3 p.m., and online voting ends on May 19 at 5 p.m. To register and vote online:

  1. Find your Voter Information Letter – these letters are mailed to voters who are on the Voters List, in early May.
  2. Visit the online voting registration portal – the link is listed on your Voter Information Letter.
  3. Enter the required information when prompted. Note: you will be asked to provide the registration code located on your Voter Information Letter.
  4. Submit the form.
  5. If the information you provide...