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Sports Field Closure - Ireland Park, D2

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 03:29 PM

Ireland Park’s baseball diamond D2 is closed due to unplanned repairs. Permit holders have been contacted for alternate arrangements.

Road Closures - CIBC Run for the Cure, Oct. 2, 2022

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 09:35 AM

The annual Canadian Cancer Society CIBC Run for the Cure on Sunday, Oct. 2, will result in road and lane closures in Burlington. Streets will reopen following the completion of the event. Vehicles parked illegally in the event area will be tagged or towed to allow emergency access.

Road Closures – 10 a.m. to noon

  • Seneca Avenue from Lakeshore Road to New Street
  • Pine Cove Road from Lakeshore Road to New Street
  • New Street from Drury Lane to Guelph Line

Lane Closures – 10 a.m. to noon

Lakeshore Road from Seneca Avenue to Pine Cove Road westbound and centre lane closed. The eastbound lane will be kept open for traffic with no left turns along the event route. Access to and from roads intersecting the event route will be unavailable. New Street from Guelph Line to Pine Cove Road, eastbound lane closed. The westbound lane will be kept open for traffic with no left turns along the event route.

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South Service Road closure, Oct. 3 and 6

Posted on Monday, September 26, 2022 09:12 AM

The South Service Road (near Appleby Line) between Harvester Road and Century Drive will be temporarily closed for night paving for the following dates:

  • Monday, Oct. 3, 2022 starting at 7 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6 a.m.
  • Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022 starting at 7 p.m. and will re-open the following morning at 6 a.m.

Vehicle access will be affected within the South Service Road corridor during this time and will need to be detoured around this road section.

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

City will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Sept. 30 as a holiday

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 03:35 PM

Burlington, Ont.—Sept. 22, 2022— The City of Burlington will observe the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on Friday, Sept. 30 as a holiday. To mark the importance of the day, City of Burlington administration buildings will be closed.

Sept. 30 is also recognized as Orange Shirt Day, an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day inspired by the story of Indian Residential School Survivor Phyllis Webstad. As part of Orange Shirt Day, residents can come to Spencer Smith Park where local Indigenous people and support groups will have a public display or ceremonial gathering between 4 and 7 p.m. A reflective walk will start at the Pier at 4 p.m. and end at the Lift Bridge lighthouse where a ceremony will take place before heading back to Spencer Smith Park. Participants wishing to join are encouraged to wear orange shirts and moccasins.

We encourage residents to visit the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation website for educational materials and resources.

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City shares continued progress on Vision to Focus key actions

Posted on Thursday, September 22, 2022 09:00 AM

Burlington, Ont.— Sept.22, 2022— The City of Burlington continues to measure and share progress on the key actions outlined in Vision to Focus – the City’s four-year work plan.  The semi-annual update was presented to Council to show what projects and initiatives are complete.  These actions support achieving the City’s Vision 2040 Strategic Plan and the long-term vision for our city.

The following has been completed:

  • 7 of the 12 key priorities
  • 20 of the 39 key actions
  • 14 additional initiatives 

Examples of recently completed items include the City’s Housing Strategy setting out the long-term vision for housing in Burlington, development of a Fire Master Plan, completion of the Rural Active Transportation Strategy and implementation schedule, annual transit service plans improving access to Burlington Transit Service, development of the Climate Change Adaptation Plan to prepare Burlington to manage and respond to climate change impacts, and more. 

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