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Get ready for winter fun in Burlington

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2022 09:30 AM

Winter weather is here and so is winter fun in Burlington. There are many opportunities for everyone to be active outside and inside.

Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond

The Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond at the waterfront in downtown Burlington is now open. Skating will be open daily but closed on Christmas Day. Registration is not required.For times,

Residents are encouraged to call the ice conditions hotline, 905-335-7738, ext. 8587 before leaving their house, to make sure that the Pond is open.

The skate lending program is back this season at the Burlington Rotary Centennial Pond and is available Monday to Friday, 5 to 10 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, PA days and holiday school breaks, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Holiday ice and gym rentals

Stay active this holiday with family and friends by renting ice or a gym. This holiday season, ice and gym rentals are 45 per cent off the regular fee, available now for any booking dates up to Jan 6, 2023. Residents can view facility...

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Happy holidays: What’s open and closed at the City of Burlington

Posted on Thursday, December 15, 2022 10:38 AM

Burlington, Ont. — Dec. 15, 2022— Over the upcoming holiday season, City of Burlington administrative services will be closed between Friday, Dec. 23, 2022 and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023, re-opening on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.

For a list of which City services and facilities are available over the holidays, please see the summary below or

City Service

Holiday Closure Information

Animal Services


The Animal Shelter at 2424 Industrial St. will be operate as follows:

  • Saturday, Dec. 24 and Sunday, Dec. 25 – closed to appointments
  • Monday, Dec. 26 – Saturday, Dec. 31 – open to appointments
  • Sunday, Jan. 1 and Monday, Jan. 2, 2023 – closed to appointments

To report an animal control-related emergency, call 905-335-3030 or

Burlington Transit


Burlington Transit will operate conventional and specialized (Handi-Van) transit service every day, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day, as follows:

  • Friday, Dec. 23 – weekday service

Notice of Statutory Public Meeting for 789-795 Brant St.

Posted on Tuesday, December 13, 2022 10:41 AM

Camarro Developments Inc. has applied to amend the Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw for the property at 789-795 Brant St., located on the southeast corner of Brant Street and Prospect Street in Ward 2 (file numbers 505-07/22 and 520-08/22).

Description of Proposed Development

The application proposes the development of a 31-storey mixed use building. The proposed development includes a 7-storey podium with 485m² of retail on the ground floor fronting Brant Street, as well as a mix of one to three-bedroom residential units for a total of 356 residential units. The proposal seeks to increase Floor Area Ratio and height as well as reduce parking, parking space dimensions, amenity area, setbacks and landscape areas.

A total of 279 parking spaces will be provided with 53 parking spaces for retail/visitor parking. A total of 196 bicycle parking spaces will be provided on site with 178 bicycle parking spaces being long-term and 18 bicycle parking spaces being short term.

Application materials are...

Burlington Transit Holiday hours, 2022/23

Posted on Monday, December 12, 2022 10:48 AM

Happy Holidays from Burlington Transit! Here are our Holiday hours from Dec. 23, 2022 to Jan. 2, 2023

This holiday season, Burlington Transit buses will be on the road, and specialized dispatch and the Downtown Transit Terminal will be open, but our hours will be different.

Burlington Transit’s administrative offices will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, 2022, to Monday, Jan. 2, 2023. Our regular office hours will start again on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2023. 

DateTransit serviceSpecialized dispatchDowntown Transit Terminal

Dec. 23

Regular weekday service

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Dec. 24

Service will end at 8 p.m. No late night service



Dec. 25

Holiday/Sunday service



Dec. 26

Holiday/Sunday service


10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Dec. 27

Regular weekday...

Road Closure Notification: Eaton Avenue, Dec. 7, 2022

Posted on Tuesday, December 06, 2022 07:13 PM

Eaton Avenue will be closed between Burloak Drive and Melores Drive on:

Wednesday, Dec.7, 2022 

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

for hydro pole replacement.

Local traffic and access to adjacent properties will be maintained.