Commercial locations heavily hit - Burlington Centre close to barren - and this is just day 1 of the pandemic for the city

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   It was a quieter city today. The malls and the locations where people gather are either […]

City is now at Level 2: Partial Activation of Issue/Crisis Management and/or Disaster Management

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON To protect the public and City staff and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 virus, all […]

Fourth case of COVID-19 confirmed in Halton region

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By Staff March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Dr. David Williams, Ontario Chief Medical Officer of Health and Dr. Hamidah Meghani, Medical Officer of Health […]

Burlington MP Karina Gould will keep in close touch with her constituents

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By Staff March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Burlington Member of |Parliament and Member of the Trudeau Cabinet said this morning: I understand that these […]

More on what has been done rather than what is being planned would be useful.

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By Pepper Parr March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Is it www. burlington.ca/coronavirus on the city’s web site that you go to for information or […]

Crisis Management now at Level 2; Mayor has declaring an emergency on hold.

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By Staff March 16th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   To protect the public and City staff and to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 virus, all […]

Province sets out the rules for using the provincial parks.

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Provincial public parks will be open but not to large groups of people – large is defined […]

Regional health staff providing answers - this is going to be a very difficult time for everyone. Caution and common sense is what we have going for us

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By Pepper Parr March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   We had asked the Halton Regional Health office for some detail on just what happens when […]

Public School Board asks parents to keep in touch

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In a letter to parents and guardians of Halton District school board students, the Director of Education […]

Third Burlington resident tested positive COVID19

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By Staff March 15th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   A female resident from Burlington in her 50s returned from Los Angeles on March 8. She became […]

Police revise their call screening procedure

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By Staff March 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   In light of recent developments in the region with respect to COVID-19, the Halton Regional Police Service […]

Art Gallery joins the list of locations that will be closed to the public.

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By Staff March 14th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   The Art Gallery of Burlington has joined with other community organizations in an effort, led by the […]

Performing Arts Centre closes Main Theatre - Community Theatre will remain open.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   After first deciding to keep the doors open the Burlington Performing Arts Centre will be following the […]

Police seeking information on Hate Crime Incident in Burlington

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON The Halton Regional Police Service is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects responsible for an assault […]

Conservation Halton closes almost all sites; administration offices closed to the public

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton has made the difficult but necessary decision to close a number of their park operations. […]

Ireland House and Brant Museum to be closed for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Due to recent developments regarding COVID-19, it has been decided that the Museums of Burlington will be […]

City shuts down all recreational facilities for three weeks

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Earlier today, the City of Burlington activated its Crisis Management Team (CMT) to coordinate City efforts to […]

We need to take care of ourselves: know the signs that suggest you might be coming down with the virus. Then get tested.

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By Pepper Parr March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   BREAKING NEWS: At noon: 20 more cases confirmed in Ontario, taking the provincial total to 79. […]

Tap a Maple Tree event cancelled.

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By Staff March 13th, 2020 BURLINGTON, ON   Conservation Halton announced this morning that the Tap a Tree event that was scheduled for today, March […]

City announces recreation facilities and program registration refunds policy during COVID19

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By Staff March 12th, 2029 BURLINGTON, ON With the COVID-19 situation, the City of Burlington will be offering full refunds for Recreation facilities and program […]