Snow fall comes close to shutting the city down - those with snow blowers see this as a play day.

News 100 blueBy Staff

February 2, 2015


They basically shut the town down. Families can spend the day at home playing M9onopoly while Dad toys away with his snow blower.

A media release from city hall said: “All City of Burlington buildings, with the exception of City Hall, Burlington Transit and services related to emergencies and storm management, will be closed today.

Regularly scheduled meetings and recreation programs will be cancelled due to yesterday’s snow accumulation and expected additional snow this morning.

“We want to ensure public safety, which means encouraging people to stay home unless it’s absolutely necessary to travel,” said Scott Stewart, the city’s general manager of development and infrastructure.

Recreation programs and services are cancelled today. The city will provide an update at 3 p.m. today regarding evening programs. Discovery Landing and the Brant Street Pier will also be closed.

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After capacity crowds for the Super Bowl Game – things were quiet at Joe Dogs Monday morning. They’ll get around to clearing the sidewalk.

Burlington Transit
Burlington Transit will continue to operate today on a reduced schedule. Handi-Van will be available for medical appointments only.

Transit users are encouraged to stand at a corner near the bus stop rather than climbing on any accumulated snow. Visit Burlington Transit.for updates.

Burlington Public Library
Burlington Public Library branches will be closed today. For more information, visit 

Snow clearing updates
City of Burlington staff worked through Sunday night to prepare roads for safe travel. About 27 centimetres of snow has fallen since Sunday, with another seven centimetres expected by noon along with blowing and drifting snow for the rest of the day.

The city had plowed main roads and secondary roads but will need to plow main roads again.

Snow clearing updates are posted three times daily HERE Please check for snow closure information.

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