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Welcome to Ward 2 News

Please check out the articles covering issues that you've told me matter to you. I value your feedback on them as it informs the decisions I make. If you want to let me or others know about concerns or events in your neighbourhood, please get in touch.

email:marianne.meedward@burlington.ca

phone: 905-335-7600 ext. 7588

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09 October
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Burlington Election: Ward 2 Polling Information

Voting Information You can vote in Burlington if you are 18 years or older, a Canadian citizen, and live here, or own/lease property in Burlington but live elsewhere. Election Day - Mon. Oct. 27, 10am-8pm On election day you can vote at one of five Ward 2 Polling Stations, between 10am-8pm. If you’re not yet on the voters list, or forget to bring your card, you can still vote by bringing one piece of identification showing your name and qualifying address directly to the polling station. Burlington Seniors' Centre, 2295 New Street Vote here if you live: East of Brant Street, North of Caroline/New/Central Park...

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27 October
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Advanced Poll -October 18th

Eligible voters can vote at any one of these three locations on Saturday Oct. 18 (11am-5pm):

  • Haber Recreation Centre, 3040 Tim Dobbie Drive
  • Burlington Seniors’ Centre, 2285 New Street
  • Mapleview Shopping Centre, 900 Maple Avenue

Bring your voter card and one piece of identification showing your name and address.

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18 October
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City creates online survey to poll residents for input about food trucks

Hungry for food trucks in Burlington? New online surveys asks residents for input about food trucks Burlington, Ont., Oct. 9, 2014 –The City of Burlington has launched two new online surveys to help gather input from the community about the operation of food trucks in the city. “Currently, the City of Burlington does not have a bylaw that governs where food trucks can operate within the city, when or how often,” said Tracey Burrows, manager of bylaw enforcement and licencing. “As the popularity of food trucks continues to grow in cities around the world, we want to hear from residents, restaurants, businesses and...

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14 October
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A Different Drummer-Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize Finalists-October 28

We greet you again from A Different Drummer Books, inviting you to an exciting literary event, brought to you in partnership with our esteemed friends at the Art Gallery of Burlington, the International Festival of Authors and The Writers' Trust of Canada. An Evening With The 2014 Rogers Writers' Trust Fiction Prize Finalists ANDRÉ ALEXIS ~ STEVEN GALLOWAY ~ K.D. MILLER ~ CARRIE SNYDER ~ MIRIAM TOEWS Tuesday October 28 7pm ~ Art Gallery of Burlington, Shoreline Room Five eminent writers come to Burlington to share their extraordinary fiction as we honour their nomination for a prime Canadian literary award. The finalists for the 2014...

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14 October
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Nov 5 workshop on Aging in Community/Seniors Cohousing

Community Development Halton invites you to an information session on: Solterra Co-Housing: The Concept Another EMPOWERING SENIORS series from the Burlington Age-Friendly Seniors Council (BAFSC) Wednesday November 5th, 2014 1:30 - 4:00 p.m. Registration starts at 1:00pm Burlington Central Library, Centennial Room 2331 New Street, Burlington Please R.S.V.P. by October 31, 2014 Register at: empoweringseniors3.eventbrite.ca If special accommodation is required, please inform upon registration. Flyer is attached. Regards, Community Development Halton 860 Harrington Court, Suite 209 Burlington, ON L7N 3N4 Canada BAFSC_Solterra_Co_Housing_Nov5_2014.pdf...

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14 October
  |   Development, Downtown & Waterfront   |   No comment

Downtown core residents form association to be citizen voice on development

A group of residents living in the downtown core area of Burlington have formed a residents association to provide a citizens voice on development and intensification.

The core area is defined by Victoria Avenue at the north end to Lakeshore Road in the south and the west edge of Locust Street to the eastern Martha Street border.

According to the group's website, the Core Residents "is a group of people that have come to believe that the issues of rapid intensification, massive building growth and its associated side effects are affecting the quality of our lives and the way we live and...

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08 October
  |   Development   |   4 Comments

Sale of New Street homes alarms residents

For Sale signs have gone up on a whole row of bungalows on New Street between Seneca Ave. and Stinson Ave., offering them as "Exclusive" for redevelopment, and that has area residents concerned about what might replace them. Adding to the concern is a letter received by residents on Stinson Ave and Fairleigh Place, which back on to the row of homes, asking if they'd like to get in on the project and sell their homes for redevelopment. The letter, from the Edwards Team of S. Todd Real Estate Ltd., states: "There are six lots in a row that are ready to act should a...

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08 October
  |   Downtown & Waterfront, Economic Development   |   No comment

The state of downtown – and what we can do to make it better

It’s recently been reported that 21 businesses have left downtown Burlington since January. In the same period of time, 23 businesses have come to downtown Burlington. Some of these businesses have closed; others have relocated for a variety of reasons (including elsewhere in downtown). What does this tell us about the state of the downtown, and more importantly the role each of us can play to make the downtown better, including City Council, Burlington Downtown Business Association, Burlington Economic Development Corporation, businesses and residents?...

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07 October

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