|   Downtown & Waterfront, Environment, Fire Department   |   No comment

TransNorthern Pipeline in Burlington’s Downtown

Below you will find resources from the June 24 Citizens Advisory Committee discussing the pipeline that runs through downtown Burlington at Elgin and along the Centennial bikeway. There is a map of the pipeline, along with powerpoint presentations from the fire department, TransNorthern Pipelines and the Transportation Safety Board. Fire Department Presentation June 24 2014.pdf TransNorthern Presentation June 24 2014.PDF TSB - What We Do - June 2014 DM.pdf...

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04 July
  |   Environment   |   No comment

Free event on the business of greening Burlington

Media Release Burlington, Ont. – April 14, 2014—Burlington’s Sustainable Development Committee, in partnership with the Burlington Public Library, is hosting The Business of Greening Burlington, a panel discussion on how Burlington companies are contributing to sustainability. This free event is taking place at the Central Branch of Burlington Public Library, 2331 New St., on Tuesday, April 29 from 7 to 9 p.m. The Business of Greening Burlington is a chance for residents to discover how local businesses are adopting ecologically sustainable actions into their everyday practices. The panelists for this event include: · Dave De Sylva, DelRidge Homes; · Mark Wiedener, Greenflow; and · Cameron...

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22 April
  |   Downtown & Waterfront, Environment, Parks   |   1 Comment

Representatives from LaSalle Park Marina attend waterfront meeting

[caption id="attachment_3853" align="alignright" width="300"] Trumpeter Swans spend their winters at LaSalle Park.[/caption] A number of residents have been asking whether city council has taken a position on the proposed LaSalle Park Wave Break & Marina Expansion. A number of you have also raised concerns about the potential impact of the proposed expansion on the park environment and in particular the Trumpeter Swan population. Meantime, the marina has asked the city to help fund the next level of detailed design. Council is waiting to hear back from the Ministry of the Environment before taking any further action. Two separate parties requested that the Ministry review...

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07 March
  |   Environment, Fire Department   |   No comment

Recycle unwanted electronics, support Burlington Fire’s vehicle rescue team

“Both the community and the Burlington Fire Department benefit from this program,” said Acting Captain Paul Keyes who leads this year’s auto extrication team. “People can safely and responsibly recycle unwanted electronics with the proceeds helping our vehicle rescue team train and compete in local and international competitions.” The vehicle rescue, or auto extrication, team provides the community with highly trained men and women who are ready to respond to an emergency with the latest training, knowledge and life-saving rescue techniques. The team uses such tools as the Jaws of Life to help remove people trapped in vehicles and then...

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03 March