Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee – July Update

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Anita Cassidy, right, Manager of Special Projects, and Claire Green, Manager of Marketing and Partnerships, from the Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC) present to the Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee.

Guest blog by Mark McGuire and Chris Ritsma, Co-Chairs of the Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee.

Burlington Mayor Rick Goldring’s Millennial Advisory Committee met on Thursday, July 14 at the Halton Hive in Burlington. The July meeting started with a presentation on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy for Burlington by millennials Anita Cassidy, Manager of Special Projects, and Claire Green, Manager of Marketing and Partnerships, from the Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC).July meeting good

The BEDC asked the Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee for their ideas on how to connect with millennials to inform and engage them in the new Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy. A roundtable discussion addressed the perceptions held by Millennials towards entrepreneurship, startup culture, and barriers to innovation and business opportunities. Continue reading

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Ontario Superior Court rules in favour of City of Burlington: Burlington Airpark Inc. ordered to comply with site alteration bylaw 64-2014

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Media Release from the City of Burlington

Burlington, Ont. – June, 30, 2016 — The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled in favour of the City of Burlington’s application to compel Burlington Airpark Inc. to submit an application for a site alteration permit to comply with site alteration bylaw 64-2014. With the court ruling, Burlington Airpark Inc is now required to file an application for a site alteration permit for the fill deposited between 2008-2013. Continue reading

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Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee – July 2016 Meeting

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Mayor Rick Goldring’s Millennial Advisory Committee meets on Thursday, July 14 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Halton Hive, 901 Guelph Line.

The July meeting starts with a presentation on the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Strategy for Burlington by Anita Cassidy, Manager of Special Projects, and Claire Green, Manager of Marketing and Partnerships, who are both millennials, from the Burlington Economic Development Corporation. Continue reading

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June 2016 Progress Report

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Mayor Rick Goldring joined Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna, Provincial Environment Minister Glen Murray and Hamilton Mayor Fred Eisenberger to speak at the June 17 update on the Randle Reef sediment remediation project in Burlington Bay. The project will reduce the amount and spread of contaminants through the harbour, significantly improving water quality. Continue reading

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