About the Blog

Welcome to my Blog

This is a forum for open dialogue and communication with the people of Burlington.

I look forward to engaging with you through this blog and other forums to generate discussion on issues, to share information and to open positive, constructive dialogue about the City of Burlington.

A few things about my blog:
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  • I am the primary author of the blog, but my staff will help moderate and update information.

I ask you to use ‘netiquette’ and respectful language so that we may have an open and respectful conversation about the questions and issues facing the City of Burlington

Recent Posts

Burlington Matters, Season 2: Episodes 1 & 2

Burlington Matters with Mayor Rick Goldring, a community television program I host on CogecoTV, has returned for season 2. See episodes and air dates below. If you have a show suggestion, email my office at mayor@burlington.ca. Past episodes of Burlington Matters can be found online at Burlington.ca/BurlingtonMatters.

Burlington Matters with Mayor Goldring – Season 2, Episode 1: Creating a Fire Safe Community

Mayor Rick Goldring, Joe Wintar, Kim Sopko and Sammy Roth talk fire safety and prevention on Burlington Matters.

Mayor Rick Goldring, Joe Wintar, Kim Sopko and Sammy Roth talk fire safety and prevention on Burlington Matters.

The Burlington Fire Department stops by to speak with Mayor Rick Goldring about fire safety and prevention. Featuring guests: Joe Wintar, Chief Fire Prevention Officer, Burlington Fire Department; Kim Sopko, Public Education Officer, Burlington Fire Department; Sammy Roth, Vice President of Stellen Property Management, and Fred Wyeld, a longtime Burlington resident.

Joe Wintar, Mayor Rick Goldring, Fred Wyeld, Kim Sopko and Sammy Roth on the set of Burlington Matters.

Joe Wintar, Mayor Rick Goldring, Fred Wyeld, Kim Sopko and Sammy Roth on the set of Burlington Matters.

Air dates for Episode 1:

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at 8:00 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 26, 2016 at 9:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016 at 2:30 p.m.

Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016 at 1:30 p.m. Continue reading

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