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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.

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Recent Posts

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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