About Mayor Goldring

Mayor of Burlington, Ontario

Watch Inspire Burlington: New Directions in Transportation

Mayor Rick Goldring’s Inspire Burlington series presents a discussion about the future of transportation in Burlington, featuring noted urban planner Brent Toderian and public transit expert Jarrett Walker. Filmed on Nov. 14, 2016 at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre.

Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee – January meeting

The next meeting of the Mayor’s Millennial Advisory Committee is set for Thursday, Jan. 12 from 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. in the Community Room at Aldershot Arena, 494 logo-finalTownsend Ave.

The guest speaker is Ward 1 City and Regional Councillor Rick Craven, who will speak about the Aldershot Mobility Hub and the redevelopment of Plains Road.

Committee members and the public are welcome. Continue reading

Burlington Matters, Season 2: Episodes 5 & 6 Air Dates

Burlington Matters with Mayor Rick Goldring, a community television program I host on CogecoTV, has returned for season 2. 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 5: Applicable Learning from Sweden and Denmark

Mayor Goldring discusses sustainable development learning from Sweden with Paul Sharman, Lynn Robichaud and Frank McKeown.

Mayor Goldring discusses sustainable development learning from Sweden with Paul Sharman, Lynn Robichaud and Frank McKeown.

A City of Burlington team travelled to Sweden and Denmark in September 2016 to connect with other cities on community energy, sustainable development and economic development opportunities. In this episode of Burlington Matters, Mayor Rick Goldring and guests discuss ideas from Sweden and Denmark that can be tailored into made-in-Burlington applications. Featuring guests: Paul Sharman, Ward 5 City and Regional Councillor for Burlington; Lynn Robichaud, Senior Sustainability Coordinator with City of Burlington, and Frank McKeown, Executive Director, Burlington Economic Development Corporation (BEDC).

Air dates for Episode 5:

Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 at 1:30 p.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at 10:00 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at 5:00 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at 10:00 p.m. Continue reading

Burlington Matters, Season 2, Episode 4: Give Brilliantly with Burlington Foundation

Burlington Foundation talks with Mayor Rick Goldring about its focus on improving our city’s vitality, as well as the lives of the people who live here. Featuring guests: Colleen Mulholland, President and CEO, Burlington Foundation, Ron Foxcroft, Board Chair and Member, Burlington Foundation and Catherine Brady, Board Member, Burlington Foundation.

Burlington Matters, Season 2, Episode 3: A City That Grows

How and where will Burlington grow in the next 25 years? City staff visit to talk with Mayor Rick Goldring about Burlington’s vision to Grow Bold. Featuring guests: Mary Lou Tanner, Director of Planning and Building, City of Burlington; Leah Smith, Senior Planner – Policy, City of Burlington and Rosa Bustamante, Manager of Policy Planning – Mobility Hubs, City of Burlington.