April 23, 2014
Burlington Progress Report: April 2014
Committee and Council Meetings
Information on the most recent standing Committee meetings is available online, including agendas, minutes and videos.
- Development and Infrastructure Committee: April 14, 2014
- Community and Corporate Services Committee: April 15, 2013
- City Committee Highlights: April 7, 2014
Our next Council meeting is on April 28.
Burlington Again Voted Best Mid-sized City in Canada by MoneySense Magazine
Last month we received news that Burlington was again ranked the No. 1 mid-sized city in Canada according to MoneySense Magazine’s Canada’s Best Places to Live 2014. MoneySense ranked Burlington the fifth-best city overall in Canada, including the third-best place to raise children, the second-best place for new immigrants and the third-best place to retire. The top five cities on the list are St. Albert, Calgary and Strathcona in Alberta and Ottawa and Burlington in Ontario.
We are all extremely proud to have achieved this designation again this year and to remain on the top of this list of great Canadian cities. Interestingly, based on the MoneySense rankings, small towns and mid-sized cities top the list of best places to live in Canada.
For more details about the MoneySense ranking, please visit www.moneysense.ca.
Burlington Delegation to Queen’s Park
Earlier this month I led a delegation from Burlington to Queen’s Park on the GO for the day to engage with members of the Provincial government. The delegation included most of City Council, senior staff, and we were also joined at the end of the day by members of Team Burlington, Burlington Hydro, Joseph Brant Hospital, McMaster University and Chair Gary Carr and Jane MacCaskill from Halton Region.
Read more about it in my blog, “Burlington Day at Queen’s Park”.