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News & Notices – City of Burlington


The City of Burlington is committed to sharing timely and relevant information with its residents and visitors through a variety of sources. Browse our newsfeeds, public notices, alerts and posts for the latest details on what’s happening in Burlington.

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City News and Updates

Stay informed of the latest municipal news and updates from the City.

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You can follow updates, engage and interact with us online via:

Media contacts

If you are a member of the media, email [email protected] to contact us for an article.


Learn more Events to come happening in the city, including details and information on:

Health and security

Check out our latest health and safety notices for updates and actions taken by the City to protect the health of the community, including with COVID-19.

Emergency notice

Alert Burlington is Burlington’s public notification system for community emergencies. Residents and anyone working in Burlington are encouraged to subscribe to the free Community Alert Service.

Learn more about Alert Burlington and sign up for emergency notifications…

Emergency notice

Service Interruptions and Closures

As the Province of Ontario gradually eases some of the COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, we are rethinking services to help serve residents safely. Stay informed and up to date on the latest planned and unplanned outages of City services.

Closings of facilities, sports fields and swimming pools

Subscribe to our facility, sports field and swimming pool closures feed for the latest information on planned and unscheduled City facility and property closures, and when they may occur .

Road closures and restrictions

See a list of current and future road closures and restrictions in the city, as well as a interactive map places of closure and restriction live.

Severe Weather Alerts

Our severe weather alerts help you stay informed of the latest:

  • Cold weather events and how to stay warm
  • Hot weather events and how to stay cool
  • Notifications from Ontario’s Public Emergency Warning System (featuring red alerts, emergency advisories and tornado warnings)
  • Flood or tornado safety notice

Snow control updates

We provide updates on snow control and snow removal at multiple times of the day when major winter storms occur.

Public transport updates

Stay connected to the latest news and service alerts from Burlington Transit by subscribing to our Transit Updates and Changes newsfeed, visiting myride.burlingtontransit.ca and following us on Twitter.

Current projects and construction

Get the latest information on current projects and ongoing construction activities in the city and learn about transportation projects, facility construction, city plans and initiatives, environmental assessments and more .

Halton Court Services News

Find news, schedules and updates from Halton Court Services and Provincial Offenses Court.

Leisure Newsletters

To subscribe to live and play to get the latest news and updates about our parks and recreation straight to your inbox.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering with the City allows you to gain experience, improve or develop skills and participate in the community. We offer opportunities in many areas, including:

  • Adult programs
  • Advisory Committees
  • animal shelter
  • Parties and events
  • Skating
  • Student theater
  • Swimming
  • Tyandaga Golf Course
  • Youth programs