On December 18, 2015, the Honourable Jim Carr, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, and Raymond Louie, President of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) and Acting Mayor of the City of Vancouver, BC, announced a grant of $162,250 from the Green Municipal FundTM (GMF) for the City of Burlington, ON. The grant supports a study that … More Burlington receives $162,250 grant
In 1990, the City of Burlington declared itself a sustainable development community: a community that is in harmony with its environment and strives to provide its citizens with safe, comfortable livelihoods. The Burlington Sustainable Development Committee (SDC) was subsequently established as a volunteer citizen committee appointed by Burlington City Council to advise on issues that … More Celebrating 25 years!
Today, the City of Burlington’s sustainability team went to Aldershot High School to participate in a pilot speaker series designed to engage youth from two grade nine geography classes. The program is modelled after a successful initiative at Acton High School in partnership with Halton Region Health Department. Throughout the month of November, guest speakers … More Engaging Our Future Leaders