Nominations for Burlington’s Best awards extended to Feb. 29

burlingtonNominations for Burlington’s Best awards are open until Feb. 29. The city is especially seeking nominations for Senior Person of the Year.

There are seven award categories of Burlington’s Best:

  • Citizen of the year
  • Junior Citizen of the year
  • Senior Person of the year
  • Environmental Award
  • Arts Person of the Year
  • Community Service Award
  • Heritage Award

Visit to nominate someone deserving of civic recognition for their hard work, compassion and dedication. Nomination forms can be completed online at or by picking up a nomination form at the clerks department at City Hall, 426 Brant St.


Written by Marianne Meed Ward

A Better Burlington began in 2006 after my neighbours said they felt left out of city decisions, learning about them only after they’d been made.

As journalist for 22 years, I thought “I can do something about that” and a website and newsletter were born. They’ve taken various forms and names over the years, but the intent remains: To let you know what’s happening at City Hall before decisions are made, so you can influence outcomes for A Better Burlington.

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