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Share your stories about Burlington’s history


Heritage Burlington is reaching out to residents to ask you to share your stories of Burlington’s past. These stories will be posted on the Heritage Burlington website to expand the knowledge we have of our early community.

You can share your story online here: Share your story

You can also send your story to:
Heritage Burlington c/o Committee Clerk
426 Brant Street P.O. Box 5013
Burlington, ON L7R 3Z6
Phone: 905-335-7600, ext. 7862
Email: hb@burlington.ca

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.

The best decisions are made when elected representatives tap the wisdom of our community members, and welcome many different perspectives.This site allows residents to comment and debate with each other; our Commenting Guidelines established in 2016 aim to keep debate respectful.

Got an idea or comment you want to share privately? Please, get in touch:

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