MAYORS CHAT: Burlington Mayor chats Ukraine community, Sound of Music and pedestrian bridge

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Published March 2, 2022 at 6:21 pm

Khaled Iwamura chat with the Mayor of Burlington Marianne Meed Ward about the Ukraine community, Sound of Music Festival and so much more.

Questions:

  • Have you talked to the Ukrainian community in Burlington?
  • When do you think the mask mandates will be dropped?
  • Tell me about the long-term plan to build a pedestrian bridge over the QEW, east of Brant Street.
  • Burlington made it easier and cheaper for patios for local restaurants, including on public land. Any other plans to help the restaurant industry out of its two-year slump?
  • Metrolinx dropped a $110M bombshell in your laps about the Burloak underpass. What can the city do so Burlington’s share doesn’t go from $15M to nearly $45M?
  • With many of the restrictions being lifted, any idea about when in-person council meetings might happen? Do you miss them?
  • Is the city is going to keep its April 1 deadline for mandatory vax’s for city workers in light of province easing restrictions?
  • #1 issue for Burlington in the Provincial election is….
  • Is “Sound of Music Festival” coming to Spencer Smith Park?
  • Public Washrooms in Burlington will be getting free feminine hygiene products.
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