Burlington, Ontario

What is Burlington, Ontario known for?


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the communities of Burlington (Burlington, Ontario) and Oakville and provides a variety of canoe-based activities for local residents focusing primarily on the two disciplines of sprint canoe and sprint kayak. Burloak Canoe Club is located on Navy Flats along the banks of Sixteen Mile Creek (Sixteen Mile Creek (Ontario)) and boasts a sizable building that caters not only to sport but to special events as well. The '''Model Aeronautics Association of Canada''' (MAAC) is the official organization


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of New Music'', as well as on-air personality since 1986, departed the station in 2001 to pursue an opportunity as program director at Burlington (Burlington, Ontario)-based radio station Y108 (CJXY-FM) for several years. However, in 2004 he returned to the Edge as program director. His tenure as Program Director for the Edge garnered acclaim for both him and the station, as he was awarded Canadian Program Director of the Year three times - in 2005, 2006, and 2008. Image:1997-10-bruce-trail


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schools There are 29 public elementary schools and 14 Roman Catholic elementary schools in Burlington. Public *Alexander's Public School *Alton Village Public School *Brant Hills Public School *Bruce T. Lindley Public School *Burlington Central Elementary *Central Public School *C.H. Norton Public School *Charles R. Beaudoin Public School *Clarksdale Public School *Dr. Charles Best Public School *Florence Meares Public School Sports Team: Falcons *Frontenac Public School *Glenview

Public School Sports Team: Hawks *John T. Tuck Public School *John William Boich Public School *Kilbride Public School *King's Road Public School *Lakeshore Public School *Maplehurst Public School *Mohawk Gardens Public School *Orchard Park Public School *Paul A. Fisher Public School *Pauline Johnson Public School *Pineland Public School Sports Team: Panthers *Rolling Meadows Public School *Ryerson Public School Sports Team: Road Runners *Sir E. MacMillan Public School *Tecumseh Public School

public high schools and three Catholic high schools in Burlington. Public *Aldershot School (1964) Sports Team: Lions *Burlington Central High School (1922) Sports Team: Trojans *Frank J. Hayden Secondary School (Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School) Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School (2013) Sports Team: Huskies *Gary Allan High School Burlington Campus - Adult Learners School *Lester B. Pearson High School (Lester B. Pearson High School (Burlington)) (1977) Sports Team: Patriots


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schools There are 29 public elementary schools and 14 Roman Catholic elementary schools in Burlington. Public *Alexander's Public School *Alton Village Public School *Brant Hills Public School *Bruce T. Lindley Public School *Burlington Central Elementary *Central Public School *C.H. Norton Public School *Charles R. Beaudoin Public School *Clarksdale Public School *Dr. Charles Best Public School *Florence Meares Public School Sports Team: Falcons *Frontenac Public School *Glenview

Public School Sports Team: Hawks *John T. Tuck Public School *John William Boich Public School *Kilbride Public School *King's Road Public School *Lakeshore Public School *Maplehurst Public School *Mohawk Gardens Public School *Orchard Park Public School *Paul A. Fisher Public School *Pauline Johnson Public School *Pineland Public School Sports Team: Panthers *Rolling Meadows Public School *Ryerson Public School Sports Team: Road Runners *Sir E. MacMillan Public School *Tecumseh Public School *Tom Thomson Public School Catholic *Ascension Elementary School *Canadian Martyrs Elementary School *Holy Rosary Elementary School *Sacred Heart of Jesus Elementary School *St. Christopher Elementary School *St. Elizabeth Seton Elementary School *St. Gabriel Elementary School *St. John Elementary School *St. Mark Elementary School *St. Patrick Elementary School *St. Paul Elementary School *St. Raphael Elementary School *St. Timothy Elementary School High schools There are eight public high schools and three Catholic high schools in Burlington. Public *Aldershot School (1964) Sports Team: Lions *Burlington Central High School (1922) Sports Team: Trojans *Frank J. Hayden Secondary School (Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School) Dr. Frank J. Hayden Secondary School (2013) Sports Team: Huskies *Gary Allan High School Burlington Campus - Adult Learners School *Lester B. Pearson High School (Lester B. Pearson High School (Burlington)) (1977) Sports Team: Patriots *M.M. Robinson High School (1963) Sports Team: Rams *Nelson High School (Nelson High School (Ontario)) (1957) Sports Team: Lords *Robert Bateman High School (2004) Sports Team: Wild Catholic *Assumption Secondary School (1977) Sports Team: Crusaders *Corpus Christi Catholic Secondary School (2008) Sports Team: Longhorns *Notre Dame Secondary School (Notre Dame Catholic Secondary School (Burlington)) (1989) Sports Team: Fighting Irish Private *Fern Hill School *Halton Waldorf School *Burlington Christian Academy *Burlington Montessori Preschool *Glenn Arbour Academy *Fairview Glen Montessori *Hillfield Strathallan (Hamilton) *Summerhill Day School *Trinity Christian School *John Calvin Christian School *Pine School *TALC Academy *Mylanta Christian Montessori Universities *McMaster University DeGroote School of Business - Ron Joyce Centre opened in September 2010 and offers MBA and Executive Management programs. '''Comedy at Club 54''' is a Canadian (Canada) television program hosted by Ben Guyatt. The show was produced from the early 1990s until 2002 and is now airing in syndicated (Television syndication) re-runs on the Canadian Comedy Network (The Comedy Network). The show takes place in Burlington, Ontario at Club 54. The live performances still happen weekly, although new episodes of the Comedy at Club 54 TV show have not been aired since 2002. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate visit Ontario city Tuesday, former U.S. President Bill Clinton (w:Bill Clinton) and Former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate and former Ontario Premier Bob Rae (w:Bob Rae) visited Hamilton, Ontario (w:Hamilton, Ontario) to speak. The fundraiser for Burlington, Ontario (w:Burlington, Ontario) based club ''Transitions For Youth'' was at the Hamilton Place (w:Hamilton Place). There were about 2,000 people there and the estimated price to hear Clinton speak was CAN$100,000 to CAN$400,000.


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. Organizations right thumb A Burlington Transit (Image:Burlington Transit New Flyer Invero 7009-03.jpg) bus The Burlington Teen Tour Band (BTTB) has operated in the city since 1947, including members between the ages of 13 and 21. The marching band goes by the nickname ''The Redcoats'' due to the colour of its uniforms, and are regular participants in major international parades. They are also referred to as "Canada's Musical Ambassadors" and have represented Canada all over

the world. One such occasion was during the 2008 Tournament of Roses Parade (Rose Parade), where the band represented Canada for the fourth time in the band's history. The band is currently led by Rob Bennett, managing director, along with Sir William Hughes, musical director. The Junior Redcoats are the younger version of the Teen Tour Band. The band includes children between the ages of 9 to 12. The Junior Redcoats' major performances are most commonly at the Burlington Santa Claus Parade

, the Waterdown Santa Claus Parade, Hamilton Place (along with the Teen Tour Band) and the Sound of Music Parade. The Junior Redcoats are currently directed by Bill Rolfe. The Burlington Concert Band has been in operation since 1908. The band, composed of local volunteer musicians, plays a wide variety of musical styles and repertoire. It primarily performs to raise money for charitable causes. The Burlington Concert Band is a participating member of Performing Arts Burlington as well as the Canadian


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, Trafalgar Township (Oakville, Ontario), Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), Nelson Township (Burlington, Ontario), Milton (Milton, Ontario), and Esquesing Township (now Halton Hills (Halton Hills, Ontario).) Staff Conservation Halton employs 339 staff (2003) including full-time, part-time and seasonal employees. Its administration office is located in Lowville, a rural village in Burlington, Ontario. In 2004 Conservation Halton was featured as one of Canada's Top 100


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based Television station CHCH-TV serves Hamilton, Halton and Niagara (Regional Municipality of Niagara), thus including Burlington. Radio One radio station, FM (FM radio) 107.9 CJXY (CJXY-FM), is licensed to (community of license) Burlington and another, FM 94.7 CHKX (CHKX-FM), to "Hamilton Burlington." Both presently broadcast from studios in Hamilton; CJXY, indeed, brands itself "Hamilton's ONLY Rock Station." Burlington listeners are also served


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. The live performances still happen weekly, although new episodes of the Comedy at Club 54 TV show have not been aired since 2002. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate visit Ontario city Tuesday, former U.S. President Bill Clinton (w:Bill Clinton) and Former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate and former Ontario Premier Bob Rae (w:Bob Rae) visited Hamilton, Ontario (w:Hamilton, Ontario) to speak. The fundraiser for Burlington, Ontario (w:Burlington, Ontario) based club ''Transitions For Youth'' was at the Hamilton Place (w:Hamilton Place). There were about 2,000 people there and the estimated price to hear Clinton speak was CAN$100,000 to CAN$400,000.


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members. In 1998, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission granted Crossroads a licence to operate a Burlington, Ontario based, 24-hour a day over-the-air commercial TV station on cable, covering North America on satellite. CITS-TV has been broadcasting programming since September 1998. The Lightning play their "home" games in Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) (Mohawk Sports Park) and nearby Burlington (Burlington, Ontario), Oakville


extremely high

Sounds by the Shore: A History of Burlington, Ontario, Canada publisher City of Burlington date June 1993 url http: cms.burlington.ca AssetFactory.aspx?did 3750 accessdate 2008-12-07 By 1974, with a population exceeding 100,000, Burlington was incorporated as a city. The extremely high rate of growth continued, and between 2001 and 2006, the population of Burlington grew by 9%, compared to Canada's overall growth rate of 5.4%. By 2006, the population topped 160,000. Continued high rates of growth are forecast as farmland north of Dundas Street (former Highway 5) and south of Highway #407 is developed into more suburban housing. Geography and climate Burlington is located at the southwestern end of Lake Ontario, just to the north of Hamilton and the Niagara Peninsula, roughly in the geographic centre of the urban corridor known as the Golden Horseshoe. Burlington has a total land area of '''Comedy at Club 54''' is a Canadian (Canada) television program hosted by Ben Guyatt. The show was produced from the early 1990s until 2002 and is now airing in syndicated (Television syndication) re-runs on the Canadian Comedy Network (The Comedy Network). The show takes place in Burlington, Ontario at Club 54. The live performances still happen weekly, although new episodes of the Comedy at Club 54 TV show have not been aired since 2002. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton and former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate visit Ontario city Tuesday, former U.S. President Bill Clinton (w:Bill Clinton) and Former Canadian Liberal leadership candidate and former Ontario Premier Bob Rae (w:Bob Rae) visited Hamilton, Ontario (w:Hamilton, Ontario) to speak. The fundraiser for Burlington, Ontario (w:Burlington, Ontario) based club ''Transitions For Youth'' was at the Hamilton Place (w:Hamilton Place). There were about 2,000 people there and the estimated price to hear Clinton speak was CAN$100,000 to CAN$400,000.

Burlington, Ontario

'''Burlington''' (Canada 2011 Census population 175,779), is a city located in Halton Region (Regional Municipality of Halton) at the western end of Lake Ontario. Burlington is part of the Greater Toronto Area, and is also included in the Hamilton (Hamilton, Ontario) Census Metropolitan Area. Physically, Burlington lies between the north shore of Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment. Economically, Burlington is strategically located near the geographic centre of the Golden Horseshoe, a densely populated and industrialized region home to over 8 million people.

Some of the city's attractions include Canada's Largest Ribfest, Sound of Music Festival (Burlington Sound of Music), Art Gallery of Burlington, and Spencer Smith Park, all located near the city's municipal offices in the downtown core. Additionally, the city attracts hikers, birders and nature lovers due to the Royal Botanical Gardens (Royal Botanical Gardens (Ontario)) located on the border with Hamilton, as well as its proximity to a part of the Niagara Escarpment in the north end of the city that includes the Iroquoian section of the Bruce Trail.

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