The population skyrocketed as new homes, topped was reflected also in Burlington's average age. The last cash crop farm had been replaced by the Burlington Mall. The extremely high rate of growth continued between 2001. The Niagara Escarpment make up the land area of Burlington. The city is a no longer port has a robust economy has been historically a destination with a high quality of life, is divided into six wards. The Canal Lift Bridge and The Burlington Bay James N. Allan Skyway allow access over the canal.
Job sector and No single employer dominates Burlington's economy. Other notable business include The EBF Group, The Sunshine Doughnut Company and ARGO Land Development. Mapleview Centre and The Burlington Mall are popular malls within the city. The many summer festivals include Canada's Largest Ribfest. Hamilton based Television station CHCH-TV, Hamilton, Niagara and Halton, Burlington. Several private schools are also available in the city. Australian university Charles Sturt University has had a study centre since 2005 in Burlington. Burlington Transit provides service on a transportation grid. Travel rail service and Commuter is provided by Via Rail and both GO Transit. The shore of Lake Ontario features an expansive shoreline. The park is renovated newly with outdoor pond with an observatory. Many annual free festivals take place in Spencer Smith Park. The Brant Street Pier opened during the Sound of Music Festival in Spencer Smith Park. The Art Gallery of Burlington is adjacent to Spencer Smith Park.
Mount Nemo Conservation Area is the only area in Burlington. Bronte Creek Provincial Park is along the eastern boundary of the city. Ireland House and The Joseph Brant Museum are also popular attractions has ongoing exhibits on the Eileen Collard Costume Collection on the history of Burlington. This 940-seat facility is in the downtown core on Locust Street, contains two theatres. The mall has been renovated recently as an outdoor box store centre. The Burlington Teen Tour Band has operated since 1947 in the city. One such occasion was during the 2008 Tournament of Roses Parade. The band is led currently by Rob Bennett, includes children plays a wide variety of musical styles maintains an open membership policy, anyone. The band has been the Burlington, Arts Center. The Junior Redcoats are the younger version of the Teen Tour Band at the Waterdown Santa Claus Parade at the Burlington Santa Claus Parade, are directed currently by Bill Rolfe. The Burlington Concert Band has been since 1908 in operation, is participating as the Canadian Band Association, is directed currently by Zoltan Kalman.
The CCM is a partnership, the federally largest funded youth program in Canada between the Department of National Defence. The Army Cadet Corps is 2379 Royal Hamilton Light Infantry Army Cadet Corps. The original enrolment of 25 boys was considered excellent for the small population of Burlington. Many years led the boys was n't that the Scouts's combined group committees until 1958. The current Burlington Area Scouts came in 1958 into existence. The Area stretches outside the city limits of Burlington. The Burlington Soccer League is the organization in Burlington behind most men's league soccer. The Burlington Youth Soccer Club is the second-largest youth soccer club after the Oakville Youth Soccer Club in North America. Soccer Club Organization of Burlington Youth is a unique youth soccer club. NEXXICE is synchronized skating team are reigning Canadian Senior champions. The games were held first in 1969, celebrated 40th anniversary in 2009. Tony Gabriel retired CFL, tight end with Hamilton Tiger-Cats and the Ottawa Rough Riders.
Jesse Lumsden running back with the Hamilton Tiger Cats and the Edmonton Eskimos. Chris Schultz tackle with CFL Toronto Argonauts and the NFL Dallas Cowboys.
|1908||The Burlington Concert Band has been since 1908 in operation.|
|1947||The Burlington Teen Tour Band has operated since 1947 in the city.|
|1958||The current Burlington Area Scouts came in 1958 into existence.|
|1969||The games were held first in 1969.|
|2001||The extremely high rate of growth continued between 2001.|
|2005||Australian university Charles Sturt University has had a study centre since 2005 in Burlington.|
|2009||The games celebrated 40th anniversary in 2009.|
|2014||Council elected for 2014.|