COVID-19 Resources & Updates for Burlington

On March 21, Mayor Marianne Meed Ward declared a State of Emergency for Burlington.

Burlington Municipal Financial Assistance Resources

The City of Burlington is offering the following financial assistance and support for Burlington residents and businesses:

Closures & Cancellations 

To access information about closures and what is still open in Burlington, please click here.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Burlington and other resources have implemented the following new policies:

  • Effective March 19 and until further notice, Burlington Transit will not be collecting fares. Customers with auto-renew monthly passes who do not need the April pass have until March 20 to cancel the auto-renew
  •  As such, Burlington Hydro will work with customers and offer a number of payment terms/options for those who are struggling to pay their electricity bills.

Related Links

Burlington COVID-19 Community Resources

Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Public Health Ontario:

Halton Region Public Health:

Government of Ontario:

Government of Canada:

World Health Organization:

Residents can stay informed at as well as the City of Burlington’s social media channels: @cityburlington on twitter and