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A proclamation is an official announcement issued by the Mayor to recognize exceptional events, groups, people, or achievements in the City of Burlington. The goal of a proclamation is to recognize and celebrate achievements, and to raise public awareness of important issues in Burlington.

Proclamations will be included in the Council Agenda for the month proclaimed if they meet all of the following criteria:
  • Submitted by representatives of a recognized charity with offices located in Burlington OR by a community group based in Burlington
  • Will be issued only in respect of activities that support residents of the City of Burlington or related events taking place in Burlington
  • Must demonstrate respect and tolerance for all Burlington residents
  • Should foster a sense of community
  • Should not be used as a vehicle to attempt to influence government policy
Individuals and organizations seeking proclamations to recognize regional, provincial, or national causes or events will be referred to the other appropriate order of government for recognition.

Please allow a minimum of 4 weeks for a proclamation to be prepared and included in the Council Agenda.

Personal information contained on this form is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, S.O. 2001, c. 25 and will be used for the purposes of administering your request for a proclamation. Questions about this collection should be directed to the Administrative Associate to the Mayor, 426 Brant Street, P.O. Box 5013, Burlington, Ontario, L7R 3Z6 T: 905-335-7600 ext. 7689 E: COB@burlington.ca

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Some organizations or groups wish to display a proclamation at their office or to help promote a cause or event. If you wish to receive a copy of the proclamation signed by the Mayor please indicate electronic or printed copy