City of Burlington

Burlington City is located in the Halton Region of Lake Ontario and is considered part of the Greater Toronto Area. With a population of close to 200,000, Burlington is the home to over nine major ethnic communities. Families enjoy going to the annual Rib Fest, waterfront festivals, sports activities, art galleries, libraries, parks, camping, dining, and shopping centres. Nearby are the Bronte Provincial Park, Spencer Smith Park, the Performing Arts Centre, La Salle Park Marina and the North Shore Golf and Country Club. Burlington is rated as the safest city in Canada in which to live, work, study, and learn. Enjoy the many local historic and tourist attractions, such as Joseph Brant Museum, Niagara Falls, CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, and Crawford Lake Huron Village. You can visit Hamilton, which is minutes away by car. Toronto is an hour away by train. Ottawa, Montreal, and Quebec City are other major unique cities that are a train ride away.

Quick Facts about Burlington

183,315 Population

101,650 Experienced Labour Force

20 Post-Secondary Institutions Within One Hour Drive

$93,588 Median Income

73% Post-Secondary Education

4 Top Major Fields of Study

  • Business; management and public administration
  • Architecture; engineering; and related technologies
  • Social and behavioural sciences and law
  • Health and related fields

3 Twin/Sister Cities

  • Itabashi, Japan. 
  • Apeldoorn, Netherlands. 
  • Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, U.S.A. 

Welcome to Burlington Video 

Visitor Guide to Burlington, Ontario

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