Burlington is a great place for families and there are kid-friendly activities in almost every direction.
There’s Niagara Falls, Canada’s Wonderland, African Lion Safari, St. Jacob’s Playhouse, Ripley’s Aquarium, and lakeside Park Carousel.
There’s plenty of neighborhoods to choose from including, Aldershot, Alton Village, Brant Hills, Headon Forest, Longmoor, Mountainside, Palmer, Roseland, and The Orchard, among others.
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Burlington has been rated by Maclean’s Magazine as Canada’s Best Community and Best Community in Canada for Families. This was based on factors such as the local economy, commute, crime, amenities, and culture.
The Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic District School Board each have over 50 primary and secondary schools in Burlington. There’s instruction in English, French and French immersion.
For post-secondary education, students have access to McMaster University, University of Guelph, University of Toronto, Toronto Metropolitan University, Mohawk College, and Humber College.
Did you know that in 1669, French explorer Sieur de La Salle landed where LaSalle Park is now located? Beginning in the late 1700s, European settlers arrived along Burlington’s Lake Ontario shores.
In 1784, Captain Joseph Brant was granted land by King George III in recognition of his support for the British in the American War of Independence (1775-1783). United Empire Loyalists then began to settle in Burlington, followed by immigrants from the British Isles and Europe.
In 1873, the villages of Wellington Square and Port Nelson merged to become the Village of Burlington, which then became the Town of Burlington in 1914. Burlington became a city in 1974.
If Burlington is home for you, your home is probably the biggest and most important purchase of your life. You need to protect it.
Western Financial Group will find you home insurance that’s right for you at the right value for your home in Burlington.
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