Burlington [Halton Region] - Community Summary
Located in the GTA between Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, Burlington residents number more than 175,000 but the community retains a small-town feel. In 2012, Burlington was named the GTA's top city and the second best city in which to live in Canada by MoneySense magazine. Burlington has also been Ontario's only city ranked in the top 10 spot for best place for jobs.
Burlington has many community centres and public libraries for residents to use and enjoy. Joseph Brant Hospital serves the Burlington community for patient care, clinics and programs.
Surrounded by green space, parks and sport facilities, Burlington is a proud centre of green activity.
Burlington is an excellent centre of education with many pre-schools, elementary schools and high schools. The Halton District School Board and Halton Catholic School Board provide quality education to the region. Burlington is also located close to colleges and universities.