Family man

Burlington has been home to my family For 60 years, we span four generations- from my 95 year old mother, my 37 year old daughter, Meghan, who with my son-in-law, Brandon, have given me two wonderful granddaughters, Ava (9) and Emerson (7). My son, John (33), has a wonderful wife, Kathleen; (2 ½) year old grandson Lawrence and granddaughter Moya (1).

Committed to Burlington and ward 4

Burlington has been Jack's home for 60 years. Jack's home and business are both in Ward 4. Jack truly represents Burlington and especially Ward 4 where he has lived for 29 years. He will continue to work tenaciously for Ward 4 and its residents.

Experienced in Business

Jack is a successful entrepreneur. Cedar Springs Health, Racquet and Sportsclub (also located in Ward 4) which he and his children own and manage, is a testament to his business expertise. Under his management over the past 30 years, the club has continued to grow in a highly competitive environment. Jack's previous business experience includes four years in senior management with a chartered bank and 14 years as owner of Sir Pizza in Burlington. Jack Dennison knows the value of a dollar. Jack Dennison knows the meaning of 'The Bottom Line'.

An Educated man

Jack graduated from Burlington Central High School. He studied business and economics at the University of Guelph and has a Masters of Business Administration degree (MBA) from York University.

A Proponent of Fitness

His personal exercise program includes: weight training, group exercise, running (18 marathons - right knee won't allow anymore) tennis, cycling and rollerblading.

An Active, vocal Citizen

Jack was involved with City committees in the six years prior to being elected to Burlington & Halton Councils in 1994. Accordingly he had an excellent understanding of the system. Jack made presentations to City Council on a number of issues including: Vision 90, Active Living Guidelines, Waterfront East & West, The North East Burlington community Centre, the McNichol Estate and now 20 years on City & Regional Council.

My Leadership positions on Council have included:

  • Chair Burlington Community Development Committee
  • Chair Budget and Strategic Planning Committee
  • Vice Chair Regional Health and Social Services Committee
  • Member Regional Planning and Public Works Committee
  • Chair Licensing Committee
  • Burlington Chamber of Commerce

Council Appointee:

  • Burlington Cycling Committee
  • Halton Active Transportation Committee
  • Road Safety Committee
  • Burlington Economic Development Committee
  • Burlington and Halton Development Liaison Committee
  • Joseph Brant Memorial Hospital Board (9 years)
  • Tourism Burlington