Downtown Brampton

Public Works Department and the Region of Peel are upgrading watermains, sewers, roads and resurfacing in Downtown Brampton.

Thinking BIG about Brampton

Sometimes, if you want to develop a big idea, you need to look at things differently. With that in mind, a Brampton resident built an incredible miniature view of Downtown Brampton to get everyone thinking about the future possibilities for the area. Spending over four hundred hours fashioning cardboard, glue, metal and other materials, Matthew […]

Larry Beasley to present an incredible new “vision” of a future Brampton

The City of Brampton hired award-winning urban planner Larry Beasley to develop a new, future-ready vision of out city, and after a year of consultation with residents and stakeholders, Beasley’s “Brampton 2040 Vision” document will be presented to Members of Council in a special meeting on Monday. Called “Living the Mosaic“, Beasley sees Brampton’s future […]

Ryerson University President enthusiastic about Brampton’s future

Ryerson University’s eagerly anticipated arrival in Brampton is a game changer. Stand UP for Brampton had the privilege to meet with the President of Ryerson University, Dr. Mohamed Lachemi to discuss Ryerson’s proposal for a new university to be built in Brampton. This is part one of a three-part series generated from our discussion.   […]

Peel Memorial Phase II: Everything you want to know

The Urgent Care Centre at Peel Memorial.

On Thursday, Brampton was the site of an announcement on the future expansion of healthcare services in our city. Dr. Eric Hoskins, the Ontario Minister of Health and Long Term Care committed to add 37 new beds to Brampton Civic Hospital and to begin the process of development of Phase II of Peel Memorial Hospital. […]

New Brampton Pushes for City Building

What does the future of Brampton look like? What is our collective vision of what the next generation of Brampton should be? A group of Brampton residents, developers, and financiers have come together to ignite that conversation with the formation of New Brampton, and they are bringing their ideas directly to the steps of City Hall. “New Brampton […]

Kathleen Wynne Indepth Interview

Premier Kathleen Wynne sat down with Brampton Focus show host Michael A. Charbon recently, and responded to in-depth questions in an exclusive interview.  The questions were based on input from residents across the city who participate on the popular Brampton Focus Facebook Group. Questions were not provided in advance to the Premier. This special broadcast rounds out our series of interviews with each […]

Brampton’s Big Blue House – One Hour Special Now Online

UPDATE: The Full 1-Hour Special Episode can now be watched online. Could a monster home be coming to your neighbourhood? Across North America, owners are tearing down small properties and building new, massive homes. In Brampton, the most well known example is called the Big Blue House. Some call it a monstrosity. Many say it’s an eyesore. The neighbours […]