The Integrity Commissioner rules that there is no evidence or incidents of harassment or bullying and therefore makes “no finding that Councillor Santos bullied or harassed the staff member.”
Much has changed in Brampton since the 1980s, but barriers still exist to prevent women and minorities from getting ahead.
Councillor Santos and Councillor Vicente Continue Advocacy for Post-Secondary<br>Expansion in Brampton Despite Council Politics
Residents can be proud that this work has resulted in plans for a Medical School, campus expansions, and negotiations to help revitalize our downtown with the potential relocation of the University of Guelph-Humber.
The City of Brampton has finally spoken after it won a court appeal brought forward by a developer who had alleged he was unfairly treated and sued the City in a $28.5 million lawsuit that played out in the community and in the media. The lawsuit cast a long shadow over the City’s administration and […]
Ontario’s provincial government has announced it will proceed with the second phase of Peel Memorial which will transition the health and wellness centre into a 250 bed full-service hospital with a 24 hour emergency department. Following years of advocacy efforts by Brampton City Council and Mayor Patrick Brown, the Province says it will move ahead […]
Regional Councillors have approved Peel’s 2021 Budget which sets regional property tax rates for Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon. Last December, Brampton approved its third consecutive zero percent increase in property taxes for residents on the City’s portion of the tax bill, part of a $1.2 billion budget which includes record contributions to cash reserves. “With […]
In his 2021 State of the City Address, City of Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown spoke about the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic in bringing the city together to overcome the challenges of the past year. The address was delivered during an online virtual event with Members of Council, City Staff, and Brampton’s business community in […]
Should they break up the Region of Peel? Amalgamate Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon into one super city? Keep things as they are today? After nearly two hours of discussion at the Region of Peel, Councillors voted this week to approve a $600,000 study to determine the costs of three potential governance scenarios being considered by […]
By Paul Vicente Elections used to be about issues. There are so many of them. Fiscal issues, family issues, transit, infrastructure, auto insurance, healthcare, et cetera. In this provincial election, we don’t seem to be talking about issues. Much. Instead, the media reports are filled daily with stories about scandals, candidates’ transgressions, sordid […]
At a City Council meeting today in Brampton, some Councillors questioned the need for an Integrity Commissioner to deal with complaints from the public against elected officials. The discussion was sparked by a report from Brampton’s Integrity Commissioner, Guy Giorno, who found a complaint filed by six members of Council alleging a seventh member of […]