Jobs and Growth – Federal Budget 2022

Continue to support small businesses by extending the funding for the My Main Street initiative past the initial 12 months, and continuing Digital Main Street with expanded boundaries outside of Business Improvement Areas (BIA’s) for the Digital Transformation and Digital Service Squad programs.

Resilient Communities – Federal Budget 2022

Contribute to the City’s $8M investment in innovative housing through the Housing Catalyst Capital Project to support the non-profit and co-operative housing sector in Brampton.

Building Greener – Federal Budget 2022

Funding for the Riverwalk project in the downtown to advance sustainable mobility and active transportation components, to complete feasibility studies, implementing stormwater management systems, supporting Eco Park concepts, and advancing open space and public realm improvements.

Expanding Active Transportation – Federal Budget 2022

Ensure long-term sustainable funding, such as the new Active Transportation Fund, to implement active transportation infrastructure and programs as part of the Federal Government’s National Active
Transportation Strategy.

Brampton Submits 2022 Federal Funding Requests

In Ottawa, work is underway to prepare the federal budget and Brampton’s leaders are keen to ensure that Brampton gets its fair share of dollars to pay for a wide range of projects.

Region of Peel to initiate study on governance options

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 […]

The biggest loser in the Ontario provincial election

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 […]

Minister visits Brampton to announce parental leave benefits

Brampton hosted the Honourable Patricia Hajdu, Minister of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour, to announce a new initiative the federal government has introduced through its 2018 budget to support gender equality at home and in the workplace. Making the announcement at Gore Meadows Recreation Centre, Minister Hajdu was joined by Brampton’s five Members of Parliament, […]

Residents give Riverstone a thumbs up at public meetings

The City of Brampton hosted two public meetings at the recently purchased Riverstone Golf Club, and from the reaction of the residents who attended, the future community centre is likely to be seen as a welcome addition to the portfolio of recreational facilities that have become a source of pride for the residents of the […]