Explore Brampton Youth Pass

Pass holders will have free access to Brampton Transit services and Recreation drop-in programs including swimming, skating, and select sports from July 1 to September 5, 2022.

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 […]

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 […]

Metrolinx says parking is safe at Brampton’s Ryerson University location

The new Ryerson University in Downtown Brampton.

Will the construction of a new university in Brampton mean that parking will be eliminated as a result of Ryerson’s building plans? Not likely, according to Metrolinx. The City of Brampton has released images that define the precise location of the new university to be built by Ryerson University in partnership with Sheridan College, the […]

Brampton LRT assembly facility will support over 600 new jobs

Steven Del Duca, Minister of Economic Development and Growth, was in Brampton today to announce the future home of Alstom’s new LRT assembly facility, to be built in Brampton. “This is where the vehicles will be assembled, that will help to carry our regional transit system into a new era,” said Del Duca. “The state-of-the-art […]

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.   […]

Mayor delivers state of the city address

Before a packed room of over 400 members of the Brampton Board of Trade, Mayor Linda Jeffrey delivered her State of the City address. Touting a number of achievements made recently by the business community, Jeffrey talked about the “resiliency” of the city, its people, and its businesses. “Resilient cities are those that can survive, […]

A (Brief) History of the LRT in Brampton

Exactly two years ago, the City of Brampton made a decision regarding the proposed Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit (HMLRT) that is likely to cast a long, dark shadow over the future of the city. In a narrow 6-5 vote, a decision was made that stopped a modern, fast, and fully funded LRT system from entering […]