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.

Bovaird House Heritage Barn Update

Many residents have contacted our office to share feedback on a council decision at the Budget Committee meeting on Dec 1st. During that meeting, council approved a motion by a 6 to 5 vote to allocate $500,000 in 2022 and another $500,000 in 2023 pay to for the construction of a heritage barn at the […]

City of Brampton Prevails in $28M Lawsuit

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 […]

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 […]