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’s STEAM is rooted in STEM

By Victoria Kaye As Brampton begins to realize the dream of a STEAM-powered university to drive the future, today our city is standing tall on the STEM world stage. A number of student teams from Brampton are set to take the world stage at this year’s VEX World Robotics Competition held in Louisville, Kentucky. 400 teams […]

Ryerson University to be located at Brampton GO Station

In what is certain to be a historic day for Brampton, the Province has made its official announcement for funding of a new university campus in downtown Brampton. After more than a year of speculation, the location of the Ryerson University expansion was revealed at an event hosted by the Brampton Board of Trade this […]

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 […]

Brampton councillors question value of integrity commissioner

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 […]

Ryerson President says Brampton to become a world leader

Stand UP for Brampton’s Paul Vicente and Rowena Santos met with the President of Ryerson University, Dr. Mohamed Lachemi, to discuss his vision for a new university in Brampton. Through collaboration, Ryerson will be a key part of the transformation of our downtown core resulting in economic growth and job creation in our city. But […]

University to bring massive change to Brampton

Stand UP for Brampton’s Paul Vicente and Rowena Santos met with the President of Ryerson University, Dr. Mohamed Lachemi, to discuss Ryerson’s proposal for a new university. From that meeting it was clear that Brampton has found a collaborative partner committed to community building. This is the second of a three-part series.   Ryerson University […]

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.   […]

Brampton Councillor Elaine Moore announces retirement

Brampton Ward 1 & 5 Councillor Elaine Moore has announced that she will be retiring from politics after the current Council term. Stand UP for Brampton wishes to acknowledge Regional Councillor Elaine Moore for her many years of service to the City of Brampton and the residents of Wards 1 and 5. Stand UP for […]

Things to do for March Break in Brampton

  As far as we are concerned, Brampton is the center of the universe, and there is always a lot to do in our beautiful city. March Break is no exception. Here are a few ideas for you. 1. Celebrate hockey. Rogers Hometown Hockey Tour is heading to Brampton for a celebration of hockey. The […]