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Regional Councillor Brampton Wards 1 & 5

Brampton Neighbourhood Association Guide available plus new neighbourhood grant opportunity

Brampton City Council approved a new Neighbourhood Association Guide during the June 21, 2023 Committee of Council meeting, including a new grant stream of up to $1,500 for eligible groups and projects. The guide provides valuable information to residents on how to establish their own neighbourhood associations, foster a sense of community and encourage collaborative efforts to improve Brampton’s diverse neighbourhoods.

Community Safety Update: February 2024

Thank you to the many residents and businesses in downtown Brampton and across Wards 1 & 5, for providing feedback regarding community safety issues. In the fall of 2023, we hosted a Community Safety Townhall meeting with residents, in collaboration with the Region of Peel and Peel Police. Several items have been actioned including recent announcements and advocacy related to auto-theft, increased support for Place-based Peel Outreach, Neighbourhood Associations , Peel Police CIRT and more. The work to tackle mental health and addictions, homelessness, and crime, particularly in the downtown core is ongoing.

Residential Rental Licensing Starts JAN 2024

The Residential Rental Licensing (RRL) Pilot Program, a two-year initiative for rental landlord registration and licensing, was approved during the March 29, 2023 Committee of Council meeting. The program’s framework was subsequently presented to the Committee of Council on September 20, 2023, and received unanimous approval.

Individual and collective action to end violence against women

December 6th marks The École Polytechnique massacre, also known as the Montreal massacre, an antifeminist mass shooting that occurred in 1989, where fourteen women were murdered. It also marks the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. The City of Brampton continues to stand at the forefront of action to end violence […]

Downtown Brampton Neighbourhood Tackles Community Safety Challenges

Over 40 residents participated in the Central Public School Community Safety Workshop along with representatives from Peel Police, Region of Peel Human Services, By-law Enforcement, City Security, the City’s Community Safety team, Welcoming Streets Outreach, Regeneration Outreach, Mayor Brown, Councillor Santos and Councillor Vicente and their support teams.

Community Safety Meeting Scheduled

Residents in the Downtown Brampton area and along the Etobicoke Trail Creek have seen a rise in crime, drugs, mental health issues and encampments in the area. We’re taking the issue very seriously and convening a community safety meeting with the goal of creating an action plan and follow-up.

Lit Outdoor Pickleball Court Coming to Calvert Park!

The city of Brampton is taking a proactive approach to address the changing needs and demands of its residents by updating park amenities. Following the successful transformation of a baseball diamond into a fully lit tape ball amenity, the city is now turning its attention to an underutilized lawn bowling pitch. This derelict space, which has become associated with illicit behavior, is set to be revitalized and transformed into an outdoor lit pickleball court. This exciting development aims to meet the growing demand for pickleball facilities in Brampton and provide a safe and enjoyable space for residents of all ages.