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.
The City of Brampton and Peel Region has declared gender-based violence and intimate partner violence an epidemic. In a motion brought forward by Councillor Navjit Kaur Brar and Councillor Rowena Santos at Brampton Committee of Council on June 21, council unanimously agreed that the problem is an epidemic and must be addressed with increased supports by all levels of government.
Brampton celebrated youth week with the grand opening of its first official Youth Hub, located at the Susan Fennell Sportsplex. The Youth Hub will provide inclusive services and activities for youth ages 14 to 29.
A two-year pilot program for a rental landlord registration/licensing program in Brampton was passed at Committee of Council today (March 29, 2023). The motion was moved today by Councillor Rowena Santos and seconded by Councillor Dennis Keenan. The motion is expected to pass at the next city council meeting.
The City of Brampton recognizes the urgent need to address the youth mental health crisis in Peel and is taking action to improve the lives of young people in the region.