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 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.
Brampton Takes a Swing: Solidifying Its Position as the Cricket Capital of North America with Enhanced Amenities and Investments
Brampton City Council passed a motion to move forward with additional enhancements to cricket infrastructure, reaffirming its commitment to the growth and development of the sport. These upgrades support the sport’s expansion and further cement Brampton’s status as the Cricket Capital of North America.
The Luminato Festival is returning to Brampton on Friday, June 9 with the world-wide sensation, Walk with Amal. The event is an opportunity to participate in a global movement of hope and solidarity. Walk with Amal features a colossal 12-ft puppet representing a 10-year-old Syrian refugee, symbolizing the resilience and courage of displaced children around the world.
International Women’s Day is March 8, 2023. Join us at Brampton City Hall to Celebrate. The theme this year is #EmbraceEquity. Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive. A world where difference is valued and celebrated.