Author: Markham Review

Financial support for aspiring Brampton firefighters

The application period for the George Hitchcock Bursary is now open. The annual Brampton Fire and Emergency Services award supports a local student pursuing a career in the fire services. The financial support can be used by the successful student for post-secondary tuition fees. The applicant must be a Brampton-based Canadian citizen (or able to work in Canada) pursuing an Ontario post-secondary diploma in a fire-related program. Application forms are available online at and must be submitted to The submission period will close either on April 30, or upon receiving 30 applications, whichever comes first. Shortlisted candidates...

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Mississauga Transitway ready to roll

The last station of the Mississauga Transitway officially opened in December. The 12-station, 18-km dedicated bus corridor allows passengers to travel east to west across Mississauga in 30 minutes. Commuters now have access to MiWay, GO Transit and Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) buses at Renforth station. “The completion of the Mississauga Transitway shows that Mississauga is a city committed to building transit and investing in our future,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “We worked together with our partners at the federal and provincial levels of government on this important transit project to ensure that our current and future transit initiatives are...

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Don’t sugar coat it

by Shana Daniel, RHN While sugar and spice make everything nice, after 31 days of December indulgence, it’s most likely the last ingredient we want to think about in our New Year. When it comes to sugar, we have mixed notions of whether it’s okay in moderation, downright poisonous or acceptably sweet as a chemical alternative. Natural sugars exist in virtually all you consume. Fruits and vegetables, starches, both solids and liquids contain it. The question is where the nutrient density lies in the choices made to incorporate it into your daily regimen. Your body breaks down proteins and...

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REMEMBRANCE DAY: Region’s heroes honoured

George Gordon Duncan, born in 1892, attended the University of Toronto, for arts and medicine, before joining the military. His life held so much promise. Like many of his fellow soldiers from Port Credit, to where he moved, Gordon was active in the 36th Peel Militia. His day job was at Port Credit’s Consumers’ Gas Company. Eager to enlist at the start of the First World War, in 1914, he became one of the first Port Credit officers to go overseas. His younger brothers, Wallace and Alan, and their father, a chaplain, all served in the War. George Gordon...

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Keep your body in top shape

The word “convenience” is one we’re all familiar with. As multitaskers in any capacity of life, we generally look and strive to be our optimal best with as little work as possible. The world of supplementation offers promises of a new you, with the potential to reach heights of undiscovered platforms your body is waiting for you to take on. From costly lotions and potions to obscenely expensive gastronomic creations, we all fall into that crevice of justification at some time or another. It may be time to uncover some truths, lurking questions you’ve been wondering about when you’re...

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Calendar of Events

  1. Black Enslavement in Upper Canada

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  2. The Black Community in Peel in the Late 19th Century

    November 10, 2017 - April 15, 2018
  3. A Thread and a Story

    November 10, 2017 - February 25, 2018
  4. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  5. Skate on the Square

    December 5, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 16, 2018 @ 10:30 pm