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Athletics Canada nominates 46 athletes to Canada’s 2018 Commonwealth Games team

Two Brampton athletes, Brendon Rodney and Gavin Smellie, are among the group of 46 recently announced by Athletics Canada to compete in the 2018 Commonwealth Games, taking place in Gold Coast, Australia, from April 4-15. The team, comprised of 20 women and 26 men, will be focused on contributing to the overall Canadian medal count and bettering its total of 17 podium finishes (five gold, two silver and 10 bronze) from the 2014 Commonwealth Games. “Athletics Canada has put together a strong and talented team that features a number of Commonwealth Games veterans and athletes who have taken great strides in our NextGen Program,” said...

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Unauthorized kratom and sexual enhancement products seized from multiple George’s convenience stores

Health Canada is advising Canadians that it has seized several health products, including one kratom and 16 sexual enhancement products, from multiple George’s convenience stores located in the Greater Toronto Area (Brampton, Maple, Markham and Woodbridge). These products are not authorized by Health Canada and may pose serious health risks. Unauthorized health products Product &Promoted Use Hazard Identified Company Action Taken Yellow Borneo Kratom Labelled to contain kratom George’s Convenience 9445 Mississauga Road, Unit 2, Brampton, ON Seized from the retail location   Triple MaximumWhite Panther Sexual enhancement Labelled to contain yohimbe George’s Convenience Locations: 9445 Mississauga Road, Unit 2, Brampton, ON 3651 Major Mackenzie Dr, Unit 4,...

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Postmedia/Torstar local newspaper deal is cynical and destructive: CAJ

The message Postmedia and Torstar sent when they swapped Ontario community newspapers was succinct: local journalism is not a priority at either company, says the Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ). “Postmedia and Torstar pretend to support thriving local news, and advocate for more journalism when they testify at parliamentary committees,” said CAJ president Nick Taylor-Vaisey. “But they’ve proven once again that cutting newspapers, and destroying media diversity in cities both big and small, is routine business.” Canada’s latest media swap saw Postmedia acquire 24 Torstar properties in exchange for 17 newspapers. Only seven of those won’t be closed down....

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City’s Employer Brand Story takes bronze at the 2017 Transform Awards North America

On November 2, the City of Mississauga’s Employer Brand Story received a bronze award at the Transform Awards North America 2017 in New York City. The Employer Story is an assortment of authentically aligned messages focused on the unique perspectives of current and potential employees. It won Best Use of Copy Style/Tone of Voice. “Innovative and successful brands today are not only admired for their brand reputations but for their reputations as desirable employers,” said Janice Baker, City Manager and Chief Administrative Officer. “The City is in an enviable position of having both a strong brand and strong employer...

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THP receives funding for 99 additional beds

Trillium Health Partners (THP) is pleased to share the Government of Ontario has announced it is making over 2,000 additional beds and spaces available to help support hospitals and regions with the highest capacity challenges in the province. THP will receive funding for up to 99 dedicated beds to support transitional care spaces outside of the hospital, ensuring those who no longer require care in a hospital setting can transition safely to home or community care. Over the coming months, THP will work in partnership with the Mississauga Halton Local Health Integration Network (MH LHIN), West Park Healthcare Centre,...

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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