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Ontario government announces commitment to fund Phase II of Peel Memorial

The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, The Honourable Dr. Eric Hoskins joined dignitaries, hospital and community leaders at William Osler Health System’s (Osler) Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness to announce the government’s commitment to fund Phase II of the new outpatient hospital. Minister Hoskins also announced funding for an additional 31 temporary beds for Osler’s Brampton Civic Hospital. These beds are in addition to the six beds at Brampton Civic and 22 beds at Osler’s Etobicoke General Hospital, which were announced in early November to help further support the hospital in the leadup to flu...

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Osler among top 10% of North American hospitals for surgical care quality outcomes

Osler‘s Etobicoke General Hospital and Brampton Civic Hospital are among the top 10 per cent of hospitals in North America, measuring care delivered through its surgery program. Osler’s hospitals have been recognized by the American College of Surgeons’ National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP) for delivering safe, quality surgical care, ranking in the top 10per cent of 680 participating hospitals across North America. “We are thrilled to be recognized by the American College of Surgeons as a leader in our surgical program and extremely proud of Osler’s surgical team for their innovation and dedication to deliver these results,”...

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Caledon’s historical horse connection

By Rochelle Burns, PhD, social historian The name Caledon conjures up small places of people gathering, beautiful landscapes, farming, hillsides, serene dwellings, picturesque waters, and a generally peaceful place to be. And, of course, a horsey place to be. Two of the horsey crowd: First, Yann Candele, who chose to make Caledon home, is a show jumping equestrian. He moved to Canada, from his native France, in 1999, and became a Canadian citizen 10 years later. Candele was named to Canada’s Olympic team in 2016. Second horsey link: Then there was George Gardiner, also attracted enough to Caledon to...

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Brampton’s evolution has been rapid

 Rochelle Burns, PhD, social historian “Are you more afraid of how things change, or how they stay the same,” went the lyrics to a 1970s Peter, Paul and Mary hit song. Hard one to answer, for anyone.  And that has included the good people of Brampton hanging onto nostalgic feelings of what was, while embracing newness. Prior to the 1800s, all real business and, probably gossip, took place at taverns on what would become the centre of town. By 1834, John Elliott laid out the area in lots for sale, called the area ‘Brampton’, which name was soon adopted...

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New centre provides patients with fully integrated care closer to home

Trillium Health Partners (THP) and Trillium Health Partners Foundation (THPF) celebrated the official opening of the new Michèle S. Darling Women’s Imaging and Assessment Centre at its Credit Valley Hospital site on October 12. Trillium Health Partners is grateful to long-time friend and supporter Michèle S. Darling for her cumulative $1 million investment in health care for our community and her generous support of the new centre. The new Michèle S. Darling Women’s Imaging and Assessment Centre integrates diagnostic imaging services with the Breast Cancer Diagnostic Program, providing a coordinated, patient-centred approach to care where patients can receive breast...

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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