Author: Peel Region Review

Library grand opening set for March 6

Brampton Library continues to grow, with the opening of the Springdale branch located at 10705 Bramalea Road and Sandalwood Parkway. The facility washes away old perceptions of public library space to reveal an exciting new level of customer service and experience that inspires connections. A grand opening event will be held on March 6 at 10 am. and everyone is invited to attend. “We have all been waiting with such anticipation,” said Rebecca Raven, Brampton Library CEO. “Today, I am so pleased to announce that our doors are open to all. Heartfelt thanks to everyone for their patience on...

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Brampton Fire says forget the chocolates this Valentine’s Day

Struggling to find that perfect Valentine’s gift this year? The one that shows you really care? Brampton Fire has a low-cost, high-impact suggestion that you can find at your local home improvement store. Having a working smoke alarm on every storey of your home and outside all sleeping areas is not just the law – it’s also the best way you can protect your loved ones in an emergency. Smoke alarms can cost as little as $20 and provide you with the peace of mind that the people you care about most will have a critical early warning in...

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City announces new economic development director

Bonnie Brown is the new economic development director for the City of Mississauga effective Feb. 13. Brown has been the city’s sector development and economic partnerships manager since 2012 and replaces Susan Amring, who retired in 2017. “Bonnie is committed to delivering excellence in professional services in collaboration with the mayor and council, city leadership and staff and with industry and community partners,” said Janice Baker, city manager and CAO.  “I am delighted to have Bonnie leading the city’s economic development efforts. She brings her strong people and leadership skills and an experienced understanding and knowledge of local, national...

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Rockin’ the Paradise at the Living Arts Centre

Imagine being transported back 30 years and being one of the lucky few to experience a live performance of the original rock band Styx. That’s what a performance by Styx tribute band, Rockin’ the Paradise, is all about: capturing the chemistry, the passion, energy and note-for-note accuracy of a legendary performance up close and personal. Rockin’ the Paradise puts the focus on the trademark high-pitched harmonies, dual-guitar assault, solid rhythm section and flashy keyboards that made Styx the first and only band to have four consecutive multi-platinum albums. Rockin’ the Paradise performs Feb. 14 at Hammerson Hall in the...

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Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal coming to Mississauga

Internationally renowned contemporary dance company, BJM (Les Ballets Jazz de Montréal) has presented more than 2,000 performances in 65 countries in front of more than two million spectators. Presenting a hybrid form of dance that combines the aesthetics of classical ballet with many other different styles, their performances have been described as sexy, explosive, original and accessible. And its superb dancers are widely acclaimed. The term “jazz” in the name refers more to a “jazzing up” of classical ballet rather than any musical or dance style. Founded in 1972, the company has pursued its own unique path. Now in...

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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

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