Author: Peel Region Review

LAC presents: Lemon Bucket Orkestra

  Lemon Bucket Orkestra is a guerilla-punk-Balkan-folk-brass band massive like no other. Maybe the only guerilla-punk-Balkan-folk-brass band anywhere. Tracing their genesis back to the streets of Toronto, the original quartet of busking troubadours quickly amassed a battalion of like-minded musical souls.  The full-blown orkestra was born. The multi award-winning ensemble has been heralded as a groundbreaking, genre-bending phenomenon by Canadian and international media alike. Over the past eight years, they have performed on streets and stages around the world, leaving a trail of new friends and dedicated fans in their wake. Equal parts exhilarating precision and reckless abandon, their...

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Interim leader says he won’t run in March leadership race

Vic Fedeli is abandoning leadership ambitions for the provincial PC Party. Fedeli sent out an email to party members Jan. 30 saying, “It has been a chaotic time for our party and a steady hand is needed at the helm. It is time to put the party and the province ahead of any one person’s ambition. As such, I will work exclusively as interim leader to the party. I will not be running for the permanent leadership position. “We have a strong caucus, a strong roster of candidates with more to come and we will have a very worthy...

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New artwork supports healing environment for cancer patients

On Jan. 18, Trillium Health Partners and Foundation celebrated a generous donation of art from the ArtWorks for Cancer Foundation (AWFC) to the Queensway Health Centre and Credit Valley Hospital. Trillium Health Partners is the first hospital to receive artwork from AWFC. The artworks foundation was established by Trillium Health Partners’ physician, Dr. Michael Weinberg, who, along with other team members, creates partnerships linking hospitals with artwork donors. All of the AWFC membership has been touched by cancer and the goal is to transform hospital clinical oncology areas across the province into warm, hopeful, healing spaces for patients and...

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Downtown Brampton set to undergo a transformation

Great things are happening in the City of Brampton. The Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change has approved the Downtown Brampton Streetscaping Environmental Assessment project, also known as Downtown Reimagined. City officials will now move ahead with detail design phase for the streetscaping work. But under the condition that loading zones or accessible parking spots will be placed where they are feasible and not impede bicycle lanes. In the coming months, stakeholders will be presented with options for the “look and feel” of the design and will have an opportunity to provide feedback. Downtown Reimagined aims to...

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Mayor Crombie reflects on past, looks to the future at New Year’s levee

Happy New Year! I am excited about the New Year. I’m excited because of Mississauga’s strong position and the potential for our city in 2018. Together, we are moving Mississauga forward toward a bright and promising future. 2017 was a milestone year for Canada and Mississauga. Mississauga joined all communities across Canada to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of our respected and peaceful democracy. Many of you joined us for the year-long festivities that took place across Mississauga. During our 150th year, Canada has emerged as a beacon to the world. As other countries close their borders and...

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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