Month: February 2018

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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Upcoming charity tournament brings amateurs and NHL greats together

Few hockey fans know what it’s like to experience the adrenaline of being on the ice competing alongside NHL-caliber players. This spring, for the first time in Peel Region, amateur adult players of various levels will have a rare opportunity to experience the rush, the excitement and the joy of playing with approachable NHL alumni for a fabulous cause. Founded in 1996, Hockey Helps the Homeless is a national organization which hosts friendly hockey tournaments across the country to raise money to end homelessness in Canada. More than 200 NHL greats and Olympic gold medalists have participated in its...

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Brampton survey seeks public input on culture

The City of Brampton is looking for public input in its quest to develop a Culture Master Plan. An online survey has been launched that will gather information about how residents are involved in the arts and culture in the city as well as gauging participation levels. The results will be used in combination with other outreach programs to help create the Culture Master Plan which will be used to guide city delivered services for the next 10 years. The plan is expected to be completed by the end of June. “Arts and culture create jobs, drive economies and...

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Investigation underway at Mississauga commercial plaza

By Perry Lefko An investigation is underway to determine cause of a fire that resulted from an explosion at a commercial plaza on 3066 Hurontario Street, just north of Dundas Street, early Feb. 11. Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services extinguished the fire early on the morning of Feb. 12 and shut off the gas to the building. According to a media release from the City of Mississauga, the investigation is being led by the Ontario Fire Marshal, with support from Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services and Peel Regional Police. The investigation is expected to take a few days to...

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Ward 7 Councillor Nando Iannicca leaving politics after 30 years

By Perry Lefko Nando Iannicca was born and raised in Mississauga and expects he’ll probably spend the rest of his life living there, but the 56-year-old has decided it’s time for a career change after 30 years of working as the Ward 7 councillor. Iannicca, who made history when he became the youngest councilor elected to Mississauga city council at age 27, is also the first local politician to be elected in the riding in which he grew up and still resides. He announced in January he will not seek a 10th term. Iannicca is the longest-serving active member...

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