Author: DaveG Gordon

MonsterWorld Mashup presents diverse music and comedy

Genre-bending music acts and cutting-edge spoken word performances will fire up downtown Brampton in #MonsterWorld Mashup, a unique live-concert festival. Seasoned comics will also take the stage, stirring up their own signature stylings of irreverent humour. Artistic director Vikas Kohli says the June 1 and 2 shows are “focusing on highlighting the local talent that makes our arts spaces so diverse and exciting.” He adds the acts are “high energy, diverse performers” and they are “going to have a lot of fun smashing boundaries with this unique festival.” The June 1 line up presents a diverse collection of comedians...

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Forum addressed Peel’s overdose crisis

 DAVE GORDON To address the opiate/Fentanyl crisis in our community, the fifth annual Drug Awareness Forum presented information, awareness, and strategies to overcome this mounting issue. Headed by The Peel Harm Reduction Committee, the Nov. 16 event at the YMCA Centre in Mississauga featured three keynotes: Tara Edeh, Community and Patient Relations Coordinator of Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres, spoke about opiates, naloxone, and overdose trends for Ontario. Nick Boyce, Toronto Overdose Prevention Society, spoke about safe injection sites and his experience at Toronto’s pop-up overdose prevention site in Moss Park. Kate Bingham, Associate Medical Officer of Health Peel Public...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
  2. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  3. PAMA Museum Collects: Spotlight on Stories

    April 26, 2018 - January 20, 2019
  4. Come on Canada! Selections from the Melhuish Collection of World War II Posters

    May 6 - October 7
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