Author: Jennifer Mclaughlin

Something for everyone this summer at PAMA

The lazy, hazy days of summer present the perfect opportunity to escape the heat and let your mind explore all that Peel Art Gallery Museum and Archives (PAMA) has to offer. Community Connections: Art from PAMA’s Creative Expressions Program showcases the work created during the art workshops offered to children and adults with developmental and physical challenges. The program serves to provide participants with a sense of both confidence and pride. The workshops are made possible with funding from the Community Foundations of Canada, Brampton and Caledon Community Foundation, Mississauga Community Foundation and Peel Region. Space to Spoon highlights...

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Caledon presents first-ever accessibility award

In May, The Town of Caledon presented its inaugural accessibility award to KeyKeeper, a Bolton manufacturer of secure night drop boxes and key drop boxes. The presentation coincided with National AccessAbility Week (May 27 to June 3). “By creating a more inclusive and accessible workplace, KeyKeeper is creating opportunity for people with disabilities to contribute,” said Mayor Allan Thompson at the presentation. “And what better time to recognize them than National AccessAbility Week.” “We’re honoured to receive this award,” said Jonathan Weedon, KeyKeeper owner. “It’s great that we can create a job in Caledon for a Caledon resident. It’s a...

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Fully inclusive and accessible park unveiled at Palgrave

The Town of Caledon has partnered with the Palgrave Rotary Club to provide a fully inclusive and accessible play and gathering place for seniors, families and individuals with special needs. Newly renovated Norma Bangay Park, formerly Westview Park, was unveiled at a ceremony May 28. Derek Clark, of the Palgrave Rotary Club, led a ceremony attended by children from nearby Palgrave elementary schools, members of the White Birch day programme, residents, town officials and Rotary members. Included in the celebration were the official park renaming and National AccessAbility Week (May 28 to June 3). The park features upgrades to...

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Enjoy locally grown produce with the Grown in Peel guide

Summer provides the perfect opportunity to enjoy fresh produce. Now, Peel residents can now pick up the new Grown in Peel guide to learn what locally-grown fruit and vegetables are available for purchase in the region and when they are in season. The guide also shares what is available in local nurseries and greenhouses, as well as where to find other farm-fresh products including meat, eggs, and honey. Hoping to lend economic support to local growers and retailers, the guide features 35 farms, retailers and farmers markets in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga, plus a map showing each location. A...

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New long-term care home approved for Mississauga

Charles Sousa, Minister of Finance and Mississauga South MPP recently announced the provincial government’s plan to award 320 new long-term care beds in Mississauga through a new partnership between Indus Community Services, Trillium Health Partners, and Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care. The announcement is part of a commitment to build 5,000 new long-term care beds by 2022 and more than 30,000 new beds over the next decade. “Our government is improving health care in Mississauga and throughout Ontario by increasing the number of long-term care beds in our communities,” said Sousa. “This investment will help alleviate wait times...

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