Author: Jennifer Mclaughlin

Nominations now being accepted for 2019 Brampton Sports Hall of Fame inductees

Do you know someone who has made an outstanding contribution to sport in Brampton? Until June 15, nominations are being accepted for next year’s Brampton Sports Hall of Fame inductees. The four categories of membership into the Hall of Fame are athletes, builders (all members other than athletes), veterans (either athletes or builders who have concluded their careers) and teams. Founded in 1979, the hall honours the history of sport in the City of Brampton and, in particular, those persons who have made outstanding contributions and achievements in the development of sport. It also collects, preserves, researches, exhibits and...

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Trillium Health Partners doctor appointed to the Order of Ontario

Trillium Health Partners is proud to announce that psychiatrist Dr. Dilkhush Panjwani has been named to the Order of Ontario, the highest honour in the province. This prestigious honour recognizes individuals for their outstanding commitment and contribution to the community. Dr. Panjwani has been a psychiatrist in the community for more than 30 years. He values the importance of promoting mental health and assisting those suffering who may be lacking access to care. He is dedicated to ending the stigma surrounding mental illness and has based his career around helping his patients, supporting their mental health and overall well-being....

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Comedian Derek Seguin brings laughter to the LAC

For those needing a good laugh after a long winter, comedian Derek Seguin may be the perfect remedy. Montreal-based Seguin is considered one of Canada’s hottest comedians, touring clubs and theatres across North America for the past few years. His debut concert album, Newfie Octopus, is a bestseller on CD Baby and iTunes. Seguin was the winner of the 2015 Sirius XM’s Top Comic competition and has performed an impressive six times at the prestigious invitation-only Just For Laughs festival. He filmed a set for HBO at last year’s festival and made other televised appearances, including the CBC Winnipeg...

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Exhibit shows there is much to learn about service dogs

Beyond Sit and Stay: Dogs in Our Service is an enlightening exhibit on now at the Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives. On loan from Halton Heritage Services, it explores the relationship between working dogs and their human partners, while teaching us that dogs are far more than our “best friends” – they serve us in a growing number of ways. A fundamental concept in understanding the role of a service dog is that a service dog is not a piece of equipment that is molded once and passed on from person to person to perform a task. Instead,...

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Town of Caledon completes climate protection program

The Town of Caledon has received recognition for completing all requirements of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) Partners for Climate Protection program (PCP). PCP is a network of Canadian municipal governments that have committed to reducing greenhouse gases (GHG) by combating climate change. Climate change is a long-term change in temperature and weather patterns due to increased greenhouse gas emissions. Since it began in 1994, more than 300 municipalities have joined PCP, with the goal to reduce emissions. PCP membership covers all provinces and territories and accounts for more than 65 per cent of the Canadian population. Jenny...

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    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018
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