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Züm service improvements and reduced child fare

Starting Sept. 4, Brampton Transit service improvements include a Züm Bovaird extension and reduced PRESTO fare for children. Highlights includes: NEW 505 Züm Bovaird Airport Road extension to Malton GO Station. NEW 27 Robert Parkinson route east of Mount Pleasant Village. NEW 54 County Court route from Brampton Gateway Terminal. NEW 56 King Knoll route from Brampton Gateway Terminal. 501 Züm Queen now ends at the Vaughan Metropolitan Centre Rapidway Station with direct connections to the TTC subway. This route will no longer operate to York University. 501A/C Züm Queen will continue to service York University with extra service hours added....

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Mississauga receives federal funding for Climate Change Action Plan

The City of Mississauga has been awarded $125,000 in funding through the federal government’s Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program. The funding will be used to develop the city’s Climate Change Action Plan. “We are taking action to help fight climate change and reduce pollution,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “That’s why we’re developing a Climate Change Action Plan, to help prepare Mississauga for the impacts of a changing global climate. The plan will have two key goals: reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase our capacity to deal with and respond to future climate events, as well as position the city and...

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A new director for Mississauga libraries

Mississauga libraries has a new director and one of her main goals is to ensure services meet the content and cultural needs of residents. Lori Kelly previously held the acting director position, since April 2018, which will likely make this transition a smooth one. “Our libraries are important, community gathering places,” said Paul Mitcham, community services commissioner. “Lori brings with her a keen passion and desire to strengthen the library’s role as a learning institution with inspiring and welcoming creative spaces and access to information resources. Lori has a proven track record for being a strategic, consultative team builder...

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New to Brampton? Register for a free bus tour

The City of Brampton is offering free, family-friendly bus tours on Aug. 21 and 23, to share the city’s history and services with new residents. The city has offered this award-winning community program since 2009, through a partnership between the city’s recreation division, Brampton Transit and Brampton Library. The three-hour tour includes a visit to a community centre to learn about recreation opportunities and facility amenities along with exploring one of six library branches to discover the diverse resources available and how to access them. The ride on a Brampton Transit bus will also include a hands-on workshop about...

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Algoma expansion adding to downtown Brampton transformation

Algoma University recently announced a new School of Business and Economics in downtown Brampton. Students in Brampton and the GTA will now have the choice of two new four-year bachelor degrees, in business or finance and economics. The expanded programming will open for enrolment this September. This news adds to the buzz around new developments and transformation in the Brampton core, particularly as it relates to new post-secondary options for students. With plans for a new Ryerson University campus well underway for the scheduled opening in fall 2022 and Downtown Reimagined project work beginning this fall, the city’s centre...

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