On May 3, Habitat for Humanity GTA kicked off Women Build with the announcement of their new 13-home project at 59 McLaughlin Road North in Brampton. The organization was joined on-site by Brampton Mayor Linda Jeffrey, future Habitat homeowners that will be calling the houses their homes, 2018 Women Build ambassador and TV personality Sherry Holmes, and 50 Women Build volunteers to cut the ribbon on the project. “The Region of Peel and the City of Brampton have been tremendous partners in helping us continue to help more working, lower-income families achieve strength, stability and self-reliance of Habitat home ownership,” said Ene Underwood,...Read More
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The summer weather has RSVP’d yes to the ROAR’ing dinosaur party taking place over the Victoria Day long weekend at Mississauga Celebration Square (MCS). Pep Rally is the official start to summer at the Square and what better way to celebrate than with a dinosaur, a robot and a confetti dance party. You read that right. Prehistoric meets high-tech during this year’s festivities. From the MCS robot, a life-sized dinosaur named Russel T. Wrecks, and a dino petting zoo to a 25-foot prehistoric rock-climbing wall, you won’t just want to follow the Square’s Instagram stories – you need to...Read More
The Perpetual Bazaar has been a fixture in downtown Brampton since 1974. It’s a non-profit consignment store staffed entirely by volunteers and managed by a volunteer board of directors. Originally founded by a group of citizens out of a church basement to be a support to the senior citizens of our community, it has grown, through much hard work and dedication, into the retail establishment that is located on Brampton’s Main Street today. They moved into their current location in 2015 through the help of a very generous anonymous benefactor and have continued to grow ever since. Everything in...Read More
On May 12, close to seventy Royal LePage offices and other community locations across Canada will be transformed into a destination for bargain hunters with the return of the National Garage Sale for Shelter. Now in its tenth year, the Mother’s Day weekend event is in support of the Royal LePage Shelter Foundation – an organization committed to supporting women’s shelters and ending domestic violence in Canada. Since 2009, the garage sale event has raised close to $3 million in support of women’s shelters across the country. The Royal LePage Shelter Foundation also funds educational programs aimed at helping teenagers develop healthy relationships which should reduce the incidence...Read More
Second City alumna, Anne Marie Scheffler, has a gift for finding the humour in everyday situations and she’s bringing her one-woman show to Mississauga. Suddenly Mommy, takes the audience through every mom’s experience of good times, bad advice, and trying to do it all. From hot dates to play dates, experience the rollicking rollercoaster of motherhood. Because no matter how you planned it, it always comes suddenly. “Have I learned nothing from dating badly?” asks Scheffler, star and creator of the show. “I lose myself to my sons, in the same way I was vampire food for those charismatic,...Read More