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Spring exhibitions celebrate Sikh heritage

Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) exhibits celebrating Sikh heritage will be on display until July 2. Ruby C. Tut: A Journey Back Home. Ruby C. Tut’s personal journey back to the real and imagined home of her childhood through which she explores ideas of displacement and identity. The exhibition features recent paintings and drawings translating Sikh scripture, interpreting popular Punjabi stories and representing contemporary cross-cultural themes. Tut’s work is particularly remarkable for her strict practice of past art forms and styles using traditional materials and methods associated with calligraphy and Indian miniature paintings. Tut is a contemporary Indo-American...

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Brampton Library’s Local Authors Showcase returns

You’re a published author, so now what? In response to many requests from authors to carry their books in its branches, Brampton Library took it up a notch with the launch, last year, of its Local Authors Showcase. The program has been so successful that it’s back for a second year, to the delight of writers who simply want to be read. The showcase is open for submissions from Peel residents living in Brampton, Caledon and Mississauga. The submission package is available in all branches and at under the Join In tab. All authors submitting titles must be...

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Mississauga gets provincial and federal funding boost for transit infrastructure

On March 14, Amarjeet Sohi, federal infrastructure and communities minister, and Bob Chiarelli, provincial infrastructure minister, announced more than $800 million in funding for Mississauga transit infrastructure. “In order to ensure growing cities like Mississauga are able to break gridlock, get people moving, attract new investment, create jobs and improve our quality of life, we must work together to build the infrastructure our communities need to drive our economy forward,” said Mayor Bonnie Crombie. “The Canadian and Ontario economies are powered by municipal infrastructure and it’s important that cities like Mississauga are given the proper funding and tools to...

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Industry professionals share ideas on the future of Mississauga shopping mall areas

The Reimagining the Mall Forum, held in March, gave industry professionals an opportunity to share their ideas on the future of five City of Mississauga shopping mall areas. “Suburban areas supported by shopping malls are changing,” said Ed Sajecki, city planning and building commissioner. “That’s why we are proactively engaging with industry and residents on how we can guide the future redevelopment of these communities in a way that promotes health and well-being.” Reimagining the Mall is a study led by the City of Mississauga in partnership with the Region of Peel to establish new land use policies that...

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Brampton to host information session for municipal election contenders

An information session is scheduled on April 3 for potential candidates and third-party advertisers for the 2018 municipal election. The session will provide an overview of key requirements, including candidate and third-party advertiser eligibility and responsibilities, nomination and registration process, campaign finances, as well as information on key dates and resources. Registration is compulsory as there is limited seating – email to register and indicate if you are a potential candidate or third party advertiser. The session runs from 6:30-9 p.m. in council chambers at city hall, 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton. Voting day is October 22. The...

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  1. What’s for Dinner?

    November 25, 2017 - November 25, 2018

    March 2 - June 3
  3. Alton Mill Heritage Exhibit

    March 2 - December 31
  4. Voices from the Engraver

    March 2 - May 24

    March 7 - June 3