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Province greenlights new downtown Brampton Ryerson University campus

Local business leaders and politicians recently celebrated the announcement of a significant education infrastructure project that will transform the city. Mitzie Hunter, Ontario advanced education and skills development minister, along with Brampton-Springdale MPP Harinder Malhi announced the establishment of a new Ryerson University campus, with Sheridan College as an academic partner, in downtown Brampton. Slated to open for classes in the fall of 2022, the new campus will focus on providing students data-driven science and business programming paired with experiential learning. Plans include the new campus, a partnership for a National Centre for Cybersecurity, and a centre for innovation...

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City scores second downtown core boxed-soccer pitch

The City of Mississauga is constructing a second outdoor boxed-soccer pitch in the city’s downtown core – the second of its kind in Canada. The new pitch will be located at Mississauga Valley Park and will provide outdoor recreational opportunities to residents while promoting and encouraging informal soccer play. “I’m excited for the installation of a second boxed-soccer pitch for Ward 4 and our downtown,” said Ward 4 Councillor John Kovac. “Creating outdoor recreational spaces for residents, especially our youth, is important to the quality of life in densely populated areas of the city.  The new pitch, which will...

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Elementary school students participate in mock municipal voting

They may not be old enough to vote yet, but they still had an opportunity to experience the significance of voting in municipal elections. More than 150 students from St. Joachim Elementary School and Our Lady of Providence Elementary School recently participated in a mock election. It was an opportunity for students to gain a deeper insight into the importance of elections and the voting process while the City of Brampton put its updated voting equipment to the test. Residents are closely connected to municipal government through the many services they use every day, including parks, transit, recreation, roads...

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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 bramptonlibrary.ca under the Join In tab. All authors submitting titles must be...

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