COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Open for 80-year olds
William Osler Health System (Osler) is now vaccinating Peel Region residents who are 80 years of age and older or who will...
COVID-19 Pandemic in Brampton: Week 10 Perspective
The pandemic response so far has glaringly exposed facets of our lives that we take for granted. Many of the measures that have been put in place will likely persist until public health officials deem otherwise. Many of these experts are warning that a vaccine may take a long time to develop and we may be living with this virus for the foreseeable future. How have we fared?
Mississauga Mayor Crombie rebukes 17% property tax increase
The property tax is one of the most inefficient taxes there is. It is essentially an income tax because no matter how much your house is worth, you don’t realize that value until you sell it. Cities essentially tax your income.
Long-term care facilities in Peel “dealing with very dangerous terrain”
Startling statistics from health officials regarding COVID-19 deaths in Ontario have revealed that 114 of the 274 deaths have been connected to...
Abandoning Society’s Most Vulnerable: Competing Rights and COVID-19
As society settles into an emergency measures state during the COVID-19 pandemic, survival of the fittest peaks its ugly head. Not only...
Medical Model Peaks Its Ugly Head in the Lives of Canadians with Disabilities
Are we opening the door to undermine our accomplishments in human rights, especially for people with disabilities. Meanwhile, we create an ironic sense of inequality among Canadians with disabilities re-enforcing a sense of a hierarchy of disability.
Foreign trained Doctors in Brampton make case to join front lines of COVID-19 battle
Two qualified doctors with Canadian equivalent credentials explained that they are eager to help on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis.
Family gardens can alleviate COVID-19 food insecurity
According to the 2019 Public Trust Research Center for Food Integrity, Canadians are concerned about the availability of affordable food, food safety,...
Dine-in Restaurants, Bars, Nightclubs, Theatres and Concert Venues to close in Peel
Peel Public Health strongly recommends the closure of nightclubs, movie theatres and concert venues effective 12:01 a.m., March 17, 2020.
Integrity Commissioner rules against all accusations by failed municipal candidate
Brampton Focus has been clear and transparent with respect to the services it provides and has marketed itself to the public and City Council in various ways."