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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.

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,...
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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.

Brampton Celebrates Jamhuri Day with Kenyan Canadians

Organizers believe this was the first time any level of government in Canada has raised the Kenyan flag in honour of the contribution of Kenyan Canadians.
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You’ll See a very different downtown – Mayor Brown

Brown says 'it pains me is I see shops and restaurants in the downtown that throw their life savings into this project to invest in our city and some of them haven't been successful, and that breaks my heart"
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#TimesUpBrampton Sexual Assault Reporting Event on Dec 11th

Hope 24/7 is running Canada's first anonymously reporting event for sexual assault survivors on Dec 11th.
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