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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.
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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.

GlobalMedic provides ER triage tent at Brampton Civic

Brampton Civic Hospital is preparing for an increased number of patients as a result of the COVID-19 crisis by installing a temporary...

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,...

Civility in the face of a pandemic

A photo of single use gloves wrecklessly thrown on the ground in front of a local bank branch in Brampton shouldn't be a reflection of our times.
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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.
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