Spring 2015



Kick-off to summer in the city!

On Saturday, June 13, from 11 am to 4 pm, CeleBRAMPTON 2015 will kick off summer in Downtown Brampton.


This free event attracted more than 35,000 Brampton residents and visitors last year with a variety of activities and fun for the entire family.

This year, the exciting lineup of activities includes:

  • live entertainment in Ken Whillans Square
  • a Kids' Zone in Gage Park
  • the ever-popular BMX Stunt Zone on Main Street North
  • a Community Village on Main Street South
  • Info City booths on Main Street South
  • free BBQ in Garden Square

CeleBRAMPTON is a celebration of our great city. Mark your calendar and join us for a fun-filled day that ends with a beautiful floral parade featuring magnificent floats and marching bands, costume characters, live entertainment, and much more! [more...]


Budget 2015 Approved

After extensive public engagement and budget deliberations, City Council unanimously approved a budget that, when combined with the Region and Education (school boards) portions, will result in an overall property tax increase of 3.26 per cent. This translates into an increase of approximately $134 for an average residential home assessed at $381,000. [more...]


New Second Units Policies

On April 22, City Council approved new policies permitting second units in detached, semi-detached and townhouse dwellings in Brampton, subject to meeting zoning requirements. Second units provide Brampton residents with an affordable housing option. In order to ensure they are safe, legal and livable, they must be registered with the City. Registration begins June 22. [more...]

Downtown BIA Back in Business
Brampton City Council passed an amended By-law to re-establish a Downtown Business Improvement Area and promote stability and business confidence in Brampton's downtown. [more...]


Garden Square is Coming Alive

Construction has begun on a large LED screen near the corner of Queen and Main Streets.

The screen will greatly expand the range of opportunities for entertainment, special events and live performances in the square, and boost Downtown Brampton as a destination for residents and visitors. [more...]


Great Things Are Happening


Don't Forget!

Peel Village Golf Course
Itching to get the golf clubs out? This beautiful nine-hole course offers lessons and clinics beginning in May. [more...]

55+ Spring and Summer Activities Guide
Pick up your copy of Brampton's 55+ Activities Guide, available now at the Flower City Seniors Recreation Centre and online. [more...]

Emergency Preparedness Week
From May 3 to 9, as part of Emergency Preparedness Week, check out the #SpotTheBEMObile contest for a chance to win an emergency kit! [more...]

Brampton Arts Walk of Fame
The Brampton Arts Walk of Fame is currently unavailable for viewing during the construction of the LED screen in Garden Square. [more...]

Brampton Entrepreneur Day Out
On May 21
, Constant Contact eMarketing expert Javed Khan will speak about Successful eMarketing: Selling in a digital economy. Don't miss out - register today! [more...]

The City's annual road resurfacing program has begun. More than 70 streets will be resurfaced this year, based on the age and condition of pavement. [more...]

Brampton Farmers' Market
The Brampton Farmers' Market launches on June 20, and continues every Saturday, from 7 am to 1 pm, until October 10. As the largest seasonal market in the GTA, it features over 90 vendors and weekly events. [more...]

Street Sweeping
City crews are currently sweeping streets to remove sand and debris that accumulated throughout the winter. The sweeping program will run until the end of May, weather permitting. [more...]

Pan Am Torch Relay Community Celebration
The Torch will be making a stop in Brampton on June 23, in Gage Park, for a community celebration. Then on June 24, the Torch will make its way out of the city from the Flower City Seniors Centre Lawn Bowling facility. [more...]

Summer Camps
Sports, drama, science, dance - Brampton offers summer camps for all ages and interests. Register today! [more...]

Celebrate Canada Day Brampton

Join in the annual celebration on July 1, from 11 am to 10 pm, at Chinguacousy Park. The free, fun-filled day will wrap-up with an amazing fireworks display. [more...]


Yard Maintenance

Residents are reminded to keep grass to 20 cm (8 inches) or shorter and empty stagnant water from pool covers, eaves troughs and bird baths to prevent mosquitoes from breeding. [more...]

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