November 2020
Reopening and Recovery Update 
For questions on reopening and recovery, email covid19reopencity@brampton.ca. As reopening info is fast evolving, be sure to check www.brampton.ca/reopening for updates on which facilities are open. The City has a responsibility to follow the maximum occupancy limits set by the Province, so please book an appointment online before visiting City facilities. Online and other options are available for services such as paying taxes and parking penalties. [more…] 

Mask Up. It's a Shared Responsibility to Keep Our Community Safe.
  • It is mandatory to wear masks/face coverings in indoor public spaces, including in common areas of multi-unit residential buildings, including apartments and condominiums. With common spaces such as corridors, lounges, lobbies, parking areas and elevators, it is everyone’s responsibility to help stop the community spread of the virus. Violations may be reported by calling 311. [more…
  • It is important to wear your mask properly covering your mouth, nose and chin. Masks are also mandatory in all Brampton Transit buses and terminals. Practise physical distancing and wash or sanitize your hands often. Stay up to date on service changes, follow us on Twitter @BramptonTransit.  [more...] 

2021 Budget - Provide Your Input
The City of Brampton’s Proposed 2021 Budget aims to support and strengthen our community as we recover from the pandemic and continue to build our economy.
The proposed Budget is now available on the City website.  

To provide your input and help shape the discussions, you can do the following: 
  • Send questions or comments to budget@brampton.ca or call 311 
  • Join the Telephone Town Hall on Thursday, November 12 at 6:30 pm. To add your phone number to the call list, sign up on the City website or call 311
  • Delegate to Budget Committee meetings that begin the week of November 23 or follow the live stream from the City website. [more...]

Backyard Garden Program Update
Brampton’s Backyard Garden Program is now complete, with more than 10,000 lbs of produce donated to residents in need. A big thank you to all residents who participated and to our program supporters!  [more...]

Keeping You Informed
Read the latest media releases about COVID-19 here.
Updates are also available in French, Punjabi, Urdu, Gujarati, Hindi, Tamil, Spanish, Portuguese, Tagalog, Italian and Vietnamese [more...]
Introducing Live from The Rose
2020 - 2021 season kicked off with new virtual performance series!
Enjoy shows recorded live on the Mainstage and broadcast to audiences at home – for free. Registration is required - reserve tickets online. [more…]

Remembrance Day - November 11
The City of Brampton will honour Remembrance Day 2020 online on November 11, alongside Royal Canadian Legion Branches 15 and 609. 

The webpage will go live on November 11 at 10:55 am, featuring a virtual service including the Moment of Silence and Placing of Wreaths, videos of Brampton veterans on what

Remembrance Day means to them, and an agenda for the morning.  
In addition, the City has posted banners along Main Street and Queen Street in the downtown as a tribute to Brampton’s Veterans of War. [more…]

The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Campaign 
The Poppy Campaign runs until November 11. Funds raised from this campaign directly support Canada's serving and retired veterans and their families, while helping to ensure Canadians never forget the tremendous efforts of those who serve. Residents and visitors can donate to the Poppy Campaign in exchange for a poppy to wear at various business locations in Brampton. [more…]

Winter Lights Festival – November 20 – 22 
Online activities, the virtual Countdown and Tree Lighting, Winter Lights Drive Thru experience and Christmas Market kicks off the holiday season in Brampton. [more… 

Shop! Dine! Play! 
Introducing the Downtown Brampton Winter Fun Pass coming soon! Register for free, and access promotions, coupons and a listing of things to do in Downtown Brampton. Use the Winter Fun Pass for your chance to win a Brampton Food Tour with Food, Drink, Travel Writer and host of culinary Suburbia, Suresh Doss. Value $800. [more...]

The Rose Celebrates 15 Years!  
Happy anniversary to everyone who believed in the dream that is The Rose and helped shape its legacy. It’s been an honour to serve the community, and share the power of live performance. Watch as our staff share memories from its inaugural season in a moving video. [more...]

COVID-19 Relief Fund for Artists and Art Organizations 
The City of Brampton is supporting local artists through the COVID-19 Relief Fund for Artists and Art Organizations. Brampton-based individual artists can apply for up to $1,000 in relief funds apiece until December 4. [more...]

Nurturing Neighbourhoods  
We’re over halfway through the 2020 Nurturing Neighbourhoods Program virtual experience. In November, we are ‘walking’ in the neighbourhoods of Meadowland/Downtown, Creditview, Professor's Lake and Lakelands Village. Take part in the experience, watch the walk video of your neighbourhood, share your comments through an interactive online mapping activity, and provide feedback by taking your neighbourhood survey. [more...]

Community Youth Hubs – Have Your Say! 
We are beginning the process of planning two Community Youth Hubs in Brampton, which will provide youth 14 to 29 years of age with a safe space offering youth-specific programming and activities. We want to hear from you! View details on upcoming virtual engagements and the online survey. [more...]
 
Urban Forest Management Plan Survey & Contest  
The City of Brampton is developing its first Urban Forest Management Plan and residents are invited to provide input to help develop the new strategy via an online survey. We’re also hosting a tree photo contest on social media! [more...]
 
Brampton Soccer Centre Renaming 
One of Brampton’s landmark sports facilities, the Brampton Soccer Centre, will soon be renamed Save Max Sports Centre. City Council recently approved a 15-year agreement between the City of Brampton and Save Max Real Estate for exterior naming rights to this centre. [more...]
Seniors Support Task Force Update
Seniors looking for information about grocery resources can visit the City website where a list of food banks, pantries and food delivery programs is available. If you require support or have questions about the available resources, please call 311 or email covid19seniors@brampton.ca. For urgent food support, our Social Support Task Force can help arrange for food bank support. [more...]

Social Support Task Force
The team continues to work on addressing shelter and grocery needs of our residents through partner organizations and food banks. Since March 21, the team has made 2,753 grocery deliveries and provided 415 food pickups; transitioned 29 people dealing with homelessness into shelters in collaboration with our partner organizations; and distributed 115 emergency kits. If you need or know someone in need, there is help available. [more...]

Youth Support Task Force
The task force continues to provide youth and parents support and up-to-date resources on the web page. Check out the latest information on 2020/2021 OSAP application and COVID-19 cases in schools and child care centres. [more… ]

Economic Support Task Force
Brampton continues to provide ongoing support for businesses, while implementing the immediate initiatives under the Economic Recovery Strategy. [more...]

Social, Cultural and Economic Empowerment & Anti-Black Racism Unit 
In an effort to promote Black-owned businesses in Brampton, we're building a database to feature on the City’s website. If you’d like to be featured, complete this form. We’re also in need of volunteers, click here to sign up. [more… ] 
Fireworks Safety 
Happy Diwali and Bandi Chhor Diwas to those celebrating this month. Please celebrate safely. Short-range fireworks are allowed on private property on November 14 only. All other fireworks are banned in Brampton. Please remember to physically distance and follow all social gathering rules when celebrating. Click here for more information on fireworks safety. [more...]

Recreation at Home 
Recreation at Home offers a variety of video and printable tutorials to keep Bramptonians active, entertained and engaged at home. Digital resources are available for all age groups and interests in three areas: Virtual Fitness,Adventures at Home in Arts and Crafts, andTheSenior’s Digital Café. [more...]

Safe and convenient cashless payment  
Starting January 1, 2021, the City is moving to cashless payments for property taxes and Building division fees. This helps reduce processing time and line-ups at counter and risk of counterfeit bills. Read more for other payment options. [more...]
As part of its commitment to being an open and accessible government, the City of Brampton encourages public participation in its decision-making process. For a full schedule of this month's public meetings, visit our website. [more...] 
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