September 2018

It's Back to School Time!
As kids are brushing up on their ABCs this fall, we want drivers to do the same.


  • Be Alert when driving in school zones. Watch for kids, follow the speed limit, and obey all "No Parking" and "No Stopping" signs. 

  • Don’t Block a school’s fire route, even if it’s “just for a few seconds." In an emergency, those seconds can make all the difference for first responders.

  • Watch for Crossing guards. Their stop signs have the same legal authority as a stop sign at an intersection. 

Don’t forget, when you stop for a crossing guard, you must remain stopped until the guard and children have finished crossing the entire roadway – not just your lane. Breaking this law could mean three demerit points, increased insurance rates and a fine of up to $500. More importantly, it could mean seriously injuring a crossing guard or a child.

Let’s all work together to make this a safe and happy school year. [more...]
Culture Days
Join us for a weekend of music, visual art, dance and more at locations across the city, September 28, 29 and 30. [more...]

Tough Run
Are you ready for a challenge? Sign up for this 5 km adventure race with obstacles at Chinguacousy Park on September 29. Register for a heat time online or at any recreation centre. This event is for ages 14+ and runs rain or shine. [more...]

Free Trial Fitness Pass
Experience the friendly environment, quality equipment and certified staff at City of Brampton fitness centres during this free trial period. Between September 17-30, sign up for a trial pass good for four free visits in the 14 days after the registration date. Get yours at any Brampton recreation centre. [more...]
Great Things Are Happening
Arts Walk of Fame
Celebrate the career of hip hop avant-gardist Director X, as he is inducted into the Brampton Arts Walk of Fame- followed by an after party in the Rose with music by DJ Starting From Scratch. [more...]

Farmers' Markets: Fresh and Local
The Downtown Brampton Farmers’ Market and the Mount Pleasant Village Market run weekly. This month, enjoy in-season peaches, apples, beans, carrots, and more! [more...]
Don't Forget
Youth Sports Registration
Register your child with one of Brampton’s affiliated youth sports groups for the fall and winter session. [more...]

Apply to Work the Municipal Election!
Are you looking for a new opportunity? Consider working the 2018 Municipal Election on October 22. Visit us online to learn more. [more...]
Upcoming Public Meetings
September 4
Brampton Community Safety Advisory Committee
7 – 9 pm

September 5
Committee of Council
9:30 am – 4 pm

September 6
Brampton School Traffic Safety
9:30 – 11 am

Sports Hall of Fame
7 – 9 pm

September 10
Brampton Appeal Tribunal
9 am – 1 pm

Planning and Development Committee
7 – 10:30 pm

*Schedules subject to change
September 11
Committee of Adjustment
9 am – 1 pm

Accessibility Advisory Committee
6:30 – 8:30 pm

September 12
9:30 am – 4:30 pm

 Labour Day Closure
City offices will be closed Monday, September 3. Participants at  recreation and community centres   should call ahead as some facilities may operate on holiday hours.

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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