May 2021
COVID-19 Update
The City of Brampton is working hard to protect the health and wellbeing of our community – we thank you for all the safety precautions you are taking during this very difficult time. Stay-at-home orders remain in place to help the spread of the virus.

At this time, organized indoor and outdoor public events or social gatherings are not permitted. In-store shopping is reduced to 25 per cent in retail settings, including at supermarkets, grocery stores, convenience stores, indoor farmers' markets, other stores that primarily sell food and pharmacies. The majority of non-essential retailers can operate for curbside pick-up and delivery, via appointment. Outdoor garden centres and plant nurseries, and indoor greenhouses permitted to be open with a 25 per cent capacity limit and a restriction on hours of operation. [more...]

Vaccine Information 
Learn about who’s eligible to receive a vaccine – keep checking back as information is frequently updated. [more…]

Emergency Preparedness Week, May 2 - 8  
Are you prepared for an emergency? Be ready for any situation to ensure the health and safety for you and your family for up to 72 hours. This Emergency Preparedness Week, take the opportunity to plan, pack and prepare. [more…] 

Community Resources 
The City of Brampton has created a hub for community resources that residents can access. [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...]
The City of Brampton Advocates for a Fair Deal on Auto Insurance Rates
​We started a #FairDealForBrampton campaign to advocate a fair deal for Brampton residents for auto insurance rates. Auto insurance is a major portion of family expenses, and Brampton residents pay rates that are approximately 123 per cent higher than the average Ontario driver. [more...]  

Brampton Animal Services Adopts Facial Recognition Technology to Help Find Missing Pets 
Brampton Animal Services has partnered with Petco Love Lost, an innovative pet facial recognition technology to reunite lost pets with their families. Free and easy to use, citizens can upload a photo of their pet, or one that they may have found. These photos are scanned to determine whether the lost pet is at a participating shelter or with a neighbour in the community. [more...]  

Animal Services and Home To Home™  
There’s no place like home. Sometimes pets need a new one. We understand. Find your pet a new home or find a new pet for your home. Twenty-two animals have been rehomed since we launched the program in January. [more...

Virtual Career Info Session
The City of Brampton’s Fire and Emergency Services is hosting an Online Career Info Session on Thursday, May 13, 2021 from 6:30 to 8 pm. Learn about the diverse career choices available in fire services such as firefighting, fire prevention, apparatus and maintenance and other roles. Register today. [more...]

Additional Residential Units  
Additional Residential Units (ARUs) could help support a range of housing options for you, your family, or your caregiver. The Province of Ontario mandates Brampton allow ARUs and we want to hear from you to help develop 'made-in-Brampton' policies. Take the survey[more...]
Brampton Plan Survey 
Brampton’s new Official Plan will guide how we grow and develop and ensures all projects are working together efficiently to support a growing city. Help plan our future, take the survey. [more...]

Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency 
Help guide the start-up of the City of Brampton’s first-ever Arts, Culture and Creative Industry Development Agency! We are seeking individuals to join our start-up Advisory Panel. Deadline to apply is May 31. Learn more about the qualifications. [more...] 

Support Local 
Our local businesses continue to feel the impacts of COVID-19 during the lockdown. Please consider ordering food from a local restaurant or purchasing items or gift cards from local businesses. Let's support our own. [more...]

City COVID-19 Task Forces
The City continues to support residents through this pandemic with their four support task forces: Economic SupportSocial SupportSeniors SupportYouth Support. These task forces help provide all available resources that will help residents and businesses. [more...]  

City Hall and Corporate Facilities 
City Hall and corporate facilities remain open for in-person services by appointment only. Walk-ins are not permitted. [more...]
Mental Health Resources  
Mental health is just as important as physical health. Learn about supports available to you, and how to get help when you need it. [more…] 

National Youth Week, May 1 - 7 
This National Youth Week, we’re celebrating you! Join the City of Brampton from May 1 to 7 for a week of free virtual activities, sessions and prizes. Registered attendees of featured events will have a chance at some great raffle prizes. Registration is required. [more…

The 2021 Brampton Farmers’ Market is Moving! 
The Brampton Farmers’ Market will be located in Gage Park, Ken Whillans Square and on Wellington Street West (between Main Street South and George Street South) this year. The market will adhere to the strictest of safety protocols – working with Peel Public Health to present a safe environment for residents to get the local produce they crave while supporting their favourite local farmers. [more...

Learn Where the Locals Eat! 
Check out the new Brampton Food Guide for great food in our city. You will find tastes of the world in our City with many highlights including recommendations from local chefs Jason Russo, Royce Li and Rick Matharu. Support local by eating local. [more

Brampton Fire’s Virtual Fire Station Tour
Have you ever wondered what it’s like inside a fire station? Join Brampton Fire and Emergency Services for a virtual fire station tour on Thursday, May 6, 2021 from 6:30 – 7:15 pm. Brampton firefighters will give you the tour on everything, from the tools they use, to the gear that keeps them safe while responding to emergencies! Bring your questions along for the Q&A. Register today. [more...]

City Events Update
The City of Brampton remains ready to respond to shifting circumstances and adjust events to ensure community safety during COVID-19. Events and their respective dates are subject to change. Please visit for changes and updates to City events. [more...]

May at the Brampton Library…Virtually Great! 
Listen to Peel STEM & Buds program featuring university and high school student mentors leading interactive online sessions for students, hear teams of Brampton Library Youth Volunteers debate rural versus urban sustainability, chat with an entrepreneur and learn from their lived experience, be part of the Pride Book Club, featuring books with 2SLGBTQ+ themes and authors and attend the Virtual Repair Café to save household items. [more...
Tourism Strategy approved April 21 by Council 
The Brampton Tourism Strategy is a vision for Brampton to become a tourism destination, to build the local economy and to foster pride of place among residents. The trend of people wanting experiences closer to home is an opportunity to establish Brampton as a tourism destination for residents and visitors and will also support the local economy through pandemic recovery. [more... 

Brampton is a Green City
Building on Brampton’s commitment to sustainability by improving transit and active transportation opportunities, focusing on energy efficiency, and revitalizing natural spaces and the urban tree canopy. Read more about our environmental performance. [more... 
4 Must Knows About Driveway Paving  
  1. Homeowners must check if their contractor is licensed by City of Brampton. List is available online.  
  2. If it’s a DIY project, check with the City to confirm maximum width of driveway and if you need a curb cut permit.  
  3. Contractors and driveway sealers must complete online training with the City before being licensed. 
  4. The contractor or their employee who completed the City training must be on site during driveway paving. [more…] 

Yard Maintenance
Maintain your lawn by keeping grass cut to 20 cm (8 inches) or shorter, and trim trees and hedges. Remove stagnant water (often accumulated in wading pools, pool covers, buckets etc.) and be sure not to store damaged or partially working items or debris on your property. [more...]
Parking Reminder
Be a courteous neighbour, do not park your vehicle on the street between the hours of 2 am and 6 am or for more than three hours at a time. To park for a longer duration, apply online for a parking consideration. [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...] 
Let's Connect
The City of Brampton offers a variety of ways for residents to stay up-to-date on news, events, programs and services.