Helping first kids in Canada get vaccinated against Covid-19

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Toronto – Team Toronto Kids Covid-19 vaccination campaign began with the first vaccinations of kids aged five to 11. Thanks to the early arrival of Covid-19 vaccine for children, Toronto Public Health, the Ministry of Health and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) worked together to provide 10 vaccines to SickKids children and families who attended today’s clinic. This is …

Mississauga Joins Global Fight Against Type 2 Diabetes

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Mississauga – In advance of World Diabetes Day on Sunday, November 14, Mayor Crombie and members of Council signed the Urban Diabetes Declaration, making Mississauga the only Canadian municipality participating in the Cities Changing Diabetes (CCD) Programme. The rise of Type 2 diabetes is a growing concern in Mississauga. In June, City Council received a corporate report recommending the City’s membership in the CCD …

Cricket Canada announces squad for ICC 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier

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Ottawa – Cricket Canada has announced the Canadian National Squad to participate in the ICC 2022 Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier to be held in Antigua from November 7 – 15, 2021. The fourteen member squad is as follows: Navneet Dhaliwal (Captain), Dilon Heyliger, Jatinderpal Matharu, Shreyas Movva, Salman Nazar, Rayyankhan Pathan, Cecil Pervez, Sana-Ur-Rehman, Junaid Siddiqui, Kaleem Ravinderpal …

$25,000 grant from CN and Tree Canada to plant trees; restore Batsman Park woodlot

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BRAMPTON – Mayor Patrick Brown, Councillors, and representatives from Tree Canada and the Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA) announced a $25,000 grant from CN and Tree Canada to help restore the Batsman Park woodlot in Brampton. The City has been working with the TRCA and students from the Eco Club at Louise Arbour Secondary School and students from Lougheed …

University of Guelph-Humber Shares Info on Exciting Opportunity 

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Guelph – The University of Guelph-Humber (UofGH) joined by Mayor Patrick Brown and Councillors shared exciting updates with stakeholders about the potential relocation of the University of Guelph-Humber campus to downtown Brampton. The event was held at the BHive, Brampton’s innovation and entrepreneurship incubator, and is the first of a series of small events to share news and updates with …

Apna Health – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis

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Ontario – Through the Apna Health collaboration, Punjabi Community Health Services (PCHS) and Indus Community Services (Indus), have partnered together to release a specialized report on International Students – Invited & Forgotten: International Students in Crisis. International students in the Region of Peel encounter many challenges and this report outlines some of the major issues, such as Labour Exploitation and Financial Difficulty, …

Uninvited: Working Ontario Women Launches News Program

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Digital broadcast examines issues facing women TORONTO – Working Ontario Women (WOW), a non-profit organization dedicated to changing women’s lives for the better and amplifying their voices, is launching a new half-hour digital news program highlighting the successes and struggles of everyday working women titled, Uninvited: Working Ontario Women News. Beginning on the morning of Sunday, September 26, 2021, Uninvited …

Deloitte concludes investigation on allegations of improper hiring,

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BRAMPTON, ON (September 29, 2021) – Independent investigator and forensic auditor Deloitte has completed its investigation of allegations regarding administrative conduct, including personnel matters, received by Brampton City Council on April 22, 2021. In addition to reviewing the allegations, City Council directed Deloitte to open an anonymous portal to provide an opportunity for employees and residents who may wish to report …

Hello PRESTO!

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Everything you need to know about PRESTO, before your next ride It may have been a while since you’ve taken transit, but PRESTO is ready to roll out the welcome mat! While you were away, PRESTO used the time to make upgrades and enhancements to how you load funds and check your balance on the go using the PRESTO App, …

Free Exhibition:  chashm-e-bulbul, eye of the nightingale

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Toronto – As part of ArtworxTO: Toronto’s Year of Public Art 2021–2022, A free exhibit will present the works of a group of diverse South Asian artists at the ArtworxTO Pop Up Hub – Bayview Village, in North York. The exhibit is called chashm-e-bulbul (eye of the nightingale) and starts September 22, 2021. It will feature works that explore the …