BRAMPTON – The Nurturing Neighbourhoods Program aims to improve civic engagement, empower residents to play an active role in enhancing their neighbourhood, and connect them with resources. There are three ways for residents to learn more about their neighbourhood and share what is important to them:
• Neighbourhood walks – there will be five walks and workshops hosted across Brampton: Fletcher’s Meadow N/S and Van Kirk, Lundy Village and Fletcher’s Creek, Bramalea G-Section, Castlemore Estates and Wildfield, and Sheridan.
• Virtual tours – there will be ten virtual tours, highlighting neighbourhood gems across Brampton.
• Neighbourhood survey – the City wants to understand the community’s neighbourhoods and how residents interact within them. Residents are encouraged to take the online survey.
• Online mapping tool – this tool will allow residents to identify places they love, concerns, and changes they would like to see throughout the city.
Brampton residents are also invited to share a short video highlighting their favourite neighbourhood gems for a chance at winning prizes! Let the City know your favourite local spots by August 14. Selected videos will be featured in this year’s program! Videos can be submitted online at www.brampton.ca/communitysafety.
Sponsorship supports the City’s efforts to provide free quality programming that is accessible to everyone in the community. The Nurturing Neighbourhood Program is once again generously sponsored by Alectra and Enbridge Gas.
For more information on Nurturing Neighbourhoods and a complete list of virtual neighbourhood walks, visit www.brampton.ca/communitysafety.
Last year, the City audited 15 neighbourhoods across Brampton to engage Bramptonians and encourage civic community-building. More than 1300 residents took an active role in shaping their community through the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Program in 2021. The City received more than 900 survey responses, and more than 450 pins to the Online Mapping Tool. For more on 2021 results, visit www.brampton.ca/communitysafety.
“Brampton residents are the experts when it comes to the neighbourhoods they call home, and their input on what they love about our city and what they want to see changed is invaluable. As a Healthy and Safe City, we want all Bramptonians to feel safe in their neighbourhoods, have a sense of belonging and an opportunity to actively participate in their community. Thank you to those who took part in the Nurturing Neighbourhoods Program in the past, and we look forward to engaging with our residents again to learn more.” – Patrick Brown, Mayor of Brampton