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Brampton Animal Services expand

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BRAMPTON – Brampton Animal Services has launched the Emergency Pet Food Pantry to support Brampton pet owners in need with pet food, cat litter, and more essential animal supplies. The Emergency Pet Food Pantry aims to support pet owners with anywhere from one week to one month of pet supplies at a time, depending on demand and donations. Brampton Animal …

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Top 5 reasons to celebrate NYE in downtown Brampton

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The countdown to 2022 is on! Brampton – It’s time to leave another challenging year behind us, and look forward to the hope of a new year and opportunities ahead. We’re ringing in 2022 at the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in downtown Brampton, and here are the top five reasons you need to be there. Outdoor Skating at Gage Park …

Protecting Moose Populations

Protecting Moose Populations

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Ontario – The government is protecting moose populations by ensuring hunters don’t hunt without a licence. Maurice Gauthier of Kapuskasing and Eric Bergeron of Cumberland both pleaded guilty to hunting moose without a licence and were each issued a fine of $1,500. Court heard that on October 17, 2020, conservation officers were conducting a moose decoy operation south of the …

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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 …

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$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 …

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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 …

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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 …