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historic community

. Kingston (Kingston, Ontario) was designated as the 25th bilingual service centre in May 2006, and French services officially came into effect in 2009. '''Snelgrove''' is an historic community in Brampton, Ontario, Canada, straddling the border between Brampton and Caledon centred on the intersection of Hurontario Street and Mayfield Road. When Hurricane Hazel struck Ontario in 1954, Snelgrove received the most rainfall of any Canadian location, with

world run

phone tollfree fax hours price content Hwy 10 and Steeles in Shoppers World. Featuring postcard-sized art from around the world, run by Visual Arts Brampton. *

works created

Halton Hills Northwest hiding this for now, since it is a populated place, not a person; most of the entries in the category are for persons or works created by persons-- (Category:Brampton) Category:Populated places established in 1853 url http: corporate global namerica canada offices.html accessdate 2009-12-10

main school

. Founded in 1967, the local campus focuses on business training. The Oakville branch is the second-largest school of Art and Design in North America. Algoma University @ Brampton (Algoma University#Algoma @ Brampton) offers some courses at Market Square Business Centre, 24 Queen Street East. The closest universities to Brampton include York University and University of Toronto Mississauga. Two main school boards operate in Brampton: the Peel District School Board, which

fine literary

is once again attempting to regain its lost heritage. O’Hara’s book is a fine literary centerpiece to that new arts centre. -- In addition, the city participates in the national Communities in Bloom competition as part of that strategy. The Old Shoe Factory, located on 57 Mill Street North, once housed the Hewetson Shoe Company. It was listed as a historical property under the Ontario Heritage Act in 2008. Today it is occupied by various small businesses. The lobby and hallways retain details from 1907. Walls are decorated with pictures and artifacts of local Brampton history and old shoe making equipment. Hewetson Shoe Factory. City of Brampton. http: Clinic_Info.html A self-guided historical walking tour of downtown Brampton called, “A Walk Through Time”., "A Walk Through Time", City of Brampton, c.2010 is available at Brampton City Hall and online free of cost. Development of Bramalea WikiPedia:Brampton, Ontario

free community

, Brampton, Ontario *1976-1977 Glenlawn Collegiate Institute, Winnipeg, Manitoba -- '''''The Brampton Guardian''''' is a locally distributed, cost-free community newspaper in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. Divorce His marriage, however, did not fare so well, and in 1980, after nearly a year of legal battling, the couple divorced. JoAnn was awarded custody of two of their three children, plus $820,000 for her share of the marital property; the amount was one of the highest ever awarded by a Canadian divorce court. Thatcher formally contested the settlement and ignored its custody terms, at one point flying to JoAnn's new home in Brampton to kidnap the children. :Operated the B-17F G Flying Fortress (B-17 Flying Fortress) with "Triangle" tail codes between 22 February 1944 and 16 July 1945 :Headquartered at Brampton Grange, Brampton, Huntingdonshire Moving very rapidly, Hazel consolidated with a cold front (Weather front) and headed toward Ontario; by midnight, it was centred over downtown Toronto. The most rain fell around Brampton, as it was where the original storm and the cold front merged. Hazel had still retained intensity equal to that of a Category 1 storm, with gusts of over WikiPedia:Brampton, Ontario


by the Region of Peel. The Rose Theatre (Rose Theatre, Brampton) (originally the Brampton Performing Arts Centre), opened in September 2006. The City had expected the facility to generate $2.7 million in economic activity the first year, growing to $19.8 million by the fifth year. The Rose Theatre far surpassed projections, attracting more than 137,000 patrons in its inaugural year, which exceeded its five-year goal. The arrival of so many new patrons downtown has stimulated the development

significant building

. History thumb left John Haggert (File:John Haggert.gif), Brampton's first mayor WikiPedia:Brampton, Ontario


, on 24 June 2002, the City Council established the "Flower City Strategy",

nearby historical

. It is bounded by Goreway Drive to the west, Highway 50 (Highway 50 (Ontario)) to the east, Steeles Avenue to the south and Castlemore Road to the north. The name Claireville originates from a nearby historical village located in Toronto, however it is now mainly associated with the Claireville Conservation Area prominent in the region, and one of the largest natural regions in the Greater Toronto Area. Until the early 2000s the region was largely dominated by agricultural lands with small


native_name image_skyline Brampton Dominion Building.jpg imagesize image_caption image_blank_emblem Brampton Logo.svg image_flag Flag of Brampton.svg image_shield image_map pelbrm.PNG mapsize 200px map_caption Location in the Region of Peel, in the Province of Ontario coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_region CA-ON subdivision_type Country (List of countries) subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Province (Provinces of Canada) subdivision_name1 subdivision_type2 Region (Regional municipality) subdivision_name2 Peel Region (Regional Municipality of Peel, Ontario) leader_title Mayor (List of mayors of Brampton, Ontario) leader_name Linda Jeffrey leader_title1 Governing Body leader_name1 Brampton City Council (click for members) leader_title2 MP (Canadian House of Commons)s leader_name2 title List of MPs title_style list_style 1 Eve Adams (CPC (Conservative Party of Canada)) 2 Parm Gill (CPC (Conservative Party of Canada)) 3 Bal Gosal (CPC (Conservative Party of Canada)) 4 Kyle Seeback (CPC (Conservative Party of Canada)) leader_title3 MPPs (Member of Provincial Parliament (Ontario)) leader_name3 title List of MPPs title_style list_style 1 Vic Dhillon (LIB (Ontario Liberal Party)) 2 Harinder Malhi (LIB (Ontario Liberal Party)) 3 Jagmeet Singh (NDP (Ontario New Democratic Party)) 4 Amrit Mangat (LIB (Ontario Liberal Party)) established_title Incorporation (Municipal corporation) established_date 1853 (village) established_title2   established_date2 1873 (town) established_title3   established_date3 1974 (city) area_magnitude area_footnotes Statistics Canada (#2011csd): 2012 area_total_km2 area_land_km2 266.71 area_water_km2 area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_metro_km2 population_as_of 2011 (Canada 2011 Census) population_footnotes population_total 523,911 (Ranked 9th (List of the 100 largest municipalities in Canada by population)) population_demonym Bramptonian population_density_km2 1964.35 population_metro population_density_metro_km2 population_urban timezone EST (North American Eastern Time Zone) utc_offset −5 timezone_DST EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) utc_offset_DST −4 latd 43 latm 41 lats latNS N longd 79 longm 46 longs longEW W elevation_m 218 postal_code_type Postal code (Canadian postal code) postal_code L6P-L7A (List of L postal codes of Canada) area_code 905 289 (Area codes 905 and 289) website footnotes

'''Brampton''' ( ) is a Canadian (Canada) city in Southern (Southern Ontario) Ontario, Canada. It is a suburban city in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) and the seat of Peel Region (Regional Municipality of Peel). At the 2011 census (Canada 2011 Census), Brampton's population was 523,911.

Brampton was incorporated as a village in 1853, taking its name from the market town of Brampton (Brampton, Carlisle), in Cumbria, England. The city was once known as '''The Flower Town of Canada''', a title based on its large greenhouse industry. Today, Brampton's major economic sectors include advanced manufacturing, retail administration and logistics, information and communication technologies, food and beverage, life sciences and business services.

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