UPDATE: Brampton City Council to distribute 1 million masks, by-law starts July 12

The City of Brampton mandatory mask by-law comes into effect July 12, Mayor Patrick Brown announced in his weekly COVID-19 press conference. Mayor Brown also announced that the city will be distributing 1,000,000 non-medical masks in the next couple of weeks. Each Brampton household will receive three masks in the mail.  Exceptions apply to those […]

Citizens call to defund Peel Police

BLM supporters in the March for Justice (June 17)

Hundreds of citizens have submitted written deputations to the Peel Regional Police (PRP) expressing their concerns and desire to defund the police. Many citizens believe that the police are involved in issues they are not qualified to handle and they want funding invested in the community.  At the Peel Police Services Board Meeting on June […]

New supervisor of Peel Schools appointed

Bruce Rodrigues was appointed today as Supervisor of the Peel District School Board (PDSB). Education Minister Stephen Lecce said “from day one… if the PDSB does not act swiftly and completely to counter racism and positively change the culture within our schools, then the government will act” adding that “this ends starting today.” The appointment […]

CRA’s Snitch Line Exposing CERB Fraudsters

The Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) was designed to support Canadian employees directly affected by COVID-19. The May Labour Force Survey from Statistics Canada shows that 5 million Canadians lost their job due to COVID-19, yet there were 15 million CERB applications and $42 billion paid out. Prime Minister Trudeau addressed the concerns of CERB […]

Brampton Volunteers Helping Seniors Stay Safe and Appreciated During Pandemic

Hazel McCallion

The COVID-19 pandemic that has swept the world is revealing serious flaws in how we’ve constructed society, and seniors are bearing the brunt of it. Many have lost retirement savings, are isolated and are at most risk of serious consequences from infection. Basic activities like getting groceries now has to be planned and precautions taken. […]

LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES IN PEEL “DEALING WITH VERY DANGEROUS TERRAIN”

Startling statistics from health officials regarding COVID-19 deaths in Ontario have revealed that 114 of the 274 deaths have been connected to long term care facilities and the trend is increasing across Canada. Quebec and Ontario have been hit the hardest, with the largest outbreak in Ontario at the Pinecrest Nursing Home in Bobcaygeon, where […]