West Nile Virus detected in Brampton

The mosquitos infected with West Nile Virus were collected from Hurontario Street and Highway 407, the Gore Road and Cottrelle Boulevard, and North Park Drive and Torbram Road.

Peel Region left behind in Stage 3 reopening

Peel Region, York Region and Toronto will not be entering Stage 3 of reopening across Ontario this Friday (July 17/2020). Premier Doug Ford shared that 29 of the 34 regions in Ontario are reporting less than 5 new COVID-19 cases daily. Peel Region reported 18 new cases yesterday.

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 […]

Brampton to re-open Wednesday as Stage 2 achieved

Peel and Toronto will be entering Stage 2 of Ontario’s action plan to reopen and restart the province. Premier Doug Ford announced plans to reopen Peel and Toronto, loosen social gathering restrictions, while maintaining a cautious approach to public health safety. “As of June 24th at 12:01am, the city of Toronto and the Peel Region […]

Ontario to mandate collection of race and income COVID-19 data

All Ontario public health units will soon mandate their data collection to include race and income of infected patients. As Ontario continues to propose methods to control the spread of COVID-19, health experts will look to analyze race-based COVID-19 data to develop novel containment strategies and identify hotspots of infection. Numerous health units across Ontario, […]

PDSB failing to dismantle anti-Black racism

PDSB lacks the capacity to provide good governance in the interests of all students of the board and to effectively carry out its responsibilities to oversee and ensure proper compliance with my directions.