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Divyesh Mistry

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Divyesh loves cities and urban issues. He writes for Bramptonist because it's fun and he wants the rest of the city to be as knowledgeable about the inner workings as he does.

Brampton Transit Raising Adult Fares on March 6

Transit riders take note, Brampton Transit is raising fares on March 6, 2017. Only adult fares are rising at this point. The transit agency says...

Council Approves $4.4 Million to Study Alternative LRT Routes

City council has approved a $4.4 million budget amendment to begin the process of conducting Environmental Assessment Studies for alternative light rail transit (LRT)...

How Brampton Can Solve its Affordable Housing Crisis

Brampton's current lack of affordable housing has been caused in part by the endless amounts of detached housing, geared towards people of middle to...

$32.4 Million in Transit Funding Announced For Brampton

Navdeep Bains, Federal Minister for Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, confirmed a huge federal payment of $32.4 million for six Brampton Transit projects. Joined by...

Census Data Confirms Huge Growth in Brampton Population

Brampton's population has officially surpassed the half million mark reaching 593,638 according to new census data. The city has grown by 69,732 people and...

Mayor Calls for Brampton to Disrupt Status Quo

Mayor Linda Jeffrey is calling for Brampton to start being more bold and challenging the status quo to step out of its reputation as...

Why Peel Region’s Chair Should Be Elected

The Peel Region Chair, representing the 1.29 million people who live in Peel and overseeing their local representatives, is possibly the hardest position to...

Shopper’s World Brampton is Getting Redeveloped

RioCan REIT revealed in a Globe and Mail interview that they are planning on redeveloping Shopper's World Brampton. The city of Brampton and RioCan have...

Brampton Set to Begin University Proposal Process

Months after promising that Brampton would be granted a university campus, the Ontario government has opened the "Request of Expressions of Interest" (REOI) to allow for...

Watch Brampton Sprawl Over 33 Years With Google Earth

Brampton in 2016 is a drastically different picture from that of 1984. Brampton has grown rapidly, with no end in sight to the city's housing sprawl. In...

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