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Divyesh Mistry

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.

Canada 150 celebrations to be headlined by Big Wreck

Canada's 150th birthday is in a month and the city has just announced their headliners for their annual Canada Day concert and festival at...

Brampton Bypassed on Planned High Speed Rail Line

In the future, high-speed trains could rocket through cities heading from Toronto to southwestern Ontario, but Brampton won't be on the line.The Ontario government...

Major Changes Coming to Queen Street in Brampton

Move over Main Street, the city wants to overhaul how transit moves on Queen Street.Last night, the city held its first public consultation session...

New Census Data Reveals Brampton Has More Kids Than Seniors

In a reversal of a national trend, census date has revealed that Brampton has almost double the amount of children (14 and under) than...

City to Completely Overhaul Downtown Brampton Streetscape

By the time the Region of Peel has completed its planned water main replacement in downtown Brampton, the city's main streets could look completely...

Ontario Budget Highlights 2017

The Ontario provincial government just released their new budget for 2017-2018.This is the provincial Liberals' first balanced budget since the global recession in 2008.There's...

City Poised to Sell Off Heritage Theatre Block

Sitting empty since the Rose Theatre was built, the city is likely to sell off the entire set of buildings known as the Heritage Theatre...

Bramalea GO Getting a Major Overhaul

A few years from now, Bramalea GO could look nothing like what is currently looks.Metrolinx is planning a major overhaul of the station and...

City Planning Heavyweight Called in to Make Brampton Future Ready

Eight months after firing chief planner Marilyn Ball, along with removing 24 other managerial positions, the City of Brampton hired a new head of planning.Rob Elliot...

City’s Latest Public Works Building Wins Design Excellence Award

A rendering of phase one of the new Williams Parkway Operations Centre. The city's new Public Works Operations Centre on Williams Parkway is sleek and...

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