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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.

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...

The Ultimate Guide to Brampton’s Future University

Brampton has won provincial approval to be the site of a STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) + arts university. The city has been waiting for decades to...

8 Developing Brampton News Stories to Watch in 2017

Brampton played host to a bunch of news stories in 2016 that remained unresolved. Here's a few you'll want to watch unfold in 2017....

7 Awesome Things Brampton is Getting in 2017

Despite what some would like you to believe, Brampton isn't all doom and gloom. 2017 will bring new attractions and transportation options to the city,...

Property tax hike approved for Brampton

Brampton city council has approved the 2017 budget plan, along with a new property tax hike of 2.3 per cent. The property tax hike will...

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