Due to the extreme cold weather alert, the Downtown Brampton horse-drawn carriage rides have been cancelled for Thursday December 28th from 4pm – 8pm.    The Downtown Brampton BIA will be posting tomorrow with regards to the status of the carriage rides for Friday December 29th through to Sunday December 30, 2017.

Stay safe and warm and please feel free to share!

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Brampton, Dec. 06, 2017 – The Downtown Brampton BIA (Business Improvement Area) is pleased to present the first ever Downtown Brampton Christmas Tree competition. This year, the BIA has distributed over forty wooden Christmas trees to participating schools across Brampton. Schools were invited to take part in the competition and decorate these trees, and delivered back outstanding designs!

Local schools involved included:Downtown Brampton Christmas Trees
o St. Roch Secondary School ○ Cardinal Leger Secondary School
o Parkholme School ○ Brampton Centennial Secondary School
o St. Anne’s Elementary School ○ Turner Fenton Secondary School
o Sacred Heart Elementary School ○ Fletcher’s Meadow Secondary School

The Downtown Brampton BIA is currently hosting a competition throughout the downtown core where the public can help select the winning school, with the grand prize of $1200.

Photo credits: Custodio’s Photography
These most festive and adorned trees can be found in local shops throughout the downtown core. Each participating business will have ballots for the public to enter their vote.

For a full listing on where to find the trees, visit:

For more information on BIA Christmas events, visit:

Downtown Brampton BIA:
Downtown Brampton is a respected and welcoming destination dedicated to bringing people together for quality shopping, services and entertainment. The mission of the Downtown Brampton BIA is to promote and enhance downtown Brampton through marketing events and beautification to build confidence and engagement with members and the community.

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Media Contact:
Andrea Magana, Events and Marketing Specialist, Downtown Brampton BIA
(T): 905-874-8182 (E)

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Public Open House – Zoning By-law Review

You are invited to attend a Public Open House, which is intended to provide general information about the Zoning By-law to the public. We will also be collecting input and ideas on issues that need to be addressed, and the above report will be briefly presented.  Please note that this is not a stakeholder meeting and there will be several more meetings in 2018 that will focus on more technical issues. As such, your attendance is optional but welcome.

For further information on this Open House, please click here for the notice which will appear in the upcoming edition of the Brampton Guardian.

Please confirm your attendance by sending an email to Yuri Mantsvetov at

The details for the meeting are as follows:

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017 – 6 to 8pm

Where: Brampton City Hall Conservatory, 2 Wellington Street West, Brampton, ON

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