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Brampton, Ontario

 

Brampton, which is also known as Canada's Flower City, is one of Canada’s largest and fastest growing cities. Situated adjacent to Toronto’s Pearson International airport in southern Ontario, Brampton has a current population of over 600,000.

Brampton’s young and diverse multicultural population represent more than 200 different cultures and its residents speak more than 89 languages. Brampton is a dynamic blend of urban, industrial and residential areas that mix old and new, with the traditional, as well as the modern.

 

 

Renting in Brampton…By  the Numbers

April 2015

Bachelor

1 Bedroom

2 bedroom

3+ Bedroom

Total

Number of units by Bedroom Type

201

3,538

5,364

1,009

10,112

Average Rent

$784

$1,060

$1,245

$1,281

$1,177

Vacancy Rate

**

1.0%

1.2%

0.4%

1.0%

Data from Canada Mortgage and Housing, Housing Market Information  Portal, https://www03.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/hmip-pimh/en#Profile/3521010/4/Brampton%20%28CY%29%20%28Ontario%29

 

 

Transportation in Brampton 

  • Public Transit – Brampton’s public transportation provider, Brampton Transit, provides over 35 routes, 29 of which are fully accessible. Brampton Transit also operates the Züm Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) service, with four routes that take individuals to York University, the Mississauga City Centre Terminal, Humber College and to Downtown Brampton (Queen Street/Goreway Drive).

    To further help getting around, Brampton Transit also connects to GO Transit, MiWay - The New Mississauga Transit, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC), and York Region Transit.
  • Trains and Buses – Brampton is linked to Toronto and the surrounding regions of the Greater Toronto Area through an extensive network of GO Transit train and bus services.

    Brampton GO Stations include:
      • Bramalea GO Station - 1713 Steeles Ave.
      • Brampton GO Station - 27 Church St. W  (downtown)
      • Mount Pleasant GO Station - 1600 Bovaird Dr. W.

    Greyhound Canada connects Brampton to nearly 1,000 locations through its inter-city transportation service and VIA Rail service is available to cities along the Windsor to Quebec corridor.
  • Roads – Brampton is easily accessible by a number of highways, including the 407 ETR and Highway 410 which run through the city. Through this road system there is also access to many other major routes that service southern Ontario including Highway 401.
  • Air – Brampton is just about a 20-minute drive from the Lester B. Pearson International Airport in Toronto.

 

Health Care in Brampton

  • Brampton Civic Hospital which was opened in 2007 is a full-service community hospital with many specialized services. As part of the Osler Health Network, services at this regional hospital include a critical care response team, a cardiac catheterization suite, a Regional Kidney Wellness Centre, a Centre for Complex Diabetes Care and an expansive Mental Health and Addictions program. Brampton Civic hospital delivers more babies and sees more emergency room patients than any other hospital in Ontario.
  • Additional Health Care facilities are in the works for Brampton. Osler’s Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health Wellness is scheduled for completion in fall 2016. It will provide specialized outpatient-based care, including urgent care, day surgery, and clinics that help individuals better manage chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes and kidney disease.

 

Education in Brampton

  • Through the Peel District and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic School Boards a full-range of public, and catholic education facilities are available throughout Brampton. Conseil scolaire Viamonde offers francophone families French public education, while the Conseil scolaire de district catholique Centre-Sud offers secondary school education for francophone catholic families. Brampton also is home to numerous types of private schools.
  • Interesting in furthering your post-secondary education? Brampton is home to Sheridan Colleges’ largest campus, the Davis Campus. This innovative and multicultural campus offers access to diploma and degree programs on a full-time and continuing education basis programs in business, health care, community studies, liberal arts, engineering, architecture, information technology, and more.

    The Davis Campus is also home to The Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies which acts as “technology playground” that helps small and medium enterprises to develop and adopt new technology alongside Sheridan researchers.
  • Algoma University’s Brampton Campus, which is located in the downtown Brampton area, offers opportunities for those who wish to advance their careers in business or computer science.

 

Things to Do and See in and around Brampton

  • For Brampton residents’ natural heritage, recreational play, cultural experiences and community festivals are abundant. The City of Brampton is home to over 850 parks, 217 kilometres of City-owned trails and in excess of 3,600 hectares of parkland. You can go windsurfing, canoeing,  sailing, paddle boating and fishing at Professor’s Lake, or go for nature walks and enjoy playgrounds at Heart Lake Conservation Area.
  • Arts and theatre take centre-stage at The Rose Theatre, a state-of-the-art performing arts complex located in the heart of downtown Brampton, while the Museum, Archives and Art Gallery of Peel’s Heritage Complex link past, present and future within buildings of historical and architectural significance.
  • From shopping at Brampton’s well known Farmer’s Market to perusing the many stores at one of Brampton’s destination malls, there is lots to see and do.
  • Check out the full range of events and activities at: Tourism Brampton  or the City of Brampton 

 

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