Category Archives: About Brampton

Downtown Brampton

If you are considering renting an apartment downtown Brampton, you might also be interested in more information about the downtown area.

And did you know that you have one hour of free parking in the three municipal parking garages? Evenings after 7:30 pm and weekends are free as well.

Downtown Restaurants

Check out interactive maps with restaurants around potential apartments downtown Brampton. A map like this also allows you to find local food & grocery stores, parks, health clubs & yoga facilities in your desired area.

Events

This is a very handy website with up-to-date events in the Brampton, Ontario core. Admitted, showing a lot of past events is not very helpful, and a quick link to upcoming events would be nice, but it seems to provide solid information, from the horse’s mouth: http://bramptondowntown.com/events/calendar.html.

A more intuitive list, though, starting at the current month and also from the horse’s mouth (Brampton city officials) is this page: http://www.brampton.ca/home/calendar.taf.

Brampton Retail Stores

If you are looking for a local hair salon, place to have your car fixed or a dry cleaner? Check out the options in this downtown Brampton business directory.

Suggestions?

Do you know of other worth-wile resources for people living in Brampton? Send them to me!

Apartments for rent in Brampton

Are you looking for apartments for rent in Brampton, Ontario, Canada? It certainly is a great place to live, and with its close proximity to the busy downtown core of Toronto and Pearson International Airport you can have it both ways: lots of economic activities and the ability to create your own comfortable cocoon in your own condo-style rental apartment.

Brampton is the 11th largest city in Canada according to the 2006 census, and growing fast at a 6.6% annual growth rate. The average age of people in Brampton is low – with an average age of only 33.7 it is the youngest community in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

Brampton is a young city – and I like it!

Toronto – Brampton

Its proximity to Toronto is reflected in the ethic diversity of its people: Bramptonians are from more than 175 different ethnic backgrounds, speaking over 70 different languages.

Flower City

Brampton is not just high-rises and shopping malls – it is a vibrant community, with a green heart. In 2008 the city won the International Communities In Bloom competition.  The Flower City of Canada has more than 6,000 acres of parkland. It is also a great place to live – it is one of only 10 cities in North America to have been assigned as an International Safe Community by the World Health Organization. Brampton is the first city in all of Canada to have earned this designation.

Wouldn’t you like to live in a community this special?

Sources

Wikipedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brampton)

City of Brampton (o.a. http://www.city.brampton.on.ca/media-releases/09-033.pdf)