Business Headlines

The City of Brampton Economic Development Office is pleased to bring you the latest stories and information about what is happening in the local business community. Individuals wanting to have articles sent directly to them can subscribe to our eNewsletter, which is compiled bi-monthly.​​​

An Economic Development Plan Leading us into 2041

​The Economic Development Master Plan will identify opportunities, challenges and recommendations to guide economic growth and future collaboration within the City, the business community, and with its post-secondary institutions.

Brampton Welcomes New Businesses

​The hot and humid weather might have you feeling like a refreshing drink. Or perhaps you are looking to have breakfast before shopping downtown? There’s something happening in Brampton! Here is a glimpse at some of the fabulous new businesses that have recently opened their doors.

Central Peel SS STEM programming leading the way

On a Victoria Day holiday, Central Peel Secondary School is bustling with student activity. It’s active with students who are excited to be there and participating in a wide range of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming that’s fast becoming a notable and successful addition to the curriculum at Central Peel.​

From water bottles to wind turbines

Brampton Economic Development staff recently visited Armacell Canada to learn more about the unique products being manufactured right here in Brampton. Armacell products can be found in your pool, your local hardware store, and high up in the air in wind turbines around the world.

Calling all Brampton companies!

​The Economic Development & Culture team would love the opportunity to learn more about your business, its opportunities and challenges, and how we can support your growth and development. 

Proponents Announced for University

On March 14, Deputy Premier Honourable Deb Matthews, Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Development, revealed that Ryerson University, in partnership with Sheridan College, submitted an application to establish a new facility in Brampton. The Province will work with Ryerson and its partners over the coming months to refine its proposal.

Networking and learning for business

​A new video podcast, Farmers' Market and the Brampton Mastermind networking group are providing new opportunities to entrepreneurs in Brampton!

Brampton Welcomes New Central Area Businesses!

Are you in need of a new look, great food or a new laundry spot? There’s something happening in the Central Area! Over 50 new businesses have opened in Brampton’s Central Area over the past year with some fantastic additions. Here is a glimpse at some of the fabulous new businesses that have recently opened their doors.

Events and Programs for Entrepreneurs

​There’s a buzz around entrepreneurship in Brampton, and the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre is your access point to get in on the action. From youth programs and extended hours to business pitches and informative events, that next couple of months are packed with activities.

Brampton Entrepreneur Centre now open late

​Beginning January 10, the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre (BEC) – Brampton’s key resource for existing and aspiring business owners – will be open until 8 pm every Tuesday.

Canada Summer Jobs Program

​The Canada Summer Jobs program offers youth an opportunity to succeed while employers can do their part to boost the local economy