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.​​​

Talk to the Economic Development Expeditor

The Economic Development Expeditor works with investors and the development industry on key ICI investment projects supporting activities and streamlining client services through the development process.

Brampton’s premier investment opportunity

he City of Brampton’s premier investment opportunity, the CAA Lands, offers 112-acres of City-owned, fully-serviced, shovel-ready land strategically located at the junction of Highways 410 and 407, and only four miles from Canada’s largest international airport.

Brampton gets serious about new business investment

The Brampton Economic Development Office has implemented a new portfolio dedicated to developing and implementing a solid investment and trade strategy for the City in order to attract new which is to attract new investments and drive job growth in our community.

Brannon Steel hits 50 year milestone

In 1968, Brannon Steel started operation with 4 employees working in 3,000 square feet of space. Fifty years later, this leading Brampton-based business employs 170 people in 200,000 square feet of space, supplying quality carbon steel parts to Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) like Caterpillar, as well as various custom fabricators throughout Canada and the United States.

City of Brampton Hospitals First to use innovative health care apps to support growing ageing community

Working hard to deliver better health to residents, particularly the ageing community, one focus for Dr. Heselgrave’s team, is using technology created with uCarenet to improve on gaps in the current system and provide better support to patients. “We’re working with uCarenet to build and test evidence-based digital apps that support ageing and palliative designated patients, by improving communication on symptoms, care needs, as well as beliefs and values for end of life wishes.

Culture Master Plan

The City of Brampton has a new, ambitious, future-focused vision for culture in Brampton.

15 Local Students Launching Summer Companies

A group of local students are trying their hand at entrepreneurship this summer, thanks to their hard work and the support of the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre and the Summer Company program.

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Input needed for economic strategy

The City of Brampton is developing an Economic Development Master Plan, representing the overall strategic plan to support the City’s economic future.
Developing the Master Plan involves research, consultation and analysis – but most critical of all – it needs your input.

More details on University plans

On February 14, Brampton’s Committee of Council approved a report authorizing City staff to begin limited procurement efforts for a new centre of education, innovation and collaboration in downtown Brampton as part of the university project.

MDA gets $53.7M Federal funding supports 175 jobs

In December, MacDonald Dettwiler and Associates (MDA), in partnership with the Federal government, announced they have been awarded $53.7 million in federal funding to invest in robotic technology supporting future space exploration.