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Have your say on cannabis stores in Brampton


BRAMPTON, ON – The City of Brampton is asking residents for their opinion on whether or not cannabis retail stores should be allowed to operate in Brampton.

Through in-person surveys at locations across the city, a town hall event and a Special Council Meeting, there are a variety of ways for Bramptonians to have their say.

There is a wealth of information about the legislation around cannabis, retail cannabis, and Brampton-specific details at brampton.ca/cannabis, as well as regularly updated details on dates and locations for engagement opportunities.

In-person surveys (available in English, French, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil and Gujarati)

January 8, 2019
• 6 to 8 pm at Brampton Soccer Centre, 1495 Sandalwood Parkway East
• 6 to 8 pm at Cassie Campbell Community Centre, 1050 Sandalwood Parkway West
• 6 to 8 pm at Earnscliffe Recreation Centre, 44 Eastbourne Drive

January 9, 2019
• 6 to 8 pm at Gore Meadows Community Centre & Library, 10150 The Gore Road
• 6 to 8 pm at Chinguacousy Wellness Centre, 995 Peter Robertson Boulevard

January 10, 2019
• 6 to 8 pm at Century Gardens Recreation Centre, 340 Vodden Street East
• 6 to 8 pm at South Fletcher's Sportsplex, 500 Ray Lawson Boulevard
• 1 to 4 pm at Flower City Seniors Centre, 8870 McLaughlin Road

Brampton Town Hall Event: Cannabis Retail Stores

January 10, 2019
• 7 pm at City Hall Conservatory, 2 Wellington Street West
Come for information and a panel discussion on retail cannabis in Brampton. Register your participation via an RSVP to the Facebook event or via email to cannabis@brampton.ca. The town hall event will also be streamed live at facebook.com/CityBrampton.

Special Council Meeting

January 21, 2019
• A Special Council Meeting will be held at City Hall on January 21, 2019, at 7 pm. Residents who wish to participate in Council meetings should visit brampton.ca/CityHall/HaveYourSay/Pages/Participate for details.

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“We want to hear what Brampton has to say. Council needs to make an informed decision on this important issue, so please take advantage of the opportunities to have your say.”
- Mayor Patrick Brown
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MEDIA CONTACT
Christine Sharma
Media Coordinator, City of Brampton
christine.sharma@brampton.ca | 905.874.2880