“The Province of Ontario has made significant and innovative investments in Brampton’s human and health services infrastructure. Together, Brampton Civic Hospital, ErinoakKids (under construction) and the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness represents an investment of more than $1 billion in Brampton.
Brampton and Ontario share many of the same priorities – namely developing strong, competitive business environments. Brampton will continue to support innovation and economic growth in the Human Health Sciences cluster.
The City of Brampton has recently supported Ontario’s HHS cluster with the following investments:
- $60 million towards the development of Phase One and Phase Two of the Peel Memorial Centre for Integrated Health and Wellness (local-share portion).
- Facilitated the development of ErinoakKids through the sale of City-owned land.
- Invested $50,000 per year for three years to the TO Health Initiative, in association with MaRS Innovation District. Brampton joined the City of Toronto in supporting this initiative with financial resources, staff expertise and political support.
- In collaboration with municipal funding partners, invested $167,000 per year for three years in the newly formed Toronto Global Foreign Direct Investment Attraction Agency, thereby supporting Ontario Government in their investment of $2.5 million.
- Mayor Jeffrey joined Premier Wynne, and 130 delegates, in a week long trade mission to the Middle East with a focus on life sciences and research sectors.
- The City has approved an additional $200,000 towards an PMC Economic Development Plan that positions the William Osler Health System and the City to identify, attract and effectively respond to potential partners, investors and stakeholders in key markets, including education, research and development, and businesses.
- Invested in the development of marketing, communications materials and business attraction strategies focused on the life sciences cluster to raise awareness of the strong competitive business environment in Brampton.
- The Brampton Economic Development Office manages business retention and expansion strategies to support and strengthen its bonds with local companies, including Canadian Blood Services, Taro Pharmaceutical, Medtronic, Ivers Lee (Jones Packaging), Dynacare Medical Laboratories, Stericycle, MDA Robotics.”