b...informed Body Content COVID-19 Youth Support Task Force We encourage our residents to visit the COVID-19 Youth Support Task Force information. Proudly supported and lead by City Councillor Charmaine Williams and City Councillor Harkirat Singh. The City of Brampton is taking additional health and safety measures against COVID-19. For the latest updates on COVID-19 please visit www.brampton.ca/covid19 Additional External Resources Region of Peel - COVID-19 William Osler - Information for Patients and Families Government of Ontario - COVID-19 Government of Canada - Public Health Ontario's Travel Regulator Government of Canada - Travel Toronto Pearson International Airport GO Transit Peel District School Board Dufferin Peel Catholic District School Board The difference is the money': Brampton mothers praised for launching gun buyback program in Peel Brampton Councillor Charmaine Williams applauded the efforts of two Brampton mothers who launched a gun buyback program a month and a half after city council voted against a paid gun amnesty program. Brampton moms launch program to pay $100 for guns turned over to police Two moms from Brampton have decided to launch their own gun buyback program after city council rejected a paid gun amnesty initiative at the end of March. Brampton council rejects cash-for-guns scheme in favour of addressing 'root causes' Brampton councillors have shot down a proposal that would have seen the city offer cash for guns as part of Peel Regional Police’s spring gun amnesty. No legal weed shops wanted in Flower City, Brampton councillor says A Brampton councillor has launched a campaign to ban the sale of marijuana in private local stores, saying "The Flower City" doesn't need retail weed shops on every block. Brampton councillor campaigns for ban on legal retail cannabis stores A newly-elected Brampton councillor is making pot her first order of business.Charmaine Williams, who represents Ward 7 and 8, wants the city to ban retail cannabis sales, claiming the majority of her constituents are on her side. ‘It’s blood money’: Brampton councillor campaigning against pot shops Brampton wards 7 and 8 Coun. Charmaine Williams wants nothing to do with private recreational cannabis sales in Brampton.The newly elected municipal representative recently launched a campaign at www.notinourhood.com aimed at convincing residents and her fellow members of council to opt out of allowing such shops within city limits. ‘Build a wall around the GTA’: Brampton councillor channels Donald Trump in campaign against pot shops Brampton Coun. Charmaine Williams is borrowing one of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tag lines in her ongoing campaign against recreational pot shops in not just Brampton, but the whole GTA. Brampton council opts-in on cannabis retail stores After months of public consultations and debate, Brampton council voted to opt-in to allowing private recreational cannabis retail stores within city limits at a special council meeting Monday 2 students sent to hospital after eating pot-laced cookies at Oshawa school Police are warning parents and children about the dangers of under-age cannabis consumption after two students became ill from eating pot-laced cookies. Amnesty on steroids': Brampton councillor wants city to pay $100 in cash-for-guns plan Brampton councillors are considering a cash-for-guns program this May to boost this year's gun amnesty run by Peel Regional Police. Brampton councillor says she will create not-for-profit to fund cash-for-guns plan Just hours after Brampton councillors rejected a cash-for-guns plan proposed by Coun. Charmaine Williams, the wards 7 and 8 politician announced she will raise funds privately to make it happen. Toronto police introduce gun buyback 1 month after Brampton rejected idea A month after Brampton councillors flatly rejected a cash-for-guns program, Toronto police have announced a gun buyback program in their city. Charmaine Williams wins, making her first black woman to win a seat on Brampton city council Charmaine Williams is the first black woman to win a seat on Brampton's city council and will be representing residents of wards 7 and 8. Charmaine Williams elected to Brampton City Council Charmaine Williams makes history by becoming the first Black Woman elected to Brampton City Council. She campaigned on a platform of community safety and beat eight opponents. Brampton Town Hall Event: Cannabis Retail Stores City-wide Town Hall meeting re Cannabis Retail Stores and product sales. Outdoor Skating in Chinguacousy Park Click here for more information for outdoor skating opportunities! Special Meeting - Legalization of Recreational Cannabis – Private Cannabis Retail Stores in the City Brampton City Council is meeting in a special Council meeting to discuss Private Cannabis retail stores. Monday January 21st, 7:00pm.