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Explore Brampton on the Newcomer Bus Tour!


​BRAMPTON, ON (July 27, 2022) – Residents who moved to Brampton after January 1, 2019, are eligible to take a free Newcomer Bus Tour, in partnership with Brampton Library and Brampton Transit.

Tours will take place on August 16 and August 18 from 10 am to 1 pm. Residents can register online at bramptonlibrary.ca or by phoning 905.793.4636.

Highlights of the tour include Brampton City Hall, parks, hospitals, community centres, bus and train stations, and library branches. Get to know Brampton and join the fun!

Back after a two-year pause due to the pandemic, this award-winning tour has been recognized with the Angus Mowat Award for Excellence in Public Library Service, the Public Library Association Upstart Innovation Award and an award from The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA).

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“The City of Brampton is excited to partner again with Brampton Library to provide a Newcomer Bus Tour for residents who have moved to our community since 2019. Brampton is a Mosaic, and our city is home to a diverse, multicultural, young, and fast growing population. These tours provide a wonderful opportunity to introduce new Bramptonians to the municipal offerings available for them that serve to improve their quality of life.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

"We take great pride in providing a welcoming, inclusive environment for our riders. This tour is a great way for newcomers to meet our friendly staff, ask questions, and experience the benefits and convenience of our extensive public transit network."
- Alex Milojevic, General Manager, Brampton Transit

“We're so excited for the return of this bus tour, which provides a welcoming introduction to all that Brampton has to offer for our newest residents. It's just one more way that Brampton Library is inspiring connections!”
- Todd Kyle, Chief Executive Officer, Brampton Library

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About the City of Brampton
As one of the fastest-growing cities in Canada, Brampton is home to 700,000 people and 75,000 businesses.
People are at the heart of everything we do. We are energized by our diverse communities, we attract investment, and we are embarking on a journey to lead technological and environmental innovation. We partner for progress to build a healthy city that is safe, sustainable, and successful. Connect with us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram. Learn more at www.brampton.ca

 
About Brampton Library
To borrow materials, reserve them online with your Brampton Library card number and PIN. Learn about free access to our online collections, including ebooks and e-learning. See hours of operation and full details for our eight branches. Register for in-person and virtual programs for all ages and interests through calendar of events and subscribe to our email updates. Follow us on FacebookTwitterInstagram, YouTube, and LinkedIn, and be sure to download the Brampton Library mobile app on iOS and Google Play. Learn more about our app. Visit our website to live chat with our staff or Ask A Question. Register to attend our Computer Basics skill building program by calling 905-793-4636 or speak with staff at a customer service desk at any branch. See our Family Storytime schedule to help your little one get ready to read!
 
About Brampton Transit
Brampton Transit is one of the fastest growing transit systems in Canada.  Convenient and accessible, Brampton Transit has more than 65 routes connecting the city and neighbouring municipalities.  Riders can plan their trip in advance with Triplinx, sign up for the e-newsletter or follow Brampton Transit on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. For more information, visit bramptontransit.com 



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