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City of Brampton at AMO 2022 Annual General Meeting and Conference: advocating for transportation, health and future prosperity


​BRAMPTON, ON (August 12, 2022) – From August 14 to 17, a delegation from the City of Brampton will participate in the 2022 Association of Municipalities (AMO) Annual General Meeting and Conference. Led by Mayor Patrick Brown, Members of Council and City officials will engage with government Ministers, officials and key stakeholders across the province on issues most important to Brampton.
 
As the City continues to move forward from the COVID-19 pandemic and works to build a better and stronger Brampton, priorities will highlight ensuring a healthy, thriving and prosperous community. This includes:

• Building better transportation – maintain existing service, invest in strategic green infrastructure projects and expand higher order transit.
• Improving health care – obtain immediate funding to bridge Brampton’s health care gap to meet the current and growing needs of the community.
• Strengthening the economy – support the City’s innovation and technology transformation, attract high-calibre investments, expedite infrastructure projects and ensure inclusivity.
• Demonstrating climate action and sustainability – advance climate action priorities, including promoting transit and active transportation opportunities, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, focusing on energy efficiency, and revitalizing natural spaces and the urban tree canopy.
• Delivering more housing choices – address housing in a comprehensive manner to ensure residents find housing they can afford, improve housing affordability by offering more housing choices and incentivise the right types of housing supply.

To learn more about the City’s key priorities, click here.

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“Brampton is the fastest-growing of Canada’s 25 largest cities, and as we continue to implement lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, we are dedicated to building strong and effective partnerships with other levels of government to ensure we are a thriving and prosperous community. I am grateful for the support the Province has shown us throughout this Term of Council, and their commitment to improving our city. I look forward to continuing to work with them and all partners to realize the enormous potential of Brampton.”
- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton

“City of Brampton staff are committed to supporting the Term of Council Priority: Brampton is a Well-Run City, by focusing on advocacy opportunities and collaborating with our government partners to advance projects and initiatives that matter most for our residents. The work we continue to do with the Province of Ontario plays a pivotal role in our city’s future. We look forward to engaging with our colleagues during the conference and discussing key priorities for our community. 
- Paul Morrison, Interim Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton

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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 Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Learn more at www.brampton.ca

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