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Explore Brampton with us on the Newcomer Bus Tour!


​BRAMPTON, ON (November 30, 2022) – Residents who moved to Brampton after January 1, 2019, are invited to take a free Newcomer Bus Tour with Brampton Library, Brampton Transit and The City of Brampton.

Highlights of the tour include Brampton City Hall and Gage Park, spectacular festive lights, hospitals, community centres, bus and train stations, and library branches. Join the tour to get to know Brampton!

Recognized with the Angus Mowat Award for Excellence in Public Library Service, the American Public Library Association Upstart Innovation Award, and an award from The Canadian Urban Transit Association (CUTA), the Newcomer Bus Tour is not to be missed.

The winter tours will take place on December 6 and 8 from 6 to 9 pm. Residents can register online at bramptonlibrary.ca or by phoning 905.793.4636.

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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

“Brampton Transit takes great pride in welcoming and providing an inclusive environment for all of our riders. This tour is a wonderful opportunity for newcomers to our city to meet our friendly staff, ask questions and experience the convenience and benefits of our transit network.”
- Alex Milojevic, General Manager, Brampton Transit

“We're so excited to continue to offer these tours, which provide 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 Twitter, Facebook, 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 programs for all ages and interests through our calendar of events and subscribe to our email updates. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, 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. 
 
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


MEDIA CONTACTS
City of Brampton Media Relations
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Brampton Library
jdickenson@bramptonlibrary.ca
416.605.9749