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Brampton advocates for key city building priorities in federal, provincial budget submissions

BRAMPTON, ON (March 9, 2023) – The City of Brampton continues to advocate for growth and sustainability initiatives with both federal and provincial partners. 

As part of that advocacy, the City has submitted detailed provincial and federal pre-budget submissions focusing on strategic funding to move key city building priorities forward.

The City of Brampton is constantly looking for ways to strengthen its partnerships with all orders of governments to advance projects which focus on long-lasting economic impact, job creation, civic pride and improve the overall quality of life for residents.

Key partnership asks from the Government of Canada include: 
Create more attainable housing through the Housing Accelerator Fund and Housing Catalyst Capital Project
Modernize transit by electrifying Brampton’s third transit facility, investing in LRT and BRT 
Support innovation by growing Brampton’s Innovation District
Expand active transportation by increasing the Active Transportation Fund
Take climate action by partnering on net-zero energy community centre retrofits and greening the City’s fleet

To view the full federal pre-budget submission, click here.

Key partnership asks from the Province of Ontario include: 
Offer more housing choices by streamlining approvals, helping the City meet provincial housing targets
Modernize transit by electrifying Brampton’s third transit facility, investing in LRT and BRT 
Bettering healthcare by advancing Phase II of Peel Memorial & Cancer Care Centre
Support economic development by increasing funding to MEDJCT and the Brampton Entrepreneur Centre
Strengthen Municipal sustainability by adjusting Provincial Gas Tax and ‘heads and beds’ formula to inflation

To view the full provincial pre-budget submission, click here. 


“We appreciate and rely on the support of our federal and provincial partners. Historically, Brampton has been chronically underfunded across many key areas. We have strategies in place as we continue to advocate for our fair share and build on those relationships to create a community where everyone can thrive. We know we cannot do that alone and value the vital contributions from other levels of government as we work to deliver better healthcare, more amenities, and enhanced infrastructure in our rapidly growing city.” 

- Patrick Brown, Mayor, City of Brampton 

“Strong partnerships are vital to the programs and projects we deliver at the City of Brampton. Every year, we meet with our federal and provincial partners to highlight the City’s major strategic projects in our pre-budget submission, as part of our on-going advocacy. We look forward to further collaboration as we advance move forward on key priorities that improve the overall economic prosperity and livability of Brampton.”  

- Marlon Kallideen, Chief Administrative Officer, City of Brampton 


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