Learn + Grow

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Our annual Startup Weekend with a focus on FinTech this year.

Driving Dreams | November 14 | Partner: RIC Centre

A high profile conference exploring emerging technologies. For details, email astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Sparkin’ STEM | November 16 | Partner: Central Peel Secondary School

A full day of talks from leading experts in STEM and workshops aimed at immersing youth in technology. For details, email astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Spark Hackathon | December 14 | Partner: Central Peel Secondary School

A hackathon focused on robotics. For details, email astawa.alam@brampton.ca

Canadian Women in Municipal Government Scholarship

The scholarship is open to female students enrolled in any year of study in secondary school and who are contributing to their school's leadership team or student council. Deadline to apply is January 10, 2020.


Mayor Andrée P. Boucher Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship will be awarded to two female college or university students deemed to have submitted the best research paper on a topic related to women in politics. Deadline to apply is January 10, 2020.

Summer Compa​ny​​

Summer Company offers up to a $3,000 grant and provides valuable training, mentoring and coaching to youth 15 to 29 years of age.​​

Small Business​ Accelerator

This program provides mentoring and up to $5,000 for those 18+ wanting to start, buy or expand a business.​​

Ten Thousand C​offees

Students can connect to ask questions, share ideas and form new professional relationships. A coffee is a simple and fun way to meet, engage, and learn from those in the Brampton small business community.​​

Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) Programs

In partnership with the Peel District School Board and the Dufferin-Peel Catholic District School Board, the Recreation division offers ICE (Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship) workshops. A variety of certifications are also offered to align with Specialist High Skills Major goals.

Brampton Entrepreneur Centre & Co-working Space

The facility, located at 41 George Street, will initially offer co-working space as a pilot to allow clients to get a feel of the new experience at no cost. The pilot is also an opportunity for the BEC team to measure project feasibility and efficiency.