Tag Archives: Brampton

Judge grants order to keep woman declared brain dead on life support Life,News,Sci/Tech

The family of Taquisha Mckitty, 27, stood before a Brampton judge for the second time on Thursday after her attending physician issued a death certificate declaring her brain dead last week.

Ontario Superior Court Justice Lucille Shaw granted a two-week injunction that will prevent doctors from taking Mckitty off life support so she can be evaluated by another doctor.

Mystery sludge endangers fish in Brampton News,Sci/Tech

By: Adriana Di Santo An investigation by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change is being conducted on a mysterious black sludge found in a storm drain in Brampton. Lake Ontario Waterkeeper, a provincial charity focused on keeping lake waters clean, was taking part in the Redside Dace Project at Fletcher’s Creek when they came

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Peel Region garbage strike officially ends News

By: Persis Abraham Peel Region is encouraging residents to leave their garbage out after a strike involving 140 garbage collectors ended on Friday. The Peel Region twitter account announced the strike ended early in the morning. The Waste collection strike is over – a deal has been reached with the union. More details to come

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Peel garbage collectors on strike, affecting thousands News,Politics

By: David Tuchman Close to two thirds of households in the Peel region won’t have their garbage picked up on Thursday, as garbage collectors in the region went on strike. Talks between the union representing the workers and Emterra Environmental, the contractor responsible for about 60 per cent of garbage collection in the Peel Region,

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Memorial service held for student who dies in crash News

By Allyyssa Sousa-Kirpaul   The flags were at half mast Monday at Humber North for a memorial service for Lauren Bouchard, who died on Thanksgiving in a car crash in Brampton. The crash also claimed the life of her boyfriend and 16-year-old sister. Bouchard was a student in the early childhood studies program at Guelph- Humber. Students held the memorial

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Ontario willing to fund Mississauga-Brampton LRT project News

Ontario is moving forward with the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project with the help of provincial funding.

By Chelsea Howard The regional transit agency Metrolinx announced Tuesday that the province will provide $1.5 billion to the Hurontario-Main Light Rail Transit project, potentially shafting the idea of the downtown relief line. The project will connect Mississauga’s lakefront to downtown Brampton with 23 kilometers of transit, offering 26 stops including three stops within downtown Mississauga and two

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