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Colourful mural along McCaul Street. - Tanja-Tiziana
Winter skating path at scenic Gage Park. - Tanja Tiziana
Multicultural Brampton is the third largest city in the Greater Toronto Area and has experience rapid growth in the last few decades. Once known for its small town rural setting, Brampton has become a centre for several economic sectors, including information and communication technologies, life sciences and business services. Brampton's downtown and surrounding district still retains a traditional streetscape, complete with Go Train station for easy connections to the rest of the GTA. The new Rose Theatre, recently opened next to its historic counterpart, aims to make Brampton a fun and creative hub.
Yonge Interviews: Abraham Catano, CEO of Stella's Corset
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
For years the secret to Luz Stella Torres's figure was the corset she wore under her clothes. When the secret got out, it turned into a business opportunity. Her son Abraham Catano has since grown the door-to-door corset sales business into two GTA retail locations with plans to expand to Dubai.
Top 5 places to skate outdoors in Toronto and the GTA
Wednesday, February 06, 2013
It's not too late for a Valentine's Day skate. With more than 100 skating rinks in Toronto and the GTA, we narrow down our top five outdoor picks for winter romance under the stars. Hot cocoa anyone?
Not quite old McDonald's farm
Sarah B. Hood
Wednesday, November 07, 2012
Brampton's McVean start-up project teaches newbie keeners, including new Canadians, about running sustainable farms. They learn from the experts... and from each other.
Artists in the GTA: Sharada Eswar tells South Asian tales old and new
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
As a young girl in Kerala, Sharada Eswar loved hearing her grandmother recount Indian epics. Now, the Brampton resident is bringing those ancient stories—and more contemporary tales—to life.
Game on! A new sports festival attempts to erase the divide between jocks and nerds
Wednesday, October 05, 2011
A project of four community leaders who started out as strangers, StreetSport isn't just about reclaiming the joy of competition for GTA residents who might never make it to the big leagues. Like its role model, Nuit Blanche, it's also about putting people at the centre of our public spaces.
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Source: Wall Street Journal
Ontario's product mix makes auto industry competitive
Source: Montreal Gazette
Toronto firms benefit from Ottawa's $58 million grant for clean-tech innovations
Source: Toronto Star
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