Brampton Centre is about 372 km by air from Parliament Hill. The drive takes about five hours.
The Etobicoke Creek Trail is over 14 km long and winds through Brampton’s downtown arts hub. There are a number of parks and greenspace surrounding the creek.
The Canadian National Railway line bisects the riding. Most residences and parks are in the northern half, while most businesses and industry are in the southern half of the riding.
About 47% of the riding’s population are immigrants, with some of the largest populations born in India, Jamaica, and the Philippines.
Punjabi, Spanish, and Tagalog are the most common non-official mother tongues in the riding.
Approximately 1% of the riding’s population identify as Aboriginal.
Average individual income is $36,734.
Donald M. Gordon Chinguacousy Park has beach volleyball courts, mini-golf, a skateboard park, sports fields, paddle-boats, a greenhouse and botanical gardens, a chapel, a petting zoo with pony rides, a splash pad, and a miniature train. The ski hill at “Ching Park” was built up using fill excavated from residential basements.
Hip-hop artist Roy Wood$, signed to Drake’s record label OVO, was born here.
The 2014 film “Room” was partially filmed at the local shopping mall, the Bramalea City Centre.
The Powerade Centre is a 5,000-seat multi-purpose sports arena and opened in 1998. The arena is home to the ECHL’s Brampton Beast men’s hockey team and the MSL’s Brampton Excelsiors men’s lacrosse team.
Leading industries in the riding are manufacturing, retail trade, and transportation and warehousing. About 16% of the riding’s workforce is employed in the manufacturing sector.
Around 48% of the workforce has some sort of post-secondary education.
“Brampton Grow Green” is the city’s first environmental master plan. It includes strategies and targets for the city to reach its sustainability goals.
The Bramalea City Centre is host to a free electric vehicle charging station, where shoppers can re-charge their cars while they go shopping. The shopping centre also has an electronic waste recycling program where shoppers can dispose of items like batteries, cellphones, televisions, and computers.
Designed as Canada’s first satellite community, each new phase of the east part of this city (formerly Bramalea) was built with progressing first letters of street names. Development started in the “A” section, with street names like Aloma and Argyle. Then a “B” section was created, with streets names like Braemar and Bromley, and so on.