• Brampton

    Is Brampton growing?

    From a population of 500 in 1853 to 523,911 in 2011, Brampton is The second fastest growing in Canada and the ninth largest city. The province of Ontario has designated Brampton as an urban growth area and the city’s population is expected to grow to 725,000 by 2031. Is Brampton a poor city? 175,980 (12.8%) of Peel’s residents live in poverty. 18% of children (0-17 years) live in poverty. 16% of racialized communities (visible minorities) live in poverty. What’s a problem in Brampton? Although the per capita crimes of the city are not above and beyond those of other cities of its size, we have seen a sharp increase violent…

  • Brampton

    Why does Brampton have a bad reputation?

    Brampton is just houses and factories and nothing else. Also, due to its location, it is difficult to connect with the rest of GTA. It is surrounded by an empty space that largely separates it from neighboring Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan. Part of this is because the airport is in the way (although it is in Mississauga). Why is Brampton a bad place to live? When it comes to general crime, Brampton ranks as the 170th most dangerous place in Canada in a list of 229 cities. Brampton is ranked 39th among 229 cities for robbery. Overall Brampton ranks in the middle in most categories, but in addition to robberies,…

  • Brampton

    Why does Brampton have a bad reputation?

    Brampton is just houses and factories and nothing else. Also, due to its location, it is difficult to connect with the rest of GTA. It is surrounded by an empty space that largely separates it from neighboring Toronto, Mississauga and Vaughan. Part of this is because the airport is in the way (although it is in Mississauga). Why is Brampton a bad place to live? When it comes to general crime, Brampton ranks as the 170th most dangerous place in Canada in a list of 229 cities. Brampton is ranked 39th among 229 cities for robbery. Overall Brampton ranks in the middle in most categories, but in addition to robberies,…