Brampton Talks

Brampton Talks

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Covering arts, culture, news, ‚Äčand politics in Brampton


He Said She Said: Mississexit Continues
Mar 28 • 24 min
Brampton poised to kick ass in cybersecurity, Bonnie versus Patrick, who would win? And Brampton MPs and MPPs face off twice in just a few days.
The Threat of White Nationalists to Brampton
Mar 22 • 27 min
Is Brampton Transit really that bad? And what should Brampton do with it’s budget surplus? The rise of white nationalism and how it could be affect Brampton.
Brampton Council’s First 100 Days
Mar 13 • 39 min
Should Brampton buy guns to keep them off the streets? We talk about one city councillor’s gun amnesty program, Mississauga’s desperate attempts to break up with Brampton, and Council’s first 100 days in office.
SNC Lavalin Should Build Brampton’s New Hospital
Mar 8 • 36 min
We’re back! This week we banter about a townhall on healthcare with Brampton MPPs, the SNC Lavalin scandal and how it affects Brampton, and the budget.
Is Susan Fennell Finally Vindicated?
Feb 7 • 25 min
This week we chit chat about council’s new staffing policies, the smear campaign against a former PC candidate from Brampton, Susan Fennell’s vindication and “questionable” campaign funds raised by Raj Grewal.
Is Ryerson University Ditching Brampton?
Jan 24 • 23 min
Brampton’s decision to opt in to private retail cannabis stores, Jagmeet Singh’s rocky ride as Federal NDP leader and Ryerson’s ongoing relationship with Brampton.
Build a Wall to Keep Out The Cannabis!
Jan 17 • 27 min
An 8-year long lawsuit with the City of Brampton and a local developer has finally been laid to rest, talks of the amalgamation of Brampton and Mississauga heat up, and a city councillor’s continues to wage war on pot shops.
A terrorism report, a crowded GO Train and a libel suit
Jan 11 • 37 min
What do all three have in common? All are pressing issues in Brampton right now.
Council’s First 3 Days on the Job
Dec 7, 2018 • 40 min
The contentious appointment of Brampton’s 7th spot at the region and a surprise motion to bring back the Main Street LRT.
An MP Resignation & New Council’s Priorities
Nov 30, 2018 • 30 min
The swift political downfall of Brampton East MP Raj Grewal and our wishlist of priorities for the new city council.
DId Somebody Say Tell-All Book?
Nov 22, 2018 • 29 min
A real stab at crime in Brampton or a total flop, and Dysfunction 2.0 — will Brampton’s relationship with the province cause even more drama for the city?
Cool Upcoming Projects in Brampton
Nov 15, 2018 • 48 min
A look at Brampton’s Riverwalk project, that time there was a public a consultation when almost half the city was busy, and zoning bylaws that have been around since before crop tops were in (the first time).
The Ultimate Giorgio Mammoliti Roast
Nov 7, 2018 • 25 min
The ultimate Giorgio Mammoliti roast, a Peel Police Blunder, and the integrity commissioner’s resignation.
Brown Versus Ford Versus Trudeau
Oct 31, 2018 • 26 min
A political comeback for Linda Jeffrey. Brown versus Ford versus Trudeau, and united at last — could Brampton and Mississauga become one city?
The Latest Casualty of Ford Nation’s Wrecking Ball
Oct 24, 2018 • 20 min
Brampton’s rollercoaster of a mayoral race, a new council that could actually work together (?!) and the latest casualty of Ford Nation’s wrecking ball — Brampton’s University.