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Welcome to Brampton

With a rapidly growing population of almost 600,000, Brampton is the ninth most populous region in Canada. Located in Southern Ontario northwest of Toronto, Brampton is the third largest city in the Greater Toronto Area. Originally a small village of just 50 residents, Brampton has grown into a large suburban centre and industrial powerhouse, largely thanks to immigration and technological innovation.

Neighbourhood characteristics

Pet Friendly

Vibrant

Lively

Green Spaces

Nightlife

Downtown

Foodie's Favourite

Multicultural

Family Friendly

Transit Friendly

Early to Bed

Industry Hub

Bang For Your Buck

Tranquil

Student Friendly

High Tech

Fun facts

  • Brampton has the largest percentage of Sikhs of any Canadian city.

  • Brampton’s population has boomed from just 10,000 people in the 1950s to over a half a million residents today.

  • Named for a small town in Cumbria, England, Brampton was incorporated as a village in 1853.

  • Famous Bramptonians include Keshia Chanté, singer and actress, Rick Nash, NHL player, Cassie Campbell, Olympic Gold Medalist, and Russell Peters, actor and comedian.

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What to expect

Green spaces, a thriving economy, and affordable real estate continually attracts growing families to Brampton.

What not to expect

This growing city doesn’t offer a large downtown or vibrant nightlife.


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Brampton

A hub of multiculturalism and industry, conveniently located within the GTA.

With a rapidly growing population of almost 600,000, Brampton is the ninth most populous region in Canada. Located in Southern Ontario northwest of Toronto, Brampton is the third largest city in the Greater Toronto Area. Originally a small village of just 50 residents, Brampton has grown into a large suburban centre and industrial powerhouse, largely thanks to immigration and technological innovation.


Once known as the “Flower City” thanks to its large greenhouse industry, Brampton is now a technical hub for industries like advanced manufacturing, retail administration, logistics, information and communication technologies, food and beverage, life sciences, and business services. With a booming economy, convenient location, and award-winning conservation areas and green spaces, Brampton has become a beloved home for professionals, growing families, and new Canadians.

Bramptonians love their parks, green spaces, and conservation areas; in fact, the city was honoured with the Lieutenant Governor Ontario Heritage Award for Community Leadership in 2011 for its heritage conservation program. Public parks such as Gage Park provide residents with easy access to recreational facilities like jogging trails, floral gardens, gazebos, playgrounds, a wading pool, and an outdoor ice skating trail. Brampton is also home to Wet’n’Wild Toronto, a hundred-acre waterpark complex boasting slides, pools, lazy rivers, and more. Rose Theatre is a newly built, world-class centre for the performing arts, conveniently located in downtown Brampton. At the Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives, you will discover unique artefacts and beautiful artworks originating from the historic Peel region.

With a median age of just 34, Brampton is the youngest city in the Greater Toronto Area. This rapidly expanding city is supported by a thriving economy, thanks to the nearby Pearson Airport, affordable real estate, central location, and talented workforce. Brampton has become a prime location for business and is the home of the headquarters of multinational companies such as Loblaw Companies Ltd., Rogers Communications Inc., Maple Lodge Farms, Canadian Tire Corp, Coca-Cola Bottling Company Ltd., and Gamma-Dynacare Medical Laboratories.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Green spaces, a thriving economy, and affordable real estate continually attracts growing families to Brampton.

Brampton is one of the most rapidly growing cities in Ontario thanks to strong economic growth, a prime location, and plenty of family friendly amenities. 

WHAT NOT TO EXPECT:

This growing city doesn’t offer a large downtown or vibrant nightlife.

However, the endless clubs and bars of Toronto are an easy commute away.

THE MARKET:

When compared to other cities in the Greater Toronto Area, Brampton is highly affordable.

Brampton is composed of suburban communities boasting plenty of detached homes on generous lots, perfect for your growing family.

UNEXPECTED APPEAL:

Nicknamed the ‘Flower City’, Bramptonians enjoy easy access to picturesque natural spaces.

Bramptonians love their parks, green spaces, and conservation areas; in fact, the city was honoured with the Lieutenant Governor Ontario Heritage Award for Community Leadership in 2011 for its heritage conservation program. Public parks such as Gage Park provide residents with easy access to recreational facilities like jogging trails, floral gardens, gazebos, playgrounds, a wading pool, and an outdoor ice skating trail.

THE LIFESTYLE:

Downtown Brampton boasts performing arts centres, galleries, and other cultural institutions.

Rose Theatre is a newly built, world-class centre for the performing arts, conveniently located in downtown Brampton. At the Peel Art Gallery, Museum, and Archives, you will discover unique artefacts and beautiful artworks originating from the historic Peel region.

YOU'LL FALL IN LOVE WITH:

Brampton’s diversified economy, proximity to Toronto, and skilled workforce means the city enjoys high wages and low unemployment rates.

With a median age of just 34, Brampton is the youngest city in the Greater Toronto Area. This rapidly expanding city is supported by a thriving economy, thanks to the nearby Pearson Airport, affordable real estate, central location, and talented workforce. Once known as the “Flower City” thanks to its large greenhouse industry, Brampton is now a technical hub for industries like advanced manufacturing, retail administration, logistics, information and communication technologies, food and beverage, life sciences, and business services.

THE NEIGHBOURS:

This young city is vibrantly multicultural, and is home to new Canadians and families from around the globe.

This working class community is extremely young; the median age of a Brampton resident is just 34.

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Brampton Neighbourhoods

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