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A window to Canada’s future: How Brampton became a city to watch

June 15, 2013 - All News

BRAMPTON OVER 18 YEARS

Satellite imagery provided by Google shows Brampton’s sprawl since 1984. Located just west of Toronto, the city grew significantly from the late 1990s to today, with major developments after 2000 in the north and west. The city’s 2012 border is overlaid.

Brampton in 1984

Brampton in 2012

A window to Canada’s future: how Brampton became a city to watch
Globe and Mail
Brampton, Ont. has gone from a quiet bedroom town to a booming community more than half a million people. Its growth has been fuelled by an immigrant population reaching 50 per cent in 2011. Below, explore the entire series by Globe reporter Dakshana 

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