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Spotlight on Brampton: Health-Care System Neglected for Too Long

In this fourth and last part of his “Spotlight on Brampton series,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines how the city’s insufficient health-care infrastructure and the car-centric urban design are making Brampton’s immigrant population even more vulnerable.

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Spotlight on Brampton: Transit System at Tipping Point

Brampton has been rising to the challenge of providing strong transit service to its exploding population, but demand may soon exceed supply. In part 3 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines public transport as immigration policy.

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Spotlight on Brampton: Housing Crunch Hits Immigrants the Most

In part 2 of his “Spotlight on Brampton” series, LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer examines the city’s housing crisis brought on by lack of residential development adequate to house the rising population.

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Spotlight on Brampton: A Case Study of Invisible Immigration Policies

Brampton is one of the most diverse cities in Canada. In this introductory article to his four-part series “Spotlight on Brampton,” LJI reporter Mansoor Tanweer shows how, in a city where over half of the population is foreign-born, housing, transport and health-care policies become de facto immigration policy.

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How a Brampton Non-Profit Battles Rising Food Insecurity

The extended economic impacts of COVID-19 have highlighted the issue of food insecurity in Canada, especially among marginalized people. One Brampton man has created a program to help those affected by giving them access to fresh organic produce.

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Inclusive Remembrance Day Events help Integrate Immigrants, say Community Leaders

Brampton’s Mubarak Mosque paid tribute to Canada’s fallen troops. The organizers say that events such as this are a great way to integrate newcomers to Canada, who might be bewildered by observances in their new homeland.

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