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Amrit Mangat, MPP Mississauga -Brampton South
Mississauga-Brampton South MPP Petitions Legislative Assembly to Create a University in Brampton
July 25th 2014
On July 17th MPP Amrit Mangat rose in the Legislature calling on the province to encourage the development or expansion of a graduate and research-intensive institution inBrampton.
MPP Mangat stated “I have a petition which has been signed by several thousand members of my community, and it reads as follows:
"Whereas the city of Brampton held the highest rate of population growth among Canada's 20 largest cities in 2011;
"Whereas the creation of university campuses in an underserved area like the city of Brampton gives more students a full range of high-quality education in their community;
"We, the undersigned, petition the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as follows:
"That the government of Ontario create Sheridan University and as well encourage the development or expansion of a graduate and research-intensive institution into Brampton."
“I support this initiative as it will support our community and provide advanced education closer to home while creating opportunities for twenty first century jobs.”
- Amrit Mangat, MPP Mississauga-Brampton South
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