List of people from Brampton
Note that this list largely does not include players from the Brampton Battalion OHL hockey team or Brampton Beast ECHL hockey team, although most Battalion members were billeted with families in the City. Of the Battalion, 36 players were drafted by the NHL, including Raffi Torres, Jay Harrison, and Matt Duchene. Also note included are people who were post-secondary students who didn't live locally before or after, namely Kent Monkman and Patrick McKenna.
- Lee Aaron (b. 1962 as Karen Lynn Greening), rock and jazz singer, raised in Brampton
- Stephen Adekolu (b. 1989), CFL football player, BC Lions
- Kwame Adjei, CFL football player, Saskatchewan Roughriders
- James Albert Manning Aikins (1851-1929), lawyer, politician, and lieutenant governor
- Ayo Akinola (b. 2000), soccer player
- Ohenewa Akuffo (b. 1979), entrepreneur (fitness studio), retired wrestler
- Keven Alemán (b. 1994), soccer player
- Charles Allen (b. 1977), track and field athlete
- Clyde Alves, dancer, actor and singer
- Stella Ambler (b. 1966), former MP, Mississauga South (2011-2015)
- Troy Amos-Ross (b. 1975), entrepreneur (daycare), retired boxer
- Trey Anthony (b. 1974), playwright of da Kink in My Hair
- Caroline Helena Armington (1875-1939), etcher
- Thomas W. Armstrong (1858-1927), Wisconsin State Assembly
- Lise Arsenault (c. 1954), gymnast, team gymnastics at the 1976 Summer Olympics
- Olu Ashaolu (b. 1988), basketball
- Aaron Ashmore (b. 1979), actor, Smallville
- Shawn Ashmore (b. 1979), actor, X-Men movie series, Terry Fox in Terry
- Sarkis Assadourian (b. 1948), politician, first Armenian-Canadian to be elected to the House of Commons
- William Atkins (1907-1979), bandmaster, teacher, composer
- Sid C. Attard (b. 1950), horse racing
- Michael Bailey, CFL football player
- Scott Bailey, curler
- Navdeep Bains, politician, MP and Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
- Rupan Bal (b. 1990, Rupanjit Bal), actor and comedian
- Daundre Barnaby, track and field
- Andy Bathgate (b. 1932), ice hockey player
- Colleen Beaumier, politician
- Hayleigh Bell (b. 1996), pairs skater
- Anthony Bennett (b. 1993), basketball player, forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers, drafted first overall in the 2013 NBA Draft
- Sim Bhullar (b. 1992), basketball
- Catherine Black, actress
- Justine Blainey, fought in court for the right for females to participate in male sports
- Ronald Bloore, Member of the Order of Canada; organizer and member of the "Regina Five" (1960)
- Luciano Borsato, hockey player
- Mark Boswell, Olympic high-jumper
- Bernadette Bowyer (b. 1966), field hockey
- Robert William Bradford (b. 1923), C.M., former Director of the National Aviation Museum
- Nathaniel Branden (1930-2014), psychotherapist, best known as a former associate of Ayn Rand and founder of the Nathaniel Branden Institute
- Ransford Brempong (b. 1981), basketball player
- Claire Buchanan (b. 1987), member of Team Canada at the IPC's first women's sledge hockey tournament
- Krista Buecking (b. 1982), Los Angeles-based visual artist
- Lisa Buscombe, world field archery champion, 1984
- Bryan Cameron (b. 1989), ECHL hockey player
- Cassie Campbell (b. 1973), broadcaster, retired hockey player (CWHL and Olympics)
- Lauren Campbell (b. 1981), triathlete
- Ryan Campbell, CLL lacrosse player
- Shane Campbell (b. 1987), Muay Thai kickboxer and MMA fighter
- Alessia Cara (b. 1996), singer and songwriter
- Don Cash (b. 1978), rap artist, record producer
- Andrew Cassels (b. 1969), retired hockey player
- Michael Cera (b. 1988), comedic actor, born and raised in Brampton; a regular on the television series Arrested Development; starred in the movies Superbad, Juno, and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, in which Brampton is mentioned as an in-joke
- Keshia Chante (b. 1988), singer, Juno Award winner
- Jay Chapman, MLS soccer player
- Kenneth Chisholm (1829–1906), businessman, MPP, Reeve of Brampton
- Lara Jean Chorostecki (b. 1984), actress, Hannibal
- Samuel Clarke (1853-1928), MPP, Northumberland West (1887-1890), mayor of Cobourg
- Stephen Clarke (b. 1973), Olympic swimmer
- Tony Clement (b. 1961), former MP, former MPP, former President of the Treasury Board
- Jason Collett, singer-songwriter, member of Broken Social Scene
- Shay Colley (b. 1996), basketball, NCAA Division I and Team Canada
- Ashley Comeau (b. 1984), actress, comedian
- Darren Copeland (b. 1968), electroacoustic music composer
- Peter Corner (b. 1968), curler, skip
- Paulo Costanzo (b. 1978), actor, Joey, Royal Pains
- John Coyne (1836-1873), MPP for Peel
- Dave Cranmer (b. 1944), CFL player, taught at Bramalea Secondary School
- Herbert Crawford (1878-1946), Alberta politician
- Sam Cureatz (b. 1948), MPP, Durham East (1987-1990)
- Philip J. Currie (b. 1949), palaeontologist and museum curator who helped found the Royal Tyrrell Museum of Palaeontology
- Chris Cuthbert (b. 1957)
- Peter DaCunha, child actor
- Kaylee Dakers, swimmer
- George Dance, political candidate, leader of the Libertarian Party of Canada (1991–1993)
- Mike Danton, former MHL hockey player, now international, jailed for conspiracy to commit murder
- Tracy Dawson, actor
- William G. Davis, Premier of Ontario
- Bob Dechert (b. 1958), former MP for Mississauga—Erindale
- Vincent DeGiorgio, lyricist, former record executive
- Patrick Denipitiya (1934-2013), Sri Lankan musician
- Dayna Deruelle (b. 1982), curler
- Mark DeSantis, coach for Brampton Beast
- Ruby Dhalla, Liberal MP for Brampton—Springdale
- Vic Dhillon (b. c. 1969), politician, MPP for Brampton West
- Director X (b. 1975, Julien Christian Lutz), music video director
- Matthew DiSero (b. 1974), comedian and magician
- Andy Donato, editorial cartoonist, Toronto Sun
- D-Pryde (b. 1993), rapper and hip-hop musician
- Steve Duplantis, professional golf caddy
- Mike Dwyer, NHL, WHA hockey player
- Chuck Ealey, former CFL player, once the winningest college football quarterback
- Melvin Ejim (b. 1991), NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship basketball player
- Todd Elik (b. 1966), NHL, international hockey player
- Tyler Ennis (b. 1994), chosen 18th overall in the 2014 NBA Draft
- Glyn Evans (b. 1941), opera singer
- James Robinson Fallis (1871-1935), MPP, Peel (1913-1916), livestock dealer
- David Feiss, creator of Cow and Chicken and I Am Weasel, raised in town
- Chris Felix, NHL hockey player
- Paul Ferreira, NDP MPP
- James Fleming (1839-1902), MP, Peel (1882-1887), lawyer and teacher
- Ian Forbes, NHL-drafted AHL hockey player
- Mike Forbes, NHL hockey player
- Sgt Lorne Ford, injured in the Tarnak Farm incident of the War in Afghanistan
- Steve Fox, singer/songwriter
- Raz Fresco, rapper and record producer
- Doug Frith, former MP for Sudbury, former president of the Canadian Motion Picture Distributors Association
- David Frost, NHLPA sports agent, aka Jim McCauley
- Sir William James Gage (1849-1921), educator, entrepreneur and philanthropist
- Gabe Gala, MLS soccer
- Anthony Gale (b. 1993), sledge hockey player, 2014 Olympic bronze medalist
- Jonita Gandhi (b. 1989), Bollywood singer
- William H. Gardiner (1861-1935), photographer
- Steve Gatzos (b. 1961), NHL hockey player
- Jessica Gaudreault (b. 1994), water polo player
- Sudarshan Gautam, first person to summit Mount Everest, without arms or prosthetics
- Jordan Gavaris (b. 1989), voice actor, Unnatural History
- Parm Gill (b. 1974), former MP for Brampton—Springdale
- Raminder Gill, former MPP for Bramalea—Gore—Malton—Springdale
- Bal Gosal (b. 1961), politician MP for Bramalea—Gore—Malton, Minister of State-Sport
- Tyler Graovac (b. 1993), AHL hockey player
- Gordon Graydon (1897-1953), MP for Peel, Conservative opposition leader, alternate UN delegate for Canada, lawyer
- Sabrina Grdevich (b. 1971), actor, Traders
- Dave Greszczyszyn, skeleton racer
- Raj Grewal, MP for Brampton East
- John Haggert (1822-1887), first Mayor of Brampton, businessman
- Rachel Hannah (b. 1986), distance runner
- Teri Hart, television host
- Shane Harte, actor, Lost & Found Music Studios
- Daniel Harper (b. 1989), track and field
- Mike Harris, curler
- David Hearn, golfer
- Doniel Henry, soccer
- Jill Hetherington, tennis player
- Tyson Heung, German Olympic speed skater
- Bettie Hewes (1924-2001), MLA, Edmonton-Gold Bar (1986-1997)
- W. W. Hiltz (1873–1936), Mayor of Toronto (1924-1925)
- John Hodgins, choir conductor
- Justin Hodgman, hockey player
- Junior Hoilett (b. 1990, David Hoilett), soccer player
- Nick Holder (b. 1969), underground house/hip-hop DJ, raised in Brampton
- Karla Homolka, murderer, briefly lived with her relatives in their Brampton condominium
- Shaan Hundal (b. 1999), soccer player
- Patrick Husbands, horse racing
- Ashfaq Hussain, Urdu-language poet
- Atiba Hutchinson, Eredivisie soccer
- Mark Janoschak (b. 1968), figure skater
- Linda Jeffrey (b. c. 1958), current Mayor of Brampton, former MPP for Brampton-Springdale and cabinet minister
- Colin Jenkins (b. 1983), Olympic triathlete
- Karl Jennings (b. 1979), hurdler
- Rae Johnson (b. 1998), basketball journalist
- Randy Johnston (b. 1958), NHL hockey player
- Alison Jutzi (b. 1978), actress, singer and songwriter
- Alain Kashama, CFL, NFL, NCAA football player
- Fernand Kashama, CFL, NCAA football player
- Hakeem Kashama, CFL, NFL, NCAA football player
- Kalonji Kashama (b. 1991), CFL football player
- Rupi Kaur, poet
- Adam Keefe, hockey player
- Sheldon Keefe, hockey player
- William Parker Kennedy (1892-unknown), labour leader, president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Trainmen, born in Huttonville
- Greg Kerr-Wilson, Bishop of Calgary, was the rector of the Church of the Holy Family, Brampton
- Kamal Khera, MP for Brampton West
- Grzegorz Kielsa, Polish Olympic boxer
- Chris Kowalczuk (b. 1985), CFL football player
- Kyle Labine, actor, Grand Star
- Tyler Labine, actor, Animal Practice, Rise of the Planet of the Apes
- Tom Laidlaw, hockey player
- Lais, rapper, singer, songwriter
- John Henderson Lamont (1865-1936), lawyer, politician, and judge
- Morgan Lander, lead singer for alternative metal group Kittie
- Tory Lanez (b. 1992 as Daystar Peterson), rapper, producer
- Trevor Large (b. 1980), ice hockey coach, former ice hockey player
- Cyle Larin, soccer, MLS and Canadian national team
- Clayton Latham (b. 1980), long jumper
- William Lawson (1793-1875), lay preacher and merchant
- Kris Lemche, Gemini Award winning actor, Emily of New Moon
- Martin Lindsay, boxer
- Sir James A. Lougheed, Alberta politician and businessman, born in Brampton, before serving 30 years in Senate, including as Leader of the Opposition in the Senate
- Annabel Lyon, writer
- Nicole Lyn, Student Bodies, married to Dulé Hill
- John Lynch, real estate, Reeve of Chinguacousy Township, Reeve of Brampton
- Shannon Lynn, Canadian–born Scottish international football goalkeeper
- Lex MacKenzie (1885-1970), veteran and MPP, died at Brampton
- Harinder Malhi, MPP for Brampton—Springdale
- Lex MacKenzie (1885-1970), MPP, York North (1945-1967)
- Graeme McCarrel, curler
- John McDermid, various cabinet positions under Brian Mulroney
- Scott McGillivray, carpenter and television host
- Judi McLeod, journalist
- Simon Mangos (b. 1980), ice hockey player
- Andrew Martin, hockey player
- Davie Mason (b. 1984), former football player
- Rob Maver, CFL football player
- Francis McSpiritt (1836-1895), Roman Catholic priest
- Michael Meeks, international basketball player
- John Meredith, artist
- Erin Mielzynski, World Cup slalom race winner
- Jerome Messam, CFL, NFL football player
- Wayne Middaugh, curler
- Ken Millin (b. 1975), lacrosse player
- Alex Milne, comic book artist
- Massimo Mirabelli (b. 1991), NASL footballer
- Rohinton Mistry, author
- Sonja Molnar (b. 1990), ITF Circuit tennis player
- Christopher Moloney (b. 1977), writer and photographer, known for FILMography rephotography
- Sean Monahan, hockey player
- Jim Moss (b. 1977), lacrosse player
- Tanya Mullings, reggae artist
- Rick Nash (b. 1984), hockey player
- Hussein Nasser Walji (1920-2005), former president of Tanzania's Dar-as-Salaam Jamaat
- Zarqa Nawaz (b. 1968), writer, journalist, filmmaker, creator of Little Mosque on the Prairie
- Kris Newbury (b. 1982), hockey player
- Jabs Newby, basketball player, NBLC
- Alfred Westland Nixon (1863-1921), MPP, Halton (1905-1919), educated at Brampton and in Toronto
- Tobias C. Norris (1861-1936), former Manitoba premier
- Jason Nugent (b. 1982), former CFL football player
- Brenna O'Brien, voice actor
- Frank Oliver, politician and journalist, MLA, MP, Laurier's Minister of the Interior
- Joseph Onabolu (b. 1994), pop singer
- Tara Oram, country music recording artist
- Anthony Osorio (b. 1994), soccer player, born in Toronto and raised in Brampton
- Jonathan Osorio (b. 1998), soccer player
- Tracy Parsons, second leader of the Progressive Canadian Party
- Howard Pawley OC (b. 1934), former Manitoba premier
- Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (b. 1968), author and knitter,
- Mark Penney (b. 1982), film director
- Russell Peters (b. 1970), stand-up comedian who was raised in town, and later moved back.
- Kyle Pettey, Paralympic shot putter
- Reshon Phillip (b. 1998), soccer player
- David Phillips (b. 1978), actor, Shark City, Green Guys
- John Pomorski (1905-1977), MLB baseball pitcher, died in Brampton
- Zach Pop, pitcher, Canadian Junior National team, drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays
- Allison Pottinger (b. 1973), curler
- Gaylord Powless, lacrosse player
- Martin Prashad (1959-2000), Guyanese-Canadian cricketer for Canada (1983–1996)
- Norman Mills Price (1877-1951), illustrator
- William Egerton Purdue, Chief Justice of the Manitoba Court of Appeal
Allison Pottinger (left)
- Jasvir Rakkar (b. 1991), Chicago Cubs pitcher, Canadian national team gold medalist
- Brittany Raymond (b. 1995), actor, The Next Step
- Alyssa Reid (b. 1983), singer, 2012 Juno Award nominee
- Jack Reid (1924-2009), watercolourist
- Johnny Reid (b. 1974), singer
- Sam Reid, keyboardist, Glass Tiger
- Kyle Reyes (b. 1993), Olympic judoka, born in Brampton and raised in Toronto
- Donn Reynolds (1921-1997), country music singer, Canada's "King of the Yodelers"
- Simon Reynolds, actor
- Rob Ricci (b. 1984), international hockey player
- Friendly Rich, avant-garde composer/musician
- Quillan Roberts, soccer player on loan to Toronto FC
- George R. Robertson (b. 1933), Gemini Award-winning actor, Police Academy
- Greg Roe (b. 1990), trampolinist
- Peter Roe (b. 1955), ASL, MISL soccer
- William Francis Romain, first postmaster of Brampton, 2nd mayor of Oakville
- William Ronald, abstract artist
- Troy Ross, boxing
- Kyle Rubisch, NLL/MLL lacrosse player
- Ruby Sahota, MP for Brampton North
- Daniel Sandate, United States Army deserter, second known U.S. soldier to be deported from Canada
- John Sanderson, businessman, Regional councillor and current candidate for Mayor of Brampton
- Ramesh Sangha, MP for Brampton Centre
- David Lynch Scott, Regina mayor
- Jonathan Scott, Methodist clergyman
- John Seath (1844-1919), teacher, civil servant, and author
- Kyle Seeback, politician
- Tyler Seguin, hockey player
- Thomas Sellar (1828-1867), journalist
- Jeff Shattler, lacrosse player
- Bob Sicinski (b. 1946), former WHA ice hockey player
- Sonia Sidhu, MP for Brampton South
- Jagmeet Singh (b. 1979), politician, MPP for Bramalea—Gore—Malton
- Gavin Smellie, track and field
- Blair Smith, CFL linebacker
- Cecil Smith (1936-2016), track and field coach, publisher
- Daniel Sparre (b. 1984), international hockey player
- James Spencer (1812-1863), Methodist minister and journalist
- Paul Stalteri, soccer
- Steve Stanton (b. 1956), science fiction author
- Courtney Stephen, CFL draftee
- Jay Stephens, cartoonist, creator of Tutenstein and The Secret Saturdays
- Ordena Stephens, Jamaican-Canadian actress
- Rob Stewart, actor, Tropical Heat
- Kevin Stittle, Olympic sailing
- Jamie Storr, hockey player
- Peter Sturgeon (b. 1954), former NHL hockey player
- Alisha Tatham, basketball player
- Patrick Tatham, basketball coach and former basketball player
- Tamara Tatham, basketball player
- Robbie Taylor, swimmer
- Nancy Telfer, Canadian choral conductor, music educator and composer
- Chris Terry, NHL hockey player
- Alan Thicke, actor, briefly lived in Brampton
- Dave Thomas, basketball player
- John Thomas, Olympic dance mixed figure skater
- Roger Thompson (b. 1991), soccer player, Brampton-raised
- Scott Thompson, one of the first openly gay television personalities in Canada, was part of The Kids in the Hall comedy troupe.
- Tristan Thompson, basketball player
- Robert Tiller (b. 1949), Thoroughbred horse trainer and owner, Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
- Jacob Hunter Todd (1827-1899), businessman and politician
- Raffi Torres, hockey player
- Sunny Tripathy (b. 1989), actor, comedian, writer
- The Honorable Justice Michael H. Tulloch, Ontario Superior Court
- Steven Turner (b. 1987) former CFL football player
- Warren Ward (b. 1962), basketball player
- Mike Weaver (b. 1978), retired hockey player
- Scott Wedgewood (b. 1992), NHL goalie draftee
- Jabar Westerman (b. 1989), CFL draftee
- Jamaal Westerman (b. 1985), NFL football player
- Ken Whillans (1927-1990), mayor of Brampton
- Catherine White (b. 1990), hockey player
- Ian Williams, author
- Shomari Williams (b. 1985), CFL football player
- Sir Robert S. C. Williams, founder of St. Leonard's Place
- Curtis Albert Williamson, artist
- Emma-Jayne Wilson (b. 1981), horse racing
- JoAnn Wilson (1939-1983), ex-wife and later murder victim of MLA Colin Thatcher
- Mike Wilson (b. 1975), hockey player
- Murphy Wiredu (b. 1985), soccer
- Adam Henry Wright (1846-1874), educator, physician, and office holder
- Roy Wood$ (b. 1996, Denzel Spencer), rapper and R&B musician
Canadian honours system recipients
William G. Davis and Michael F. Clarke have both received the Order of Canada. Davis is the only Bramptonian to receive an Order of Ontario. There are 1253 Brampton residents to receive Exemplary Service Medals. The Golden Jubilee Award was given to 168 in 2002.
- Caring Canadian Award: Adriana J. Pouw
- Decorations for Bravery: Glenn Bannerman-Maxwell, Robert Reginald Fraser, Maribel Garcia, Susan Elizabeth McHale, Mandeep Singh Dhillon, Thomas Tierney, J. Robert Walsh, and David Ware.
- "Stephen Adekolu". BC Lions. Canadian Football League. c. 2015. Archived from the original on 12 May 2015. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- Juzenas, Frank (13 March 2015). "Akuffo retires from wrestling". The Brampton Guardian. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- FitzGerald, Sean (8 December 2014). "Former Olympic boxer trades in fights in the ring for cleanups in the playpen". National Post. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
Amos-Ross, a two-time Olympian, and his wife, Alison McLean, a high school English teacher, opened their daycare in the Toronto suburb of Brampton earlier this year.
- Shea, Courtney (12 July 2011). "Russell Peters and Trey Anthony on jokes, race and jokes about race". Toronto Life. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
Both grew up in Brampton, both cite their families as the ultimate source of hilarity, and both say Canadians need to get over their tall poppy hang-ups.
- "Caroline Armington - Artist, Fine Art, Auction Records, Prices, Biography for Caroline Helena (Wilkinson) Armington". Askart.com. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
- Graham Besant, photographer (20 July 1976). "She bows out -- gracefully". p. C1.
Lise Arsenault; 22; performs optional exercises for 17;000 spectators at Montreal Forum yesterday in helping Canada's women's gymnastics team to a ninth-place finish; best ever in Olympics. However; Miss Arsenault; of Brampton; failed to qualify for Individual competition. I'm really happy; though; she said; because this is the last time I'll be competing in Olympics and we did so well. There's terific spirit on this team. Three teammates qualified.
- Grange, Michael (5 March 2005). "Teen journeys south in search of his destiny". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
- Buffery, Steve (3 July 2014). "Queen's Plate is a family affair for the Attard clan". Toronto Sun. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
Sid worked at a mattress factory in Brampton during his first couple of years in Canada.
- Brady, Rachel (19 March 2014). "Towering Canadian brothers on track to make basketball history". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 14 July 2015.
- Clara Hargittay (1925-05-29). "Bloore, Ronald". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Archived from the original on 2012-09-13. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
- "Robert William Bradford, C.M.". Governor General of Canada. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- "Buchanan to represent Canada". The Brampton Guardian. 15 September 2014. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- "Canadian Women's Sledge Hockey Team 2014-2015 Roster". Women's Sledge Hockey of Canada. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- "Player bios". Women's Sledge Hockey of Canada. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
- "Brampton native stars in NBC's Hannibal". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 12 April 2013. Retrieved 13 April 2013.
- Goodfellow, Ashley (26 May 2013). "And the arts acclaim awards go to...". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. Retrieved 28 May 2013.
- Reynolds, Christopher (18 June 2016). "Armless Brampton climber who scaled Everest aims for new heights". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. Retrieved 23 June 2016.
- "David Hearn". Davidhearn.ca. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
Born in Brampton, Ontario, David Hearn grew up in Brantford, Ontario.
- Ferguson, Doug (13 January 2012). "Hearn two shots out of Sony Open lead". The Gazette. Montreal QC. Associated Press. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
David Hearn of Brampton, Ont., shot a 66 on Friday, two shots behind the leader...
- Snyder, Lorraine. Hetherington-Hultquist, Gillian. [Toronto ON]: The Historica-Dominion Institute. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
Gillian "Jill" Hetherington-Hultquist, tennis player (b at Brampton, Ont 27 Oct 1964).
- "Brampton goes to the Games". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 11 February 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
- "Press release: Justin Hodgman Returns For Third Komet IHL Championship Ring". OurSportsCentral. Fort Wayne IN. 12 April 2010. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
The Brampton, Ontario native led the Komets to the Turner Cup crown with five goals and eight points appearing in all seven post-season games.
- Feschuk, Dave (3 March 2011). "Feschuk: Young Canadian ascending English soccer ranks". Toronto Star. Toronto ON. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
Junior Hoilett, Blackburn's Brampton-born forward, stopped by for a quick look, too. He'd just conducted an interview in which he told the story of the annual bet he makes with his younger brother Jaineil, who plays professionally in Germany.
- Pearson, Patricia (1998). When She Was Bad: How And Why Women Get Away With Murder. Toronto ON: Random House of Canada Limited. p. 294. ISBN 030736383X. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
On February 16, two officers from the metro Toronto sexual vice squad called Karla Homolka at her aunt and uncle's condo in Brampton, a Westchester-style bedroom community north of Toronto, where she'd gone to escape Paul. Not that he'd pursued her. But, her family had reasoned, abusive men stalk. Karla was safe in Brampton. She was even having fun there—rebounding swiftly from her trauma. Shopping, out to parties, having a fling with a fellow she met in a nightclub.
- "Husbands second in jockey standings". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
For the second consecutive year Brampton's Patrick Husbands has finished second in the jockey standings at Toronto's Woodbine.
- "Canadian Urdu poet Ashfaq Hussain gets Pak Pride of Performance Award". Indo-Canadian Outlook. Toronto ON. 5 (4). November 2010.
Ashfaq Hussain migrated to Canada in March 1980 and currently resides in Brampton in Greater Toronto Area.
- Girard, Daniel (17 December 2010). "Brampton's Atiba Hutchinson voted Canada's top male soccer player". Toronto Star. Toronto ON. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
Born in Brampton to Trinidadian parents, Hutchinson's soccer career has certainly taken him a long way.
- MacGregor, Roy (19 January 2014). "MacGregor: Nash proving he deserves spot on Team Canada". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
A puck is in the air, spinning high over the blue line, over the red line and lands at the feet of Rick Nash, a 29-year-old from Brampton, Ont., who was once the No. 1 pick overall in the National Hockey League entry draft.
- Latimer, Joanne (3 July 2014). "Book review: Laughing All the Way to the Mosque". Macleans.
- Juzenas, Frank (8 July 2014). "Newbury signs with Capitals". The Brampton Guardian. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
Brampton native Kris Newbury is returning to his roots. The former Brampton Capitals star has signed a two-way contract with the Capitals, that is the NHL’s Washington Capitals.
- Bumsted, J. M. (14 February 2008). "Tobias Crawford Norris". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- "Nugent on list". The Brampton Guardian. 16 December 2010. Retrieved 26 April 2015.
- Bennett, Jamie (30 July 2010). "Oram excited to croon for west coast fans". The Western Star. Corner Brook NL. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
While she may be considered an overnight sensation by some, Oram’s success was not without hard work and some hardship. The Brampton, Ont. resident paid her dues by singing in bars since the age of 10 and like many singers, even had to live in her car for a few nights when times were rough.
- Stephanie at February 22, 2006 1:20 PM (2006-02-22). "Yarn Harlot: Don't just stand there. Make coffee". Yarnharlot.ca. Retrieved 2011-02-19.
- Gershman, Michael (2004). The Baseball Encyclopedia. Barnes & Noble Books. p. 1124. ISBN 9780760753491.
- Juzenas, Frank (18 June 2014). "Pop drafted by Blue Jays". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. Retrieved 19 June 2014.
- "Alyssa Reid plays free show at Rose". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 2 October 2011. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
Not only is it her first time performing in her hometown, but teen pop star Alyssa Reid will perform here this Friday (Oct. 7) at the Rose Theatre for free.
- "Art icon Jack Reid laid to rest". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 1 September 2009. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
He was a prominent figure in the arts community in Brampton, where he resided for many years before moving to Orillia in 2006. In 1989, Reid was named Arts Person of the Year in Brampton— the first distinction of its kind in the city, and an honour that has continued to recognize important supporters of and contributors to the local arts community.
- Rockingham, Graham (10 November 2010). "Johnny Reid's family affair". The Spectator. Hamilton ON.
Reid is a uniquely Canadian performer. Born in Scotland, high-schooled in Brampton, a soccer fan who got to university in Quebec on a football scholarship, he now lives in Nashville, a blue-eyed R&B singer who has dominated the Canadian country music charts for the past three years, sounding more like Rod Stewart than Paul Brandt.
- "Parkette named for yodeller Donn Reynolds". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 14 August 1998. p. 19.
- "frienly rich and the lollipop people's halloween spooktacular". Music Lives. Guelph ON. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
Friendly Rich is a composer from Brampton, Canada... Friendly Rich is also the founder and director of the Brampton Indie Arts Festival, an annual event which promotes underground artists, held in February at the Rose Theatre in downtown Brampton.
- Varty, Alexander (26 October 2011). "Short attention span led Friendly Rich to vaudeville". Straight.com. Vancouver BC. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
I’ve always been interested in vaudeville and that whole era—and I did a lot of work, actually, in my hometown of Brampton in an old vaudeville theatre when I was developing what I do. So, I don’t know, maybe something got in the water!
- Mulvany, Charles Pelham; Graeme Mercer Adam; Christopher Blackett Robinson (1885). History of Toronto and county of York, Ontario. 2. C.B. Robinson. p. 141. Retrieved 2009-09-15.
- Kinross, Louise (5 December 1991). "Culture aficionados invited to Brampton Dance, music crafts compete with big city". The Toronto Star. Toronto ON. p. BR2.
It includes abstractionist work by former Brampton residents William Ronald, John Meredith and Ronald Bloore, who has gained international renown.
- "Olympic boxer turns crime fighter". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 21 April 2013. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
Brampton resident and two-time Olympic boxer Troy Amos-Ross thought he was stopping to break up a roadside fight, but Peel Regional Police say he actually prevented a murder.
- "Rubisch claims NLL award". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 18 May 2012. Retrieved 19 May 2012.
- Tutka, Paul (10 February 2010). "Kyle Rubisch named Brampton's amateur athlete of the year after sensational '09, Joe Walters home cookin', plus the links". Inside Lacrosse Indoor. Baltimore MA. Retrieved 5 October 2013.
Now he can add the honour of being named the Brampton Guardian’s Ken Giles Award winner, presented to the city’s top amateur athlete.
- "Westerman, Stephen selected in CFL draft". Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 4 May 2012. Retrieved 5 May 2012.
- Zekas, Rita (19 January 1991). "Number 1 with Bullets". The Toronto Star. Toronto ON. p. Starweek 7.
- "Tatham sisters remain with Team Canada". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
- Barclay McMillan; David G.H. Parsons; Kimberly Francis. "Nancy Telfer". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Toronto ON: Historica-Dominion Institute.
Telfer (b Lindsey), Nancy (Ellen)... b Brampton, Ont, 8 May 1950;
- "A first for Terry". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 13 March 2013.
- "Scoring back home". The Toronto Star. p. J8.
his father, a physician at Peel Memorial Hospital in Brampton
- Varteniuk, Sam. "Scott Thompson". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Toronto ON: Historica-Dominion Institute.
Scott Thompson grew up in Brampton, Ont, and attended Brampton Centennial Secondary School.
- Watson, Duane (10 April 2012). "There's no place like home for Tristan Thompson". Sway. Toronto ON: Torstar. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
In June, the Brampton, Ont. native became the highest picked Canadian selected in an NBA Draft...
- Campbell, Mogan (2008-01-03). "Local boy not quite local enough for the CFL". Toronto Star. Retrieved 2008-01-03.
- Douglas, Pam (26 April 2012). "Grey Cup in Brampton yesterday". The Brampton Guardian. Brampton ON. Retrieved 26 April 2012.