HOW DID BRAMPTON BECOME PARTY TOWN AMID THE PANDEMIC? JULY 27 2020

Jane Brown is filling in for Libby Znaimer today. She is joined by Brampton Mayor Patrick Brown followed by Dr. Raywat Deonandan, an epidemiologist and Associate Professor in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Ottawa.

In the news: police and by law officers had to break up a party in Brampton this past Saturday night, which had upwards of 200 people in attendance. It’s a concerning development amid an ongoing pandemic where Canadians are still being urged to isolate from those outside their social bubbles. The homeowners have since been charged. Mayor Brown details the city’s response and Dr. Ray provides his perspective on the matter as the province sees more young people contracting the virus.


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