Home of the round-the-park skating rink in Gage Park, Brampton is surrounded with a lot of interesting facts that you just have to know. Even more so, there is always something to do in this city, such as Shakespeare in the park. If you want more frequent excitement, then you can just take trips to the Farmers Market in Brampton. The City of Brampton is well known for its yearly New Year’s Eve events as well.
This city has grown fast in 100 years. It started off a small town of only 3,412. However, in 1981 the population had reached 149,030 people. Currently, there is over half a million residence of Brampton. The population of this city contributes to its ranking of the ninth-largest Canadian city, even though it is the Youngest city, with the average being 33.7 years old. This town is named after a city in England, but it has also been known as the Flower Town of Canada. This nickname is due to the fact that it is home to a massive greenhouse industry. That makes for an excellent opportunity to stop and smell the roses. In this city, you can always find a good conversation in 70 different languages. However, something that makes Brampton unique is its corners. The Four Corners is the name that the four banks have earned. These banks are found at each ‘corner’ of the city and were once known as Buffy’s Corners. This alternative name for the banks originated because this downtown area would circle William Buffy’s tavern.