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Old 10 August 2007, 06:58 AM
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Canada Brampton's urban myth frustrates the mayor and police chief

A rumour that's been circulating in Brampton for the past 18 months has created a stir and the mayor is frustrated by the urban myth.

Mayor Susan Fennell has been trying to get to the bottom of the rumour, which suggested gang members from Toronto are being paid to move to Brampton.

http://680news.com/news/local/articl...09_132636_4980
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Old 10 August 2007, 07:03 AM
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The best way for them to dissuade it would probably be to just dump it on another community. "No, no, no. Gang members are being paid to move to Mississauga..."
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Old 10 August 2007, 03:57 PM
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I wondered for years why anyone would want to live in Brampton and now I know. They've been paid to move there! Explains a lot.

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Old 10 August 2007, 04:12 PM
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I wondered for years why anyone would want to live in Brampton and now I know. They've been paid to move there!
I moved to Mississauga a few years back with the family. The rent was good -- zero.

After 18 months of suburban living, I moved out. I love my family, but given the location, the rent was simply too high.
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Old 12 August 2007, 06:32 AM
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Icon202 i thought it was Imaginary

I sawthis thread but as a citizen of Brampton I had never heard it. After i mentioned at my local pub and discovering everybody had heard it AND believed it my BRAIN exploded. Is there anybody on this board else that lives in Brampton that Can tell me if there is a pub where the average iq is above 80 In this town.

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Old 13 August 2007, 06:32 AM
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I asked a friend who lives in Brampton about this - he'd never heard of it.
Of course, he found the idea ridiculous, so...
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Old 07 October 2007, 03:33 AM
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I sawthis thread but as a citizen of Brampton I had never heard it. After i mentioned at my local pub and discovering everybody had heard it AND believed it my BRAIN exploded. Is there anybody on this board else that lives in Brampton that Can tell me if there is a pub where the average iq is above 80 In this town.
Yep... the people at that bar were paid off to believe the rumor, by the same source that is paying torontonians to move to Brampton. You musta not been there that day... ah well, maybe you should go to the bar everyday so you don't miss anything!!!
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