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Bramalea, Ontario

Bramalea is a Canadian town approximately 40 kilometres north west of the provincial capital, Toronto, Ontario.

Each subdivision of the city used street names that began with the same letter. The "A" section is the oldest part of the community, with street names like Argyle, Avondale and Aloma. Kids on the boundaries of these divisions would regularly compete in street hockey games, pitting the "D" section vs. the "E" section.

The town centre, hosted the Civic Centre, City Hall, Library, Police Station, Fire Hall, Bus Terminal, Seniors Retirement homes and shopping mall, aptly named the Bramalea City Centre.

There is an extensive parkland trail and sidewalk system that connects the entire city. One can get anywhere in the town without having to use a road.

There are a large number of recreational facilites available in the town, including tennis courts, playgrounds, hockey/lacrosse rinks, swimming pools, indoor hockey rinks, etc.

Bramalea merged with its neighbouring city, Brampton, Ontario in the 80s and is now part of Canada's fastest growing city, with a population over 320,000 in the year 2000.