​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Connecting the Wo​rld ​through Public Works | May 21 - May 25, 2024

National Public Works Week (NPWW) is an annual week-long celebration of the essential public services rendered by infrastructure, construction, and operations staff. The week of Ma​y 21st to 25th pro​vides an important opportunity to recognize and acknowledge the achievements of the Public Works and Engineering division, especially the contributions of front-line essential workers.

This year's National Public Works Week theme is "Advancing Quality of Life for All."

This year’s NPWW celebration kicks off with a flag raising ceremony on Tuesday, May 21 at Ken Whillans Square at 9 am, followed by speed mentoring with Access Employment at Williams Parkway Operations Centre from 11 am to 1 pm.

On Wednesday, May 22 the truck rodeo goes ​from 8 am to 2 pm at the Williams Parkway Operations Centre. Starting at 9 am, there will be school tours at 9 am at the Williams Parkway Operations Centre.

The annual bus pull challenge, commissioners’ challenge and fund-raising barbecue for the United Way happens on Thursday, May 23 at 10 am. The commissioners challenge starts at 11 am and the barbecue begins at noon.

Because of construction in downtown Brampton, the bus pull, trivia challenge and fundraising barbecue for the United Way will be held at 175 Sandalwood Pkwy., across from the Sandalwood Operations Centre.

  • ​Shuttle buses for employees coming from City Hall & West Tower will be available starting at 9:30 am from City Hall, located on Wellington St W.​

  • For employees at Williams Parkway Operations Centre, shuttle busses will also leave starting at 9:30 am from the main entrance.​

The cost of the barbecue is $5 and includes your choice of beef burger, halal chicken burger or vegetarian op​tion, potato salad, soft drink, and cookie. People can pay with cash or with a credit card.

The deadline to register for the bus pull is Friday, May 1​7 at 4 pm. Anyone who wants to register a team should contact Patricia Zablotny at patricia.zablotny@brampton.ca. There is a $5 entry fee for each participant, which includes the barbecue lunch.

NPWW wraps up on Friday, May 24 with the award ceremony and staff appreciation luncheon from 11 am to 2 pm at Williams Parkway Operations Centre. To learn more visit www.brampton.ca/NPWW.

Bus Pull Registration & Rules​

  • Please down​load the following form to register your team for the Bus Pull Challenge.​
  • Entry is $5 cash per member, which includes lunch and will be collected at time of sign-in.
  • Please see rules associated with the challenge here.​​​​



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