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Guru Nanak Road!

Brampton council has decided to rename a section of Peter Robertson Boulevard after the founder of the Sikh religion, Guru Nanak. A motion put forward by wards 9 and 10 councillors Gurpreet Dhillon and Harkirat Singh passed unanimously at council’s meeting last Wednesday to mark the 550th anniversary of Nanak’s birth. While part of Peter Robertson Boulevard will continue to carry the former Brampton mayor’s name, the section between Dixie Road and Great Lakes Road will be renamed “Guru Nanak Street” or “Guru Nanak Road.” “City of Brampton public works and engineering staff were directed to immediately undertake the renaming in time for Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary, also known as ‘Gurpurab,’ which will be celebrated globally by both Sikhs and non-Sikhs alike,” Dhillon said in a news release. He added the Guru Nanak Mission Centre Gurdwara is the only municipal address on the stretch of road to be renamed.

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