For many years, Paul Vicente has dedicated himself to city building by leading policy discussions and fostering an understanding of its issues through media, including television broadcasts, print newspapers, and public town halls with government leaders. He strongly believes that informed communities and ongoing consultation result in better decisions.
Paul is proud of his involvement with community groups in Brampton. He served as Treasurer of the Board of Directors of Carabram, Brampton’s Multicultural Festival and he is a Founding Director of Brampton Focus, a media organization dedicated to covering issues in Brampton. In response to residents' concerns on community safety and the increase in crime, Paul worked to create Neighbourhood Watch Brampton, a new safety organization in the city.
Paul is also the founder of Stand Up for Brampton, which is dedicated to promoting discussion about the city and a positive culture around Brampton politics. Paul has lived in Brampton for over thirty years, is married and has three children with his wife, a teacher, who also works in Brampton. As a family, they love living in Brampton.