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Participants must register at bramptonlibrary.eventbrite.ca by June 30.

Brampton Library CANHack is open to: 

  • Ages 13 and older*
  • High school or post-secondary students, or recent graduates 
  • Residents of Ontario, Canada
  • Brampton Library card holders (Don't have a Brampton Library card? Sign up for a virtual card here. Membership is free to all residents of Ontario, Canada)

*Minors under 18 years of age must acknowledge that their parent/guardian is aware of their participation in the online hackathon.

Brampton Library CANHack takes place online, using the Discord platform, beginning at 9:00AM on Saturday, July 4th, 2020 with an expected hacking duration of 30 consecutive hours. No development may start before the actual date and time of the event. 

While teams are welcome to work on their projects at any time during the hackathon period - 10am on Saturday, July 4 to 3pm on Sunday, July 5 - organizers and mentors will only be available on the platform between the hours of 9am-5pm on Saturday July 4th and 9am-4pm Sunday, July 5th.

Individuals must participate in Brampton Library CANHack as part of a team. A team must have a minimum of 2 members and a maximum of 4 members. 

Any software development tools, game engine, IDE, and/or programming language can be used for the event. 

Only 1 entry per team will be accepted. 

Code of Conduct:

Partners, judges, mentors, volunteers, organizers, Brampton Library staff, and anyone else participating in the event are also subject to our Code of Conduct.

Brampton Library is a safe, inclusive environment and hence has a zero-tolerance policy on harassment or abuse of any kind. Harassment includes, but is not limited to: offensive verbal or written comments related to gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion or social class, deliberate intimidation, stalking, sustained disruption of talks or other events, and inappropriate contact.  

If what you are doing is making someone else uncomfortable, please stop!  Direction from staff, volunteers or any participant to stop a certain behavior should be complied with immediately.

Brampton Library and event partners may take any action it deems appropriate in dealing with harassment, including warning the offender or expulsion from the event.

If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact Brampton Library and event partners using the reporting procedures defined below.

Reporting Procedures:

If you feel uncomfortable or think there may be a potential violation of the code of conduct, please report it immediately using one of the following methods. All reports will remain anonymous.

  • Erin Walker - ewalker@bramptonlibrary.ca
  • Jen Sloane - jsloane@bramptonlibrary.ca
  • Rachel Hopwood - rhopwood@bramptonlibrary.ca
  • Ben Smeets - bsmeets@bramptonlibrary.ca