The Region of Peel provides input into both the 2013 Federal and Provincial pre-budget process
PeelAsksWhy.ca was the Region of Peel's provincial election strategy leveraging social media (Twitter and Facebook) to provide Peel residents with a platform to voice their concerns about why they wait longer than other Ontarians to access key community services such as affordable housing, mental health, child care and supporting individuals with special needs.
Visit Peel Asks Why to learn more about the campaign.
The latest news and information about the Federal Election from area municipalities:
The Region of Peel provides input into both the 2011 Federal and Provincial pre-budget process.
In September 2010, Regional Council endorsed A Better Peel for a Better Province (PDF 1.5MB), Peel's Provincial Party Platform document.
This document identifies Peel's challenges and those of the larger municipal sector, as well as opportunities to work together with the next provincial government to provide solutions to address these challenges.
In August, the Region of Peel provided input into the province's new 10-year public infrastructure plan led by the Ministry of Infrastructure.
The Region of Peel provided its input into both the 2010 Federal and Provincial Budget process:
In December, the Region of Peel provided feedback into the Ontario Legislature's Select Committee on Mental Health and Addictions in developing a long-term strategy for the Province of Ontario
The Region of Peel provided its input into both the 2009 Federal and Provincial Budget process:
On September 22, 2008, the Region's Government Relations Committee (GRC) met with the federal election candidates to share Peel's perspective about what residents need.
Most candidates were able to attend this briefing, which is also posted here, and learned about some of the challenges and issues we face as individuals and communities.
The GRC also asked candidates to tell us what they will do to help strengthen Peel - and all municipalities - so that we can all work together for a stronger Canada. Their responses have been posted on this website.
Region of Peel took a leadership role during the 2007 Provincial election and presented candidates and community stakeholders with non-partisan recommendations to change the way human services such as child care, social housing, health services and social services are funded in municipalities throughout Ontario.
Ontario is the only province that funds human services with property taxes rather than existing income taxes. The Region is responsible for providing support services for vulnerable or at-risk members of the community.