Clean Air Peel Initiatives
Pollutants come from many sources and action is need from all levels of government, businesses and the community. Partnerships are essential to improving air quality and below are a few examples of partnerships that the Region is a part of to improve air quality.
Examples of Partnerships
Regional Air Quality Working Group
The interdepartmental group was formed in 2000 to discuss air quality activities and share best practices.
The GTA CAC promotes the reduction of air pollution and works to increase awareness of air quality issues in the Greater Toronto Area through the collective efforts of all levels of government. The Region is a member of the Greater Toronto Area Clean Air Council which was established in 2000.
The Region is a member of the Alliance for Resilient Cities; a collaborative network that supports the efforts of local governments in identifying the impacts of climate change, analyzing adaptation options and developing climate change action strategies to protect their communities.
The Region is a member of the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Partners for Climate Protection Program. PCP is a network of 166 Canadian municipal governments who have committed to reducing greenhouse gases and taking action on climate change.
Peel Public Health participates on the Environmental Health Working Group of the Ontario Public Health Association (OPHA).