For Immediate Release
September 24, 2001

Keith Ward
Commissioner of Housing and Property, and General Manager of Peel Living
Region of Peel
905-453-1300, Ext. 2518

Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing Chris Hodgson
to transfer Social Housing Responsibilities to Region of Peel


Municipal Affairs and Housing Minister Chris Hodgson will appear before Peel Region Council to sign a "certificate of transfer" signifying the transfer of responsibilities of administration and funding for social housing in the Cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon from the province to the Regional Municipality of Peel.

All media are invited to observe a transfer of responsibilities ceremony in Council Chambers. Immediately following, media will be provided with an opportunity to speak with the Minister and Regional Chair Emil Kolb about Peel's role in assuming a leadership role for social housing (as listed below).

WHEN: Thursday, Sept. 27, 2001
10 a.m. (transfer of responsibilities photo opportunity)
10:30 a.m. (media conference)
WHERE: Region of Peel Headquarters at 10 Peel Centre Dr., 5th Fl.
Council Chambers (photo opportunity)
Chair's Boardroom (media conference)


Communication Services, 10 Peel Centre Dr., Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
Phone: 905-791-7800, Fax: 905-791-0595 , e-mail
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