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For Immediate Release:
February 1, 2008

Regional Child Care Centres Closed February 1, 2008

BRAMPTON, ON. (Feb. 1, 2008) Ė The Region of Peelís Learn.Play.Care. Child Care Centres will be closed today because of adverse weather conditions. The Region of Peel closes its centres on days when the Peel District School Board closes its schools.

In preparation for a possible snow storm, yesterday centres posted weather alert notices informing parents to listen to the radio for the Peel District School Board closure. A staff member was at each Learn.Play.Care. centre at 7 a.m. this morning in case a parent was not aware of the closure and arrived at the centre.

As weather conditions moderate, please visit the Region of Peelís website at www.peelregion.ca for updates on centre re-openings.

The Human Services department, established in June 2007, provides services that support full participation by all residents in the economic, social and cultural life of the Region, in particular by providing a continuum of supports for vulnerable or at-risk members of the community. The departmentís divisions include Ontario Works, Childrenís Services, Early Years Integration, Social Housing (Peel Living), and Social Housing Policy and Programs.

The Regional Municipality of Peel was incorporated in 1974 on the principle that certain community and infrastructure services are most cost-effectively administered over a larger geographic area. The Region of Peel serves more than one million residents in the Cities of Mississauga and Brampton and the Town of Caledon.

For more information on the Region of Peel, please call 905-791-7800 or visit www.peelregion.ca.




Jennifer Marvin
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800 ext. 4668

Sonia Pace
Acting Director, Childrenís Services
Region of Peel
905-791-1585 ext. 3807

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



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