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For Immediate Release:
June 24, 2010

Official Groundbreaking - Peel Heritage Complex Expansion

What: The Region of Peel will host an official groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the much-anticipated expansion of the Peel Heritage Complex.
Why: The Peel Heritage Complex is making history. A significant investment in the Peel economy was made by government partners through the Canada-Ontario Infrastructure Stimulus Fund. A $10 million restoration and construction project began in March 2010 to enhance the land and buildings that hold the Region of Peelís Museum, Archives and Art Gallery.

This ceremony will bring together representatives from the Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments, with invitations to the following speakers:

  • Regional Chair Emil Kolb
  • The Honourable John Baird, Federal Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities
  • The Honourable Brad Duguid, Ontario Minister of Energy and Infrastructure
  • Mayor of Brampton, Susan Fennell
When: Monday, June 28, 2010
11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine)
Where: Peel Heritage Complex
Wellington St. E., Brampton
Front lawn of the Peel County Courthouse

The City of Brampton operates municipal parking garages in close walking distance. Street parking is limited.

The Peel Heritage Complex collects, preserves and displays art, artifacts and archival documents significant to Peelís culture and heritage. Operated by the Region of Peel, the Peel Heritage Complex is located at 9 Wellington St., E. in Brampton.
Visit www.peelheritagecomplex.org for more information.

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.



Natalie Daniel
Public Affairs Associate
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 4478

Diane Allengame
Acting Manager
Peel Heritage Complex
905-791-4055, ext. 3629

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



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