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News Release: August 16, 2018

Region of Peel to Meet with Provincial Ministers to Advocate for Support

BRAMPTON, ON. (August 16, 2018) - Peel Regional Chair, Peel Regional Councillors and Regional staff will meet with several provincial cabinet ministers to inform them about the challenges Peel is facing and the supports it needs to continue building a healthy, complete and resilient community. Meetings will take place at the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario conference on Aug. 19 - 22 in Ottawa.

Rapid population growth, increasing traffic congestion, the cost of addressing critical local housing needs, supports for seniors and the mitigation of the effects of climate change are some of the challenges that the Region of Peel will present to the provincial ministers.

Briefing Notes highlighting the challenges and what the Region of Peel is advocating for will be posted at on Aug. 22, 2018.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for more than 1.5 million people and 175,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. Recognized as a leader in management and service delivery, the Region of Peel is the only government organization at any level to receive Excellence Canada's Platinum Award for Excellence, Innovation and Wellness®. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts:

Tatiana Marmora
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800, ext. 5808