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Media Alert: October 1, 2019

Media Alert: Official Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Seniors Health and Wellness Village at Peel Manor

Who: Dr. Merrilee Fullerton, Minister of Long-Term Care, Government of Ontario
Nando Iannicca, Chair, Peel Regional Council, Region of Peel
Rowena Santos, Councillor, Peel Regional Council and Brampton Council
Paul Vicente, Councillor, Peel Regional Council and Brampton Council
Donna Kern, Director, Seniors Services Development, Region of Peel
Susan Griffin Thomas, Director, Long Term Care, Region of Peel
Peel Manor residents, staff, clients, families and volunteers
When: Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2019 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: Peel Manor, 525 Main St. N., Brampton, ON

Please join us as we break ground and begin construction on the Seniors Health and Wellness Village at Peel Manor. This event will feature remarks from dignitaries, a ceremonial groundbreaking, cake cutting and hard hat signing.

The new Seniors Health and Wellness Village at Peel Manor is being built next to the current building at 525 Main St. N., Brampton. The building will include a 177-bed long-term care centre, expanded Adult Day Services and a service hub. The hub will include community spaces and integrated health and social services. Once complete, the old building will be removed and replaced with a new, revitalized park space. The building is set to be complete in 2021 and the park in 2022.

Peel Manor has been serving the community since 1898. It began as a house of refuge and is now a long-term care home. The centre is home to 177 people and hosts Adult Day Services and Meals on Wheels serving Brampton.

Spokespeople will be made available for interviews. High quality renderings of the Seniors Health and Wellness Village at Peel Manor are available. A video walkthrough and additional project information are available at peelregion.ca/peelmanorredevelopment.

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 peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts

Scott Fry
Communications Specialist
Region of Peel
905-791-7800 x4329