Region of Peel - Working for you
Region of Peel - Working for you

Illuminating the Way to a Brighter Future!


We illuminated our headquarters to "Orange the World" for UNiTE to end violence against women

We strive towards a Community for Life – one where everyone has a chance to thrive and grow.

On Nov. 25, we demonstrated this support by illuminating our headquarter locations at 10 Peel Centre Dr. in Brampton and 7120 Hurontario St. in Mississauga to "Orange the World" for UNiTE to end violence against women.

Initiated by the United Nation's Secretary-General, UNiTE is a global, 16-day awareness campaign calling for global action and funding to ensure women enjoy a life free of assault and intimidation.

This year, the theme is: "Leave No One Behind," with the spotlight on the implications and consequences of violence against women within the most marginalized groups, including refugees, immigrants, minorities, indigenous people, and populations affected by conflict and natural disasters.

Throughout the duration of the 16-day campaign, which runs from Nov. 25 (International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women) to Dec. 10 (Human Rights Day), we will be tweeting in support of UNiTE. Follow us at @RegionofPeel for updates and to retweet to increase awareness.

We would like to thank the Grandmother's Advocacy Network for approaching Regional Council to support this initiative.

From left to right: Commissioner of Finance and Chief Financial Officer, Stephen VanOfwegen; Commissioner of Human Services, Janice Sheehy; Commissioner of Health Services, Nancy Polsinelli; Commissioner of Corporate Services, Lorraine Graham-Watson; and Chief Administrative Officer, David Szwarc.