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News Release: October 2, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday Service Hours at the Region of Peel

BRAMPTON, ON. (October 1, 2018) Region of Peel offices and non-emergency services will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday on Monday, October 8 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 9.

Residents in Brampton, Mississauga and Caledon are advised that there will be no waste collection on Monday, October 8 due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Waste collection will be one day later that week. Community Recycling Centres (CRCs) will also be closed on Monday, October 8 and will reopen for regular operating hours on Tuesday, October 9.

The following Regional offices and services will be closed on Monday, October 8 and will reopen on Tuesday, October 9:

Region of Peel – Public Health Clinics

Human Services Reception, Employment Resource Centres, Rent Supplement offices, Peel Access to Housing, Service Access, Ontario Works, and Peel Living offices will be closed Monday, October 8 and reopen on Tuesday, October 9. Peel Living tenants can still call the 24-Hour request line at 905-790-7335 to report any maintenance issues.

Emergency homeless shelters will remain open. You can contact them by phone or by using the online Find a Shelter tool. For emergencies related to food, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-791-7800.

TransHelp service hours on Monday Oct. 8 will be from 6 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 8 to 1 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 9. All trips for Oct. 8 and 9 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Sunday, October 7. The TransHelp office will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday on Monday, Oct. 8 with regular office hours resuming on Tuesday Oct. 9. All subscriptions trips, with the exception of dialysis trips, will be cancelled on Monday Oct. 9.

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) will be closed on Monday, October 8. The gallery will reopen on Tuesday, October 9 from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Visit pama.peelregion.ca for more information on PAMA’s exhibits and programs.

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected community for life for more than 1.4 million people and approximately 163,000 businesses in the cities of Brampton and Mississauga and the Town of Caledon. Peel's services touch the lives of residents every day. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter at @regionofpeel.

Media Contacts

Ashleigh Hawkins
Communication Coordinator
905-791-7800 ext. 4506