Media Alert: May 29, 2019
Region of Peel’s response to the provincial announcement about restoring provincial funding
BRAMPTON, ON (May 29, 2019) – The Region of Peel is pleased with Premier Ford’s decision to restore provincial funding for vital shared public services such as child care, emergency services (paramedics) and public health for the fiscal year 2019-20.
“This is a step in the right direction to ensure that the Region of Peel can continue to provide these essential services,” said Regional Chair Nando Iannicca. “We will continue to explore opportunities for dialogue on how the Province can meet its budget objectives by delivering services efficiently and responsibly, ensuring that tax payers receive value for their hard-earned tax dollars.”
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 173,000 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 ContactsBethany Lee
Manager, Strategic Client Communications
Marketing and Communications, Corporate Services
10 Peel Centre Drive, Suite B, Brampton, ON L6T 4B9
905-791-7800, ext. 8556