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2018-2022 Term of Council Priorities

During this four-year Term of Council, the Region of Peel is focused on seven priorities. These include four Living priorities, two Thriving priorities and one Leading priority.

Area of Focus: Living

We want people's lives to be improved in their time of need.

Transform housing service delivery

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
Peel's housing market is becoming unaffordable and unstable, causing more people to leave the community for less expensive housing or turn to the community housing sector for options and support, where Peel residents are experiencing challenges when accessing and navigating the system.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community where an increasing number of people who experience housing challenges receive the level of supports and services needed to get and stay housed.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Enhance supports for employment

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
Peel's employment sector is experiencing a fundamental shift, resulting in the inability to afford the cost of living.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community where employment support and opportunities are improved.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Enhance seniors' supports and services

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
Gaps and complexities in the health and social systems in Peel prevent seniors and their caregivers from successfully navigating and accessing a range of services that support healthy aging.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community where an increasing number of seniors and their caregivers can access services and supports to optimize their quality of life.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Advance community safety and well-being

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
The community is increasingly concerned about safety. Factors that negatively impact the safety and well-being of Peel residents are not adequately addressed.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community where people experience a greater sense of well-being, belonging and safety.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Area of focus: Thriving

We want communities that are integrated, safe and complete.

Expand community mobility

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
The community experiences challenges moving across the Region and requires more mobility options.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community where people use an increasing range of mobility options to benefit their health and the environment.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Build environmental resilience

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
The community is experiencing more frequent and severe impacts of climate change. There are increased pressures for collective community action, as how we live today is contributing to connected health and environmental stresses which will both be amplified by the adverse impacts of climate change.

At the end of this Term of Council...
Peel is a community that is resource efficient, emits less greenhouse gases, is healthier and better prepared for the impacts of climate change.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Area of focus: Leading

We want government that is future oriented and accountable.

Improve service and confidence

Why is this a Term of Council Priority?
The community's expectations for government are changing: Peel's community wants better services that are responsive to their diverse needs, better access to information and data, more engagement in two-way dialogue, and assurance of their tax dollars being spent well.

At the end of this Term of Council...
The Region of Peel improves trust and confidence by providing service excellence that meets the needs of the community.

How will progress be measured?

Examples of work underway

Download the 2018-2022 Term of Council Priorities (PDF)