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News Release: June 24, 2020

Canada Day holiday service hours at the Region of Peel

Brampton, ON (June 24, 2020) – As the Region of Peel continues to support efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19, our regional offices and services will remain closed until further notice. Over the Canada Day holiday and as we move into stage 2 of reopening, Peel Public Health encourages residents and businesses to continue practicing physical distancing, wearing a mask when maintaining a 2 metre distance is difficult, washing your hands and getting tested if you’re sick.

While our main offices are closed, the Region is providing a limited number of services by telephone and on an emergency needs basis. These services will be affected by the Canada Day holiday on Wednesday, July 1. Services are provided over the phone and by appointment only. If you have documents that you would like to drop off rather than mail or email, please use drop boxes located outside the entrances of our Regional buildings.

List of affected services:

Service area Services not available Services resume
Access Peel Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2
Early Years and Child Care Services Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2
Emergency Child Care Centres Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2
Healthy Sexuality (Fairview) Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2
Peel Living Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2
Ontario Works in Peel Wednesday, July 1 Thursday, July 2

Residents are advised that there will be no waste collection on Wednesday, July 1 due to the holiday. Waste collection will be one day later that week. Check the collection schedule for your collection day or sign up to receive free waste collection reminders.

All Community Recycling Centres will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 and will reopen on Thursday, July 2.

The Peel Works Needle Exchange Program (PWNEP) Mobile Van will be closed on Wednesday, July 1. Services will operate from 4 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. and by calling or texting (645) 225-1623 on Monday, June 29 and Tuesday June 30 and reopen Thursday, July 2. Harm reduction supplies are also available during regular operating hours at the Fairview clinic.

Healthy Sexuality Fairview Clinic services (testing, treatments, doctor assessments) are by appointment only. For vaccine pick-up, harm reduction and birth control, no appointments are needed. All Healthy Sexuality services and Clinic will be closed on Wednesday, July 1 and reopen Thursday, July 2.

TransHelp – Specific trips for Wednesday, July 1 (Canada Day) and Thursday, July 2 must be booked by 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30.

Flexible trips will not be accommodated after 6 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30 or any time of day on Wednesday, July 1.

On Wednesday, July 1 (Canada Day):

The Peel Art Gallery, Museum and Archives (PAMA) is temporarily closed due to COVID-19. However, families can participate virtually by visiting the PAMA @ Home activities page and celebrate National Pride Week from June 29 – July 3 which will focus on celebrating the end of National Pride Month, the start of Peel Pride Month in July and our Canadian Pride for Canada Day! Visit pama.peelregion.ca for more information.

Emergencies

For emergencies related to food, emergency shelter, medication or personal support, call the Region of Peel at 905-453-1300.

Maintenance Requests

For Peel Living maintenance requests, contact the 24-hour request line at 905-790-7335.

Media contacts

Angelica Spataro
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
Tel: 905-872-4655

The Region of Peel works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 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. For more information about the Region of Peel, explore peelregion.ca and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram @peelregion.ca.