News release: August 13, 2021
Region of Peel to meet with the Province to discuss Peel’s challenges and advocate for support
Brampton, ON. (Aug. 13, 2021) – Peel Regional Chair Nando Iannicca and members of Regional Council will be advocating for funding and support from the Province on several important issues facing Peel residents and businesses during the annual Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) conference, which will once again be held virtually due to COVID-19, from August 16 to 18, 2021.
The Region participates annually in AMO's premier event, which provides Ontario municipalities with a forum for conversation with provincial decision-makers regarding ongoing challenges, opportunities for collaboration, and learning through numerous workshops and information sessions.
The Region's delegation will be meeting with a number of provincial leaders, including:
- The Honourable Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance, to discuss fiscal and economic impacts of COVID-19, along with ways to advance a longer-term economic recovery.
- The Honourable Rod Phillips, Minister of Long-Term Care, to discuss creating enhanced, integrated and emotion-based supports for seniors.
- The Honourable Steve Clark, Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, to advocate for adequate capital and operating funding to support affordable housing.
The Region's Advocacy webpage provides an overview of issues and challenges the Region of Peel is advocating for at this year's conference.
Manager, Strategic Client Communications
Region of Peel
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.