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News release: August 26, 2021

Region of Peel will establish Employee Vaccination Policy

BRAMPTON, ON (Aug. 26, 2021) – Today, the Region of Peel announced it will require all Regional employees to disclose and provide documentation of their COVID-19 vaccination status. An Employee Vaccination policy, expected to be in effect by the end of October, will ensure that Regional staff can continue to serve the Peel community in a way that protects them and those around them from COVID-19.

Employees who are not fully vaccinated will be required to complete educational programming about the benefits of the COVID-19 vaccination. They will also need to provide regular negative COVID tests.

Further details, including the Region's full Employee Vaccination policy and activation date, will be available later this fall.

Thanks to the commitment and vigilance of our staff, we have been able to maintain most of our services throughout the pandemic. This policy is meant to encourage our staff to get vaccinated to help our community find a path back to normal.

Janice Baker, CAO, Region of Peel

Media contact

Andrea Wiseman
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel

About Peel's transition

The Ontario government announced the dissolution of Peel Region and the establishment of a Transition Board (TB) as part of Bill 112. The Transition Board was appointed to provide recommendations to the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing on a range of restructuring matters related to the dissolution of Peel Region to make Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon independent municipalities by January 1, 2025.

To learn about the Transition Board, how it will make these recommendations, and to provide feedback to the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, visit Ontario's Peel Region Transition Board website.

During our transition, Peel remains committed to providing services to residents and businesses. For information about our transition, visit Peel's transition website.

About Peel Region

Peel Region works with residents and partners to create a healthy, safe and connected Community for Life for approximately 1.5 million people and over 200,000 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 and follow us on Twitter @regionofpeel and Instagram