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News release: September 10, 2021

Region of Peel Council Confirms Recognition for National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th

Regional Council confirms National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30th will be recognized as a paid holiday to be observed by Regional employees.

Brampton, ON. (September 10, 2021) – Region of Peel Council voted today to formally recognize the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30.

In observance of this day, Regional buildings will be closed, and services will operate on a holiday schedule.

Regional Council designated September 30th as a paid holiday for 2021 exclusively and asked that The Region assess how best to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on an annual basis.

The Region will recognize this important day and commits to providing learning to staff throughout the year. Education is foundational to understanding our role as Canadians, our role as a municipal government, and our role in reconciliation with Canada’s Indigenous peoples.

Nando Iannicca, Chair, Region of Peel

Media contact

Denise McDonough
Communication Specialist
Region of Peel
647-262-6549

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.